Research misconduct? What misconduct?
- MULTIPLE DIRECTORSHIPS AND CORPORATE MISCONDUCT: THE MODERATING INFLUENCES OF BOARD SIZE AND OUTSIDE DIRECTORS. Schnake, Mel E.; Williams, Robert J. // Journal of Business Strategies;Spring2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p1
This study examined the possible impact of both boardsize and the proportion of outside directors on the link between directors holding multiple directorships and firm misconduct. The study utilized a sample of 181 firms drawn from the financial services sector during the 1999-2003 time period....
- Incubating Innovation or Cultivating Corruption? The Developmental State and the Life Sciences in Asia. Cheol-Sung Lee; Schrank, Andrew // Social Forces;Mar2010, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p1231
A substantial body of literature purports to document the growth of scientific misconduct in Northeast Asia. This article traces the apparent growth of research fraud and falsification to two distinct features of the national innovation systems common to the region: liberal research regimes...
- Cruising for Bruising. Cohn, Meryl // Just Out;3/6/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p41
The article offers an answer to the question on how to deal with an officemate who surfs gay porn obsessively during office hours.
- The Root Causes of Unethical Behavior. Hoyk, Robert; Hersey, Paul // Graziadio Business Report;2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p1
The article offers information on various psychological traps that determine the root causes of unethical behavior in the workplace and their interventions. It explains that primary traps are comprised of external stimuli that impels people to move in a certain direction without regard for...
- Three Paradoxes of Government Ethics. Thompson, Dennis F. // Public Manager;Summer92, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p57
The article presents information on three paradoxes about the importance of government ethics. The first paradox is "Because other issues are more important than ethics, ethics is more important than any issue." Since ethics is not a primary goal of government, it becomes the most important to...
- Wake-up call on ethics should spur action. Plinio, Alex J. // njbiz;5/24/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 21, p13
The article discusses the report "State of Ethics in our Society: A Call for Action" from the Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership, which reveals the high rate of observed employee misconducts in the U.S.
- Assessing Ethical Challenges. // Healthcare Executive;May/Jun2000, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p33
Reports on the three types of ethical challenges for executives. Thinking in terms of priorities as an approach to ethical dilemma; Disagreement on the interpretation of values; Lack of clear guidelines for selected situations. INSET: A Quick Guide to Ethical Decision Making..
- The Ethics of Compliance Hotlines. Abbott, John // Healthcare Executive;May/Jun2000, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p66
Gives advice on the use of built-in mechanisms to uphold organizational ethics. Balance of fairness with human dignity; Strategies to prevent the misuse of the informant mechanism; Protection of innocent employees from embarrassing situations.
- The Economics of Scientific Misconduct. Lacetera, Nicola; Zirulia, Lorenzo // Journal of Law, Economics & Organization;Oct2011, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p568
This article presents a model of the research and publication process that analyzes why scientists commit fraud and how fraud can be detected and prevented. In the model, authors are asymmetrically informed about the success of their projects and can fraudulently manipulate their results. We...