Practical Suggestions for Improving Scholarly Peer Review Quality and Reducing Cycle Times

Show simple item record Ralph, David Paul en 2016-03-10T03:40:08Z en 2016 en
dc.identifier.citation Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 2016, 38 pp. 274 - 283 en
dc.identifier.issn 1529-3181 en
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dc.description.abstract Scholarly peer review is both central to scientific progress and deeply flawed. Peer review is prejudiced, capricious, inefficient, ineffective, and generally unscientific. Management journals have longer review cycles than journals in other fields. Long cycle times demonstrably harm early-career researchers. Meanwhile, a lack of transparency conceals and facilitates editorial misconduct, and legitimate criticism of peer review is often dismissed as unfounded resentment. We can address Tthese problems can be addressed by eliminating unnecessary reviewing, simplifying the peer review process, introducing author rebuttals, creating an AIS ombudsman, and enforcing the relationship between submitting and reviewing. These problems areThe problems with peer review, however, are entangled with fundamental problems with journals. Ultimately, therefore, peer review can only be fixed in conjunction with replacing journals with repositories. en
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dc.publisher AIS en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Communications of the Association for Information Systems en
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dc.title Practical Suggestions for Improving Scholarly Peer Review Quality and Reducing Cycle Times en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.begin-page 274 en
pubs.volume 38 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: AIS en en
pubs.end-page 283 en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 524141 en
pubs.number 13 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2016-03-04 en

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