JABS Introduction

Dated: 2015-10-28

Journal of Administrative and Business Sciences (JABS)

JABS| Research Journal

INTRODUCTION


Journal of Administrative & Business Sciences (JABS) is a double peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary research journal of international outlook. The journal publishes papers of an empirical or conceptual nature as well as literature reviews of a cross disciplinary nature on six monthly basis. JABS provides a platform for academicians, business professionals,  and administrator’s scholarly works of intellectual and professional concerns on both theoretical and practical issues in the areas of business and public administration, human resource management, finance, economics, marketing, management, human and organizational psychology, corporate governance, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and public health management.  JABS, being multidisciplinary in scope and interdisciplinary in contents, seeks to publish innovative, impactful and cutting edge research that breaks the rules of thumb and sets new grounds in the real world of business management and administrative sciences. 

Review Process:  On receipt of a research article the process of Triple (blind) peer review shall be completed with in 8-10 weeks (maximum) and author shall be informed about the acceptance or otherwise about his/ her paper accordingly.  The review process shall include following steps in sequential order:

 

  • All manuscripts shall be initially scrutinized by the Chief Editor/ Editor to gauge its general worth and pass through plagiarism test on plagiarism software. . 
  • Paper that withstands initial scrutiny and plagiarism test will be forwarded to three reviewers for blind reviews. The reviewers’ panel shall include; two Pakistan based scholars and one from abroad. Two positive review reports out of three will be mandatory for publication of the article in JABS.
  • All efforts shall be made to expedite the review process as quickly as possible, without compromising set standards of quality, originality, academic significance and socio- administrative relevance. The management of the journal will share reviewer’s comments with authors within 8-10 weeks and seek modified copy of the manuscript in line with the reviewer’s comments/ suggestions. The final version of the accepted manuscript will be published in the immediate next issue, subject to the availability of space.  Suggested Review Performa is attached as Annexure-A.

Copyright: JABS will retain copy rights of all the manuscripts published in any of its number, however, the Chief Editor or Editor may allow its copy or use in any shape on request.  Submission of a manuscript implies; that the work described has not been published before (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, or thesis) that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that if and when the manuscript is accepted for publication, the authors agree to automatic transfer of the copyright to the publisher.