Publication Ethics


Equlibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Ekonomi, Manajemen dan Akuntansi is a scientific journal published every six months that contains the results of both theoretical and applied research from the fields of economics, management and accounting as well as other disciplines relevant to the field of economics. This publication code of ethics statement is an agreement of all parties involved in the publication process of the Equlibrium: Jurnal Ilmiah Ekonomi, Manajemen dan Akuntansi which includes managers, editors, bestary partners, and authors. This scientific publication code of ethics statement refers to the Head of LIPI Regulation Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications. Scientific publication ethics prioritize three points of ethical values in publications, namely:

  1. Neutrality, which does not contain elements of conflict of interest in the management of publications;
  2. Justice, namely the granting of authorship rights to those entitled as authors; and
  3. Honesty, which does not contain elements of Duplication, Fabrication, Falsification, and Plagiarism (DF2P) in publications.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Journal Manager

  1. Determine the name of the journal, scientific scope, periodicity, application for accreditation as needed and determine the membership of the editorial board.
  2. Define the relationship between publishers, editors, bestary partners, and other related parties stated in a contract.
  3. Respect confidential matters, both for contributing researchers, authors, editors, and bestary partners.
  4. Implement norms and provisions regarding intellectual property rights, especially copyright.
  5. Conduct a review of journal policies and communicate them to authors, the editorial board, bestary partners, and readers.
  6. Developing guidelines for rules, ethical behavior for editors, bestary partners, and ensuring the implementation of regular journal publications.
  7. Provide funding sources for the sustainability of journal publishing.
  8. Build a network of cooperation with research institutions, related agencies, and prepare licenses and other legal aspects.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Editor

  1. Meet the needs of readers and writers and strive for continuous improvement in the quality of publications.
  2. Implement a process to ensure the quality of published papers.
  3. Promote freedom of opinion and maintain the integrity of the author's academic track record.
  4. Provide corrections, clarifications, and apologies when necessary.
  5. Responsible for the style and format of writing scientific papers, while authors are responsible for statements in published papers.
  6. Actively solicit the opinions of authors, readers, bestarial partners, and members of the editorial board to improve the quality of publications.
  7. Conduct regular internal evaluations of the quality of scientific journals.
  8. Be open-minded to new opinions or views of others that may conflict with personal opinions for the advancement of science.
  9. Encourage authors to make improvements to the paper until it is suitable for publication and accept the author's initiative regarding publication ethics by including a client form in each manuscript submission.
  10. Avoid objective decisions by not defending one's own opinion.

Duties and Responsibilities of Bestary Partners

  1. Reviewing papers, submitting the results of the review to the editor, as material for determining the eligibility of a paper for publication and improvement in accordance with predetermined standards.
  2. Reviewers do not conduct scientific reviews of papers involving themselves.
  3. Provide positive advice and recommendations on manuscripts of scientific papers.
  4. Maintain the privacy of the author by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations on a manuscript as well as, encouraging the improvement of the paper.
  5. The paper is reviewed in a timely manner according to the publication's style based on established scientific principles (data collection methods, author legality, conclusions, etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities of Authors

  1. Determine that those included in the author list have met the criteria as authors.
  2. Be collectively responsible for the work and content of the article including methods, analysis, calculations, and detailing the necessary parts.
  3. Explain the origin of resources (including funding), both directly and indirectly.
  4. Describe attempts at improvement in the research.
  5. Take into account comments made by bestary partners and the editorial board in a professional scientific and timely manner.
  6. Inform the editor in writing if the paper is to be retracted.
  7. Make a statement that the paper submitted for publication is original, and has never been published anywhere and in any language, and is not in the process of submission to another publisher.

For authors, please fill out the Ethical Clearance Statement to be included as a file attachment when submitting the manuscript.