REVIEWER GUIDELINES


Manuscripts submitted for publication in JEIM are subjected to double blind peer-review. It maintains the identity of the reviewers, not disclosing their names to the authors. The anonymity of reviewers ensures objective and unbiased assessment of the manuscript by reviewers.

Reviewers' responsibilities are as follows: 

  • 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  • The reviewer should never use unpublished material on own advantage.
  • The peer-review of a manuscript is a confidential process. Reviewers should keep the whole process completely confidential. They should consult the Editorial Team and obtain permission before consulting another colleague for help in the peer-review of the submitted manuscript. 
  • Reviewers should not disclose any information whatsoever to anyone before publication of the manuscript.