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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
agree 5. I feel fully prepared to make ethical business
decisions when I join the workforce. 6. Somewhat Somewhat
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
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
unlikely 50% Not at all
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.
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