2008 Teen Ethics Survey

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Unformatted text preview: o a parent or guardian 70% Illegally downloaded music 47% Cheated on a test 45% Behaved violently towards another person 41% Plagiarized 26% Stolen from a store 22% None of these 12% Don’t know/Not sure 2% Refused 0% Please indicate your agreement or disagreement with the following statement: Strongly agree 5. I feel fully prepared to make ethical business decisions when I join the workforce. 6. Somewhat Somewhat agree disagree Strongly disagree Neither agree nor disagree Don’t know Refused 3% 11% 1% 0% To whom do you feel accountable in terms of your behavior? Multiple responses permitted. 35% 44% 6% Yourself Parent/guardian 52% Friends 41% Society 33% Teachers 30% No one 3% Don’t know 0% Refused 7. 86% 0% To whom do you feel the most accountable in terms of your behavior? (base = 728, respondents who feel accountable according to question 6) Yourself 65% Your parents or guardian 21% Your friends 6% Society 5% Your teachers 2% Don’t know 1% Refused 0% 8. Who do you consider your behavioral role model? Your parents 54% Your friends 13% A teacher or coach 6% Your clergyman, pastor, rabbi, or imam 3% Someone else 1% Don’t have any behavioral role models 11% Other 10% Don’t know/Not sure 2% Refused 0% Very likely 9. Thinking ahead to when you are in the workforce, how likely do you think you would be to reveal your knowledge of unethical activities in your workplace? 25% Somewhat Somewhat likely unlikely 50% Not at all likely Don’t know/Not sure Refused 9% 1% 0% 15% Methodology This report presents the findings of a telephone survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation, among a national sample of 750 teens comprising 375 males and 375 females 12 to 17 years of age, living in private households in the continental United States. Interviewing for this TEEN CARAVAN® Survey was completed during the period October 9-12, 2008.The survey’s margin of error is +/- 3.6 percent. About JA Worldwide® (Junior Achiev...
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