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Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 6, Issue 5, pp 383–391 | Cite as

Ethics in american companies: A managerial perspective

  • Barry Z. Posner
  • Warren H. Schmidt
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Abstract

This study investigated several issues with 1498 managers nationwide regarding, for example, how ethical they felt their organizations were and whether their personal principles must be compromised for the organization's sake. In addition their decision criteria for two scenarios involving ethical implications were articulated.

Keywords

Economic Growth Decision Criterion Ethical Implication Managerial Perspective Personal Principle 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Z. Posner
    • 1
  • Warren H. Schmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.Leavy School of Business and AdministrationSanta Clara UniversitySanta ClaraU.S.A.

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