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The ethical predisposition of university students in Western Australia : 1997 vs 2007

Neale, Larry & Fullerton, Sam (2007) The ethical predisposition of university students in Western Australia : 1997 vs 2007. In ANZMAC Conference 2007, 3-5 December 2007, University of Otago, Dunedin.

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Abstract

A sample of 285 Western Australian university students was used to assess the prevailing attitudes regarding potential breaches of ethical conduct on the part of business practitioners and organisations. The authors developed an ethical profile for the 2007 sample based on 14 scenarios used in the questionnaire. This profile was then compared to the results from data collected in 1997 using similar sampling and the same survey instrument. The prevailing predisposition is best viewed as centrist in nature, with a move to a more ethical stance in the last 10 years.

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ID Code: 27654
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: The proceedings of this conference can be freely accesssed via the conference organiser's website (see official URL)
Keywords: Business ethics, university students, Australia, time
ISBN: 9781877156299
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > COMMERCIAL SERVICES (150400) > Sport and Leisure Management (150404)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 02 Oct 2009 14:02
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 00:10

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