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Flagrant Misconduct of Reviewers and Editor: A Case Study.
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PMID:  25156788     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of a particularly severe misbehavior in a review process is described. Two reviewers simply copied and pasted their critical comments from their previous reviews without reading the reviewed manuscript. The editor readily accepted the reviewers' opinion and rejected the manuscript. These facts give rise to some general questions about possible factors affecting the ethical behavior of reviewers and editors, as well as possible countermeasures to prevent ethical violations.
Authors:
Boris Kotchoubey; Sarah Bütof; Ranganatha Sitaram
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-8-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science and engineering ethics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1471-5546     ISO Abbreviation:  Sci Eng Ethics     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
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Created Date:  2014-8-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9516228     Medline TA:  Sci Eng Ethics     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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