Plagiarism in Academic and Professional Settings: Dimensions, Consequences, and Preventive Measure

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  • Shaikh Kaniz Sayeda Assistant Professor(Part Time) Faculty of Health Care System Management Masters of Public Health Daffodil International University, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.62865/bjbio.v15i1.109

Keywords:

Plagiarism, academic integrity, publication ethics

Abstract

Plagiarism defines as the act of using another person work or ideas without giving proper crediton, is a widespread problem in both academic and professional settings. This abstract investigates the many facets of plagiarism, including its numerous ramifications and the potential preventative steps. Plagiarism can manifest itself in a variety of ways, including the outright copying of content or the paraphrasing the text without correct or lack of referencing. Plagiarism brings about a wide range of consequences from academic penalties such as failing grades to legal repercussions in professional contexts. In addition to this, it is detrimental to the principles of intellectual honesty and stifles the development of skills in critical thinking. Lack of awareness about citation procedures is one of the cause. Both employers and educational institutions have a responsibility to adopt preventative actions in order to solve this problem. implementation of instructional programs on appropriate ways of citation, the cultivation of a culture of academic integrity, and the utilization of systems that detect instances of plagiarism are the solution.

Author Biography

Shaikh Kaniz Sayeda, Assistant Professor(Part Time) Faculty of Health Care System Management Masters of Public Health Daffodil International University, Bangladesh

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Published

2024-03-19

How to Cite

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Sayeda SK. Plagiarism in Academic and Professional Settings: Dimensions, Consequences, and Preventive Measure . BJBio [Internet]. 2024 Mar. 19 [cited 2024 Jun. 24];15(1):22-5. Available from: http://bjbio.bioethics.org.bd/index.php/BJBio/article/view/109

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Short Communications