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Ethics in Real Estate : Research Issues in Real Estate - Stephen E. Roulac

Ethics in Real Estate

Research Issues in Real Estate

By: Stephen E. Roulac (Editor)

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ethics." Certainly our industry is bound by the formal constraints of law in national, state, and local jurisdictions. What this volume reminds us, however, is that those laws are only as good as the personal "sea of ethics" in which each of us operates. THE ETHICS OF PROPERTY INVOLVEMENTS Stephen E. Roulac The Roulac Group San Rafael, California and Visiting Professor University of Ulster Ethical considerations are a dominant theme in the management literature. As "Ethics and ethical issues surround our liver, ... ethics has become one of the most rapidly growing areas of management research, with over 800 articles and 1,400 books appearing since 1990" (Schminke, Ambrose, and Miles, 1998). Compared to business and business management,however, the research and writing on real estate in an ethics context is in the very early stages of development. The lack of a developed literature on ethics in real estate is reflected in the response by one highly placed executive to my solicitation for funding to support the publication of this volume: "I didn't know there were any ethics in real estate!" Fortunately, the Summa Corporation and the AmerĀ­ ican Real Estate Society believe in the importance of ethics in real estate, for their cosponsorship has made possible this special monograph on the subject of Ethics in Real Estate. The support of the Summa Corporation and the American Real Estate Society of this pioneering volume is warmly and appreciatively acknowledged.

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Foreword
The Ethics of Property Involvements
Policy Issuesp. 1
Being Right - in Speech, Action, and Livelihood - in Property Involvementsp. 3
Ethical Choice in Real Estate Selected Perspectives from Economies, Psychology, and Sociologyp. 39
Professionalism: The Market for Services and Real Estatep. 71
Toward a Common Perception of Ethical Behavior in Real Estatep. 89
Industry Practicep. 107
"And Their Right Hand Is Full of Bribes": Corruption and Real Estatep. 109
Ethics in Real Estate: Does the German Real Estate Industry Need A Code of Conduct to Support the Implementation of Ethics?p. 129
Ethics as Economically Influenced: A Preliminary Testp. 153
"War Is When They Kill Your Children": Ethics and Modern Property Developmentp. 163
Environmental Issuesp. 191
Good Intentions, Poor Execution: Ethical Dilemmas of the Superfund Legislationp. 193
"Brownfields": Are They an Ethical Solution to a Major Urban Pollution Problem?p. 217
Ethical Issues in the Context of Transactionsp. 233
Ethical Standards for Buyers and Sellers of Real Estatep. 235
Ethical Codes of Conduct for Business Simplified: The Case of the National Association of Realtorsp. 247
An Empirical Analysis of Real Estate Brokerage Ethicsp. 257
Tenants and Ethicsp. 273
Sexual Harassment of Tenants in Rental Housing: An Ethical and Legal Debate in the Wake of the Shellhammer and Gnerre Casesp. 275
The Normative Aspects of Rent Controlp. 291
Indexp. 309
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ISBN: 9780792382287
ISBN-10: 0792382285
Series: Research Issues in Real Estate
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 31st October 1999
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 15.95  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.67