Misbehaviour in Managing Scholarly Publication among Academic Staffs

  • Mohd Amzari Tumiran Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA
  • Nasharuddin Mohammad

Abstract

Scholarly publication entails the dissemination of academic and scientific works through publication in specialised journals or books. However, misbehaviour in scholarly publication among academic staff may occur. Misbehaviour in scholarly publication management refers to actions taken by academics that violate ethical, academic, or professional standards during the research material publishing process. The objective of this study is to review misbehaviour in managing scholarly publications among academic staffs. This study identifies and examines textual material pertaining to the issue found in academic literature and publicly accessible reports. This study indicates several misbehaviours in managing scholarly publication among academic staff, namely: (a) plagiarism; (b) falsification of research data; (c) failure to adhere to ethical standards; (d) self-plagiarism; (e) gift authorship; (f) scholarly publication sabotage; (g) engaging in predatory journals; and (h) predatory (corresponding) author. In conclusion, this study suggests that these misbehaviours are substantial issues that weaken the integrity and credibility of the academic publishing sector. Future research should focus on many aspects of misbehaviour in the management of scholarly publications among academic staff.

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Published
2024-03-01
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TUMIRAN, Mohd Amzari; MOHAMMAD, Nasharuddin. Misbehaviour in Managing Scholarly Publication among Academic Staffs. Asian Journal of Research in Education and Social Sciences, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, p. 189-201, mar. 2024. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ajress/article/view/25540>. Date accessed: 19 may 2024.
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