About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Hasanuddin Journal of Business Strategy (HJBS) with ISSN: 2656-2707 published by the Magister Management Study Program, Faculty of Economics and Business, Hasanuddin University, is a scientific period that seeks to actively participate in efforts to find/develop, disseminate and apply business, management, and informatics sciences. so that it can integrate the theoretical-academic and practical-empirical aspects in these fields, to help foster professional and productive scientists and practitioners in building Indonesian society. The type of writing expected can be the results of empirical research, applied articles, in-depth theoretical studies of contemporary concepts or methodological issues, and reviews and responses.

Peer Review Process

The peer-review process is carried out to ensure the quality and substance of the articles in published journals. Reviewers and Editors at Hasanuddin Journal of Strategy (HJBS) have an important role to ensure that each article meets the quality. Therefore, HJBS follows these procedures:

Initial Evaluation. The editor conducts an initial evaluation of all newly submitted articles. At this stage, the Editor checks the scope of the journal, plagiarism, and writing rules. Articles that do not meet these criteria can be rejected at this stage. Articles that pass at this stage will be sent to two reviewers.

Peer Review Type. HJBS implements a blind-peer review system, reviewers know the identity of authors, but authors don't know the identity of reviewers.

Plotting Reviewer. The appointment of reviewers is based on the results of the editorial session by taking into account the suitability of the field of specialization and the availability of time for reviewers.

Reviewers’ Report/Decision(s). Reviewers are assigned to provide feedback/reviews on articles by considering originality, structure, and flow of writing, code of ethics for scientific writing, ownership of clear results and support for what is concluded, and reference to related previous research. Grammar correction is not part of this process, but reviewers are not prohibited from correcting grammar.

Length of Review Process. The length of the review process depends on the response given by each reviewer. HJBS implements a policy of providing a total of two (2) weeks to reviewers from the time of their assignment. Reviewer's duties may be diverted if they do not respond within one to two weeks. Reviewers can provide recommendations in the form of "Article accepted", "Minor revision", "Major revision", or "Article rejected". If there is a revision, the author will get a notification to make a revision, which will be sent along with the reviewer's comments via email and in the journal system. The revised results will be reviewed again to ensure that the reviewers' notes have been properly implemented.

Final report. A final report or decision in the form of "Article accepted" or "Article rejected" will be sent to the author which may also contain some comments from reviewers or editors.

Final Evaluation. Before the article is published, the editor may send a request for corrections to the grammar, tables, or images used in the article by emailing the authors.

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.

Article Publication Fee

Hasanuddin Journal of Business Strategy (HJBS) welcomes article submissions and does not charge Article Processing Charges. However, HJBS charges an Article Publication Fee of IDR 800,000 per manuscript that is selected to be published. Readers can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge. Libraries/Individuals can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge.

Publication Ethics

Hasanuddin Journal of Business Strategy (HJBS) is a peer-reviewed journal committed to upholding and maintaining the standard ethics of publishing. All articles which do not meet the standard will be deleted from the publication at any time even after publication. This statement explains the ethical behavior of all parties involved in publishing articles in this journal, including the authors, editor-in-chief, editorial board, peer reviewers, and publisher of Hasanuddin Journal of Business Strategy (HJBS). This statement is based on the COPE Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Hasanuddin Journal of Business Strategy as the publisher of HJBS conducts its duty as representative of every step of the publishing process in a serious manner and is aware of the ethical behavior and other responsibilities. HJBS is committed to ensuring that advertising, reprints, or other commercial endeavors do not affect editorial decisions. Moreover, the Economics and Business Faculty of Hasanuddin University and Editorial Board will assist in communicating with other journals or publishers when needed.


Master Management Study Program
Faculty of Economics and Business
Hasanuddin University