In publishing, Equilibrium Management and Business Journal strongly against any case of plagiarism on its own merits. Equilibrium Management and Business Journal commits to deterring plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.
The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised. Significant parts of the work have not been published. The author also respects entirely Author Guidelines of Equilibrium Management and Business Journal regarding any redundant, duplicate or fraudulent publication.
Before the author submits a manuscript to Equilibrium Management and Business Journal, please check it first using plagiarism checker. When submitting a published article for an originality check, Equilibrium Management and Business Journal recommends using Turnitin Plagiarism Scanner from http://turnitin.com. It is totally free and easy to use step-by-step process. The similarity rate allowed in the Equilibrium Management and Business Journal is a maximum of 20 percent. Before using turnitin for the first time, we highly recommend that the author reads the instruction to use this plagiarism detector.
*Please notice that MBE does not affiliate with http://turnitin.com Plagiarism Scanner.
It is understood that the authors are responsible for the contents of the papers they send because they confirm the paper's originality statement before submission and have read this plagiarism policy. If a case of severe plagiarism by the same author(s) is identified, a decision on the measures to be enforced will be made by the Editorial board. The author(s) might be forbidden to submit further articles forever.
This policy applies also to material reproduced from another publication by the same author(s). If an author uses text or figures that have previously been published, the corresponding paragraphs or figures should be identified and the previous publication referenced. It is understood that in the case of a review paper or a paper of a tutorial nature much of the material was previously published.
The author should identify the source of the previously published material and obtain permission from the original author and the publisher. If an author submits a manuscript to Equilibrium Management and Business Journal with significant overlap with a manuscript submitted to another journal simultaneously, and this overlap is discovered during the review process or after the publications of both papers, the editor of the other journal is notified and the case is treated as a severe plagiarism case. Significant overlap means the use of identical or almost identical figures and identical or slightly modified text for one half or more of the paper.