Peer Review Process

Business & Management Studies: An International Journal (BMIJ) an academic peer-reviewed e-journal. All correspondence will be held in the magazine is carried out in the Internet environment. Double-blind reviewing process is applied in the journal BMIJ. Reviewers and the author(s) do not know the identity of each other. Scientific studies are sent to at least two reviewers in the evaluation process. 

If the article is outside of scope of the journal or does not scientific and formal characteristics, article can be directly rejected by the editor before the start of the arbitration process of scientific studies. Language or writing style is substandard then the conformational change may be required.

 

 Assessment Process For Articles Submitted in English

Scientific assessment and review of articles in English is an essential matter in terms of enhancing our publication quality. Articles in Turkish will be assessed in terms of English title, abstract and keywords by the Linguistic Editor.  If the article is in English, the Linguistic Editor will assess it from a linguistic perspective and will reach one of these three probable decisions:

Acception of the Article:  It has been decided that the article which is in English is sufficient in terms of its language. It is suitable for the scientific assessment. In this case, the article is sent to editor of the related department for the scientific assessment stage.

Corrections Needed in the Article: There are linguistic mistakes in the article which is in English. Before the scientific assessment stage, corrections in terms of linguistics are required. The article is sent back to the author(s). To be able to continue its assessment as an English text, the article must be sent back to the editorial board of the journal after necessary corrections have been completed. The article which has been accepted as sufficient after correction of linguistic mistakes and review is submitted to editor of the related department for the scientific assessment stage. If it is decided that the article in English is not sufficient, it is rejected.

Article Rejected: The article which is in English has been found insufficient in terms of its language. It is not suitable for the scientific assessment. It is sent back to the author(s). The article will be accepted for scientific assessment and sent to editor of the related department only if it is submitted in Turkish language for the application.