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Bpp 281011 session5 ethics

Bpp 281011 session5 ethics






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    • International Pre-Masters Diploma in Business Studies.International Pre-Masters Diploma in Legal Studies.Project & Report Session 5 Research Ethics Liam Greenslade Professional Education: developing your career
    • Ethics in business research  Ethics & Morals  Societal norms and values  Divergent perceptions of what is considered ethical and unethical  What is “ethical” in business research?  Ethical guidelines and professional associations
    • Ethical Relationships in Business Research Participants‟ Rights Clients‟ Rights Researchers‟ Obligation Researchers‟ Obligation Research Research Participant Sponsor Researcher Participants‟ Rights & Clients‟ Obligation
    • Ethics in research: Core issues Protection from harm Informed consent Confidentiality Anonymity Objectivity Truthful reporting
    • Ethical Behavior in business research:Researchers  No deception, be forthright and do not conceal the true purpose of the research  Maintain objectivity, courtesy and high professional standards through scientific process  No falsification, alteration or misrepresentation of data for political or other purposes  Protect the confidentiality of the research subjects and research sponsors  No faulty conclusions  No inclusion or use of information or ideas contained in competing research proposals
    • Ethical Behavior in business research:Research Sponsors No request for submission of competitive bids by researchers if selection of the researcher has already been made Avoid manipulation and influencing of the researcher The conclusions drawn from research work should be consistent with the data and not influenced by other motives Observe the confidentiality of the research subjects and researcher
    • Ethical Behavior in business research: :Research Participants Truthfulness in giving information to the researcher if a research subject or respondent gives his or her consent to participate in a research study Cooperate with the researcher throughout the course of the research study Adhere to responsibility if informed consent is given to the researcher State any constraints or limitations in advance
    • Ethical Issues: Examples Falsification of Data – Cyril Burt Harm to participants – Milgram Obedience study Deception – Laud Humphreys‟ „Tea room trade‟ Anonymity – Data cell size considerations Confidentiality – Maintaining secure data Going native- from research to advocacy