TITLE

The Power of Money: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Business-Related Beliefs

AUTHOR(S)
Swee Hoon Ang
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Journal of World Business;Spring2000, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study compared beliefs in money, business ethics and social responsibility, and guanxi; and Machiavellian personality among youths in two Asian economies--Hong Kong and Singapore--and two Western economies--Canada and Hawaii. It found interesting variations across economies. The factors that influence how much one believes in the power of money also varied.
ACCESSION #
2935327

 

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