An investigation into whether the Public Relations Society of America's Code of ethics are being met in Saudi Arabia

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dc.contributor.advisor Hanley, Michael L.
dc.contributor.author Aljasir, Ahmed Ali
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-11T13:27:43Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-11T13:27:43Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05-07
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/200221
dc.description.abstract The significance of ethical codes and standards in public relations (PR) cannot be overlooked. Codes and ethics or standard practice governs the execution of the PR practice. In this manner, practitioners are made to be honest and loyal when presenting any information relating to their client or audience. Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), which has its headquarters in the U.S., is the principal organization in charge of developing Codes of Ethics in the world. PRSA is also responsible for the registration and regulation of activities executed by other PR professional organizations. This paper investigated whether the standards provided by PRSA are met in Saudi Arabia or not. It employed a quantitative method with particularl regard to the information on the occurrence of variables. Data collection was achieved using Internetbased surveys in public relations institutions, such as Qualtrics -- an online survey instrument. A content analysis approach was used to analyze the collected data. From all collected data, this project propsed a training program on PR ethics, an application for Smart Devices, as well as a colloge-level course on PR ethics, which could enhence the practice of public realtions in Saudi Arabia. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Journalism
dc.subject.lcsh Public relations personnel -- Professional ethics -- Saudi Arabia.
dc.subject.other Public Relations Society of America. Code of ethics.
dc.title An investigation into whether the Public Relations Society of America's Code of ethics are being met in Saudi Arabia en_US
dc.type Creative project (M.A.), 3 hours.
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/uhtbin/catkey/1816972


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