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Ethics Video Series

The Ethics Education Committee of the Academy of Management presents The Ethics of Research and Publishing Video Series. This eight part series explores questions in academic research and publishing on the topics of Authorship, Plagiarism, Slicing the Data in Publications, Publishing in Journals, Conference Papers and Presentations, Reporting Research, Reviewing Manuscripts, and Global Ethics in Publishing.

Ethics Video Series

Global Ethics SmallGlobal Ethics In Publishing

This eighth in a series on Ethics of Research and Publishing discusses questions of: Are ethical standards about publishing shared globally? Should cultural differences be considered in the ethics of scholarship? 

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Reviewing Manuscripts SmallReviewing Manuscripts

This seventh in a series on Ethics of Research and Publishing discusses questions of: Should I review a paper for which I am well qualified but also fairly certain of the author's identity? Should I decline to review a paper if I feel I lack the expertise to do a high quality review? If the paper I am reviewing relates closely to my current work, is it possible to cite or use the work in my paper? Do I have an ethical responsibility to meet the deadlines of review assignments I am given? Do I have an ethical responsibility to review articles for journals and conferences? 

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Reporting ResearchReporting Research

This sixth in a series on Ethics of Research and Publishing discusses questions of: Can I drop pre-designed variables from a study after data collection because they led to insignificant results? Should members always disclose the original source of measures and scales? How important is transparency in research methodology?

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Plagiarism SmallPlagiarism

This second in a series on Ethics of Research and Publishing discusses questions of: Can I reuse text I wrote for a previous publication? Can I use the same methods section over again? Who is responsible for plagiarism in a multiple author publication? Who owns ideas generated in discussions?

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Slicing the Data in Publishing SmallSlicing the Data in Publishing

This third in a series on Ethics of Research and Publishing discusses questions of: When is a paper really new? Can I publish more than one paper from a survey data set? ; Can I submit two similar papers to journals, one of which had two dependent variables and the other paper two different dependent variables but shared independent variables in common?

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Publishing in Journals SmallPublishing in Journals

This fourth in a series on Ethics of Research and Publishing discusses questions of: Can I take a paper that I published in a lower tier journal and submit it for a publication in an Academy journal? Can I submit the same paper at the same time to more than one journal for publication? Can I resubmit a paper that has previously been rejected at an Academy journal when a new editor takes over the journal? Should I correct inadvertent errors found in my data if discovered after the paper is published? 

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Conference Papers SmallConference Papers and Presentations

This fifth in a series on Ethics of Research and Publishing discusses questions of: Can I submit the same paper to two different conferences? Can I submit a paper to the Academy of Management annual meeting that has previously been submitted for publication? Can I submit the same paper in multiple categories or divisions at the same Academy meeting? If my paper is accepted for presentation at the annual meeting, is it okay not to present if attending the meeting would be inconvenient?

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Authorship SmallAuthorship

This first in a series on Ethics of Research and Publishing discusses questions of: How should authorship be determined? Can a faculty member demand authorship on a publication coming out of a dissertation? Is it ethical to exchange authorship favors with colleagues?

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