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Finding New Ways to Talk about Everyday Ethics

George Cheney, Daniel J. Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden E. Kendall

in Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter returns to questions of happiness, eudaimonia, virtue, and the reframing of ethics in work and life. Reviewing some of the key points of the previous chapters, it explains the value of ... More


Measuring Electoral Integrity

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines the core concept and measure of electoral integrity, the key yardstick used by the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP) to evaluate free and fair elections. EIP defines the idea of ... More


General Theories of Ethics

Muel Kaptein and Joha Wempe

in The Balanced Company: A Theory of Corporate Integrity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255504
eISBN:
9780191698248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255504.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses three competing approaches to ethical analysis: consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. It describes the Integrity Approach that combines consequentialist, ... More


Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Pippa Norris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The flaws in the American electoral process have become increasingly apparent in recent years. The contemporary tipping point in public awareness occurred during the 2000 election count, and concern ... More


A New Conception of Science

Nicholas Maxwell

in The Comprehensibility of the Universe: A New Conception of Science

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261550
eISBN:
9780191698750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261550.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that a view called aim-oriented empiricism solves the central problems of what scientific method is. This view is different from the orthodox of view of science which holds that ... More


Responsibility and Collaboration

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Previous chapters have discussed the form of the constraint on harming other people and how this relates to rights that individuals have. This chapter considers agent-focused concerns that may also ... More


Introduction

Pippa Norris

in Why American Elections Are Flawed (and How to Fix Them)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501713408
eISBN:
9781501712753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713408.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the pervasive problems in the American electoral process. It then describes the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP). Established in 2012, the ... More


The regulation of standards in British public life: Doing the right thing?

David Hine and Gillian Peele

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097133
eISBN:
9781526109873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Integrity issues have become an important item on the British political agenda since the 1990s when ‘sleaze’ prompted John Major to set up the Committee on Standards in Public Life. The book analyses ... More


Good Conduct and Integrity in Epidemiologic Research

Colin L. Soskolne, Peter H. Abbrecht, Nancy M. Davidian, and Alan R. Price

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the scope of scientific misconduct, including integrity in science. It examines how vested interests can undermine the course of science. It presents some recent analytical ... More


Avoiding Plagiarism

Michael Hochberg

in An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198804789
eISBN:
9780191843051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804789.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Scientists need to learn early that the use of intellectual content must be acknowledged. Plagiarism may occur inadvertently or intentionally. Regardless of the reason, plagiarism is a serious ... More


The Economist’s Oath

George F. DeMartino

in The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Today there are signs of changing sentiments in the profession on the matter of professional economic ethics. Leading economists (including Joseph Stiglitz, Jeffery Sachs and others) have begun to ... More


What Combination of Regulatory Tools Will Minimize Research Misconduct?

Barbara K. Redman

in Research Misconduct Policy in Biomedicine: Beyond the Bad-Apple Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019811
eISBN:
9780262317757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019811.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Research misconduct policy has been driven by egregious cases and not by well-tested hypotheses about what causes the behavior or how to control it. In the US, a whistleblower must lodge a complaint ... More


Conclusion

Nina Gren

in Occupied Lives: Maintaining Integrity in a Palestinian Refugee Camp in the West Bank

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166952
eISBN:
9781617976568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166952.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The last chapter of the book summarizes the text, reviews the links between resilience and resistance, and draws some conclusions about the existential and political dilemmas of life in Dheisheh. How ... More


Integrity and Trust

Countess of Frederiksborg Alexandra Christina and Timothy L. Fort

in The Sincerity Edge: How Ethical Leaders Build Dynamic Businesses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804797450
eISBN:
9781503603356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797450.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter sets out a model for trust building and integrity in business. It argues that one builds trust in three ways. Hard Trust is about complying with the law. Real Trust occurs when strategic ... More


Inspirational Stories of Integrity and Trust

Countess of Frederiksborg Alexandra Christina and Timothy L. Fort

in The Sincerity Edge: How Ethical Leaders Build Dynamic Businesses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804797450
eISBN:
9781503603356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797450.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter uses the foundational perspectives to examine new and inspirational and kinds of business behavior. It considers this behavior from the perspective of the preceding foundational ... More


Security and Governance

Nayan B. Ruparelia

in Cloud Computing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

Security is considered from a holistic perspective: the user of cloud services, the provider, the applications hosted in the cloud and the devices used to access the cloud services. This analysis is ... More


Biosensing in Context: Health Privacy in a Connected World

Helen Nissenbaum and Heather Patterson

in Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034173
eISBN:
9780262334549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034173.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Emerging technologies challenge long-standing social norms regarding personal information sharing. In this chapter, we assess contemporary health self-tracking practices through the lens of ... More


Legal Frameworks for Historic Preservation

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

in The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

“Legal Frameworks for Historic Preservation” provides an overview of the various federal and international laws and guidelines for historic preservation of culture, and explains how preservation of ... More


Intellectual Integrity

Catherine Z. Elgin

in True Enough

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036535
eISBN:
9780262341370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036535.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Legislating members of a realm of epistemic ends have obligations to one another that are simultaneously epistemic and moral. Respecting these obligations not only promotes the ends of the ... More


The Early Years

Julian M. Pleasants

in The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott: The Squire from Haw River

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146775
eISBN:
9780813156064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146775.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

Descended from Scots-Irish pioneers, the Scott family set up a prosperous farm in Hawfields, North Carolina. The family was influential beyond Kerr Scott. His father served as a state legislator, and ... More


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