Ethics, Behavioral Expectations, and Realities

  • Morgan R. Clevenger


What are intended actions of both higher education and corporations? This chapter explores a brief history of ethics leading to today’s business climate. Further, the ethical perspectives of behaviors of corporations and higher education are explored. Findings from research question three—What ethical concerns arise in the engaged relationships between corporations and a higher education institution?—are discussed and include excerpts and examples of ethical concerns. The three themes include generally no ethical concerns, general ethical discussion grouped in five categories, and five disparate ethical dilemmas. Subcategories and illustrations are provided. This chapter addresses concerns and how they are mitigated.


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  • Morgan R. Clevenger
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  1. 1.Post-doctoral Fellow in Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Business EthicsMonarch Business SchoolZugSwitzerland

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