Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 11, Issue 5, pp 445–459

Moral reasoning and business ethics: Implications for research, education, and management

  • Linda Klebe Trevino
Behavioral Aspects Of Business Ethics

DOI: 10.1007/BF00870556

Cite this article as:
Trevino, L.K. J Bus Ethics (1992) 11: 445. doi:10.1007/BF00870556


This paper reviews Kohlberg's (1969) theory of cognitive moral development, highlighting moral reasoning research relevant to the business ethics domain. Implications for future business ethics research, higher education and training, and the management of ethical/unethical behavior are discussed.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Klebe Trevino
    • 1
  1. 1.Smeal College of Business AdministrationPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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