This journal shall endeavor to publish scholarly works that are of high academic standards and are based on empirical studies, conceptual papers, innovative research and case studies in the various streams of economics, commerce, management and the journal attracts papers with special focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. All submitted papers undergo a rigorous scrutiny by the peer reviewers for their quality standards, research rigor and methodological appropriateness. The review process of IJBRE strictly adhere to the ethical policies laid down by the journal focusing on moral justice and unbiased practices during the selection process. The journal aims to maintain ethical standards so as to reach international acceptability and preparedness for acceptance in international indexing organizations.
In regards to maintaining high standards, the journal does not guarantees publication of articles by merely fulfilling the plagiarism standards required by the Journal, other variables also come into consideration before selecting the paper for publication. The components of IJBRE Publication ethics are as follows:
- Authorship - All those who have made a significant contribution should be given chance to be cited as authors. Other individuals who have contributed to the work are required to be acknowledged. Articles should include a full list of the current institutional affiliations of all authors.
- Originality and plagiarism - The authors are required to ensure that they have written entirely original works and if the authors have used the work or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.
- Data access and retention - Authors may be 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.
- Reporting Standards - Authors of reports of empirical research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance.
- Duplicate submission - Simultaneous submissions of the same manuscript to different journals will have to notify to the editor and in case if it is come to the knowledge of the editorial board the paper will be rejected.
- Research misconduct: Intentional data and content manipulation/omission to fit the proposed aim and desired outcome will be considered as fraud. Invention of data and malicious manipulation of data (including images) are unacceptable. Authors are expected to keep compiled record of accurate data and output of analysis, tables and graphs used for the article.
- Research results - Fabrication, alteration on selective reporting of results with the intent to mislead or dis-considered as unethical and the paper would be considered as fraud and it will be rejected.