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ERIC Number: EJ767260
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 13
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 79
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0883-2323
A Comparative Study of Ethical Beliefs of Master of Business Administration Students in the United States with Those in Hong Kong
Rawwas, Mohammed; Swaidan, Ziad; Isakson, Hans
Journal of Education for Business, v82 n3 p146-158 Jan-Feb 2007
In this article, the authors investigated personal beliefs and values and opportunism variables that might contribute to the academic dishonesty of American and Hong Kong master of business administration (MBA) students. They also compared American and Hong Kong MBA students with respect to their personal beliefs and values, opportunism, and academic dishonesty variables. Results showed that American MBA students who were idealistic, theistic, intolerant, and not opportunistic were likely to behave ethically. Hong Kong MBA students who were idealistic, intolerant, positive, and not opportunistic tended to act morally. Hong Kong students tended to be less theistic, more tolerant, more detached, more negatively oriented, more relativistic, less achievement-oriented, and more humanistic-oriented than were their American counterparts. (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong; United States