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Corporate Leaders Are Dishonest!

19 Jul 2019

People Participated in an Academic Dishonesty

EduBirdie released the results of a new survey showing how many C-level executives and employees have admitted to academic or professional dishonesty. Results of the survey include:

  • 73% of C-level executives have admitted to academic or professional dishonesty.
  • 63% of employees have admitted to academic or professional dishonesty.
  • When broken out by industry:
    • 62% of legal professionals have admitted to being dishonest. 
    • 58% of people working in technology have confessed to cheating during their career or when they were in school. 
    • A surprising 41% of workers in education have admitted to being dishonest. 
    • 29% of healthcare workers have confessed to cheating at one point or another in their lives.
    • 27% of manufacturing workers have admitted to being dishonest.
    • With the lowest rate of 26%, retail workers have also admitted to cheating in their careers or during school. 
  • According to salaries:
    • Of recent graduates who earned $19,999 or less per year in their first job, only 16% have admitted to dishonesty.
    • 36% of those surveyed who made between $60,001 and $80,000 per year have admitted to dishonesty.
    • 52% of participants who started at a salary of $100,000 or higher are dishonest