Thursday, 5 April 2012

Plagiarism among academicians

The following should interest teachers in media schools as well:

The Fox in the Hen House: A Critical Examination of Plagiarism
among Members of the Academy of Management
BENSON HONIG McMaster University
Bishop’s University

Research on academic plagiarism has typically focused on students as the perpetrators of unethical behaviors, and less attention has been paid to academic researchers as likely candidates for such behaviors. We examined 279 papers presented at the International
Management division of the 2009 Academy of Management conference for the purpose of
studying plagiarism among academics. Results showed that 25% of our sample had some
amount of plagiarism, and over 13% exhibited significant plagiarism. This exploratory
study raises an alarm regarding the inadequate monitoring of norms and professional
activities associated with Academy of Management members

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