The Community Standards Panel of Harvard Business School to determine whether two students of the school community standards are violated and if so, what sanction would be appropriate. Concerns allegations of plagiarism. In a second year elective course two students presented a joint paper, substantial parts of which were taken almost verbatim from the sources. The material was not footnotes. However, the sources listed in the bibliography provided at the end of the paper. The stud … Read more »

The Community Standards Panel of Harvard Business School to determine whether two students of the school community standards are violated and if so, what sanction would be appropriate. Concerns allegations of plagiarism. In a second year elective course two students presented a joint paper, substantial parts of which were taken almost verbatim from the sources. The material was not footnotes. However, the sources listed in the bibliography provided at the end of the paper. The students who are not from the United States, claiming that they followed the usual citation practices in their home country.
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Lynn Sharp Paine
Source: Harvard Business School
16 pages.
Publication Date: Sep 21, 2000. Prod #: 301033-PDF-ENG
MBA in Jeopardy (A) HBR case solution