Assignment 3 Paper – Legal and Ethical Considerations
Legal and ethical norms in any field of study must be considered to support the aims of research, such as knowledge, truth, and avoidance of error.
Ethics have become of paramount concern and are relevant to the conduct of individuals and organizations as a whole.
Ethical misconduct by individuals and organizations has severe consequences for society.
Analyze Legal and Ethical Issues in your Topic Area
Continue adding content to your literature review by analyzing different ethical, legal, and economic issues relevant to your chosen topic.
Add additional subthemes to your literature review regarding ethical issues using at least 2-3 peer-reviewed journal articles.
Submit only the new sections of your literature review.
Length: 1-3 pages (app. 350 words per page)
Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.
Learning Outcomes: 3
Design a problem statement based on issues and concerns from the field of Public Administration.
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Ethics in research has wide-ranging consequences for both business and public policy.
A properly designed study protects those involved and presents results fairly.
Because the person who requests the study is often not the researcher who conducts the study, it is the responsibility of the researcher to make sure proper ethical practices are observed.
A concrete example of this occurred in the 1980’s. In 1987, President Reagan asked Surgeon General C. Everett Koop to study the effects of abortion on the women who had one. Koop, a pediatric surgeon with no prior public health experience, was appointed because of his anti-abortion views.
At a Congressional hearing on his study he testified that the medical outcomes were consistent with those of pregnancies carried to term, and that the methodology of studies of the mental health effects of abortion on women were flawed.
He said that from a public health standpoint, he believed that there were no significant ill effects. (Cohen, 2006)
Koop behaved ethically when he presented his findings, even...
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