Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

KAIROS is a journal of research publication in economic studies, management, financial, social studies, history, sociology, geography public policy, humanities, accounting, and PSAP of Economics and Social Education published by the Department of Economics and Social Education, Faculty of Education/ Teachers College, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Tangerang, Indonesia. The journal aims to publish original articles of research publication in economic studies, management, financial, social studies, history, sociology, geography public policy, humanities, curriculum, and PSAP of Economics and Social Education. KAIROS is published biannually in April and October.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

Manuscripts submitted will go through the evaluation process with a system of double-blind peer review by reviewers selected by the Editorial Board with at least one of whom is a member of the Editorial Board. Reviewers are appointed under consideration of expertise and suitability to the subject. Results of the evaluation will be communicated within 1-2 months. On the basis of reviewers’ comments and recommendations, the Editorial Board will decide whether the manuscript is accepted without revision, accepted with revisions required, or rejected. The revised manuscript should be returned to the Editorial Board within a predetermined time.

 

Publication Frequency

KAIROS is published biannually in April and October.

 

Open Access Policy

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

 

Archiving

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...

 

Author Fees and Publication Charges Policy

There are no author fees or author processing charges required for publication in KAIROS.

 

Author Self-Archiving Policy

This journal permits and encourages authors to post items submitted to the journal on personal websites and institutional or funder repositories after publication. The final published PDF version should be used and bibliographic details that credit the publication in this journal should be included.

 

Competing Interest Policy

A competing interest is anything that interferes with, or could reasonably be perceived as interfering with, the full and objective presentation, peer review, editorial decision-making, or publication of research or non-research articles (with acknowledgement and thanks to PLoS).  Competing interests can be financial or non-financial, professional, or personal. Competing interests can arise in relationship to an organization or another person. Declaring all potential competing interests is a requirement and is integral to the transparent reporting of research.
1) Authors must declare all relevant competing interests for consideration during the review process.
2) Editors (professional or academic, paid or unpaid) and reviewers must declare their own competing interests and if necessary recuse themselves from involvement in the assessment of a paper.
3) Anyone who comments on or rates published papers in KAIROS must declare their competing interests at the time of posting their comments and/or rating.

 

Complaints Policy

Complaints should be sent via e-mail to the Editor-in-Chief at editor.kairos@uph.edu.  In your complaint, please clearly describe the nature, circumstances, and subject of the complaint.  All complaints will be addressed promptly following the best practice in the ethics of scholarly journal publishing.

 

Copyright Policy

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
1) Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
2) Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
3) Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website). The final published PDF should be used and bibliographic details that credit the publication in this journal should be included.”

 

Publication Ethics and Misconduct Policy

KAIROS and its editors will take reasonable "steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others." In no case shall KAIROS or its editors "encourage such misconduct, or knowingly allow such misconduct to take place." In the event that we are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct relating to a published article, we will follow COPE's Guidelines for dealing with allegations. [With acknowledgement and thanks to DOAJ.

 

Indexing and Abstracting

 

Memberships

UPH is a registered as a member with CrossRef.org; UPH’s DOI prefix is: 10.19166; using DOIs comes with the obligation of depositing metadata from newly published issues with CrossRef within 24 hours (using the OJS Export Plugin); the editor has an obligation to link references in the journal articles that are deposited with Crossref.

 

Plagiarism Policy

As already stated in the above Ethics and Misconduct Policy, KAIROS and its editors will take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where plagiarism has occurred. Editors and reviewers will use free plagiarism screening tools such as the below to assist in this.

In no case shall KAIROS or its editors "encourage such misconduct, or knowing allow such misconduct to take place." In the event that we are made aware of any allegation of plagiarism relating to a published article, we will follow COPE's Guidelines for dealing with allegations. [With acknowledgement and thanks to DOAJ.