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misconduct

(mis″kon′dŭkt)
1. Behavior that is professionally unethical and/or illegal, e.g., negligence, incompetence, impairment from drugs or alcohol.
2. Behavior that is unethical or immoral, but not necessarily illegal, e.g., adultery.

misconduct

conduct as a professional person which brings sufficient discredit to the profession to damage its reputation and decrease the trust that the public places in it. Personal morality, social behavior, language and dress are all criteria that need to be included in any assessment, but they must be judged in the light of the prevailing community standards of the day.
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Higgins' lawyers said: "He strenuously denies any misconduct and is keen to resume his duties.
Employment practices liability insurance (EPU) is the most likely source of coverage for sexual misconduct claims asserted by employees.
The researchers conclude that discrimination by male employers is the most likely explanation for the observed differences in misconduct punishment.
If a female advisor had a prior record of misconduct, she was less likely to be hired than a male advisor with a similar record.
The panel reviewed eight allegations of misconduct against Ms Partington and found evidence to support six of them.
According to the study, the letter said, only about half of the advisors who committed misconduct lost their job, and 44 percent of those obtained a job at another advisory firm within a year.
Key Words: Research fraud, research misconduct, policy, scientific misconduct, plagiarism, fabricated data, Retraction Watch, Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
Mr Gargan (inset) faced 10 charges of gross misconduct and three charges of misconduct.
Mr Gargan faced 10 charges of gross misconduct and three charges of misconduct.
The International Organization of Securities Commissions has published the report Credible Deterrence, which identifies key enforcement factors that may deter misconduct in international securities and investment markets.
The number of retraction of manuscripts on PubMed as well as in ISI Thompson/Reuter Web of Sciences is increasing every year and the main reason for retraction is scientific misconduct.
There is a distinction between "prosecutorial error" and "prosecutorial misconduct.