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The Role of Religiosity in Business and Consumer Ethics: A Review of the Literature


  • Scott Vitell



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  • Scott Vitell, 2009. "The Role of Religiosity in Business and Consumer Ethics: A Review of the Literature," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 90(2), pages 155-167, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jbuset:v:90:y:2009:i:2:p:155-167
    DOI: 10.1007/s10551-010-0382-8

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