Ethical perceptions of Hong Kong chinese business managers

Journal of Business Ethics 7 (11):835 - 845 (1988)
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Abstract

This paper investigates ethical perceptions among Hong Kong Chinese managers of themselves and peers according to age, location of education and employment (local vs. multinational), based upon responses to thirteen potentially unethical situations.The major conclusions of the study are: (1) there is little consistency among perceptions of ethical situations; (2) Hong Kong managers perceive their peers as more unethical than themselves; (3) ethical perceptions in some situations are affected by age and to a lesser extent, place of education; and (4) significant interactions were found between age and the nature of employer, as well as between the place of education and the nature of employer.

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The rationality of ethical intuitionism.Christine Swanton - 1987 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 65 (2):172 – 181.

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