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Cheating in Management Science (with Comments by M. K. Starr and M. J. Mahoney)

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  • JS Armstrong

    (The Wharton School)

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Honesty is vital to scientific work and, clearly, most scientists are honest. However, recent publicity about cases involving cheating, including cases of falsification of data and plagiarism, raises some questions: Is cheating a problem? Does it affect management science? Should anything be done?

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  • JS Armstrong, 2005. "Cheating in Management Science (with Comments by M. K. Starr and M. J. Mahoney)," General Economics and Teaching 0502056, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpgt:0502056
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    cheating; honesty; management science; publication;

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    • A - General Economics and Teaching

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