Do they practice what they preach? The presence of problematic citations in business ethics research

  title={Do they practice what they preach? The presence of problematic citations in business ethics research},
  author={Alexander Serenko and John Dumay and Pei‐Chi Kelly Hsiao and Chun Wei Choo},
  journal={J. Documentation},
PurposeIn scholarly publications, citations play an essential epistemic role in creating and disseminating knowledge. Conversely, the use of problematic citations impedes the growth of knowledge, contaminates the knowledge base and disserves science. This study investigates the presence of problematic citations in the works of business ethics scholars.Design/methodology/approachThe authors investigated two types of problematic citations: inaccurate citations and plagiarized citations. For this… 

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