ETHICS AND RESPONSIBILITY

AIMS Journal of Management (AJM) is committed to upholding the integrity of the work it publishes. The value of academic publishing relies on everyone involved behaving ethically. We encourage our authors to refer to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) website. Authors should ensure that:

  • Their work is original and written by them
  • Their work has not been previously published and has been submitted only to the journal
  • Where material is taken from other sources (including their own published writing), the source is clearly cited and that wherever appropriate permission is obtained
  • Their work does not infringe upon the rights of others, including privacy rights and intellectual property rights
  • Their data is true and not manipulated
  • Their data is their own or that they have permission to use data reproduced in their paper
  • Any real or apparently conflicting or competing interest is clearly stated on submission of their paper (this would include funding assistance)
  • They adhere to all research ethics guidelines of the discipline, particularly where human or animal subjects are involved
  • They contact the Chairman – Editorial Board to identify and correct any material errors upon discovery, whether prior or subsequent to publication of their work
  • Authorship of the paper is accurately represented, including ensuring that all individuals credited as authors participated in the actual authorship of the work and that all who participated are credited and have given consent for publication

Reviewers must:

  • Maintain the confidentiality of the review process
  • Immediately alert the Chairman - Editorial Board of any real or potential competing interest that could affect the impartiality of their reviewing and decline to review where appropriate
  • Conduct themselves fairly and impartially

Everyone including Editorial Board of AIMS Journal of Management

  • Promotes fairness and equality and opposes discrimination
  • Promotes the transparency and respects the maintenance of academic record
  • Respects the confidentiality of others
  • Is transparent about real or apparent competing interests

AIMS Journal of Management is completely intolerant to plagiarism.

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