This case is a cautionary tale about the consequences of cheating in business school. It is ideal for new business students. Honor Code (A) details the circumstances that led to the main character’s slip in judgment, and asks students how to proceed. Honor Code (B) is the resulting outcome.
This case was originally developed for executive-MBA students, but it will be appropriate for all levels of business students. For a version geared towards undergraduate and other graduate-level students, please see A Difficult Course (A) and A Difficult Course (B).