Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 17, Issue 5, pp 491–501 | Cite as

Moral Judgment and Values in a Developed and a Developing Nation: a Comparative Analysis

  • Richard Priem
  • Dan Worrell
  • Bruce Walters
  • Terry Coalter


This comparative field study evaluated the moral reasoning used by U.S. and Belizean business students in resolving business-related moral dilemmas. The Belizeans, citizens of a less-developed country with Western heritage and a values-based education system, revolved the dilemmas using higher stages of moral judgment than did the U.S. business students.


Economic Growth Comparative Analysis Field Study Education System Moral Judgment 
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  • Richard Priem
  • Dan Worrell
  • Bruce Walters
  • Terry Coalter

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