Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 1, 2013

A Code of Civility for the University Setting: The Architecture for Implementation
ABSTRACTIn both academe and industry, there has been an evolution that demands the development and imposition of a Code for Ethical Behavior. One overlooked element of such Codes, especially in the academic setting, is the lack of civility (between students...
A Comparison of University Efforts to Contain Academic Dishonesty
ABSTRACTIncidents of academic dishonesty continue to affect every college and university in the nation, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. At some point during their academic careers, estimates are that 50-70% of all college students engage...
A Multinational Analysis of Corruption and Economic Activity
ABSTRACTThe relationship between corruption and economic activity is a complex one. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship in selected countries between level of corruption and economic activity, using data obtained from the Organization...
An Examination of Financial Performance and Risk of Environmentally Friendly 'Green' Companies
ABSTRACTResearch on environmental matters is interdisciplinary, involving business, history, sociology, and science. Taking care of the environment has long been an important issue, going back to ancient times. As part of corporate social responsibility,...
Eeoc vs. Higher Education: Recent Laws and Interpretations Impacting Faculty Discrimination
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this paper is to present recent cases and settlements related to pay discrimination in higher education. Laws regarding workplace inequity have helped resolve and decrease many unfair practices in higher education environments....
Is It Profitable to Offer Paid Leave? a Case Study of the Legal Profession
ABSTRACT"Family-friendly" policies are often explored from the perspective of the employee and benefits therein in terms of reduced turnover and higher productivity. Little research examines the profitability of such policies from the firm's perspective,...
Sukuk: Global Issues and Challenges
ABSTRACTThe purpose of this paper is to describe the differences between Sukuk and conventional bonds and discuss issues concerning accounting, recognition, measurement and disclosures in the financial statements. Currently most of the Sukuk issuers...
The Impact of Federal Regulations on Identifying, Preventing, and Eliminating Corporate Fraud
ABSTRACTFraud appears rampant in the United States and reports seem to indicate an increasing trend despite the many regulations currently in place by government and private enterprises. This study determines if identifying, eliminating, and preventing...
The Wages of Sin: Social Norms and Executive Compensation
ABSTRACTThis paper provides preliminary evidence on the effect of social norms on CEO pay. Using a sample of sin firms and non-sin firms for the years 1992-2010, we find that CEOs of sin firms earn higher pay than CEOs of non-sin firms. In addition,...
Viewing Cybersecurity as a Public Good: The Role of Governments, Businesses, and Individuals
ABSTRACTThis paper explores the role of government for establishing an appropriate legal, social, and ethical framework to enhance cyber security. Previous doctrines of cyber security are briefly analyzed, and the concept of cybersecurity as a public...

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