Plagiarism Policy

  1. Definition of Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is the act of presenting someone else's work, ideas, or expressions as your own without proper acknowledgment or citation. This includes, but is not limited to, copying text, data, images, or any other form of intellectual property without permission or attribution.

  1. Scope of Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is strictly prohibited in all aspects of "Research Studies of Business." This includes research papers, reports, presentations, articles, essays, and any other academic or professional work produced under the purview of the research studies program.

  1. Types of Plagiarism:

Plagiarism can take various forms, including:

  • Direct plagiarism: Copying verbatim from a source without attribution.
  • Paraphrasing plagiarism: Rewriting someone else's work without proper citation.
  • Self-plagiarism: Presenting one's own previously published work as new without citation.
  • Collusion: Working with others and presenting their ideas or work as your own.
  • Unauthorized collaboration: Working with others without permission and presenting the collaborative work as solely your own.
  1. Consequences of Plagiarism:

Plagiarism undermines the integrity of academic and professional research. Therefore, any instance of plagiarism discovered in "Research Studies of Business" will result in severe consequences, which may include:

  • Rejection of the plagiarized work.
  • Lowering of grades or marks.
  • Revocation of academic or professional credentials.
  • Suspension or expulsion from the research studies program.
  • Legal action in cases of severe plagiarism or copyright infringement.
  1. Plagiarism Detection:

"Research Studies of Business" employs various methods and tools to detect plagiarism, including but not limited to:

  • Plagiarism detection software.
  • Manual review by faculty members and supervisors.
  • Cross-referencing with existing literature and databases.
  • Interviews and viva voce examinations to verify the authenticity of the work.