Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 2, 2009

A Comparison of the Ethics of Business Students: Stated Behavior versus Actual Behavior
ABSTRACTToday's business community has demonstrated a paucity of business ethics, and raised concern among business educators about the efficacy of ethics instruction as part of a business education. While some business faculties are struggling to incorporate...
An Examination of Ethical Values among Black and White Subjects and among Males and Females
ABSTRACTIn this study, we extend the vein of management and business ethics literature that uses vignettes to present various kinds of real life of ethical dilemmas (Fritzsche and Becker, 1984; Becker and Fritzsche, 1987; Premeaux and Mondy, 1993) to...
Corporate Governance & Business Ethics: A Dubai-Based Survey
ABSTRACTIn this article, the ethical perception of seventeen high ranking executives from the UAE is analyzed. Specifically I assessed their perception of corporate governance and ethical practices within their respective companies and industries. Questionnaire...
Donor's Remorse and Broken Promises: The Enforceability of Charitable Pledges
ABSTRACTPhilanthropies are the beneficiaries of billions of dollars given by Americans each year. A variety of different types of organizations, including but not limited to charitable, religious and educational organizations, compete for these dollars....
Examining State Sponsored Lotteries and Their Effect on Bankruptcy Filing Rates: A Time Series Analysis
ABSTRACTA significant body of research of state-level policies that cause the interstate variation of consumer bankruptcy filing rates is developing. Beyond the commonly tested economic and demographic explanatory variables, the possible impact of other...
In the Beginning: Ethical Perspectives of Business and Non-Business College Freshmen
ABSTRACTRecent scandals involving the actions of some prominent U.S. corporate leaders have reignited discussions concerning ethical behavior in business. These events have brought more attention to post-secondary schools of business that educate business...
The Federal False Claims Act and Qui Tam Actions: What Every Healthcare Manager Should Know
ABSTRACTThe False Claims Act (FCA) has been called the government's most successful weapon in the fight against healthcare fraud and abuse (S. Rep. No. 345, 1986). The FCA imposes liability on any person who "knowingly presents...a false or fraudulent...

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