Dear All, Does anyone share the following view about the "..hypothesis that instructors can “buy” better evaluations through more lenient grading."? Does this pose a research validity question? What can we do about this as scholars and educators? Regards, Nnamdi O. Madichie, PhD Associate Professor of Marketing University of Sharjah United Arab Emirates http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=962279 ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.