Peer Review Policy

Corpus Journal of Social Sciences & Management Review (CJSSM) adheres to a rigorous and transparent double-blind peer review process to ensure the quality and originality of published research. This policy outlines the key principles and procedures involved in the review process.


  • Objectivity and Fairness: Reviews are conducted objectively and fairly, free from personal bias or conflicts of interest.
  • Confidentiality: The identities of both reviewers and authors are kept confidential throughout the review process.
  • Expertise: Reviewers are selected based on their expertise in the relevant field of study.
  • Timeliness: Reviews are completed within a specified timeframe to ensure prompt publication decisions.


  1. Manuscript Submission: Authors submit their manuscripts electronically through the CJSSM online submission system.
  2. Initial Screening: The editorial team conducts an initial screening to ensure that the manuscript meets the journal's submission guidelines and is within the scope of the journal.
  3. Reviewer Selection: Two or more reviewers are selected based on their expertise in the subject area of the manuscript. Reviewers are not affiliated with the author's institution or country to avoid potential conflicts of interest.
  4. Double-Blind Review: Reviewers receive the anonymized manuscript and are asked to provide a written evaluation based on the following criteria:
    • Originality and significance of the research
    • Soundness of the research methodology
    • Quality of analysis and interpretation of results
    • Clarity and organization of the writing
    • Adherence to the journal's formatting guidelines
  5. Review Decisions: Based on the reviewers' feedback, the editor makes a decision on the manuscript:
    • Accept: The manuscript is accepted for publication without revisions.
    • Minor Revisions: The manuscript is accepted for publication with minor revisions.
    • Major Revisions: The manuscript is required to undergo major revisions before being considered for publication.
    • Reject: The manuscript is rejected for publication.
  6. Author Response: Authors are given the opportunity to respond to the reviewers' comments and address any concerns raised.
  7. Final Decision: The editor makes a final decision on the manuscript based on the reviewers' feedback and the author's response.

Additional Information:

  • CJSSM encourages reviewers to provide constructive and specific feedback to authors.
  • Reviewers are expected to declare any potential conflicts of interest before accepting a review assignment.
  • The journal uses a plagiarism detection software to ensure the originality of submitted manuscripts.