Addressing a broken peer review process

Benjamin T. Hazen (Department of Operational Sciences, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, USA)
Stanley E. Fawcett (Department of Business Administration, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, USA)
Jeffrey A. Ogden (Department of Operational Sciences, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, USA)
Chad W. Autry (Department of Marketing and Logistics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA)
R. Glenn Richey (Department of Aviation and Supply Chain Management, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA)
Alexander E. Ellinger (Department of Marketing, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA)

International Journal of Logistics Management, The

ISSN: 0957-4093

Publication date: 14 November 2016

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to bring awareness to the logistics and supply chain management (L/SCM) community’s broken review process.

Design/methodology/approach

The authors diagnose some of the core problems that limit the L/SCM community from disseminating high-quality research in a timely manner.

Findings

Problems attributable to authors, reviewers, and editors are described, and recommendations for each review process participant are provided.

Originality/value

This editorial provides a call for further discussion and action in terms of how the community can improve the contribution to knowledge and society.

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Acknowledgements

The authors thank Dr Dee Fawcett for the assistance with creating the illustration.

Citation

Hazen, B., Fawcett, S., Ogden, J., Autry, C., Richey, R. and Ellinger, A. (2016), "Addressing a broken peer review process", International Journal of Logistics Management, The, Vol. 27 No. 3, pp. 622-628. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLM-09-2016-0201

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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