DOES GRIT GUARANTEE STUDENTS DO NOT ACADEMIC DISHONESTY?
Academic dishonesty is still a concern of researchers in various parts of the world. this is because there are still many academicians doing this unethical behavior. We examine how Grit plays a role in academic dishonesty. Does grit guarantee students not to commit academic dishonesty? A quantitative approach is used in this research. A total of 408 students in Indonesia participated (M = 95; F = 313). The measuring instrument used is the Academic Dishonesty Scale adapted from Ampuni et, al (2019) with α = 0.860 and the Grit Scale for Children and Adult used by Wahidah (2019) with α = 0.727. The results show that Grit has a significant negative effect on academic dishonesty. The more gritty, the lower the academic dishonesty will be. We also discuss the implications in relation to education