Sustainable Business and Society in Emerging Economies
Editor in Chief:
Prof. Dr. K. Kuperan Viswanathan
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ijaz Latif
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ORIGINALITY AND PLAGIARISM POLICY
- Sustainable Business and Society in Emerging Economies (SBSEE) is committed to advance original work of scholarship and strictly NO tolerance for plagiarism.
- It is the author(s) responsibility to ascertain that s/he has submitted an entirely original work, giving due credit, by virtue of proper citations, to the works and/or words of others where they are used.
- Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is not acceptable.
- Material quoted verbatim from the author(s) previously published work or other sources must be placed in quotation marks.
- In line with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan policy and in conformity with the international publishing standard for academic writing, the submitted manuscript found to have a overall similarity index of more than 20% will either be rejected or left at the discretion of the editor for purpose of a conditional acceptance. Starting from July 01, 2022, the journal has further tightened its plagiarism policy by requiring the submitted manuscript to have a overall similarity index of not more than 15% and single source similarity not more than 3%. Any such paper will either be rejected or left at the discretion of the editor for purposes of revision by the authors or issuance of a conditional acceptance.
- Authors can submit manuscript previously published in abstracted form, e.g. in the proceedings of an annual meeting, or in a periodical with limited circulation and availability e.g. reports by government agencies or university departments.
- In case the research paper is part of the research thesis, the author shall make explicit statement to the managing editor at the time of submission that the work is from a research thesis along with other details. However, the thesis should not have been formally published in book form by any academic publisher.
- In case that the paper has been published in the full paper proceedings of a conference or other meeting, the similarity of paper submitted for journal publication with its previous version must not be more than 40%. The author will be required to mention such case to the managing editor during the submission process.