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Consumer Ethics: The Role of Self-Regulatory Focus


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  • Tine Bock


  • Patrick Kenhove
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Business Ethics.

    Volume (Year): 97 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 2 (December)
    Pages: 241-255

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:97:y:2010:i:2:p:241-255

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    Keywords: consumer ethical beliefs; consumer ethics; consumer ethics scale; personal characteristics; self-regulatory focus;


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    1. Abhijit Patwardhan & Megan Keith & Scott Vitell, 2012. "Religiosity, Attitude Toward Business, and Ethical Beliefs: Hispanic Consumers in the United States," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 110(1), pages 61-70, September.
    2. Mara Olekalns & Christopher Horan & Philip Smith, 2014. "Maybe It’s Right, Maybe It’s Wrong: Structural and Social Determinants of Deception in Negotiation," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 122(1), pages 89-102, June.
    3. Seung Lee, 2013. "Ethics and Expertise: A Social Networks Perspective," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 118(3), pages 607-621, December.


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