An independent research study has disclosed significant differences in attitudes among the generational groups. The ethical attitudes of Millennials, the most represented cohort in the ranks of college students, were surprising. These findings have implications for accounting educators who are more likely to be included in older generations, such as the boomers or Generation X.

This article is from the Accounting Instructors’ Report, an electronic journal that provides teaching tips and insights to those who teach accounting and other business courses.

 

Contributors:

Curtis C. Verschoor, globally prominent author, researcher, editor, speaker, and expert witness on the subjects of applied business ethics, auditing, corporate governance and audit committees, internal auditing, and auditing management

Jon Mertz, vice president of marketing at Corepoint Health

 

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