Res 351 Week 2 Assignments

Business Research Ethics                

                       

Resources: The University Library or the Electronic Reserve Readings                   

Identify a business research project in your own business or locate a                       

business research article in the library. This project should be one that                     

you perceive to be conducted in an ethical manner.              

 

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you create a set of ethical research guidelines for the research:

 

•           Summarize the business research project or article.

 

•           What unethical research practices should be avoided in this project?

•           Which particular parties involved in the research could face injury? What injuries could occur?

•           How could unethical behavior in this research affect the organization, the individual, and society?

•           How could the unethical behavior be monitored or resolved if found to be occurring?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

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Resources: The University Library or the Electronic Reserve Readings 

Find an article using the University Library or in the Electronic Reserve Readings that discusses unethical business research conduct that has resulted in individuals or a firm being convicted, or at least tried for, this conduct. Some examples include the following: 

• Asking inappropriate questions 

• Skewing research results 

 

Failing to maintain participants’ confidential information 

• Using participant information for unintended purposes such as selling goods or services 

 

Summarize the article you researched. 

Write a 750-word paper in which you address the following questions: 

• What unethical research behavior was involved? 

• Who were the injured parties? 

• How has the unethical behavior affected the organization, the individual, and society? 

• How could the unethical behavior be avoided or resolved? 

 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. 

 

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