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Unformatted text preview: Great Expectations Questions - Choose 4 out of 7 questions to answer. - I choose 1,2,5,6. 1 Did Phil commit plagiarism? If so, what did he do wrong, and how could he have prevented this problem? Yes, Phil Pirrip did commit plagiarism, unintentionally. Phil should not have cut and pasted portions of his paper. One way he could prevent this is to document the sources while he researched his paper. Also, he can use RefWork to manage the references. Most importantly, citing everything that is not Phils idea in the paper could have prevented this whole incident. 2. Who are the stakeholders in this situation? Stakeholders in Phils situation include the followings: - Phil Pirrip: Phil plagiarized. His actions affect his academic future. - Professor Wemmick: Professor was responsible for the class and to enforce the university policy including the policy on plagiarism. - Phils Teammates: Since Phil is part of a team, this contribution and the quality of the contribution matters to the team. Since he plagiarized, his team may suffer even though Professor Wemmick will try matters to the team....
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