Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by the Editorial Board. Then, the articles will be sent to the Peer Reviewers and will go to the next selection by the Double Blind-Peer Review process. After that, the articles will be returned to the authors to revise. This process will take a month for a maximum time. Peer Reviewers that collaboration with JIMMBA is experts in the field of business and management areas and issues around it. Besides that, screening for plagiarism using Plagiarism Checker.
Manuscript processing time in JIMMBA:

  1. The author has 7 days waiting period on the first article submission, the section editor will decide whether the article needs to be revised or not.
  2. Section editor needs 3 days to examine the article based on JIMMBA’s author guideline.
  3. The author has 14 days to revise the article consistent with JIMMBA’s author guideline.
  4. In the revised article given to the editor to be reviewed, the editorial team needs 14 days to finish the review.
  5. If the article Declined, section editor has 4 days to inform the author regarding the editorial team decision.
  6. If the article Revision Required, the editorial team will proceed with the article to the reviewer.
  7. The reviewer has 30 days to review the article divided into two times review and provide the decision, Accepted or Declined.
  8. The editorial team discusses the final decision in an editorial team meeting whether the articles recommended by the reviewers proceed to be Published or Declined. The editorial team has 7 days to make the final decision.
  9. The soon-to-be-published articles, lay-outed by the section editor for 7 days.
  10. The author has 3 days to confirm the layout result.
  11. Section editor publishes the accepted articles.