Peer review Process
Journal of Academic Leadership is academic and scientific journal. All manuscripts submitted for publication should be original. Manuscripts published or under consideration for publication elsewhere should not be submitted and will not be considered. Submission of a paper implies that it has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and that if accepted it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English without the written consent of the Publisher.
Manuscripts submitted to the journal management system is evaluated by the editors and section editors within two weeks at the latest. The manuscripts are critically evaluated basing on the journal’s submission criteria:
- scope of the journal and appropriateness to the field of study
- evaluation of the similarity
- appropriateness to the writing rules
- Publication language
Manuscripts passed from pre-assessment of editors and section editors are forwarded to two referees who are specialized in the field concerned.
These referees state their decision whether they take the submitted manuscript into evaluation or not to the publication board within two weeks at the latest. If the referees don’t state an opinion to the publication board, new referees are assigned for the reviewing the manuscript.