Responsible Conduct of Research Measure: Initial Development and Pilot Study

TitleResponsible Conduct of Research Measure: Initial Development and Pilot Study
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsWester, KL, Willse, JT, Davis, MS
JournalAccountability in Research: Policies & Quality Assurance
Volume15
Issue2
Pagination87-104
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number08989621
Accession Number31637357
Keywords& , aspects; , conduct , ethical , ETHICS; , Fraud , in , integrity; , METHODOLOGY; , Misconduct; , Moral , of , psychology; , research , Research; , Responsible , science; , sciences; , SOCIAL
AbstractThis article describes the development of the Responsible Conduct of Research Measure, a test meant to measure levels of misconduct and questionable research practices by researchers in the social and behavioral sciences. Preliminary results reveal adequate validity and reliability. The authors discuss limitations of the study as well as some possible directions for future research on this topic.
NotesWester, Kelly L. 1; Email Address: klwester@uncg.edu; Willse, John T. 2; Davis, Mark S. 3; Affiliations: 1: Department of Counseling and Educational Development, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA; 2: Department of Educational Research Methodology, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, USA; 3: Criminal Justice Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA; Issue Info: Apr2008, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p87; Thesaurus Term: RESEARCH; Thesaurus Term: PSYCHOLOGY; Subject Term: MORAL & ethical aspects; Subject Term: FRAUD in science; Subject Term: SOCIAL sciences; Subject Term: METHODOLOGY; Author-Supplied Keyword: ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: integrity; Author-Supplied Keyword: research misconduct; Author-Supplied Keyword: responsible conduct of research; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541720 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities; Number of Pages: 18p; Illustrations: 1 graph; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1080/08989620801946891
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