Plagiarism and academic dishonesty systematically destroy the fabrics of University Education like cancer. Universities and academia have a mandate of eliminating plagiarism and academic dishonesty. Elimination of plagiarism automatically promotes originality, creativity and innovation, which is the real motive of University education creation of new knowledge. The book is devoted to an exposition of the subject of plagiarism and academic dishonesty. This is through explanation of different theoretical and concepts of plagiarism. The framework facilitates understanding of basic concepts of plagiarism and other forms of academic dishonesty. The book has seven chapters, each dedicated to the explanation of plagiarism and academic dishonesty. The book has dealt with theories and concepts of plagiarism, academic dishonesty, forms of plagiarism, causes of plagiarism, consequences and mechanisms for combating plagiarism and academic dishonesty have been proposed. Tapping into the knowledge of plagiarism brings in the vitality required for creativity and innovation.
The Author is a PhD student University of South Africa, with Two Masters degrees in Management. A lecturer and researcher at Mount Kenya University. He has undertaken management consultancies with leading organizations in Africa. The author has presented in several International academic conferences, and published with different leading Journals.