Perceived conduct and professional ethics among marketing faculty

Abstract

This paper describes the results of a mail survey to the educator membership of the American Marketing Association. Data were collected regarding beliefs about both the frequency of occurrence and severity of 59 ethical issues facing marketing faculty. The research questions examined include: What unethical practices are believed to most commonly occur? What practices are most severe? How do these beliefs vary by faculty rank and size and type of school? Implications for both the improvement of marketing education and for future research are provided.

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Mason, J.B., Bearden, W.O. & Richardson, L.D. Perceived conduct and professional ethics among marketing faculty. JAMS 18, 185–197 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02726470

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  • Private Institution
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