SMART Journal of Business Management Studies follows the ethical standards in its publications, to ensure the quality and originality in the manuscripts. The value of academic publishing relies on the ethical behaviour of everyone involved in it. SMART Journal advises to its authors, reviewers and editors, to refer to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) website, and other websites mentioned under the head, additional resources in addition to publication ethics of SMART Journal. Besides, they are also advised feel free to contact the Chief Editor of the SMART Journal through email in this regard. (Mail id:

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Points to Editors

Editors of SMART Journal should adhere to the followings/ Points
* To strictly follow the ethical policies of SMART Journal
* To enforce those policies, as needed, in a fair and consistent manner
* To ensure that the review process is kept confidential
* To exercise the highest standards of personal integrity in their editorial work
* To educate the authors, reviewers, and members of the Editorial Board about SMART Journals’ ethics, publishing policies and fair, unbiased, and timely action on ethical issues

SMART Journal treats the submitted manuscript and all communication with authors and referees as confidential. Authors must also treat communication with the SMART Journal as confidential. The correspondence with the Journal, reviewers' reports and other confidential material may not be posted on Journal website. Our policies regarding posting post prints, is that the PDF form of full version of article will be posted in the Journal website. The name and e-mail address of authors are generally published in the paper.