This publishing code of ethics is derived from COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. The aim of the code of ethics is to regulate publishing activities and ethics in the Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi for authors, editors, and the publisher (School of Business and Management ITB).
The publication of the Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi is essential to develop 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, peer reviewers, the publisher and the society and/or sponsoring journals.
The School of Business and Management, Institut Teknologi Bandung (SBM ITB) as the publisher is committed to uphold these ethics throughout the publication processes. It commits to ensuring that advertising, reprints or other commercial revenue have no impact or influence on editorial decisions. Also, SBM ITB and the editorial board of the Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi will assist in communications with other journals and publishers where this is useful and necessary.
Duties of editors
- Publication decision
The editor-in-chief of Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi determines how articles proceed in publication. The decision is based on the article’s compliance with Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi’s intellectual standards, and recommendations from the journal editorial board members and reviewers. The Journal abides by legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement, and plagiarism.
Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi upholds for fairness. The double-blind review process is designed to assure that editors and reviewers evaluate articles for intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, or political philosophy of the authors.
Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi ensures the confidentiality of all data and information related to publication. The editor, reviewers, and editorial staff will not disclose any information about a submitted article to other parties who have no relation to publication processes.
- Disclosure and conflicts of interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted article will not be used by any editorial board member and/or reviewer in their own research.
- Appeals and Complaints
Appeals to editorial decisions (e.g., against rejection) will be handled by the Editor-in-Chief. Decisions on appeals will be made based on careful consideration on the authors’ arguments and appeals, reviewer reports and decisions, and other independent opinions. Decisions on appeals are final. Complaints to the process of handling paper (e.g., duration of peer review) will be investigated by the Editor in Chief. Appropriate feedback will be provided to the complainant and stakeholders to improve publication processes. Complaint to publication ethics (e.g., author's or reviewer's conduct) will be handled by the Editor in Chief.
Duties of Reviewers
- Contribution to Editorial Decisions
The Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi uses double-blind review process. The editor-in-chief makes editorial decisions based on advice from the assigned reviewers and communicates the results of the reviews to authors. Reviewers are not responsible for communicating with authors.
The Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi editor commits to providing sufficient time in reviewing an author’s article. Thus, there are reviewers from multiple institutions. When a reviewer is unable to submit a review report within the given period of review, the article will be immediately sent to another qualified reviewer.
The Journal enforces an enclosed process where only the editor-in-chief and reviewers may discuss articles submitted thus ensuring confidentiality.
- Standards of Objectivity
The Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi upholds objectivity towards all articles submitted. Editors and reviewers evaluate articles based on content, provide helpful suggestions for improvement, and review comments shall be respectful with constructive criticism.
- Acknowledgment of Sources
Reviewers are responsible for identifying relevant published works that have not been cited by authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument has been previously reported will be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer will also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap amongst the manuscript under consideration and any other published papers of which they have personal knowledge.
- Disclosure and Conflict of Interest
Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review will be confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers will 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 with the papers.
Duties of Authors
- Reporting standards
A manuscript submitted should be presented in a clear manner. Authors are responsible for the accuracy and integrity of their work. It should consist of sufficient detail, clear tables and figures, and references. Unethical behavior in reporting includes the use of fraudulent or inaccurate statements.
- Data Access and Retention
During the review process, authors may be required to provide the raw data used in the paper under review. Authors should be prepared to provide accurate data within a reasonable time.
- Originality and Plagiarism
Authors must ensure that the article submitted to the Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi is an original work. In other words, the same article may not be sent to other publication outlets. Authors are not allowed to submit the same article to other journals while their article is being under review by the Jurnal Manajemen Teknologi. Each article submitted will be checked for plagiarism in the initial review process. A manuscript failing the initial review process will be declined.
- Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
Multiple, redundancy or self-plagiarism is unacceptable. Further, when submitting an article, the author will attest through a written statement that the article has not been published and/or is not currently under publication through any other journal.
- Acknowledgment of Sources
The manuscript will include proper acknowledgment of the work of others. Authors must properly cite or credit every publication that has led to the authors’ current research.
- Authorship of the Paper
Authorship of the paper will include the names of all individuals who contributed to the paper. If accepted, all authors are required to provide 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 must disclose any financial support in their articles, and should avoid conflicts of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript.
- Fundamental errors in published work
Should a significant error or inaccuracy appear in an author’s published work, he/she should notify the Journal editor or publisher and promptly retract or correct the article.