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On this page, you will find some links to some very informative resources on Academic Conduct, Group Work Guidelines, and CBS Disciplinary Procedures.
Information regarding academic conduct at Columbia Business School as well as University wide policies.
This table lists examples of various breaches of the Honor Code – including plagiarism, cheating, and disruptive conduct – and the range of penalties that can be expected in the case of each. *Note: The list of examples is not exhaustive and serves merely as guidance for Disciplinary Committees.
This table outlines the individual and group assignment lettering system (A through D), including guidelines for working together and discussion, submission of work, and grades received.
The Student Disciplinary Procedures Handbook outlines the Procedure for Student Grievances, the Procedure for Student Discipline, and the Dean's Disciplinary Procedure. It also serves as a resource to learn about assistance available to students who have witnessed an Honor Code violation or feel that a member of the faculty or administrative staff has not upheld or adhered to the Honor Code’s principles of truth, integrity and respect.
The Integrity Board has compiled a recommended reading list on Amazon.com. The books consider the challenges facing leaders of various fields, from accountants to government officials. Supplementing the expected list of business ethics books, these readings also include: Stanley Milgram's path-breaking Obedience to Authority, Robert Caro’s biography of New York City master planner Robert Moses, The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York and Princeton philosophy professor Harry Frankfurt's On Bullshit.
What leadership and ethics events are taking place at the School this semester? Check the calendar of events hosted by the Student Leadership and Ethics Board.
Columbia University Library offers a basic definition of what it means to cite. Scroll down to the "More information" section for an excellent resource for finding and documenting sources.
The Honor Code of Columbia Business School
As a lifelong member of the Columbia Business School community, I adhere to the principles of truth, integrity and respect. I will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do.
The Columbia Business School Honor Code calls on all members of the School community to adhere to and uphold the notions of truth, integrity, and respect both during their time in school, and throughout their careers as productive, moral, and caring participants in their companies and communities around the world.
• Honor Code, Academic Conduct and Other Policies
• Penalty Guidelines for Breaches of Academic Integrity and Conduct
• Individual and Group Work Guidelines Table CBS Disciplinary Procedures
"No matter what the competitive landscape, as real leaders, we must do the tough thing, the right thing."
-Sallie Krawcheck, MBA '92