In early 2019, the new editorial team started making major changes to increase the scientific quality of the journal, internationalize it, and make all procedures related to its operation fully transparent. From the outset, the work of the editorial team has been guided by observations made in previous evaluations by the economics branch of the French national committee for scientific research, CNRS. Their recommendations included making the submission process more open, ensuring the diversity and transparency of submitted articles, reducing thematic issues, and establishing clear ethical rules. In compliance with these recommendations, the team has succeeded in making RIPCO an academic journal of high scientific quality that is open, fully transparent, state-of-the-art and very committed to the international scene.
I am very pleased to have the opportunity to present the results of these first three years and to outline the priorities for the coming years. This medium-term plan will prove decisive for RIPCO, whose ambition is to become the reference journal in the field of organizational behavior (OB) in the French-speaking world. The changes implemented over the past three years, involving both the processes and tools used for manuscript management, have enabled RIPCO to respond positively to legitimate expectations from academic journals, in particular: scientific integrity, double-blind proofreading, guarantees of reviewer competence, reasonable response time to authors, and selective publication…
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