Do self-awareness and behavioural biases impact ethics compliance? A student’s perspective

Blasius Erik Sibarani, University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Ervilia Agustine Wiharsianti, University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia


This study aims to investigate the impact of self-awareness and behavioral biases on student's ethics compliance. In the context of rapid development, ethics is becoming an increasingly important issue both in the academic sphere and outside the academic field. Ethics is a moral value that guides individuals or groups in acting and behaving. A person's moral character is formed early through the influence of the family, culture, and religious environment. Good ethical knowledge can affect a person's moral understanding and awareness. The sample analyzed in this study amounted to 100 respondents consisting of high school students and college students. The data is analyzed using the help of SmartPLS. SmartPLS allows researchers to test relationships between variables in a model using PLS methods. Hypothesis testing is carried out with a path coefficient that looks at the p-value at a significance level of 5%. The results of this study show that self-awareness has a positive impact on student's ethics compliance and behavioral biases has a negative impact on student's ethics compliance.


Behavioral biases; self-awareness; student’s ethics compliance


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