Future history will probably refer to this century as the ‘Information Age’, so pervasive and unbounded is the access to knowledge and data. The downside, unfortunately, is the rapid rise of plagiarism, careless thieving of other people’s words and ideas. In 1952, 38% of college students admitted to academic dishonesty. In 2010, this was up to an astounding 74.2%.
Not only does plagiarism indicate lack of integrity, it has legal repercussions that can damage an organization’s image. This infographic provides a detailed look at the definition and examples of plagiarism, so that it can be eradicated from the workplace.
Infographic by – Quill