Publication Ethics

All departments and individuals involved in the publication of the Journal of Urban Management Studies must comply with this Code of Ethics. The author and the people active in the journal (editor of the journal, members of the editorial board, editor-in-chief, editor and publisher) must accept and agree on the rules and ethical charter of the journal. Active in publications. Publishing decisions, copyright laws and adaptations of other literary works must be complied with by the publication and the rights of individuals are protected at the time of publication.

1. Make fair decisions about articles
Decisions about articles should be made at any stage regardless of the authors' race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnicity, citizenship, or political philosophy.
2. Confidentiality of information
The personal information of the authors of the articles should be kept strictly confidential by all persons who have access to it, such as the editor, members of the editorial board and the magazine's internal and executive director, and other active actors (other than the author) such as judges, consultants, editors and trusted publishers. Protect it.

3. Observing the interests of individuals
The use of the results of the research of others must be done with the reference and written permission of the author.
A) Paying attention to the main goals of the magazine and trying to achieve them.
B) Selection of judges according to the specialty of the academic discipline.
C) Registration and archiving documents for judging articles.
D) Avoiding any discrimination (age, sex, nationality, religion, etc.) in the selection of judges.
E) Paying attention to the scientific abilities and moral obligation of the judges.
F) Evaluation and accuracy in sending the opinions of the judges and assessing their accuracy.
G) Serious and responsible participation of editorial board members in decision-making meetings.
5. Duties of judges
A) Assist in the decision of the editorial board.
The judges should assist the editor of the journal in the qualitative, content and scientific review of the articles or help to improve and enhance the quality and content of the articles through the communication of the editorial members with the respected author.
4. Duties of editors and editorial board

B) Speed ​​of action
The selected judges must immediately inform the editor of the publication after the initial review, which includes:
Refusal to judge the article due to lack of expertise in the subject of that article in the field of referee work, lack of time or ...
Arbitration with delay due to busy time, lack of access to sufficient facilities and ...
C) Confidentiality of information
All information contained in the articles must be considered confidential to the arbitrator and the arbitrator must strive to maintain it.
D) Arbitration by presenting scientific and transparent documents and arguments.
The judging of articles should be based on scientific documents and sufficient reasoning and should be clearly stated and these documents should be presented to publications and authors and refrain from expressing taste, personal, racial and religious opinions, etc. in judging articles.
E) Pay attention to the sources used in the article
Paying attention to the sources used in the article is another task of the judges. All research, topics and citations used in the article should be accompanied by a complete reference in the bibliography.
F) Lack of judging articles for personal purposes
Referees should not accept articles for which the interests of certain individuals, institutions and companies are obtained or personal relationships are observed.

6. Duties of authors A) Presenting scientific and standard articles. Authors prepare articles in a scientific and coherent manner, according to the standard of publications. The method used in the article should be done accurately and objectively and the data should be reported correctly. The rights of other people in the article should be observed through full citation. Refrain from raising sensitive and immoral, tasteful and personal, racial and religious issues, and false and inaccurate information and translations of other people's works without mentioning the title in the article. B) Provide raw data if required The author should be asked to provide raw data, interviews, questionnaires, and other research tools as needed. Public access to this information (compliant with the ALPSP-STM statement) helps to improve the performance of articles

C) The originality of the presented article
Articles submitted by authors should be the work of the author of the article and any use of other people's research should be cited in the article.
D) Failure to publish and publish an article or an accepted and published article at the same time.
It is against the law to submit an article to several publications at the same time or to articles published or accepted by other publications.
E) Mention appropriate referral
Referrals include all books, publications and Internet sites and other personal research in the bibliography.
F) Mentioning the responsible person and colleagues in the article and being careful in the absence of unrelated names.
The person in charge of the article is the person who has played a major role in preparing, preparing, designing and executing the article, and other authors are also mentioned as collaborators in the article. Ensure that there is a name other than the authors of the article, also that all authors of the article have read and agreed to submit it
G) Informing about the possible dangers to humans or other living organisms
Any danger posed to humans or other creatures by any author's research should be clearly stated in the article.
H) Mention financial support Authors should also list all sponsorships for their article. I) Announcing the existence of fundamental errors in the articles If the author notices an error or inaccuracy in his article, he should inform the publication about it and Take action to correct or take it back. WWW.PUBLICATIONETHICS.ORG