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What is Ethical Compass

Confronting Academic Mobbing in Higher Education: Personal Accounts and Administrative Action
This is a term that refers to a person’s sense of personal knowledge and assurance, perhaps described as one’s core understanding and belief in oneself, in the midst of confusingly frustrated and bizarre or inexplicable events.
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In the Midst of the Maelstrom: Struggling Through the Revulsions of Academic Mobbing While Maintaining One's Ethical Compass
Caroline M. Crawford (University of Houston – Clear Lake, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9485-7.ch010
Academic mobbing's impact upon the target and the target's professional world can throw one's world off kilter to the point that the target has difficulty maintaining a semblance of psychological and cognitive balance. This story is one target's approach towards maintaining a semblance of balance within the midst of the horrors of academic mobbing and bullying attacks. This target's ethical compass and balance are maintained through the support and guidance of outstanding colleagues, yet in more personal moments the target's sense of psychological equilibrium and emotional stability are drawn from the lifetime accumulation of quotations, lyrics, and poems that articulate one's ethical compass and steadfast psychological center.
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