GLIMS Journal of Management Review
and Transformation
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Neetu Kalra1, A. Seetharaman1, K. Maddulety1 and Priti Bakhshi1

First Published 6 Apr 2022.
Article Information Volume 1, Issue 2 September 2022
Corresponding Author:

Priti Bakhshi, S P Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400058, India.

1 S P Jain School of Global Management, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Open access (OA) journals have emerged in the past two decades and have influenced scholarly publications to a great extent, contributing to the benefits of OA publishing. The research focuses on the evolving trends of OA and the measures required to address the issue of exponentially growing predatory publishing. The study concludes the research by proposing measures for the scholarly world to address predatory publishing globally. The scope of the research is qualitative, discussing the fair publishing practices and implications of Plan S and open peer review. In the methodology, the study reviews the wealth of published literature in the discipline to decide the variables and impact on the dependent variable.


open access, predatory publishing, junk science, publication ethics, Plan S, open peer review


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