Guidelines for Reviewers
  1. Disposition of Professionalism, Collegiality and Courtesy
  2. Purposeful Criticism including Questions and Comments
  3. Timely Manner
  4. Evaluation Criteria on a 10 Scale (10 Outstanding – 1 Poor)
      1.  4.1__ Current Interest to the Field
      1.  4.2__ Word Count Range (X mark)
      1.  4.3__ Format Conforms to

    The Chicago Manual of Style

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      1.  4.4__ Appropriate Methodology and Theoretical Framework
      1.  4.5__ Significant Contribution to the Field
      1.             4.5.1 Insight into the Subject Matter
      1.             4.5.2 Advances Knowledge and Understanding of the Subject Matter
      1.  4.6__ Knowledge and Interaction with Primary and Secondary Literature
      1.  4.7__ Clearly Written with Good Grammatical Mechanics
      1.  4.8__ Article and or Conclusion are Thought-Provoking
       4.9__ Overall Rating
  5. Reviewer’s Comments
      1.  5.1__ Under the criteria above as appropriate
       5.2__ In the manuscript margins by way of the “Review” tab of Microsoft Word
  6. Reviewer’s Confidential Recommendation (X mark)
      1.  6.1__ Accept
      1.  6.2__ Accept with Revisions (as per # 5 above)
      1.  6.3__ Revise and Resubmit (as per # 5 above)
       6.4__ Reject