Editor Responsibilities

 | Post date: 2019/11/29 | 
The journal is committed to follow and apply the “International Standards for Editors” issued by the Committee on Publication Ethics in designing and leading the Journal’s review and publishing processes and in dealing with the associated issues. You may find the International Standards for Editorshere. The journal's editors should carefully review the standard and apply its guidelines to their editorial tasks and procedures completely.
The word “editor” is common terminology used to refer to the Chief Editor of any journal. Content Editor or Section Editor is an expert who manages the reviewing processes in a subject-centered section and is a member of the Editorial Board of any journal. Editors of IJT have full responsibility for the editorial and technical decisions of the journal. Other editors should not intervene or comment on the editorial decisions made on any manuscript by the respective editor. Editors must give unbiased considerations of the submitted articles manuscripts. IJT aims for rapid publication; therefore IJT editors are advised to process the manuscripts promptly and diligently. 
Editors are solely responsible for the final acceptance or rejection of the submissions, after giving full consideration to the feedback received from the reviewers. Any decision made or matters of concern about a submitted article should not be revealed to anyone by the editors. Editors should refrain from using the information, data, theories, or interpretations of any submission in her/his own work.
Best Practice: The best practice for the journal editors includes but not limited to the following:
  • Actively seeks the views of authors, readers, reviewers and the Editorial Board members about ways of improving the journal’s quality.
  • Encourages and is aware of monitoring the peer-review processes and reassesses the journal’s scope in the light of new findings.
  • Supports initiatives designed to eliminate or reduce misconduct in research and publication.
  • Takes initiatives to enhance the researchers’ awareness about publication ethics.
  • Assesses the effects of the journal policies on authors and reviewers behavior by revising the current policies, as appropriate.
Editors should respond promptly to complaints from any author based on the guidelines set out by the COPE flowchart.

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