Editorial Policies


Focus and Scope

The Asian Journal of Islamic Management (AJIM) is a peer-review journal publishes quality and in-depth analysis on current issues within Asia and Islamic management topics. The journal publishes twice a year every June and December. AJIM welcomes strong and original evidence-based empirical studies on the aspect of Islamic management in the Asia context. The journal is open-accessed for scholarly readers.

The following are suggested areas of interest, but not limited to:

  • Marketing of Islamic financial products and services
  • Halal supply chain and operations management
  • Halal tourism and hospitality management
  • Halal foods, beverages, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, toiletries
  • Muslim consumer behavior, segmentation, targeting, positioning
  • Religiosity of consumers, employees, leaders, managers, suppliers
  • Islamic codes of conduct and ethics in management
  • Islamic leadership and followership, leader-member relations
  • Takaful, zakah (charity) and waqf management
  • Riba, gharar, maisir
  • Islam, technology and management
  • Digital marketing, financial technology, e-recruitment
  • Islam, competition, coopetition and strategic management
  • Islam, cross-culture and management
  • Value chain management and customer satisfaction
  • Islamic lean manufacturing, and operations


Section Policies

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Peer Review Process

All submitted manuscripts are subject to a blind review process, through an online system. The review process takes 6-8 weeks, and its primary focus is the novelty of the manuscripts and their contributions to the economic science development.

Peer review procedures

  1. The corresponding author submits the manuscript through AJIM's online system
  2. The AJIM Editor Board will identify the quality of manuscript and the possibility of cases of scientific misconduct including authorship, ownership, and plagiarism. 
  3. The Editor Board notifies the submissions and informs the authors if the papers are suitable for the journals. Therefore, the manuscript will be sent to two reviewers for reviewing process.
  4. All of the contributions of the AJIM are subject to a double-blind peer-review, which means that neither the author(s) nor the reviewers know the identity of the other.
  5. At least two reviewers review every submitted paper. The review process is an online process and contains a clear referees' statements concerning paper's publishing approval or its rejection
  6. In case of minor revisions, the article is sent to the author(s) together with a referees opinions. The authors are asked to respond to the referees' comments and make the appropriate adjustments in the text. Then, the authors send back the corrected version.
  7. The Editorial Board makes the final decision on publication.


Publication Frequency

The Asian Journal of Islamic Management (AJIM) publishes twice a year every June and December.


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.



This journal utilizes the Garuda (Garba Rujukan Digital) system managed by the Ministry of Research, Technology, & Higher Education and National Library Repository for digital archives of the journal.


Deposit Policy

Asian Journal of Islamic Management has suggested to Sherpa/Romeo as an online resource that aggregates and analyses publisher open access policies from around the world and provides summaries of publisher copyright and open access archiving policies on a journal-by-journal basis. 


Metadata Harvesting Policy

The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier mechanism for repository interoperability. It allows interoperable repositories for metadata crawling, sharing, publishing, and archiving. Data Providers are repositories that expose structured metadata via OAI-PMH. In order to promote our articles published in other librarians' databases, AJIM provides OAI-PMH protocol for Metadata Harvesting. 

AJIM OAI-PMH: https://journal.uii.ac.id/AJIM/oai


Complaint Policy

This procedure applies to complaints about the policies, procedures, or actions of the ASIAN JOURNAL OF ISLAMIC MANAGEMENT (AJIM) editorial staff. We welcome complaints as they provide an opportunity and a spur for improvement, and we aim to respond quickly, courteously, and constructively. Please write your complaint with journal title, volume number., issue number, paper ID, paper title, page number.


Criteria of a Complaint

Our definition of a complaint is as follows:

  • The complainant defines his or her expression of unhappiness as a complaint.
  • We infer that the complainant is not simply disagreeing with a decision we have made or something we have published (which happens every day) but thinks that there has been a failure of process – for example, a long delay or a rude response – or a severe misjudgments.
  • The complaint must be about something that is within the responsibility of the AJIM and content or process.

AJIM is aware of the complaints stated below:

  • Authorship complaints
  • Plagiarism complaints
  • Multiple, duplicate, concurrent publication/Simultaneous submission.
  • Undisclosed conflicts of interest
  • Reviewer bias or competitive harmful acts by reviewers.

Policy for Handling Complaints:

  • If the Journal receives a complaint that any contribution to the Journal break intellectual property rights or contains material inaccuracies or otherwise unlawful materials.
  • Investigation may include a request that the parties involved substantiate their claims.
  • The Journal will make a good faith determination whether to remove the allegedly wrongful material.
  • All the investigations and decisions are to be documented by the Journal.
  • We strive to ensure that AJIM is of the highest quality and is free from errors. However, we accept that occasionally mistakes might happen.

Editorial Complaints Policy

The Managing Editor and staff of that AJIM will make every efforts to put matters right as soon as possible in the most appropriate way, offering right of reply where necessary. As far as possible, we will investigate complaints in a blame-free manner, looking to see how systems can be improved to prevent mistakes occurring.

How to Make a Complaint

Complaints about editorial content should be made as soon as possible after publication, preferably in writing by email to: editor.ajim@gmail.com