Ethical Decision Making of Future Mexican Managers

  • Maria A. Leach-López University of Southern Mississippi
  • Claire A. Stammerjohan University of Louisiana - Monroe
  • William W. Stammerjohan Louisiana Tech University
  • Megan M. Leach University of Southern Mississippi
Keywords: Ethics, Mexico, Cultural, Ethical models, Decision making, Ethical decision making

Abstract

A study to measure ethical decision making of Mexican business students compared to their US counterparts. Results suggest that Mexican students’ ethical decision-making frameworks differ from those documented by Keller et al. (2007) in their study of US students. Mexican students were not found to be highly religious, but subscribed more to utilitarian, deontological and hermeneutical frameworks for their ethical values. It is suggested that multinational firms doing business in Mexico might want to schedule ethics training of managers and to have a set of standards that employees can follow.

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Author Biographies

Maria A. Leach-López, University of Southern Mississippi

Corresonding Author

Email: maria.leach@usm.edu

Claire A. Stammerjohan, University of Louisiana - Monroe

Associate Professor

College of Business

William W. Stammerjohan, Louisiana Tech University

Professor

School of Accountancy

Megan M. Leach, University of Southern Mississippi

MPA Graduate Student

School of Accountancy

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Published
2018-06-15
How to Cite
Leach-López, M., Stammerjohan, C., Stammerjohan, W., & Leach, M. (2018). Ethical Decision Making of Future Mexican Managers. International Review of Advances in Business, Management and Law, 1(1), 85-94. https://doi.org/10.30585/irabml.v1i1.58