The Ethics of AACSB Accreditation: Unintended Consequences
16 Pages Posted: 20 Dec 2016 Last revised: 20 Jan 2017
Date Written: December 18, 2016
This paper discusses some of the issues involved in pursuing AACSB accreditation. It also describes why AACSB accreditation is not necessarily a measure of quality. Suggestions on how to improve AACSB accreditation are provided.
Keywords: AACSB accreditation, college rankings, predatory journals, best colleges, worst colleges, conflict of interest, safe work environment
JEL Classification: C00, C10, C40, I20, L15, L21, L82, L86, M31, M37, O3
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