Publication Ethics

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 the original manuscript is not on the consideration process of another 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. 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.
  3. Authors must strictly adhere to ethical practices (PDPA) and respecting all the affected by concealing using ABC instead, including beware of conflicts, threats to the political system, religion, or arts and culture of the country without any academic evidence.
  4. In the article, the authors must not fabricate data or falsify the results such as distorting, decoration or choose to display only specific information that aligns with their research results.
  5. The names 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 sources of their research funds or grants.
  7. Authors have to prepare their manuscripts as recommended
  8. Authors have to revise their manuscripts as recommended by the peer review and the journal editorial board; however, the authors could show their disagreement to those recommendation in case strong reasons are given.
  9. During the editorial process of consideration, authors are not allowed to release or publish any of their manuscripts in any other journal, if the authors need to, they are required to contact the editorial board to terminate the consideration process.
  10. In case of animal related research experiments or participants, the authors should show the Institutional Research Board certificate and the information certified should correspond to the article submitted.

Duties of Editor

  1. Editors have 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. Editors will initially evaluate the manuscripts submitted and decide those eligible for publication process, then select at least 3 professionals in the field of article to evaluate (double-blind peer review). Each manuscript has to be evaluated by professionals of different affiliates from the authors.
  3. Editors must use reasons in the selection of articles to publish without any bias against the articles or authors, including race, religion, gender, political view, and affiliation of the authors.
  4. Editors select the article that is qualified and does not accept any article because of the authors or their own benefits without any consideration of the peer review.
  5. Editors must keep authors information confidently, and not disclose to other parties in any case.
  6. Editors need to check all articles submitted with software package that accepted by the general academic standard.  If a manuscript contains plagiarized materials, the editors need to stop the evaluations process and contact the authors immediately for a clarification statement.
  7. In case of publication, manuscript or any other fee, there must be a prior announcement of terms and conditions and accurate rate for general public’s view.
  8. Editors must not involve or have any conflict of interests with authors, reviewers, and the Editorial Board.

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 except permission is given.
  2. Reviewers must assess the article based on its quality as their 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 reviewers find any part of the article submitted plagiarized or redundant to the other works, the reviewers must inform editors with immediate and clear evidence.
  5. If the article is suspected fraud, the reviewers must report to the editors with the immediate and clear evidence.
  6. If any statements in the article have been found contrasting, threatening, and bias to the political system, religion, or art and culture of the country without any academic evidence, the reviewers must report to the editor with an immediate and clear evidence.
  7. Reviewers must indicate the strengths and weaknesses of the article submitted, including providing necessary comments and suggestions for further improvements and revision.
  8. Reviewers must not exploit from the articles evaluated as well as making use of unrevealed contents for their own benefits without any consent from the authors.
  9. If reviewers realize they might have a conflict of interests with the authors, the reviewers should deny the evaluation of that article.