Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

DIJB aims to be the media for publishing empirical issues related to business studies. DIJB invites manuscripts in the some topics including marketing management, finance management, operation management, human resource management, innovation management, knowledge management, organizational behavior, organizational development, and change management. DIJB’s main objective is disseminating empirical issues in business studies to the broad audiences such as, but not exclusive to, academicians, graduate students, and business practitioners.


Section Policies


Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process / Policy

All manuscripts that have been submitted in DIJB will go through these processes:

  1. Author submit the manuscript
  2. Editor evaluation [some manuscripts are rejected or returned before the review process]
  3. Blind peer review process
  4. Editor Decision
  5. Confirmation to the authors


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Publication Ethics

For Publication

  1. All submitted manuscripts are reviewed by at one blind peer reviewer who are expert in their subject.
  2. The originality, soundness, novelty and language are factors that are taken into account in review by reviewers.
  3. The result of review is categorized into eligible to publish without revision, eligible to publish with revision, and rejection.
  4. There is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted even authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit the manuscript.
  5. Rejected manuscript will not be re-reviewed.


For Editor

  1. Editors have full responsibility and authority to reject/accept a manuscript.
  2. Editors should guarantee the quality of the papers published.
  3. Editors should provide all information required by authors to improve the publication.
  4. Editors should preserve the identity or anonymity of reviewers. 
  5. Editors should not allow any conflicts of interest among authors, reviewers and board members.


For Authors

  1. Authors have to certify that the manuscript has not previously been published or is not being considered for publication elsewhere.
  2. Authors have to certify that manuscript submitted is free from plagiarism.
  3. Authors have to follow the rule of guideline of DIJB.
  4. Authors state that all data analyzed are real.


For Reviewers

  1. Reviewers should evaluate a manuscript solely on academic merits, in which if a conflict of interest is detected it should be immediately notified to the editor.
  2. Reviewers have to keep all information related to the manuscript reviewed.
  3. Reviewers should review a manuscript objectively.
  4. Reviewers should notify clearly on unclear statement written by authors.
  5. Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulted from competitive or relationships with any of the authors.
  6. If plagiarism is detected, reviewers should notify the editors immediately.