Editorial Policies


Focus and Scope

Asian Management and Business Review (AMBR) is a peer-review journal published twice a year (February and August) by Master of Management, Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics, Universitas Islam Indonesia.

AMBR addresses the broad area of management applied and its practices in industry and business. It is particularly receptive to research relevant to the practice of management within the emerging Asian Regions and its effects beyond. It covers studies on how management work is done (descriptive) and/or should be done (normative) in diverse organizational forms, either in profit or non-profit firms, private or public sector institutions, or formal or informal social networks. We welcome qualitative case studies with high-quality, rigorous methods, and a strong impact on the field.

Topics covered include, but not strictly limited to:

  1. Business and management strategy
  2. Marketing management
  3. Operations management
  4. Computing and technology management
  5. Finance, banking and investment management
  6. Innovation and knowledge-based management
  7. Entrepreneurship and SMEs management
  8. Organisational behaviour and people management
  9. Ethics and corporate social responsibility
  10. Corporate governance
  11. Islamic business and management


Section Policies


  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed


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 AMBR's online system
  2. The AMBR 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 AMBR 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 Management and Business Review (AMBR) is published twice a year, February and August 

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 LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

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, AMBR provides OAI-PMH protocol for Metadata Harvesting. 

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


Complaint Policy

This procedure applies to complaints about the policies, procedures, or actions of the ASIAN MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS REVIEW (AMBR) 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 misjudgment.
  • The complaint must be about something that is within the responsibility of the AMBR and content or process.

AMBR 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 AMBR 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 AMBR 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.ambr@uii.ac.id