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Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 9, Issue 8, pp 639–653 | Cite as

Toward the development of a multidimensional scale for improving evaluations of Business Ethics

  • R. E. Reidenbach
  • D. P. Robin
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Abstract

This study represents an improvement in the ethics scales inventory published in a 1988 Journal of Business Ethics article. The article presents the distillation and validation process whereby the original 33 item inventory was reduced to eight items. These eight items comprise the following ethical dimensions: a moral equity dimension, a relativism dimension, and a contractualism dimension. The multidimensional ethics scale demonstrates significant predictive ability.

Keywords

Economic Growth Business Ethic Predictive Ability Relativism Dimension Scale Inventory 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Reidenbach
    • 1
  • D. P. Robin
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Southern MississippiHattiesburgUSA

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