A Guide to Prevent and Resolve Contributor-ship Disputes and Identify Genuine Contributors
OARS aims to minimize unethical behavior by providing countermeasures and guidelines to prevent conflicts. This guide, created with expert input, aims to assist new researchers in navigating authorship issues. We encourage feedback to improve this guide and make it more user-friendly.
Authorship can be a contentious matter. Discrepancies often arise when deserving individuals are overlooked, while others who contributed little receive credit.
The authors list should accurately reflect the identities and contributions of those involved, assigning rights and responsibilities accordingly. Editors and authors may have differing opinions on authorship, so it is essential to refer to reliable sources.
Researchers must maintain trustworthiness when reporting their work. This guide offers strategies to avoid and resolve authorship disputes, providing solutions to common problems.
Key Points to Minimize Authorship Issues
By following these guidelines, researchers can minimize disputes and foster a more collaborative and ethical environment for conducting and publishing research.