Focus and Scope
TIJAB (The International Journal of Applied Business) publishes original articles researching or documenting issues on applied business including, but not limited to, economics and business, taxation, banking, tourism and hospitality. It considers both theoretical and applied manuscripts for publication. However, theoretical articles must show a link to significant business applications. A wide range of research methods including analytical work, historical analysis, case studies, statistical analysis and field research is accepted.
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Peer Review Process
TIJAB operates a peer review process and promotes double blind reviewing. The acceptance or rejection of articles is decided by the editorial boards based on the review results provided by the reviewers. Before going to the review process, all manuscripts will be checked that they are free from plagiarism practice using "Turnitin" software. If there is an indication of plagiarism, the manuscript will be instantly rejected. All manuscripts are first evaluated by the editorial staff to decide whether the manuscripts fit within the scope of TIJAB, and of potential interest to our readership. If the manuscript passed the editorial review, it will be sent to external reviewers.
The decisions include:
- Accepted, as it can be published directly
- Accepted with Minor Revisions (allow author to revise with a specified time limit)
- Accepted with Major Revisions (allow author to revise with a specified time limit)
- Rejected, as it can be re-evaluted after revision (generally, the manuscript is out of the scope of TIJAB, major technical problems, clarity of contents and presentation)
The Author whose paper is rejected will be informed with the reasons for the rejection.
TIJAB is an open access journal published biannually in April and November.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...
Article Processing Charges
Every article submitted to TIJAB will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes submissions, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.
To avoid plagiarism, all submissions are screened using Turnitin before undergoing the review processes.
Plagiarism-free works should match these requirements:
1. Writing that quoting writings of others (by quoting indirectly) that has been well paraphrased, by making one’s own words, instead of performing copy and paste or typing the original source word-by-word, and write down the reading sources according to the rules of scientific writing.
2. Writing with direct quotation, by quoting the exact same words as the original writings should apply quotation marks (for writing that less than 40 words), or if the quote consists of over than 40 words, the paragraphs should be notched and applies different font size.
3. Mentioning the original source other people's ideas that is being used, whether from published or unpublished writing, both from oral or written source, in any form of media
4. The result of plagiarism percentage of a manuscript is limited to 20%. If it is found plagiarism indication, the editorial board will reject the manuscripts immediately (but the writer may resubmit it after revision).
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Publication Ethic Statement
Our publication ethics and publication malpractice statement is mainly based on the Code of Conduct
and Committee on Publication Ethics' Best-Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.
The International Journal Of Applied Business is a peer-reviewed electronic journal. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher (Universitas Airlangga).
Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication
The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed The International Journal Of Applied Business is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the journal editor, the peer reviewer, the publisher and the society.
Universitas Airlangga as publisher of The International Journal Of Applied Business takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.
The editor of The International Journal Of Applied Business is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
Disclosure and conflicts of interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.
Duties of Reviewers
Contribution to Editorial Decisions
Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.
Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.
Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
Standards of Objectivity
Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
Acknowledgment of Sources
Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.
Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
Duties of Authors
Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.
Originality and Plagiarism
The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.
Acknowledgment of Sources
Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.
Authorship of the Paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.
Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
Fundamental errors in published works
When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.