Wisler, J. C. (2018). U.S. CEOs of SBUs in luxury goods organizations: A mixed methods comparison of ethical decision-making profiles. Journal of Business Ethics, 149(2), 443–518. The purpose of the article is to explore how ethical decision-making impacted the longevity of some organizations, especially during the 2008 financial meltdown.
Parks-Leduc, L., Mulligan, L., & Rutherford, M. (2021). Can ethics be taught? Examining the impact of distributed ethical training and individual characteristics on ethical decision-making. Academy of Management Learning and Education, 20(1), 30-49. The focus of this study was the exploration of ethical training in business schools, but also the impact personality traits play in ethical decision-making.
McManus, J. (2018). Hubris and unethical decision making: The tragedy
of the uncommon. Journal of Business Ethics, 149(1), 169–185. Based on the article, ethical-decision making involves issues that implicate ethical considerations that potentially influence the search for facts and alternatives, cognitive processing about these options, and the final decision.
Blewitt, J. C., Blewitt, J. M., & Ryan, J. (2018). Business forums pave the way to ethical decision making: The mediating role of self-efficacy and awareness of a value-based educational institution. Journal of Business Ethics, 149(1), 235-244. This article recognizes the failures of businesses and those responsible for governance to maintain an ethical business environment. However, and because of the impact of unethical decisions on stakeholders, organizations are focused on improving the culture through the hiring process.