Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JIMFE (Jurnal Ilmiah Manajemen Fakultas Ekonomi) aims to publish scientific articles in management which can give contribution to the education and development of the science. JIMFE welcomes empirical, theoretical, and case-based studies articles which are relevant to all management aspects including, but not limited to:

  1. Financial Management
  2. Operations Management
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Marketing Management
  5. International Marketing
  6. International Business
  7. Strategic Management
  8. Business Ethics
  9. Finance
  10. Organizational Behavior
  11. Entrepreneurship
  12. Digital Business

Section Policies


  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Open Access Policy

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


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

Publication Ethics

JIMFE is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year by Economics Faculty, Pakuan University. A peer-reviewed journal reflects the quality of articles. Therefore, it is important to agree with the ethical standards for parties involved in the act of publishing: the authors, the journal editors, the reviewers, the publisher, and the society.

JIMFE is committed to guardianship over all stages of advertising, reprint, and/or other commercial revenues have no impact or influence editorial decisions. Additionally, Editorial Board will assist in communication with other journals and/or publisher where this is useful and necessary.


Editors are responsible for deciding as to which of the articles received should be reviewed and published. The editors should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual contents without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the author.

The Editors and editorial staff must not disclose any information on a submitted manuscript to anyone other than corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and publisher as appropriate. Further, unpublished materials must not be used in an editor’s own research without a written consent of the author, and information obtained from a peer-review must be kept confidential.


Reviewers assist editor in making editorial decision and communication with author in improving the manuscripts. Manuscripts received to be reviewed must be treated as a confidential document. Review process must be done objectively and personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. In condition that the referees feels unqualified to review the research should notify the editor and excuse himself/herself from the review process.

Reviewers should identify any relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied with relevant citation. Reviewers should also inform editor regarding the substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscripts, and views pertaining to the manuscripts should be supporting with clear argument.


Author should present an original research. Data and citation should be presented accurately in the articles. Fraudulent and inaccurate statement will be treated as unethical behavior. Plagiarism takes many forms, from using another’s paper as the author’s own paper to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another’s paper (without attribution), or claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is intolerable.

Author should not publish an article describing essentially the same research and publish the same article in more than one journal. Authorship should be limited to those who have significant contribution. All authors should disclose information pertaining to the significant error or inaccuracy in her/his articles to editor and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the article.

For more detailed information, visit http://publicationethics.org/

Publication Frequency

JIMFE (Jurnal Ilmiah Manajemen Fakultas Ekonomi) is published by the Faculty of Economics, Pakuan University. It is published two times a year (June and December).

Review Guidelines

Before you accept or decline an invitation to review, please  note the following questions:

  • Is the article requested to be reviewed in accordance with your expertise? If you receive a manuscript that covers the topics that are not appropriate areas of your expertise, please notify the editor or recommend an alternative reviewer.
  • Do you have the time to review this paper? The review process must be completed within two weeks. If you agree and require a longer period, notify the editor or suggest an alternative reviewer.
  • Is there any potential conflict of interest? Meanwhile, conflicts of interest will not disqualify you as a reviewer, disclose all conflicts of interest to the editor before reviewing. 

Review Evaluation

Your review result will help the editor to decide whether or not to publish the articles in our journal. The peer reviewer is responsible for critiquing by reading and evaluating manuscripts in the field of expertise, then giving constructive advice and honest feedback to the author of the article submitted. Peer reviewers, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the article, how to increase the strength and quality of the paper, and evaluate the relevance and authenticity of the manuscript. You may find the full template for reviewer guidelines here

Screening for Plagiarism

Before going to review process, all manuscripts will be checked that they are free from plagiarism practice using "PlagScan" software. If there is an indication of plagiarism, the manuscript will instantly be rejected.


All of articles in JIMFE are published at no charge to the author. However, JIMFE will charge extra cost for hardcopy request.