David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Business Ethics 68 (2):153 - 164 (2006)
The purpose of this paper is to examine the various guidelines presented in the literature for instituting an ethics curriculum and to empirically study their effectiveness. Three questions are addressed concerning the trainability of ethics material and the proper integration and implementation of an ethics curriculum. An empirical study then tested the effect of ethics training on moral awareness and reasoning. The sample consisted of two business classes, one exposed to additional ethics curriculum (experimental), and one not exposed (control). For the experimental group, ethics exercises and discussion relevant to each topic were completed. Findings suggested gender differences such that, relative to other groups, women in the experimental group showed significantly improved moral awareness and decision-making processes. An explanation of the underlying cognitive processes is presented to explain the gender effect
|Keywords||business ethics designing business ethics curriculum ethics teaching business ethics teaching undergraduate business students|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Cam Caldwell (2010). A ten-Step Model for Academic Integrity: A Positive Approach for Business Schools. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 92 (1):1 - 13.
Cubie L. L. Lau (2010). A Step Forward: Ethics Education Matters! [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 92 (4):565 - 584.
Will Drover, Jennifer Franczak & Richard F. Beltramini (2012). A 30-Year Historical Examination of Ethical Concerns Regarding Business Ethics: Who's Concerned? [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 111 (4):431-438.
Ethan P. Waples, Alison L. Antes, Stephen T. Murphy, Shane Connelly & Michael D. Mumford (2009). A Meta-Analytic Investigation of Business Ethics Instruction. Journal of Business Ethics 87 (1):133 - 151.
Richard Bernardi, Caryn Lecca, Jennifer Murphy & Elizabeth Sturgis (2011). Does Education Influence Ethical Decisions? An International Study. Journal of Academic Ethics 9 (3):235-256.
Similar books and articles
Frank Sligo & Nicole Stirton (1998). Does Hindsight Bias Change Perceptions of Business Ethics? Journal of Business Ethics 17 (2):111-124.
Iordanis Kavathatzopoulos (1994). Training Professional Managers in Decision-Making About Real Life Business Ethics Problems: The Acquisition of the Autonomous Problem-Solving Skill. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 13 (5):379 - 386.
Jayantha S. Wimalasiri, Francis Pavri & Abdul A. K. Jalil (1996). An Empirical Study of Moral Reasoning Among Managers in Singapore. Journal of Business Ethics 15 (12):1331 - 1341.
Barbara Libby & Vincent Agnello (2000). Ethical Decision Making and the Law. Journal of Business Ethics 26 (3):223 - 232.
Brian W. Kulik (2009). More Than Lip Service: The Development and Implementation Plan of an Ethics Decision-Making Framework for an Integrated Undergraduate Business Curriculum. [REVIEW] Journal of Academic Ethics 7 (4):231-254.
Chen-Fong Wu (2003). A Study of the Adjustment of Ethical Recogntion and Ethical Decision-Making of Managers-to-Be Across the Taiwan Strait Before and After Receiving a Business Ethics Education. Journal of Business Ethics 45 (4):291 - 307.
James R. Harris & Charlotte D. Sutton (1995). Unravelling the Ethical Decision-Making Process: Clues From an Empirical Study Comparingfortune 1 000 Executives and MBA Students. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 14 (10):805 - 817.
Rommel Salvador & Robert G. Folger (2009). Business Ethics and the Brain. Business Ethics Quarterly 19 (1):1-31.
Jeffrey R. Cohen, Laurie W. Pant & David J. Sharp (2001). An Examination of Differences in Ethical Decision-Making Between Canadian Business Students and Accounting Professionals. Journal of Business Ethics 30 (4):319 - 336.
Kenneth M. Hiltebeitel & Scott K. Jones (1992). An Assessment of Ethics Instruction in Accounting Education. Journal of Business Ethics 11 (1):37 - 46.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads10 ( #120,443 of 1,089,063 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #69,801 of 1,089,063 )
How can I increase my downloads?