Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal (Print ISSN: 1096-3685; Online ISSN: 1528-2635)


Predictor of Financial Dishonesty: Self Control, Opportunity, Attitudes

Author(s): Ratan Kumar Khatwani, Vinay Goyal

Financial dishonesty is emergent threats; this research paper suggested a various factors that impact financial dishonesty. Researchers found existing research evaluation & directions of perceived opportunity, attitudes, self-control as predictors of financial dishonesty within state. Here term Financial dishonesty looked upon by refined manner as taken in general theory of crime, various researches shows absence of self-control is sufficient reason for cheating in organizations or other places with opportunity rich regime, but other prominent deviant variables are still un answered, general theory of crime also not enable to cover other aspects which could get influence the financial dishonesty, it’s found that relationship between self-control& financial dishonesty can be path through both by perceived opportunity and attitude toward financial Dishonesty. This research paper examine through its first empirical chapter involve identify connection path between self-control & financial Dishonesty Simultaneously believe that it could be path made through perceived opportunity (PA) and attitude towards financial dishonest & suggest causal flows begins from self-control to attitude towards financial dishonesty would be another interpretation or modification the general theory of crime, specially concern to financial dishonesty behaviour simultaneously soliciting that financial dishonesty in its theoretically brooder & enrich by reference to delinquency & deviant behaviour.