Ethics in countries with different cultural dimensions

Journal of Business Ethics 69 (3):237-247 (2006)
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Abstract

This paper compares ethics in countries with different cultural dimensions based on empirical data from 12 countries. The results indicate that dimensions of national culture could serve as predictors of the ethical standards desired in a specific society. The author divided societal cultural practices into desired and undesired practices. According to this study, ethics could be seen as the means for achieving a desired state in a society: for reducing some societal characteristics and increasing others. Finally, a model of the impact of cultural dimensions on desired ethical standards is proposed.

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The Nature of Human Values.Milton Rokeach - 1973 - New York: Free Press.
Business Ethics and Values.C. M. Fisher - 2003 - Ft Prentice Hall.

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