Peer Review Process
Peer Review Process Policy
- Received text, will then be reviewed or reviewed by the reviewer / bestari partner who is competent in his field.
- Journal Review Policy Ratio using Double blind Review
- Notice of submission received or rejected, no later than 4 week after the manuscript is reviewed. If more than 4 week has not been confirmed by the editor, the author has the right to contact the editorial board to confirm the status of the manuscript.
Papers needing revision will be returned to the authors, and the authors must return the revised manuscript to the Chief Editor via OJS of Jurnal Syarikah. Chief Editor sends the revised manuscript to Section Editors to check whether the manuscript is revised as suggested by peer reviewers. Sections Editors could give recommendation to Chief Editor that the manuscript should return to authors, accept, or reject within 4 weeks. After acceptance letter sent by Chief Editor, the manuscript is forwarded to the technical editor for editing and layout process. Chief Editor would send a letter announcing the publication issue to authors.
There are four steps of revision process by authors: 1) revision manuscript to accommodate Section Editors suggestions (prequalification step) within 2 weeks; 2) revision manuscript to accommodate peer reviewer suggestions within 2-4 weeks; 3) revision to accommodate Section Editors suggestions within 2-4 weeks (if any); and 4) revision to accommodate editorial meeting suggestions within 1 week (if any). Manuscripts that exceed the revision deadline will be withdrawn. Authors may request for extension to Chief Editor before the revision expires. The time interval from the date the manuscript is submitted to the acceptance for publication varies, depending on the time required for review and revision process.
The final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely made by Editor in Chief/Regional (Handling) Editor (together with Editorial Board if required) according to reviewers' critical comments. The final decision of the manuscript is solely based on the Editor's final review which considering peer-reviewers comments (but not solely by Reviewer).
Publication of accepted articles including assigning the article to the published issues will be made by Editor in Chief by considering the sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as a thematic issue.