Researchers have called for urgency in raising ethical standards of people in 11 professions after finding their work is plagued with misconduct.
Their findings are based on an opinion survey and close observation of their work practices. The researchers said they came up with a broad picture of the workers' characteristics and tried to find reasons behind what they considered to be "unethical behaviour".
Their studies, supported by Mahidol University and Thailand Research Fund, looked into the lives of politicians, legal experts, members of the media, policemen, soldiers, state officials, primary and secondary school teachers, university lecturers, doctors, nurses and businessmen.
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