Author responsibilities in improving the quality of peer reviews: A rejoinder to Iivari (2016)

Recker, Jan C. (2016) Author responsibilities in improving the quality of peer reviews: A rejoinder to Iivari (2016). Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 38(18), pp. 314-320.

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In this rejoinder to Iivari (2016), I discuss authors’ responsibilities in the process of ensuring quality reviews. I argue that one overlooked element in quality peer reviewing is authors’ unconstrained right to submit manuscripts in whatever form or quality they desire. As such, I suggest adding some constraints and offering more freedom to reviewers to maintain viability of the scholarly publication system. I offer three responses to Iivari’s suggestions and add two further suggestions for change.

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ID Code: 92399
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Peer Review, Author Responsibilities, Scholarly Publishing, Academia
ISSN: 1529-3181
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems not elsewhere classified (080699)
Divisions: Past > Schools > Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 Association for Information Systems
Deposited On: 28 Jan 2016 22:41
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2016 17:56

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