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Assessing Self-Justification as an Antecedent of Noncompliance with Information Security Policies
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Informatics.
University of British Colombia, Canada.
University of British Colombia, Canada.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Technology, Department of Informatics.
2013 (English)In: ACIS 2013: Information systems: Transforming the Future: Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, RMIT University , 2013, p. 1-12Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper aims to extend our knowledge about employees’ noncompliance with Information Security Policies (ISPs), focusing on employees’ self-justification as a result of escalation of commitment that may trigger noncompliance behaviour. Escalation presents a situation when employees must decide whether to persist or withdraw from nonperforming tasks at work. Drawing on self-justification theory and prospect theory, our model presents two escalation factors in explaining employee’s willingness to engage in noncompliance behaviour with ISPs: self-justification and risk perceptions. We also propose that perceived benefits of noncompliance and perceived costs of compliance, at the intersection of cognitive and emotional driven acts influence self-justification. The model is tested based on 376 respondents from banking industry. The results show that while self-justification has a significant impact on willingness, risk perceptions do not moderate their relation. We suggest that future research should explore the roles of self-justification in noncompliance to a greater extent.

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RMIT University , 2013. p. 1-12
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Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Information Systems, Social aspects
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Computer and Information Sciences Computer Science, Information Systems
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-40111Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84923879940ISBN: 9780992449506 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-40111DiVA, id: diva2:788212
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Information Systems: Transforming the Future: 24th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, 4-6 December 2013, Melbourne
Available from: 2015-02-13 Created: 2015-02-13 Last updated: 2018-01-11Bibliographically approved

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