Two trends that affect communications are prevalent today: a focus on ethics in the U.S. business operations and an increasingly global society and marketplace. This research project brings together these trends to gain a more in-depth understanding of the impact of culture on ethical education. By surveying students in six countries around the globe, this study was able to get at the divergent cultural frameworks utilized in ethical decision making. The results offer a significant contribution to our understanding of the cross-cultural implications on ethical values in the business context. This understanding provides unique insights into ethics education and the need for a contextual understanding of applied ethics.
Scarfino, Deborah Reed; Schutte, Kelli J.; Comiskey, Christina Pryor; and Campbell, Tanna White
"Effects of Culture and Education on Ethical Responses on Our Global Society,"
Global Advances in Business Communication:
1, Article 5.
Available at: http://commons.emich.edu/gabc/vol1/iss1/5