Reviewing Process of the conference
1. Abstract Stage
1.1 Submission of abstract
The author submits the abstract to the conference website. The abstract should include at least 250 words well-structured covers: paper title, author[s] names, affiliations, contact details, theme and sub-theme, paper purpose, methodology, findings, research limitation, implications and originality/ value (download abstract template) and 100 words biographical note appended at the end of the abstract (download bio template).
1.2 Abstract Assessment
Both technical and scientific committees check the abstract’s composition and arrangement based on the conference guidelines. If not, the abstract may be rejected.
2. Paper stage
All authors who have received abstract acceptance notification must proceed to complete their paper as per the available template and submit by maximum date 20th February 2021.
At this stage, the author will select which track he/she prefers (conference proceedings or International Journals).
2.1: Conference proceedings track
The technical committee checks that the paper is appropriate for the conference and is sufficiently original and interesting. If not, the paper may be rejected without being reviewed any further.
Scientific committees send each paper on this track to 2 reviewers. Reviewers rate each paper independently on a scale of 1–10 (double-blind procedure) and optionally submit comments for the authors. They send their recommendation to accept or reject it.
lastly, by 5th of March 2021, authors will be notified on full papers’ acceptance or rejection to present in the Conference and publish in the conference proceeding.
2.2: Journal Track
The scientific committee checks that the paper is appropriate for the conference and Journal " Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal (GBMR) ". If not, the paper may be rejected without being reviewed any further or send for reviewing process in Proceeding Track.
Scientific committees send each paper on this track to 2 reviewers. Reviewers rate each paper independently (double-blind procedure) and optionally submit comments for the authors. They send their recommendation to accept or reject it – or else with a request for revision (usually flagged as either major or minor) before it is reconsidered.
The committee considers all the returned reviews before making an overall decision. If the reviews differ widely, the committee may invite an additional reviewer so as to get an extra opinion before making a decision. The decision will send to the author, including any relevant reviewer comments.
- If accepted, the paper will be presented at the conference and will be sent to production at GBMR.
- If the article is rejected for a journals, it will be presented at the conference and publish in the conference proceeding only.
- If sent back for either major or minor revision, the scientific committee will include constructive comments from the reviewers to help the author improve the article. The paper will check again to make sure that followed all recommendations sent. Then reviewed paper will be sent to production at GBMR.