Presentation Details

The Fourth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations

A Model of White-Collar Cybercrime

Dr. Terry Leap.

White-collar cybercrime is a growing phenomenon worldwide. This paper examines individual, organizational, and societal factors affecting such crimes, and it also depicts the focus, type, and risk factors associated with white-collar cybercrimes. The various neutralization (rationalization) acts that criminals use are applied to this category of crime along with the factors that affect the moral intensity of white-collar cybercrimes. Finall a brief examination of organizational and societal responses to such crimes are examined.


Dr. Terry Leap  (United States)
Professor of Management
Department of Management College of Business and Behavioral Science
Clemson University

Professor and Chair, Department of Management Clemson University,
Ph.D. University of Iowa, BS, MPH University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • White-collar crime
  • cybercrime
  • computer crime

(30 min. Conference Paper, English)