Publication ethics and malpractice statement

Publication Ethics And Misconduct

Adaptive Management: Theory and Practice believes that the ethical aspects of publication are a crucial part of the editorial operations and review process. Any author, editor, reviewer, publisher involved in the publication process should prevent non-conforming actions as non-simulation and plagiarism and will be held responsible for this.

Adaptive Management: Theory and Practice be in charge of Publication Ethics and issuing an improper information in accordance with the COPE Code of Conduct for Journal Editors and  Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers in order to ensure ethics and publication quality.

The public organization "The School of Adaptive Management of Social and Pedagogical Systems" as a publisher of Adaptive Management: Theory and Practice fulfills its responsibilities to guarantee a seriousness at all stages of publishing activities and recognizes responsibility. Advertising, republishing and/or any revenue shall not affect editorial decisions.

Responsibility Of The Editorial Board

Publication decisions:

The editor makes a decision on the publication of the submitted works. It is governed by the policy of the magazine and is based on the academic values and conclusions of reviewers. The editor checks for current defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. He has the right to make decisions by agreement with reviewers or members of the editorial board.

The editor has no authority to use unpublished information in his own research without the written consent of the author.

The editorial board should take reasonable, appropriate measures when submitting ethical complaints about the manuscript or published document.

The editor evaluates the manuscripts regardless of past contribution, race, ethnic origin, sex, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editorial board does not disclose any information about the submitted manuscript (the author(s), subject, text, etc.) to anyone except the author, (potential) reviewers, and the publisher, if necessary.

Disclosure and conflict of the interest:

An unpublished materials revealed in this work should not be used in any study by the editor, reviewers or any other informed person without the written consent of the authors.

Privileged information or arguments obtained by virtue of expert review should be kept confidentiality, and it should not be not used to gain personal or the third part benefits.

The editor and any representative of the editorial board should be released from the obligation to review manuscripts in the case of conflict of interest emerging as a result of joint, competitive or other relationships or relationships with any author, company/institution related to a manuscript.

The editor has the right to require all contributors to disclose relevant competing interests. In case of revealing competing interests after publication the corrections should be published. Denial or expression of concern could be published, if necessary.

Maintaining integrity: engaging and collaborating

Adaptive Management: Theory and Practice will respond to all claims or doubts of the unlawful results of research or publications raised by readers, reviewers, and others.

If there is concern about the conduct or validity of the author's work, the editorial board involving the relevant experts as appropriate will evaluate the cases of possible plagiarism or duplicate/redundant publications. The editor will also ask the author(s) to testify in the case. Adaptive Management: Theory and Practice will place it for consideration to an institutional level, that is the publication may require the investigation of the institution or other relevant bodies if such an answer is unsatisfactory.

In cases where concerns are significant and the published work is likely to affect scientific knowledge or practical applications, Adaptive Management: Theory and Practice could consider informing readers on these issues by editing "statement of concern" and then publishing an explanation, conclusions of the investigation. Otherwise, Adaptive Management: Theory and Practice could cancel the submitted material of the article if the editorial board is convinced of a presence of a gross violation. Archived packages of such materials will be stored online and will be marked as a recall for the benefit of readers.