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dc.contributor.author Zgheib, Philippe W.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-11-02T12:50:51Z
dc.date.available 2015-11-02T12:50:51Z
dc.date.copyright 2005
dc.date.issued 2015-11-02
dc.identifier.issn 0167-4544 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/2418
dc.description.abstract This is a study that investigated the extent of use of the three principles of ethics – utility, morality, and justice – in managerial ethical decision making, in addition to the personal attitude towards them. It involved undergraduate and graduate business students (total N=163) from the Olayan School of Business in the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Two kinds of measurements were done: self assessment, and testing with the Saschkin’ s Managerial Value Profile (1997). It showed that morality was the overriding ethical principle used, especially in the graduate group (professionals). Business students still believed in the justice system despite the weakness of the country’s law. Utility was the least used, although males were found to be more utilitarian than females. Finally there was no relation between personal attitudes toward the three ethical principles, and the intentional behavior when faced with ethical dilemmas. The findings were discussed and recommendations were given.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Managerial ethics en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle an empirical study of business students in the American University of Beirut en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201200959 en_US
dc.author.woa N/A en_US
dc.author.department Department of Management Studies (MNGT) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of Business Ethics en_US
dc.journal.volume 61 en_US
dc.article.pages 69-78 en_US
dc.keywords American University of Beirut en_US
dc.keywords Attitude en_US
dc.keywords Behavior en_US
dc.keywords Business students en_US
dc.keywords Gender en_US
dc.keywords Justice en_US
dc.keywords Lebanon en_US
dc.keywords Managerial ethics en_US
dc.keywords Morality en_US
dc.keywords Professionals en_US
dc.keywords Utility en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10551-004-6394-5 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Zgheib, P. W. (2005). Managerial ethics: An empirical study of business students in the American University of Beirut. Journal of Business Ethics, 61(1), 69-78. en_US
dc.author.email philippe.zgheib@lau.edu.lb
dc.identifier.url http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10551-004-6394-5


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