Recall a different IPBiz post in October 2006:
Further to academic cheating, a study by the Academy of Management Learning and Education of 5,300 students in the U.S. and Canada placed MBA students at the top of the cheater list:
56% of M.B.A. candidates say they cheated in the past year. For the study, cheating was defined as plagiarizing, copying other students' work and bringing prohibited materials into exams.
In a discipline which has "plagiarize with pride" as a mantra ...
On honor codes at universities, see Do the Honors by Emma M. Lind in the Harvard Crimson.
The first paragraph of this May 5, 2006 editorial is:
Harvard’s little red book, the Handbook for Students, is four hundred and twenty five pages long. Of those pages, two are devoted to student-run businesses, one details the “care of furnishings and personal property,” and seven are reserved for information about Harvard’s libraries. Only one miniscule section is reserved for “honesty”—about the same amount of space allotted to the section on “Nonpayment of Telephone Bills.”