Functions of the Journals' Committees

1. Editorial Committee

National members (associate editors):
  • Invite scholars to submit articles to the Journal
  • Review articles to decide whether the refereeing process must go on
  • Propose articles to be submitted to the refereeing process
  • Propose referees
  • Propose contents to be published in each issue, considering accepted articles
  • Propose the order of the articles to be published in each issue
  • Propose changes in the guide to authors
  • Propose indexation alternatives for the Journal
  • Suggest operating rules for the publication of the Journal
  • Promote the Journal
  • Ensure the quality of the material published, promoting the best academic and scientific standards
  • Reconsider the decision about rejected articles in case of scientific controversy
  • Participate in decision-making by individual voting concerning all functions of the Journal
  • Ensure that no discrimination takes place due to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs , ethnicity , nationality, or political philosophy of the authors
Foreign members (Associate Editors):
  • Suggest scientific policies for the continuous and long term development of the Journal
  • Make recommendations for improving the Journal
  • Propose changes to the authors guidelines
  • Promote the Journal

2. Main Editor / Editor in Chief

  • As a member of the Editorial Committee he/she has the same functions, w9ith the exception that his/her vote is a casting vote
  • Represents the Editorial Committee to authors and referees maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and editorial ethic, ensuring full compliance with editorial policies
  • Call for real and virtual meetings necessary for the functioning of the Journal
  • Propose the agenda of the meetings and discussions of the Editorial Board
  • Ensure that the agreements and decisions of the Editorial Board are carried out
  • Represents the Editorial Committee to the various organs of IMEF (Mexican Institute of Finance Executives)
  • Coordination and general supervision of all processes from receipt until the publication of the articles
  • Receives submissions and if they meet the objective and policies of REMEF presents them to a review by Editorial Committee which will decide whether arbitration is recommended
  • Ensure confidentiality concerning the peer review process and in general that the whole reviewing process is fair and appropriate
  • To ask all authors to disclose any conflict of interest before publication, and request publication of any clarification required in case of disputes identified afterwards
  • Communicate promptly to all authors the decision of accepting or rejecting their articles, according to the recommendations made by the referees
  • Responsible of agreements, circulation and promotion of the Journal with other research organizations and national and international researchers
  • He/she is responsible for all correction, clarification and apology necessary to make public

3. Executive Committee

  • Liaison with the Research Foundation from IMEF (Mexican Institute of Finance Executives ) which approves and validates the decisions of the Editorial Committee
  • Liaison with the National Presidency of IMEF and other organs of this institution
  • Implement and monitor the decisions of the Editorial Committee
  • Obtain and manage the material and financial resources necessary for editing, printing, distribution and promotion of the Journal
  • Legally represent the Journal to third parties
  • Responsible for the timely elaboration of the Editorial by IMEF for each issue of the Journal
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the website of the journal
  • Issue suggestions regarding general and operational rules of the Journal