Psychology of corrupt behavior in the Armenian higher education system

Author(s) : Hovhannisyan, Ani

Organization : University of St.Gallen (Switzerland)

Imprint : St.Gallen (Switzerland), University of St.Gallen, 2021

Collation : 241 p.

Notes : Thesis: Philosophy in Organizational Studies and Cultural Theory: University of St. Gallen, School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences, International Affairs and Computer Science: 2021

This dissertation contributes to the ongoing Educational Corruption research worldwide and the approach is from a psychological perspective. For this purpose, this dissertation pioneers theory-driven research on corruption in Armenia, and uses the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) as well as the Model of Prospective Cognition and Psychological Dynamics as contextual frameworks. Using the term Academic Misconduct as a proxy for Educational Corruption, the research investigates the following main question: How do individual perceptions coupled with a universitys anti-corruption performance impact the educational actors intentions to engage in academic misconduct?

  • Academic fraud, Cheating, Plagiarism, Corruption, Bribery, Favoritism, Higher education
  • Armenia