A Quantitative Examination of Ethical Dilemmas in Public Relations

Don W. Stacks, Donald K. Wright

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This research examined ethical responses of public relations preprofessionals to dilemmas they may face later in their careers. Subjects were required to respond to a request for information ordered suppressed by their employer. Results support earlier findings that students expect personal moral-ethical values to override organizational concerns. Implications of the findings are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-67
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Mass Media Ethics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication
  • Philosophy


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