A 13-item questionnaire was administered to 259 business students on two college campuses, with a combined population of 1,872, to determine if religious a/filiation, Ilpbringing, profession, college major and several other independent variables (labeled preceptl) could be used to predict students' perceptions of some main problems of philosophy_ Stepwise multiple regression models revealed several significant differences, with p<.05 in fOllr separate models. Precepts are predictive of business students' percepticns of some of the basic problems of philosophy. Understanding the influence of religion affiliation, upbringing, profession, and cOllege major on students' perceptions of right and wrong decision making can be usefill for educators when planning for ethics instrllction in bllsiness edllcation.
Guyot, Wally; Meier, Robert; and Bell, Reginald L.
"Using Business Students ' Precepts to Predict Ethical Decision Making,"
Journal of Business & Leadership (2005-2012): Vol. 7
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholars.fhsu.edu/jbl/vol7/iss1/8