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The Second Edition of Case Studies in Organizational Communication: Ethical Perspectives and Practices, by Dr. Steve May, integrates ethical theory and practice to help strengthen readers’ awareness, judgment, and action in organizations by exploring ethical dilemmas in a diverse range of well-known business cases.

Reward, Identity, and Autonomy: Ethical Issues in College Athletics
Reward, identity, and autonomy: Ethical issues in college athletics

This case examines scandals and fraud in several university athletic departments. It explores the ethical tension in college athletics to pursue success while fostering integrity. It also addresses important issues regarding the responsibilities of coaches, athletic directors (ADs), and university presidents for compliance to NCAA regulations, as well as the transparency by which decisions are made regarding student–athletes.

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

—Attributed to both Heywood Hale Broun and John Wooden

As I sit down to write this case study, in comes an e-mail from my doctoral alma mater, the University of Texas. University president Bill Powers told the alumni that the campus has cut a deal ...

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