Essay on Ethical Behavior of Business Students at Bayview University

601 Words Feb 7th, 2013 3 Pages
Case Problem 2 Ethical Behavior of Business students at Bayview University

All | Internet | Exam | Collaborated | Cheater | Y | 23 | 16 | 23 | 48 | N | 67 | 74 | 67 | 42 | Total | 90 | 90 | 90 | 90 | Proportion Y | 25.6% | 17.8% | 25.6% | 53% | Proportion N | 74.4% | 82.2% | 74.4% | 47% | | | | | | | | Male | Internet | Exam | Collaborated | Cheater | Y | 16 | 9 | 13 | 27 | N | 31 | 38 | 34 | 20 | Total | 47 | 47 | 47 | 47 | Proportion Y | 34.0% | 19.1% | 27.7% | 57% | Proportion N | 66.0% | 80.9% | 72.3% | 43% | | | | | | Femal | Internet | Exam | Collaborated | Cheater | Y | 7 | 7 | 10 | 21 | N | 36 | 36 | 33 | 22 | Total | 43 | 43 | 43 | 43 | Proportion Y | 16.3% | 16.3% | 23.3% |
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3. Hypothesis test:
Reported in the article=0.56
H0: p≥0.56 Ha:p<0.56
The confidence interval for proportion of business students of bayview University who cheat is some form is 0.43 to 0.63.
Since 0.63>0.56, we cannot conclude that the proportion of business students of Bayview University who cheat in some form is less than that of business students at other institutions.

4. Hypothesis test:
Reported in the article=0.47
H0:p≥0.47 Ha: p<0.47
The confidence interval for proportion of business students of bayview University who cheat is some form is 0.43 to 0.63.
Since 0.63.>0.47, we cannot conclude that the proportion of business students of Bayview University who cheat in some form is less than that of nonbusiness students at other institutions.
5. Advise to the dean:
Results of the analysis show that on average. Half of the students do cheat in some form (males appear to have a higher tendency to cheat than females.)To check this, the dean would do well to make the examination process stricter. The hypothesis results however show some encouraging news. The cheating episodes appear to be less at this university than at other institutions. The dean may therefore make an attempt to create awareness against cheating so that students can become more
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