Complaint OEN432935

Date created
Feb 16, 2020
Date completed
Feb 22, 2021
Region Complainant
Africa
Region Defendant
Asia
Association
ESOMAR
ESOMAR Code

Article 9 Professional responsibility

  • Researchers must be honest, truthful and objective and ensure that their research is carried out in accordance with appropriate scientific research principles, methods and techniques.
  • Researchers must always behave ethically and must not do anything that might unjustifiably damage the reputation of research or lead to a loss of public confidence in it.
  • Researchers must be straightforward and honest in all of their professional and business dealings.
  • Researchers must not unjustifiably criticise other researchers.
  • Researchers must not make false or otherwise misleading statements about their skills, experience or activities, or about those of their organisation.
  • Researchers must conform to the generally accepted principles of fair competition.

Public Resolution

Feb 22, 2021

Non-payment dispute. Resolved between the two parties with assistance from ESOMAR.