Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

IJIES Journal is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal dedicated to enhancing and disseminating scholarly work in the field of Innovation in Enterprise systems.

It has been indexed in several international academic publication databases, e.g., Indonesian Publication Index (IPI), Google Scholar, WorldCat, Science, and Citation Index (Sinta). 

This statement clarifies ethical behavior 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 reviewers­­­­­ and the publisher (IJIES - International Journal of Innovation in Enterprise System). 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 IJIES Journal 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 editors, the peer reviewers, the publisher and the society.

Telkom University as the publisher of IJIES Journal takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and it recognizes the ethical and other responsibilities a journal publisher holds. It is committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.

Publisher's Responsibilities

  • Publisher of the International Journal of Innovation in Enterprise System is responsible for publishing manuscripts that have gone through the process of editing, reviewing, and laying out in accordance with the rules of publishing the Scientific Journal.
  • Publisher International Journal of Innovation in Enterprise System is responsible for guaranteeing academic freedom for editors and reviewers in carrying out their respective duties.
  • Publisher of International Journal of Innovation in Enterprise System is responsible for maintaining privacy and protecting intellectual property and copyright, and editorial freedom.

 Editor's Responsibilities

  • The Editor of the International Journal of Innovation in Enterprise System is responsible for deciding which manuscript is worthy of publication.
  • In the process of reviewing and receiving the manuscript, the editorial team of International Journal of Innovation in Enterprise System based on the principle of equality of treatment in making decisions to publish the text by not distinguishing the race, gender, religion, ethnicity, citizenship or political ideology of the author.
  • The editor and editorial team of the International Journal of Innovation in Enterprise System will not disclose any information about the manuscript or manuscript entered except with the permission of the author.
  • Unpublished manuscripts will not be used by the research editor of the International Journal of Innovation in Enterprise System for their own purposes and will be returned directly to the author.

Publication decisions

The editors of IJIES Journal 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 always drives such decisions. The editors are 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. The editors have zero tolerance for plagiarism and actively carry out plagiarism screening using search engines and plagiarism checkers. 

Fair play

An editor evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality

The editors and the editorial staff will 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 will not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author

Reviewer Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Promptness
    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/herself from the review process.
  • Confidentiality
    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.
  • Confidentiality 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.

Author's Responsibilities

  • Reporting Standards
    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 behavior and are unacceptable.
  • Data Access and Retention 
    Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.
  • 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 behavior 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.
  • Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects 
    If the work involves humans, animals, 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 another 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.