The essentials of JEIM's publishing ethics for all groups involved in the publication process as follows:

Authors' Responsibilities:

  • All submitted manuscripts to JEIM must be entirely original and used sources and materials should be appropriately cited.
  • Any attempt of Plagiarism should be followed by the rejection of the submitted manuscript.
  • The manuscripts must not have appeared elsewhere, and must not be submitted for publication elsewhere while under consideration by JEIM.
  • Authors should not submit the same work or describe essentially the same research in more than one journal.
  • Authors must ensure that the research and all materials used in the manuscript are original.
  • Those works which have been presented in conferences and whose abstracts have already been published can be accepted for consideration on the condition that the presentation and publication dates and places are stated to the Editorial Team.
  • Submission of a manuscript for review is assumed by the Editorial Team the acceptance of these conditions by the authors.
  • Authors who wish to withdraw their submitted works for delays or any other reason should contact the Editorial Team.
  • There will be no royalty payment to the authors.
  • According to The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), “Conflicts of interest arise when authors, reviewers, or editors have interests that are not fully apparent and that may influence their judgments on what is published. They have been described as those which, when revealed later, would make a reasonable reader feel misled or deceived.” The authors whose papers are accepted for publication in JEIM have to state that there is no conflict of interest in commitment letter.

Reviewers' Responsibilities:

  • The manuscripts received by the reviewers should be treated in confidentally. 
  • The reviewers are bound to treat information regarding manuscripts submitted by authors as privileged information and keep them confidential
  • In evaluating the submitted manuscripts, the reviewers and the editors should limit themselves only to the intellectual and scientific content. 
  • If a selected reviewer feels unqualified to evaluate the manuscript; should clearly inform the Editorial Team and ask for excuse. 
  • Reviewers shall notify the Editorial Team immediately of any misconduct on the part of any author(s). 
  • The reviewer should never use unpublished material on own advantage. 

Editors' Responsibilities:

  • Editorial Team should maintain the confidentiality of all information regarding the submitted manuscript and the author(s).
  • The manuscripts received by the reviewers should be treated in confidentially.
  • The reviewer should support the Editorial Team in making a decision about publication status of a manuscript.
  • The Editorial Team reserves the right not to accept manuscripts for consideration if they do not follow Guide for Authors and Plagiarism.
  • Based on the review report of the reviewers, the Editorial Team can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript. 
  • After initial screening by the Editorial Team, only the selected manuscripts undergo peer review process and sent to at least two reviewers.

Publisher's Responsibilities:

  • Publisher is committed to work with JEIM Editorial Team, defining clearly their relevant roles, in order to ensure appropriate decisions regarding publicaation procedures.