of Safety and Crisis Management
1st Revision Feb.01.2010
2nd Revision Dec.17.2010
3rd Revision Dec.26.2012
4th Revision Aug.16.2018
5th Revision Nov.28.2019
1. General Rules
Article 1 (Purpose) The
purpose of regulation is to define the overall items related to editing of
Journal of Safety and Crisis Management (hereinafter ‘JSCM’)
published by Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Praxis &
International Society for Crisis and Emergency Management.
2 Composition and Role of Editorial Board
Article 2 (Qualification and
Selection Standard of Editor) An editor shall be a member of Crisis and
Emergency Management: Theory and Praxis. Editor-in-chief shall be appointed
among editors based on the standards indicated in each following Paragraph.
Composition of editors shall not be biased on a specific academic field in
crisisonomy or region.
② Composition of editors shall
not be biased on specific school or institute.
③ Composition of editors shall
be a person with a doctor’s degree, faculty in position
of full-time lecturer and above, researcher at national research and
development institute or equivalent research institute. However, if the
editor-in-chief agrees that the person is necessary in composition of Editorial
Board, the person with remarkable research achievements or the person
acknowledged for excellent research ability may be appointed as editor.
A editor-in-chief shall be appointed at the editorial board meeting.
Article 3 (Role of
editor-in-chief) If necessary, an editor-in-chief may require the material used
in writing the published paper.
1. Posting notice on paper
2. Appointment of editors and
3. Convention of Editorial
4. Decision on paper
5. Items related to editing
and publication of other papers
6. Appointment of associate
Article (Role of Editorial
① Editor-in-chief shall convene Editorial Board
and Editorial Board shall review and decide following items.
1. Appropriateness of published paper
2. Recommendation and confirmation of paper
3. Confirmation of approval on publishing the
4. Establishment and revision of regulations
related to paper examination
5. Items related to publication of other
② Vote of Editorial Board shall be made based on
attendance of majority and consent from majority of attending members. This
shall be applied the same for the online decision making.
③If necessary, Editorial Board may intervene in
paper examination process for enhancement of JSCM quality and fairness of
1. Papers that had been
published in other academic journals or papers under examination shall not be
If such are found later,
Editorial Board shall cancel the publication of published paper and pause the
paper examination based on a proper process.
2. Editorial Board may vote to conduct a new
examination process when final examination result is recognized to have issue.
Chapter 3 Publication of Journal
5 (Receipt of Paper) Papers shall be received and processed as follows.
1. Papers shall comply with
Paper Contribution Guideline set by Editorial Board
Papers shall be received on demand and papers shall be deemed received when
e-mail or printed paper arrives to Editorial Board.
3. In receipt of paper,
Editorial Board shall notify the paper submitter.
Article 6 (Date of
shall be published 6times a year and it shall be published on Feb 28, Apr 30,
June 30, Aug 31, Oct 31, and December 31.
4. Examination Process and Criteria
Article 7 (1st
Examination) Associate editor-in-chief of JSCM shall present the submitted
manuscript to an editor-in-chief in the order of receipt. Editor-in-chief shall
request 1st examination of the received manuscript. However, if the
manuscript is received by the editor-in-chief, the associate editor-in-chief
shall request the first examination of the manuscript.
1. Editor-in-chief shall
request editor on making decision for appropriateness of paper and recommending
the examiner. In consideration of opinions from editors, the editor-in-chief
shall appoint more than three examiners.
2. Editor-in-chief shall
request examination by sending the paper, written request, and notice on
examination result to appointed examiners via e-mail or other means. The
written request and notice on examination shall comply with the form set by
3. The result of 1st
examination shall be returned within 2 weeks. If an examiner fails to present
examination result within 3 weeks without special reason, the editor-in-chief
may replace the examiner by authority and may request examination to
replacement examiner with specified period of examination.
An examiner shall examine the paper in an objective and air manner based on the
following examination criteria.
Contribution of paper on development of crisis management studies
(2) Clear thesis and logical development
(3) Sufficient reference to preceding
5. After making the final
decision on the examination result of papers submitted based on Paper
Contribution Guide, Editorial Board shall notify the author of a paper decided
as ‘Appropriate for Publication’
and shall request author to present final manuscript and file. Editorial Board
shall notify the author of a paper decided as ‘Re-examination’
and shall request revised paper and organization of revised and supplemented
items. Also, for ‘Re-examination’
papers, Editorial Board shall request the author to send the revised paper
within 10 days.
Article 8 (Re-Examination and
Criteria of Final Decision) The decision shall be made based on the following
1. If the paper gets more
than two ‘Appropriate for Publication’
or ‘Publication after Revision’
after the comprehensive decision in the 1st examination, the paper
shall be recognized as ‘Publishable’
paper. If the paper gets more than two ‘Re-examination
after Revision’, the paper shall go through re-examination
process. If the paper gets more than ‘Inappropriate
for Publication’, the paper shall not be published. However,
Editorial Board may request revision and supplementation for a ‘Publishable
‘paper and the paper shall be published after
revision and supplementation.
2. Author of a paper with “Needs
Revision” mark in the 1st examination shall
revise and supplement the paper, organize them, and send the paper to the c
editor-in-chief via e-mail. Editor-in-chief shall send the revised/supplemented
paper to an examiner who decided ‘Re-examination after Revision’
for re-examination. The examiner for re-examination shall only examine the
paper as ‘Appropriate for Publication’
and ‘Inappropriate for Publication’.
Article 9 (Confirmation and
Printing) Gathering and publication of final paper for printing shall comply
with following items.
1. After publication is
confirmed, the author shall proofread the paper for a week and shall send the
final manuscript for printing.
2. After the paper has been
proofread by the author, the paper shall be published after the editor-in-chief
confirms the printing form.
Article 10 (Handling of
Unpublishable Paper) Paper ‘Inappropriate for Publication’
shall be notified to the author by specifying the reason under the name of
Editorial Board. The submitted paper shall not be returned. However, after 6
months from the final decision date, the author may submit the paper again
after fundamentally revising the contents of the paper.
Article 11 (Objection) If an
author disagrees on the publication result, the author may request
re-examination of the paper with reasons. In request of re-examination, the
editor-in-chief may refer the agreement on re-examination to Editorial Board
for consideration. If the author presents valid reasons, the editor-in-chief
shall appoint an examiner other than the previous examiner and shall follow the
exanimation process specified in Article 8, 9, and 10. The author may not
object on the examination result.
Article 12 (Confidentiality
on Examination) Editorial Board shall guarantee anonymity of an examiner and
the examination result shall not be released to people other than the author.
However, upon the request from the author and consent from the examiner, the
author and examiner may exchange opinions through Editorial Board.
Article 13 (Delay of
Publication) Publication of a publishable paper may be delayed upon the request
from the author or publication schedule of Editorial Board.
Article 14 (Certificate of
Paper Publication) Certificate for scheduled publication of the paper shall be
issued upon the request from the author after the publication is confirmed or
Article 15 (Plagiarism) If
the paper published in JSCM reproduces or plagiarizes works of other people
without appropriate measures, Research Ethics Committee shall handle the issues
caused by reproduction or plagiarism.
1 (Date of Implementation) This regulation shall be implemented from October 1st,
2 (Date of Implementation) This 1st revision shall be implemented
from February 15th, 2010.
3 (Date of Implementation) This 2nd revision shall be implemented
from January 1st, 2011.
Article 4 (Date of Implementation) This 3rd
revision shall be implemented from January 1st, 2013.
5 (Date of Implementation) This 4th revision shall be implemented
from September 1st, 2018.
Article 6 (Date of Implementation) This 5th revision
shall be implemented from December 1st, 2019.