Publication Ethics

The Journal of Business Administration The Association of Private Higher Education Institution of Thailand is committed to uphold integrity of the scientific record to publish and distribute the high quality of academic journal. It aims to promote and support the scholarly works originated by academics and graduate students from a wide range of interdisciplinary: Accounting, Marketing, Finance and Banking, Human Resources Management, International Business, Transportation and Logistics, Tourism, Hotel, and General Management. The journal also serves as a forum for knowledge exchange and sharing of the research outcomes from professors, academics, and graduate students, in the form of well-qualified academic papers and research articles in order to ensure the correctness of communication in the academic works that is in compliance with international publication standards. In this regard, this journal prioritizes an importance of ethical and International publication standards. Therefore, please notify that all parties concerned are strictly to comply with ethical principles and standards. The following information is the guidelines with code of conducts for publication which are:


Duties of Authors

  1. The article submitted to the journal has never been previously published and  original manuscript is not on the consideration process of other journal.
  2. Authors need to refrain from any kind of plagiarism and ascertain that the article submitted does not violate the other’s rights or patents.
  3. Authors are required to make a proper acknowledgement or citation every time, when reference is made to the others’ works, including follow through the citation format specified by the journal.
  4. In article, the authors must not fabricate of data or falsification the results such as distorting, decoration or choose to display only specific information that align with their research results.
  5. Name of the authors appeared on the article must accurately reflect their own contribution and involvement to the research or the article submitted.
  6. Authors must disclose the resources of their research funds.
  7. In case of animal related research experiment or participants which have fragile issues, the authors should be given consent before the data collection process and should proceed ethically.

Duties of Editor

  1. Editor has a duty to investigate and consider all articles submitted for the journal’s consideration. The consideration must cover contents satisfaction and standard quality before publication.
  2. Editor must keep authors information confidently, and not disclose to other parties in any case.
  3. Editor must use reason in the selection of articles to publish without any bias against the articles or authors, including race, religion, sex, political view, and affiliation of the authors.
  4. Editor must not involve or have any conflict of interests with authors, reviewers, and the Editorial Board.
  5. Editor need to check all articles submitted with software package that accepted by the general academic standard.  If a manuscript contains plagiarized materials, the editor needs to stop the evaluations process and contact the authors immediately for a clarification statement.
  6. Editor must not modify or alter the content of the articles, including assessments from reviewers.
  7. Editor must decisively select the articles to be published after the assessment has been finalized, and consider them based on the importance of the articles with clarity and consistency, in line with the policy content of the journal.
  8. Editor must not publish articles that have been published elsewhere.

Duties of Reviewers

  1. Reviewers must evaluate the article in a timely manner, and not disclose some or any parts of the article to third parties that are not involved during the evaluation process, until the article is published.
  2. Reviewers must assess the article based on its quality as main priority, along with the academic reasons without prejudice and personal opinions, and not have any conflict of interests with the authors.
  3. Reviewers should evaluate the articles based on his/her own expertise and specialization.
  4. If the reviewer find any part of the article submitted is plagiarism or redundant to the other works. The reviewer must inform editor with clear evidence immediately.
  5. Reviewers must indicate the strengths and weaknesses of the article submitted, including provide necessary comments and suggestions for further improvements and revision.
  6. If reviewers realize they might have a conflict of interests with the authors. The reviewers should deny the evaluation of that article.