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Current Research in Moral Development as a Decision Support System

William Y. Penn, Jr. and Boyd D. Collier
Journal of Business Ethics
Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr., 1985), pp. 131-136
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25071484
Page Count: 6
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Current Research in Moral Development as a Decision Support System
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Abstract

This paper argues that human beings possess the rational capabilities necessary to achieve the goal of more just and peaceable social orders, but that our educational institutions are failing in their responsibility to do what in fact can be done to produce graduates who make decisions in ways most likely to achieve this goal. Data compiled by us, consistent with other research, indicates that only a small percentage of the individuals graduating from universities and professional schools have developed the capacity for post-conventional moral reasoning.

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