Perform Research : Have original research work of current interest. Scholars should focus on high-quality research to enable advancement in the field. An extensive literature review will be helpful in finding the current challenges in the field.
Prepare Manuscript Identify a journal with aims & scope close to your research work. This is the time when the author requires to find all detail and policy of the journal including copyright, authorship, submission policy, and publication charges.
After finding a suitable journal, format the manuscript according to the author's guideline of the targeted journal. While you are writing up your findings, come up with what you believe are unique hypotheses, base your work on robust data, and use an appropriate research methodology. Provide theoretical insight, and share theoretical and practical implications for your work.
Peer-review: After the editorial screening, the peer-reviewing process will get initiated for a well-formatted manuscript within the scope of the journal. Keep patience and wait for a reply from the editor during the review process which may take a couple of weeks. Reviewing time varies from journal to journal, you may visit about section of an individual journal to find the approximate required reviewing time of that journal..
- Decision: Based on the reviewer’s recommendation, the editor will send you one of the following decision letters
- Revision Required: Revise the manuscript as per comment and resubmit..
- Decline: Look at your manuscript and decline the reason. Spend plenty of time to improve your overall manuscript and resubmit it as a fresh manuscript.
- Accepted: It’s time to celebrate, your manuscript will be copyedited by the journal for final publication.
Publication: Few days after acceptance of the manuscript you will receive a galley proof version for minor proofreading corrections and your paper will be published.It’s time to share your published work and cite in other related papers as per the licensing policy of the journal.