Publication Ethics

Asia Pacific Journal of Business, Humanities and Education (ISSN: 2550-1496)

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

1. Publication Ethics
The APJBHE establishes rules for ethical practices and guidelines that authors, reviewers, and editors should understand and adhere to. Below are the practices and guidelines:

2. Research Ethics
When submitting a manuscript on human subjects, the authors should have obtained approval from their respective research ethics committeesThe authors should have assured the research reported in their manuscripts has been carried out in an ethical manner.

In the manuscript, the name of the research ethics committee, its respective organisation, and the approval number should be stated. If there is no ethical approval, the authors should be able to explain the reasons why they did not obtain ethical approval and how the research ethics were assured.

3. Funding
There should be a statement in the manuscripts to indicate the funding sources. If there is no funding, a declaration should be made.

4.Publication Decisions
The Editorial members of the APJBHE is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

5. Peer Review
The APJBHE is committed to the standards of peer review. After receiving a manuscript, an editor is assigned to assess the quality of the manuscript. If the manuscript is deemed suitable, it will be double-blind peer reviewed by independent, anonymous experts. If the authors have submitted their manuscripts as preprints on an open-access platform, anonymity cannot be guaranteed.

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

7. Intellectual Property
The APJBHE is an open-access journal. The authors are responsible and should have sought written permission from the copyright owners to publish any copyrighted materials in their manuscripts.

This publication ethics statement is subject to periodic review and may be updated to reflect changes in ethical standards or publication policies.