Business Ethics and Religion: Religiosity as a Predictor of Ethical Awareness Among Students

  title={Business Ethics and Religion: Religiosity as a Predictor of Ethical Awareness Among Students},
  author={Stephen J. Conroy and Tisha L. N. Emerson},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
We survey students at two Southern United States universities (one public and one private, religiously affiliated). Using a survey instrument that includes 25 vignettes, we test two important hypotheses: whether ethical attitudes are affected by religiosity (H1) and whether ethical attitudes are affected by courses in ethics, religion or theology (H2). Using a definition of religiosity based on behavior (church attendance), our results indicate that religiosity is a statistically significant… Expand
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