Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

An objective of the Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business (GamaIJB) is to promote the wide dissemination of the results of systematic scholarly inquiries into the broad field of business research.

The GamaIJB is intended to be the journal for publishing articles reporting the results of research on business. The GamaIJB invites manuscripts in the areas:

  • Marketing Management,
  • Finance Management,
  • Strategic Management,
  • Operation Management,
  • Human Resource Management,
  • E-business,
  • Knowledge Management,
  • Management Accounting,
  • Management Control System,
  • Management Information System,
  • International Business,
  • Business Economics,
  • Business Ethics and Suistainable, and
  • Entrepreneurship.

The GamaIJB accepts articles in any business related subjects and any research methodology that meet the standards established for publication in the journal. The primary, but not exclusive, audiences are academicians, graduate students, practitioners, and others interested in business research.

The primary criterion for publication in GamaIJB is the significance of the contribution an article makes to the literature in business area, i.e., the significance of the contribution and on the rigor of analysis and presentation of the paper. The acceptance decision is made based upon an independent review process that provides critically constructive and prompt evaluations of submitted manuscripts.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

PEER REVIEW PROCESS and EDITORIAL DECISION


All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff. Those manuscripts evaluated by editors to be inappropriate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to double blind reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation from among several possibilities: rejected, require major revision, need minor revision, or accepted.

The Editor-in-Chief of Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published.

 

Review Process:

1. Author submit the manuscript

2. Editor Evaluation [some manuscripts are rejected or returned before the review process]

3. Double-blind peer review process

4. Editor Decision

5. Confirmation to the authors

 

Publication Frequency

Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business(GamaIJB) published three times a year (January-April, May-August, and September-December)

 

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.

 

Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

This statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business, including the authors, the editors, the peer-reviewers and the publisher (Master of Management Faculty Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada).

This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.


Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication


The publication of an article in a peer-reviewed Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business (GamaIJB)  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 authors, the journal editors, the peer reviewers, the publisher and the society.  

Master of Management Faculty Economics and Business, Universitas Gadjah Mada (MM FEB UGM) as publisher of this Journal 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. In addition, MM FEB UGM and Editorial Board of GamaIJB will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Publication decisions

The editor in chief of Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The decision is based on the recommendation of the journal's editorial board members and reviewers. The journal abides by legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor confers with the editorial team and reviewers in making this decision.

Non-Discrimination

The editors and reviewers evaluate manuscripts for intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality

The editor, reviewers, and editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, editorial team, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used by any of the editorial board members and reviewers in their own research.


Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

The journal uses double-blind review process. The reviewers advise the editor-in-chief in making the editorial decision. The editor-in-chief communicates with authors, as required, and helps them in improving quality of their research paper.

Promptness

The journal editors are committed to provide timely review to the authors. If a reviewer does not submit his/her report in a timely manner, the paper is immediately sent to another qualified reviewer.

Confidentiality

Manuscript content is treated with at most confidentiality. The journal uses double blind process. Except for the editor-in-chief, the editors and reviewers cannot discuss paper with any other person, including the authors.

Standards of Objectivity

The editors and reviewers are required to evaluate papers based on the content. The review comment must be respectful of authors. The reviewers are required to justify their decision and recommendation.

Acknowledgement 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

Reporting standards

Authors 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 wherever possible. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Data Access and Retention

Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review. They should be prepared to provide such data within reasonable time.

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. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

When a paper is submitted for possible publication, the submitting author makes a written statement that the paper has not been published not it is currently under publication with any other journal. Simultaneous submission is considered unethical and is therefore unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others is required. Authors must cite publications that have led to the authors’ current research.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the research reported in the manuscript. The corresponding author has a responsibility to keep co-authors posted with the review process. If accepted, all authors are required to give a signed statement that the research work is their original research work.

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects

If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.

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.

 

Screening for Plagiarism

The manuscript that submitted into this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Plagiarism Checker (http://smallseotools.com/plagiarism-checker/)

 

Digital Archiving

This journal utilizes the Indonesia One Search (IOS), Indonesian Scientific Journal Database (ISJD), and Indonesian Publication Index (IPI) 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.

 

Statistic Download Article

Statistic download using ALM Plugin, statistic will show on every article page.

ex. https://jurnal.ugm.ac.id/gamaijb/article/view/8499

 

Review Guidelines

Guidelines for Reviewers

Responsibility of Peer Reviewer

Peer reviewer is responsible for critiquing by reading and evaluating manuscripts in the field of expertise, then giving constructive advice and honest feedback to the author of the article submitted. Peer reviewers, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the article, how to increase the strength and quality of the paper, and evaluate the relevance and authenticity of the manuscript.

Before reviewing, please note the following:

•    Is the article requested to be reviewed in accordance with your expertise?

If you receive a script that covers the topics that are not appropriate areas of your expertise, please notify the editor as soon as possible. Please recommend an alternative reviewer.

• Do you have the time to review this paper?

The review process must be completed within two weeks. If you agree and require a longer period, notify the editor as soon as possible, or suggest an alternative reviewer.

• Is there any potential conflict of interest?

Meanwhile, conflicts of interest will not disqualify you as a reviewer, disclose all conflicts of interest to the editor before reviewing. If you have any questions about potential conflicts of interest, do not hesitate to contact the editorial office.

 

Review Process

When reviewing the article, please consider the following:

•    Title: is it clearly illustrating the article?

•    Abstract: does it reflect the contents of the article?

•    Introduction: does it describe the accuracy of matters submitted by the author and clearly state the problem being considered? Typically, the introduction should summarize the context of the relevant research, and explain the findings of the research or other findings, if any, offered for discussion. This research should explain the experiments, hypotheses and methods.

 

Content of the Article

In order to determine the originality and suitability for the journal, are there any elements of plagiarism over 25% of this paper field? Quick literature search can use certain tools such as Scopus to see if there are similarities from other parts.

  • if the study had been previously done by other authors, it is still eligible for publication?
  • is the article is fairly new, fairly deep, and interesting to be published?
  • does it contribute to knowledge?
  • does the article adhere to the standards of the journal?

Scope - Is the article in line with the objectives and scope of the journal?

 

Method

Comprehensive and perfect:

  • does the author accurately describe how the data is collected?
  • is the theoretical basis or reference used appropriate for this study?
  • is the exposure design suitable for the answer to the question?
  • is there a decent enough information for you to imitate the research?
  • does the article identify following procedures?
  • are there any new methods? If there is a new method, does the author explain it in details?
  • is there any appropriate sampling?
  • have the tools and materials used been adequately explained? and
  • does the article exposure describe what type of data is recorded; right in describing the measurement?

 

Results:

This is where the author must explain the findings in his/her research. It should be clearly laid out

and in a logical sequence. You will need to consider whether the appropriate analysis has been

carried out; the use of statistical tools? If you have a better statistical tools to be used in this study,

notify it, and the interpretation need not to be included in this section.

 

Discussion and Conclusion:

  • are the claims in this section is supported by the fair results and quite reasonable?
  • does the author compare the research results with other previous ones?
  • do the results of research written in the article contradict the previous theories?
  • does the conclusion explain how a better scientific research to be followed-up?

 

Tables and Pictures:

Is it suitable with the referred explanation by showing data which is easy to to interprete and

understanable for the readers?

 

Writing Styles

•    Authors must be critical mostly to the literature systematic review of the issues, which is relevant to the field of study.

•    Reviews should be focused on a single topic.

•    All exposure should be in English and written in a god and coherent grammar.

•    Easy to understand

•    Interesting to read

 

Things that need to be considered:

 

Perspective

  • a unique perspective that describes experiences and situations related to issues in marketing management, finance management, strategic management, operation management, human resource management, e-business, knowledge management, management accounting, management control system, management information system, international business, business economics, business ethics and suistainable, and entrepreneurship.

 

Originality Research

The original data and testing

  • it must present data that offers a new approach to improve systems, processes, and precision of the tools which are used.

 

Research policy and observational analysis

  • it should clarify the feasibility, effectiveness, and implementation on the research results. It is not limited to the topic of marketing management, finance management, strategic management, operation management, human resource management, e-business, knowledge management, management accounting, management control system, management information system, international business, business economics, business ethics and suistainable, and entrepreneurship.

 

In Practice (case study)

  • The paper should explain the situation regarding the future challenges in marketing management, finance management, strategic management, operation management, human resource management, e-business, knowledge management, management accounting, management control system, management information system, international business, business economics, business ethics and suistainable, and entrepreneurship, within its conclusions, and things which can be learned.

 

Reference

  • First Person (Interview)
  • Book Reviews
  • Insight Technology (Product Review)

 

Final Review

•    All results of the review submitted by reviewers are confidential

•    If you want to discuss the article with a colleague, kindly inform the editor

•    Do not contact the author directly.

•    Ethical issues:

-  Plagiarism: if you suspect the article is mostly plagiarism from other authors, please let the editor knows the details

-  Fraud: It is very difficult to detect a fraud catogory, but if you suspect the results in the article is not true, please inform the editor

 

Complete "The Review" by the due date to the editorial office. Your recommendation for the article will be considered when the editor makes a final decision and your honest feedback is highly appreciated.

 

When you write a comment, please show the part of the comment that is only intended for the editor and parts that can be returned to the author.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact the editorial office with any questions or problems that you may encounter