Toward a Model of Cross-Cultural Business Ethics: The Impact of Individualism and Collectivism on the Ethical Decision-Making Process
Husted, BW and Allen, DB (2008) Toward a Model of Cross-Cultural Business Ethics: The Impact of Individualism and Collectivism on the Ethical Decision-Making Process JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, 82 (2). pp. 293-305.
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In this paper, we explore the impact of individualism and collectivism on three basic aspects of ethical decision making – the perception of moral problems, moral reasoning, and behavior. We argue that the inclusion of business practices within the moral domain by the individual depends partly upon individualism and collectivism. We also propose a pluralistic approach to post-conventional moral judgment that includes developmental paths appropriate for individualist and collectivist cultures. Finally, we argue that the link between moral judgment and behavior is related to individualism and collectivism.
|Divisions :||Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences|
|Date :||1 October 2008|
|Identification Number :||https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-008-9888-8|
|Uncontrolled Keywords :||Social Sciences, Business, Ethics, Business & Economics, Social Sciences - Other Topics, individualism, collectivism, cross-cultural ethics, ethical decision making, moral reasoning, MORAL JUDGMENT, UNITED-STATES, HORIZONTAL/VERTICAL DISTINCTION, WORK GROUPS, HONG-KONG, SELF, ORGANIZATIONS, PERCEPTIONS, BEHAVIOR, CHINA|
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|Additional Information :||The original publication is available at http://www.springerlink.com|
|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||05 Oct 2012 09:38|
|Last Modified :||27 May 2016 16:08|
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