Publication Ethics

Ethical charter of the publication and examples of abuse in publishing

Industrial Management Perspective works to publish the highest quality research in the field of industrial management. In order to achieve this goal, the process of reviewing and publishing research articles must be done with an impartial and accurate approach. This charter is applicable to articles submitted to the Industrial Management Perspective since 2011 and may be reviewed and amended by the journal's editors. Ethical policies of this journal are based on the principles of the International Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) and the ethical charter of the publications of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Authers, Reviewers, Professors, and Editors must adhere to these ethical principles when working with this journal.


Responsibilities of Publisher, Authers, Reviewers, Professors, and Editors

Responsibilities of Publisher:

  1. This journal reviews submitted articles based on professional reviews and avoids decisions based on personal interests.
  2. This journal is committed to preserving academic and research records.
  3. This journal monitors adherence to ethical principles by its Editors and Editorial Board and Reviewers.
  4. This journal investigates plagiarism and fraud.
  5. This journal will make the necessary corrections and revisions as needed.


Responsibilities of Editor-in-Chief and Editors:

  1. Editor-in-Chief and Editors of this journal keep the submitted articles confidential until their publication.
  2. The decision to publish or not to publish an article is made by the editor, faculty and judges.
  3. The principle of Double-blind judging is maintained by the editors and scientific editors of this journal.
  4. Editor-in-Chief and Editors identify plagiarism and possible fraud, and provide correction, explanation, withdrawal and apology when needed.
  5. Editor-in-Chief and Editors do not disclose article information to anyone other than authors, corresponding authors, and reviewers.
  6. Unpublished articles will not be used for personal purposes by the Editor-in-Chief, Editorsor and other members.
  7. Typically, three reviewers are invited to review an article. The Editor-in-Chief checks all reviews for quality.
  8. Editor-in-Chief and Editors will evaluate articles and select the reviewers within one week after receiving articles.
  9. If Editor-in-Chief receives evidence that the concept or result of a published article is incorrect, Quickly publishes an appropriate correction and related notes.
  10. It is the responsibility of the Editor-in-Chief to accept or reject articles. This requires the advice of the reviewers; However, articles that the Editor-in-Chief thinks are completely inappropriate may be rejected without review by the reviewers.
  11. Editor-in-Chief and Editors refrain from reviewing articles that create a conflict of interest for them, a conflict that arises from competitive, collaborative, financial, and other relationships with any author, company, or institution associated with the article.


Responsibilities of Reviewers:

  1. This journal has a double-blind evaluation process in which the authors and the reviewers do not know each other. If the reviewer knows the identity of the author or co-author, he or she will naturally be excluded from the reviewing of the article. reviewers should also refrain from writing, saying, or doing anything that could clarify their identity to the author.
  2. The reviewers of this journal work with Editors to decide on the publication of submitted articles.
  3. The reviewers try to keep the submitted articles confidential. Peer reviewers are required to keep the submitted articles confidential and not to use their information for personal purposes.
  4. The process of reviewing articles is technical and specialized.
  5. The reviewers do not review articles in which there is a conflict of interest with one of the authors, companies, or institutions. Reviewers also do not disclose conflicts of interest.
  6. It is necessary to refuse a request to review an article according to the time or situation (for example, not having enough knowledge to review the article).
  7. The reviewers review the articles quickly and try to review them at the appointed time (maximum one month).


Responsibilities of Authers:

  1. Authors must submit articles with correct spelling and appropriate terminology.
  2. Articles should not have been previously published or under review by another publication.
  3. This journal follows a double-blind evaluation process where authors and reviewers do not know each other. Authors should not reveal their identities to the reviewers in any way, and the article should not contain any information that would allow the reviewers to identify the author.
  4. Authors should not suggest reviewers who have already read the article or its previous manuscript, as it would violate the double-blind evaluation process.
  5. The corresponding author must obtain consent from all authors to submit the article to this journal. All authors should have contributed to the research and be accountable for the results.
  6. The credibility of the article should be shared according to the contribution in writing the article. Authors must accept responsibility and credibility for the work.
  7. Authors must obtain permission from the relevant institution to which the submitted article information relates.
  8. Authors should allow the journal to edit the appearance of the article for greater readability.
  9. The "Authors' Commitment" form and the "Competing Interests" form must be approved and signed by all authors.
  10. In this open access journal, the authors reserve the copyright of the article, but anyone is allowed to download, print and distribute the article.
  11. All authors of the article must agree on the choice of the corresponding author. The corresponding author is responsible for subsequent review processes after submitting the article.
  12. If an author discovers an important mistake in their work, they should inform the editor-in-chief immediately and cooperate in reviewing or correcting the article. If someone else finds a serious mistake in the published work, the author should promptly correct the article or provide evidence to the editor-in-chief that the original article is correct.
  13. All articles submitted to this journal are analyzed by plagiarism software.
  14. All authors should read the "Guide for Authors" before submitting an article.
  15. The authors are ultimately responsible for the content of the article submitted to the journal.
  16. Authors should report their findings completely and accurately and should not delete data that is relevant to the text or structure of the research questions. The results should be reported completely and accurately even if they contradict the author's expected results.
  17. The article should contain sufficient details and resources.
  18. The corresponding author who submits the article to the journal must send a manuscript of the article to all contributing authors.
  19. The authors are responsible for protecting the privacy of the research participants.
  20. If an author cannot meet the deadline for submitting a revised article (maximum one month), they should contact the editor as soon as possible to determine the length of time or cancel the evaluation process.
  21. Articles should never contain data distortion.
  22. The submission of the article to the Industrial Management Perspective system will be notified to all article authors by sending an email.

 Authers Commitment and Competing Interest Forms

* Before submitting an article, authors must download the "Authors' Commitment" and "Competing Interests" files from the links below, and all authors must sign it and upload it along with the article file.

Authors' Commitment

Competing Interests