RECOGNIZED PUBLICATION ETHICS AND MALPRACTICE STATEMENT

IJTBM is a peer-reviewed journal edited by IJTBM, that publishes original research papers written in English, which deal with all aspects of management and commerce. The manuscripts are peer-reviewed prior to their publication.

The rights and obligations of authors, editor, and reviewers are the following:

Authors:

  • Authors should present an objective discussion of the significance of research work as well as sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the experiments. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.
  • The authors should ensure that their work is entirely original works, and if the work and/or words of others have been used, this has been appropriately acknowledged.
  • Authors should not submit manuscripts that reproduce papers already published, in whole or in part, in other journals.
  • Authors can use their own articles, or part of them, in compilations of their own work.
  • The corresponding author should ensure that there is a full consensus of all co-authors in approving the final version of the paper and its submission for publication.

Publisher:

  • The publisher must warrant that the manuscripts received will undergo a process of anonymous peer evaluation.
  • The publisher will observe the norms of the IJTBM in copyright matters.
  • The publisher will only assess the intellectual value of the manuscripts, regardless of race, nationality, gender, ethnicity, beliefs or ideology of the author.
  • The publisher should take reasonable responsive measures when ethical complaints have been presented concerning a submitted manuscript or published paper.

Reviewers:

  • Reviewers will not report on manuscripts which may create conflicts of interest resulting from competition, collaboration or any other relations with the author.
  • Reviewers will be fully objective and will clearly argument their viewpoints.
  • Reviewers should report possible cases of plagiarism or too obvious similarities between the evaluated manuscript and other published works they know.
  • Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.