Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


Al-Muraqabah: Journal of Management and Sharia Business is to promote the wide dissemination of the result of systematic schoolarly inquires into the broad field of business, management, and entrepreneur research.


Al-Muraqabah: Journal of Management and Sharia Business intended to be the journal for publishing articles reporting the results of research on Islamics economics, business, and management. Al-Muraqabah Journal invites manuscripts in the areas:

  1. Islamic Marketing Management
  2. Strategic Management
  3. Operation Management
  4. Human Resource Management
  5. Knowledge and Innovation Management
  6. Business Ethics and Sustainable
  7. Information Management System
  8. Business Digital Management
  9. Entrepreneurship
  10. Risk Management
  11. Islamic Financial Management
  12. Economics
  13. Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs)


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow the focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using Turnitin software.

The research article submitted to this journal will be the double-blind review by at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

The final decision of article acceptance will be made by Editors according to the reviewer's comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief by considering the sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as a thematic issue.


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.


Publication Ethics

AL-MURAQABAH: Journal of Management and Sharia Business with registered numbers P-ISSN: ...........; E-ISSN: ............... is a peer-reviewed journal, available in print and online and published twice a year. The code of conduct is designed to provide a set of minimum standards to which all parties involved are expected to adhere. It applies to those who involved in the process of publication, including the author, the editor in chief, the editorial board, the reviewer­­­­­s, and the journal manager/ publisher. This statement is based on Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)’s.

Editor Ethics

  1. The entry script shall be the responsibility of the editor to review thoroughly, transparently, objectively, and fairly. The editor also has the authority to decide whether or not a text is to be published, subject to the board meeting. The editorial board's policies and various applicable laws on copyright, good name, and plagiarism are absolute and inviolable.
  2. The editor is responsible for providing information regarding the terms and guidelines for writing clearly and easily accessible to potential authors.
  3. The editor must also ensure that all manuscripts can be reviewed by the reviewers and all the requirements are read clearly.
  4. The editor must be objective, impartial, and honest in editing the manuscripts, regardless of gender, the business side, ethnicity, religion, race, inter-group, and author's citizenship.
  5. The editor and editorial team are obliged to maintain the confidentiality of the authors and are prohibited from disclosing any information about the submitted manuscript or articles except with the authors’ permission.
  6. The entry text shall be the responsibility of the editor and editorial team and shall not be misused, either wholly or partly for personal gain. Unpublished manuscripts will be returned to the authors.


Reviewer Ethics

  1. The reviewer is responsible for giving various considerations and recommendations that are clear, measurable, and comprehensive. The reviewer must respond to the manuscript within a specified time (5 weeks).
  2. Reviewers must be honest, objective, unbiased, independent, and only in favor of scientific truth. The process of reviewing the manuscript is conducted professionally regardless of gender, the business side, ethnicity, religion, race, inter-group, and author's citizenship
  3. Reviewers shall ensure that references and script quotations are appropriate and accountable.
  4. Reviewers are required to always maintain the confidentiality of script-related information and authors for personal gain.


Author Ethics

  1. The author is responsible for the manuscript submitted to Al-Muraqabah: Journal of Management and Sharia Business that the manuscript is the correct manuscript as the result of his/her own research or his/her thought, original as his/her own work and does not manipulate data, honestly and freely plagiarism.
  2. The author should inform that the manuscript is a script that has never been submitted/submitted to the publisher of another journal/publication. If there is any redundancy in the submission of a manuscript to another publisher, then the editor will reject the submitted manuscript.
  3. The author shall indicate quotations and references obtained from the work of others and may not alter or alter the source.
  4. The author will not object if the script is edited without changing the substance or main idea of writing.
  5. the author must understand the ethics of scientific publications above to avoid any conflict of interest with other parties, so the script can be processed smoothly and safely.


Journal Manager / Publisher Ethics

  1. The journal manager/publisher is responsible for publishing articles after going through the process of editing, peer review, layout in accordance with the rules of publishing Scientific Journal.
  2. The Journal manager/publisher is responsible for ensuring academic freedom for editors and reviewers in performing their duties.
  3. The Journal manager/publisher is responsible for maintaining privacy and protecting intellectual  property and copyright, and editorial freedom


Author Fess

Journal Al-Muraqabah is a non-profit-oriented publication journal. Therefore, for the publication process, Journal Al-Muraqabah charges certain costs, namely:

The processing fee for the publication of articles received is free.

For articles written in Indonesian, the costs of translating and proofreading the script are borne entirely by the author.


Plagiarism Policy

Statement and policy

Journal Al-Muraqabah applies Zero tolerance towards plagiarism and therefore establishes the following policy stating specific actions (penalties) when plagiarism is identified in an article that is submitted for publication in Journal Al-Muraqabah.

Definition: Plagiarism involves the "use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work."

Policy: Papers must be original, unpublished, and not pending publication elsewhere. Any material taken verbatim from another source needs to be clearly identified as different from the present original text by (1) indentation, (2) use of quotation marks, and (3) identification of the source.

Any text of an amount exceeding fair use standards (herein defined as more than two or three sentences or the equivalent thereof) or any graphic material reproduced from another source requires permission from the copyright holder and, if feasible, the original author(s) and also requires identification of the source; e.g., previous publication.

All submitted papers will be checked for their similarity by Turnitin.

When plagiarism is identified, the Principal Editor responsible for the review of this paper and will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the paper in agreement with the following guidelines:

Similarity level

Journal Al-Muraqabah practices Zero tolerance towards plagiarism. We use Turnitin to evaluate the similarity index and then the editor decides the case of possible plagiarism (Similarity report will be provided to the author). The Editorial Board has passed the following actions:

  1. Similarity Index above 40%: Article Rejected (due to poor citation and/or poor paraphrasing, article outright rejected, NO RESUBMISSION accepted).
  2. Similarity Index (16-39%): Send to the author for improvement (provide correct citations to all places of similarity and do good paraphrasing even if the citation is provided).
  3. Similarity index Less than 15%:  Accepted or citation improvement may be required (proper citations must be provided to all outsourced texts).

In cases 2 and 3: The authors should revise the article carefully, add required citations, and do good paraphrasing to outsourced text. And resubmit the article with a new Turnitin report showing NO PLAGIARISM and similarity of less than 15%.

Every manuscript submitted into the Journal Al-Muraqabah is going to be scanned using Turnitin (similarity check).