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Case Study 2: National Collegiate Athletic Association Ethics and Compliance Program LeKia Fox Dr. Margie Hardwick HRM522 February 12, 2018
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Determine the fundamental ways in which the NCAA’s ethics program failed to prevent the scandals at Penn State, Ohio State, and the University of Arkansas. Support your response with one (1) example from each of these schools’ scandals. Ethics are the standards and qualities an individual uses to administer his exercises and choices. In an organization, a code of ethics is a set of principles that guide the organization units programs, policies and decisions for the business. The ethical philosophy an organization uses to conduct business can affect the reputation, productivity and bottom line of the company (Kelchner,2015). Morals has turned into a noteworthy issue for the National University Athletic Affiliation. The NCAA makes standards, tenets, and authorization rules to coordinate the colleges in their oversight of the sports division. Nevertheless, as of late, the Affiliation's ethics program failed to prevent scandals at three notable schools, Penn State, Ohio State, and the University of Arkansas. The Penn State scandal took place in 2011 when accusations were charged against the former assistant coach of the Penn State football team of sexually assaulting several young boys over a span of many years. The investigation revealed the first report of misconduct was reported 1998 to the University police and the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business, Gary Schultz. However, the incident was investigated internally and no criminal charges were filed based on lack of evidence. Another report was revealed in 2001 when a graduate assistant allegedly witnessed the perpetrator sexually assault a young boy in the Penn State football team’s practice center and then reported to Head Coach Joe Paterno. According to Paterno, he notified campus officials; however, the officials did not report the incident to police. The Ohio State scandal was an aftereffect of control infringement from student– competitors and a sub-sequent conceal of the infringement by their mentor. Five players on Ohio
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State's football group were suspended for bartering football equipment for money and tattoos.
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