The Successful Side Business

TitleThe Successful Side Business
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1997
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageen-US
Keywordsadvisors , and , Case , Cases , Corporate , dissertation , ethical , General , Historical , issues , managers , professional , research , Setting: , student , Supervisors , thesis , trainee , Type: , University
AbstractHow should a student approach his advisor who is too busy building a business to monitor his dissertation? Is it ethical for a professor to use univerisity resources to build a private business? This scenario explores conflicts that may arise in the university setting.