Abstract—University students are considered the next generation of high level managers that can affect the goals and aims of organizations and society. In recent decades one of the most important issues in organizations and society is ethics. Academic ethics and business ethic have a direct relation with each other. This research tries to investigate unethical issues in universities. In order to achieve this goal a survey conducted among 440 students of management and accounting in local universities in Tehran, the capital of Iran. The calculated data was analyzed by SPSS software and popularity of each unethical behavior and attitude of students about them were analyzed.
Index Terms—Business ethics, academic ethics, unethical behaviors, students of management.
Milad Yousefi and Ali Akbar Falahnejad Tafti are with university of Tehran, Iran (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mehdi Karimimalayer and Salomeh Izadyar are with University Putra Malaysia.
Cite: Milad Yousefi, Mehdi Karimimalayer, Salomeh Izadyar, and Ali Akbar Falahnejad Tafti, "A Survey of Business Ethics in Universities," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 451-453, 2012.