SADI Journals' publication policy is designed to ensure that all published articles meet the highest standards of quality, integrity, and ethical conduct. The Journal is committed to promoting and disseminating original research and scholarly work in various fields, and to providing a platform for researchers to publish their work in a timely and transparent manner.

1. Scope of the Journal: The SADI Journal accepts original research articles, review articles, case studies, and short communications from all fields of study. Ensure you check each journal Scope and Objective before submitting. The Journal also welcomes articles that promote interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

2. Peer Review Process: All submitted articles undergo a rigorous single-blind peer-review process. The identities of the authors and reviewers are kept anonymous to each other. The Journal follows a fair and transparent review process, and all articles are evaluated based on their originality, significance, methodology, and overall quality. The review process is carried out by experts in the field who have the necessary qualifications and expertise to evaluate the articles.

3. Editorial Decision: The final decision on the acceptance or rejection of an article is made by the editor-in-chief in consultation with the editorial board. The decision is based on the feedback provided by the reviewers, and the editor-in-chief ensures that the decision is fair, unbiased, and consistent with the Journal's scope and objectives. The decision-making process is based on the following criteria:

a) Originality: The article should present original research and provide new insights into the field of management and accounting.

b) Significance: The article should contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field and have significant implications for theory, practice, and policy.

c) Methodology: The article should demonstrate a sound and rigorous methodology that is appropriate for the research question.

d) Relevance: The article should be relevant to the scope and aim of the journal.

e) Clarity: The article should be well-written and clearly communicate the research findings.

4. Plagiarism Policy: The SADI Journal has a strict plagiarism policy in place. All submitted articles are screened for plagiarism using plagiarism detection software. Authors are required to submit their work with a declaration stating that the work is original, has not been published previously, and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. If plagiarism is detected in an article, the article will be immediately rejected.

5. Publication Ethics: The SADI Journal is committed to upholding the highest standards of ethical conduct in publishing. The Journal follows the guidelines set by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and expects all authors, reviewers, and editors to adhere to these guidelines.

6. Publication Format: The SADI Journal publishes articles online in a fully open-access format. This means that all articles are freely accessible to readers without any restrictions or fees. The Journal also provides a digital object identifier (DOI) to all published articles, ensuring that they are easily citable and discoverable. The Journal encourages authors to provide supplementary materials to their articles, such as data sets, code, and multimedia content, to enhance the accessibility and reproducibility of their research.

7. Authorship and Contribution: The SADI Journal follows the guidelines set by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) for authorship and contribution. Authors are required to meet all four criteria for authorship: (1) substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work, or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data; (2) drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; (3) final approval of the version to be published; and (4) agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved. The Journal also expects authors to acknowledge the contributions of others who have contributed to the research in a meaningful way but do not meet the criteria for authorship

8. Retraction Policy: The SADI Journal recognizes the importance of retracting articles that contain errors or are found to be fraudulent or unethical. The Journal has a clear and transparent retraction policy in place, which outlines the process for retracting an article and the reasons for doing so. The decision to retract an article is made by the editor-in-chief in consultation with the editorial board and is based on the severity of the error or misconduct.

9. Appeals: The SADI Journal has a clear and transparent appeals process in place for authors who disagree with the decision to reject their article. Authors can appeal the decision by providing a detailed response to the reviewers' feedback and the editor-in-chief's decision. The appeal will be evaluated by a different editor or reviewer to ensure a fair and unbiased review process.

10. Open Science Policy: The SADI Journal encourages and supports the principles of Open Science. This includes open access to research data, methods, and software, as well as transparent and reproducible research practices. Authors are encouraged to make their data and code available to readers, either through open repositories or as supplementary materials to their articles. The Journal also encourages the use of preprint servers to disseminate research findings before peer review and publication.

Overall, the publication policy of the SADI Journal reflects its commitment to promoting high-quality, original research and upholding the highest standards of ethical conduct in publishing. The Journal aims to provide a platform for researchers to disseminate their work in a transparent, timely, and accessible manner while fostering interdisciplinary collaboration and advancing knowledge in various fields of study.