Pulication Ethics

This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing a manuscript in the Entrepreneurship Journal, which is managed by the Institute for Research and Community Service (LPPM) Respati University of Indonesia, including writers, editors, and reviewers.

This statement is based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

  1. Ethical Guidelines for Journal Publication

The publication of a manuscript is very important to note regarding its ethics, this is also included in the Entrepreneurship Journal. The Entrepreneurship Journal publishes manuscripts based on the results of both theoretical and empirical studies from various authoritative sources that can be accounted for. This is important for the development of science to be implemented in the economic development of a country. Thus, a coherent and respected knowledge network needs to be carried out in the Journal publication Ethics Guidelines. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the supporting institutions. Manuscripts in the Entrepreneurship Journal are peer-reviewed to support and realize the scientific method. It is then important to agree on the expected standards of ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing, namely the authors, journal editors, reviewers, publishers and the public.

The Institute for Research and Community Service (LPPM) Respati University of Indonesia as the publisher of the Entrepreneurship Journal takes its guardianship duties beyond all publishing stages very seriously and we carry it out with ethics and other responsibilities. LPPM Universitas Respati Indonesia is committed to ensuring that broadcasting, reprinting or other commercial income does not have any impact or influence on editorial decisions.

  1. Publication Decisions

Prior to publishing both online and in print for Entrepreneurship Journals, the Chief Editor who is responsible for publishing requests input from other editors as well as support for suggestions from reviewers. Where, it is also based on a series of journal publications starting from submitting manuscripts, checking editors, checking reviewers, checking layouts, checking plagiarism and copyright. This is under the supervision of the Chief Editor and other Editors with authority, resulting in a publication decision for the manuscript in the Entrepreneurship Journal.

  1. Non-Discrimination

In each Journal of Entrepreneurship publishing process, editors and reviewers evaluate manuscripts for the scholarly content of the manuscript without relating it to the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy. This is done in order to uphold the ethics of publishing the Entrepreneurship Journal, namely non-discrimination.

  1. Confidentiality

Manuscripts published in the Entrepreneurship Journal are highly guarded for their information value, where editors and reviewers are not allowed to disclose much information about a manuscript that has been submitted to anyone from the author, reviewer, editorial team, and publisher, but only what is appropriate and reasonable.

  1. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Unpublished material disclosed in a submitted manuscript does not have to be used by many members of the editorial board and reviewers in their own research.


Duties and Obligations of Reviewers

  1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Publishing manuscripts in the Entrepreneurship Journal involves reviewers in their fields, the decisions of the reviewers as a contribution to the editor's decisions for each manuscript. Journal of Entrepreneurship uses a blind-reviewer process, where the results of the reviewers are communicated back to the authors to improve the quality of the authors' research.

  1. Speed

The Entrepreneurship Journal pays great attention to the timeliness of publication and information to authors. Every manuscript that is entered in the Entrepreneurship Journal is informed to the authors and reviewers for the process according to the basic provisions. If the reviewer does not carry out his duties on time, then the editor takes the decision to replace another, more qualified reviewer. In order for the speed of publication time to remain consistent according to what has been set.

1. Confidentiality

The Entrepreneurship Journal is managed by LPPM Respati University of Indonesia with the assistance of expert editors and reviewers. Every manuscript that is submitted is kept confidential by the editors, reviewers and publishers. Given the blind-reviewer system, every manuscript that enters the reviewer can only be discussed with the editor and the author.

2. Objectivity Standards

Every manuscript that is entered in the Entrepreneurship Journal, editors and reviewers are required to evaluate the manuscript based on established standards. However, review comments from editors and reviewers need to respect the authors. As well as the reviewers are required to be consistent in their decisions and recommendations to the editors and writers.

3. Acknowledgment of Sources

The reviewers are required to pay attention to every source that comes from all manuscripts that enter the Entrepreneurship Journal, where the manuscript is sent by the author through the editor. Each source needs to be known for its truth and up-to-date, and acknowledged through a list of trusted references.

4. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Specific information or ideas obtained through peer-reviews must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with the authors, companies, or other institutions associated with the research.


Duties and Responsibilities of Authors

1.Reporting Standards

The authors are required to provide accounting data and informative information on the results of the work provided to the Entrepreneurship Journal. The data presented contains reference sources that can be accounted for and included in the manuscript. Fraudulent or intentionally inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

2. Data Access and Retention

Authors may be asked about data and information in the manuscript, so they are required to provide data and information related to the manuscript in a timely manner to the editor and reviewer. This is to facilitate the refinement of the manuscript from the author according to the rules of the Entrepreneurship Journal.

3. Originality and Plagiarism

Authors should ensure that they have written a completely original work, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of another person's work, it must be properly cited. If several problems are found related to citation and/or plagiarism in the author's work, then the manuscript is automatically rejected.

4. Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

When the author submits a manuscript for publication in the Entrepreneurship Journal, the author is not allowed to send the manuscript to other publishers simultaneously. Simultaneous submission of the authors was considered unethical and unacceptable for the manuscript.

5. Acknowledgment of Sources

Each manuscript submitted by the author to the Entrepreneurship Journal must provide recognition of sources that are appropriate and able to add value to the manuscript, all of these recognitions must be clearly listed on the list of references.

6. Research Authorship

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the research reported in a manuscript submitted to the Entrepreneurship Journal. The authors listed in the manuscript have a responsibility to keep co-authors posted with the review process. If accepted, all authors are required to provide a signed statement that the research work is their original research work.

7. Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects

If the work involves chemicals, procedures or devices that have many unusual hazards inherent in the author's use, they must clearly identify these in the manuscript.

8. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript all the things that support their research being completed. All supporting financial resources for research should be disclosed.

9. Fundamental Errors in Published Works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in their published work, it is the author's obligation to immediately notify the editor or publisher of the journal and work with the editor to withdraw or correct the research.