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Conflict of Interest

Israel, M.ORCID: 0000-0002-1263-8699 and Hay, I. (2008) Conflict of Interest. In: Given, L.M., (ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods. SAGE Publications.

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Conflicts of interest occur in research projects when researchers have coexisting personal, financial, political, and academic interests and the potential exists for one interest to be favored over another that has equal or even greater legitimacy in a way that might make other reasonable people feel misled or deceived. Researchers risk appearing to be negligent, incompetent, or deceptive...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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