Plagiarism Policy


Applied Business and Administration Journal is committed to upholding the highest standards of ethical conduct in scholarly publishing. Plagiarism in any form undermines the integrity of academic research and is strictly prohibited. This Plagiarism Policy outlines the journal's approach to identifying and addressing issues related to plagiarism.

Definition of Plagiarism

Plagiarism is defined as the act of presenting someone else's work, ideas, or intellectual property as one's own, without proper acknowledgment. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Copying and pasting from sources without proper citation.
  • Paraphrasing without proper attribution.
  • Reproducing figures, tables, or images without permission or proper citation.
  • Submitting someone else's work under one's own name.

Plagiarism Detection

Applied Business and Administration Journal employs plagiarism detection tools to systematically check all submitted manuscripts for potential instances of plagiarism. Authors are required to submit original work, and any suspected cases of plagiarism will be thoroughly investigated.

Author Responsibilities

Authors submitting manuscripts to Applied Business and Administration Journal are responsible for ensuring the originality of their work. Authors should:

  • Properly cite and reference all sources used in their manuscript.
  • Avoid self-plagiarism by disclosing any prior publication or overlap of content.
  • Provide proper attribution for ideas, concepts, and data obtained from other sources.

Editorial Actions

In the event that plagiarism is identified in a submitted manuscript:

  • Minor Plagiarism:
    • The author may be requested to revise and properly cite the affected portions.
    • The revised manuscript will undergo further review.
  • Significant Plagiarism:
    • Manuscripts with significant plagiarism may be rejected outright or returned to the author for major revisions.
    • The author may be notified of the plagiarism issue, and appropriate action will be taken.
  • Severe Plagiarism:
    • In cases of severe plagiarism, where the extent of the issue is substantial, the manuscript may be rejected.
    • The author may be barred from submitting to Ebizmark Journal for a specified period.


Authors have the right to appeal editorial decisions related to plagiarism. Appeals should be submitted in writing to the editorial office, providing a detailed explanation and evidence refuting the plagiarism allegation.