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Examining Plagiarism From Cross-Cultural Perspective. Some Considerations


  • Oana PIRNECI
  • Valentina RUJOIU
  • Octavian RUJOIU


This paper is an analysis of a major problem for the academic environment around the world, regardless of priority area of interest or the prestige of universities: plagiarism. The aims of this paper are: a) reviewing the recent literature focused on plagiarism and b) highlighting the influence of cultural factors on the development of the individual's identity and consequently on its professional integrity. Beyond the moral/legal discourse used in this analysis, also the view capture the major differences between East and West in terms of awareness, defining and sanctioning plagiarism.

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  • Oana PIRNECI & Valentina RUJOIU & Octavian RUJOIU, 2015. "Examining Plagiarism From Cross-Cultural Perspective. Some Considerations," Proceedings of the INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 9(1), pages 351-358, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:mancon:v:9:y:2015:i:1:p:351-358

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    1. Daniel G. Arce & Walter Enders & Gary A. Hoover, 2008. "Plagiarism And Its Impact On The Economics Profession," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 60(3), pages 231-243, July.
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