Taking credit

Think 18 (52):59-68 (2019)

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Stewart Manley
University of Malaya
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A team of two brothers enters a baking contest. Their cake wins the first-place prize of £500. Will they demand £500 each? Of course not. Winners must split the prize. We often ignore this when we claim credit for team accomplishments. We take more credit than we deserve. I apply this idea to baking competitions and academic production but it applies equally to other arenas with teams of varying sizes.Export citation.
Keywords Authorship  Ethics of scholarly publishing  H-index  Credit for academic publications
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