Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The purpose of the Journal is designed to provide a forum for those who focus on the field of cross-culture research, study the community with different culture backgrounds, and provide critical perspective of inter-culture as a foundation on which to build solutions to worldwide political, economic, workplace, social, gender, ethnic, enviormental and many other issues.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

A. Purpose of Peer Review
Thank you for the effort and expertise that you contribute to reviewing, without which it would be impossible to maintain the high standards of peer-reviewed journals.
Peer review is a critical element of scholarly publication, and one of the major cornerstones of the scientific process. Peer Review serves two key functions:
1. Acts as a filter: Ensures research is properly verified before being published
2. Improves the quality of the research: rigorous review by other experts helps to hone key points and correct inadvertent errors

B.  Types of peer review
There are, essentially, three varieties of peer review. Each type carries with it some clear advantages, as well as some disadvantages:

1. Single Blind Review

The names of the reviewers are hidden from the author. This is the traditional method of reviewing and is, by far, the most common type.

Reviewer anonymity allows for impartial decisions free from influence by the author.

Authors fear the risk that reviewers working in the same field may withhold submission of the review in order to delay publication, thereby giving the reviewer the opportunity to publish first.

Reviewers may use their anonymity as justification for being unnecessarily critical or harsh when commenting on the author’s work.

2.  Double Blind Review

Both the reviewer and the author remain anonymous.

Author anonymity prevents any reviewer bias based on, for example, an author’s country of origin or previous controversial work.

Articles written by ‘prestigious’ or renowned authors are considered on the basis of the content of their papers, rather than on the author’s reputation.

It is uncertain whether a paper can ever truly be ‘blind’ – especially in specialty ‘niche’ areas. Reviewers can often identify the author through the paper’s style, subject matter or self-citation.

3.  Open Review

Reviewer and author are known to each other.

Some scientists feel this is the best way to prevent malicious comments, stop plagiarism, prevent reviewers from drawing upon their own ‘agenda’ and encourage open, honest reviewing.

Others argue the opposite view. They see open review as a less honest process in which politeness or fear of retribution may cause a reviewer to withhold or tone down criticism. For example, junior reviewers may hesitate to criticize more esteemed authors for fear of damaging their prospects. Independent studies tend to support this.


Open Access Policy

Open Access Policy for Cross-Cultural Communication Journal


As a firm advocate of open and unrestricted access to scholarly knowledge, Cross-Cultural Communication is committed to promoting the principles of Open Access. This policy outlines our approach to disseminating research and content freely and transparently to the global academic community.


CC-BY 4.0 License: All published articles in Cross-Cultural Communication are made available under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY 4.0). This license allows users to freely access, share, adapt, and build upon the published content, as long as proper attribution to the original source is provided.


Authors' Rights: Authors retain the copyright of their work and grant Cross-Cultural Communication the right to publish their articles under the CC-BY 4.0 License. This enables widespread visibility and ensures that authors receive recognition for their scholarly contributions.


Accessibility: All articles published in Cross-Cultural Communication will be freely accessible on our website and indexed in major academic databases to enhance their discoverability and dissemination.


Archiving and Preservation: To ensure the long-term preservation of published content, we participate in archiving initiatives and partner with reputable digital repositories.


Transparent Peer Review: Cross-Cultural Communication follows a rigorous and transparent peer review process, which ensures the quality and validity of published articles.


Retractions and Corrections: In cases where errors or issues are identified in published articles, we will promptly issue retractions, corrections, or updates as necessary, ensuring the integrity of our content.


Promotion of Open Access: We actively promote the benefits of Open Access and advocate for the principles of open and transparent research within the academic community.


Compliance with Funding Agency Policies: We support authors in complying with funding agency requirements related to Open Access policies and mandates.


Global Reach: As an Open Access journal, Cross-Cultural Communication seeks to bridge cultural and geographical barriers, fostering knowledge exchange and collaboration across diverse communities.


By adhering to this Open Access Policy, Cross-Cultural Communication aims to contribute to the advancement of global research and scholarship, while upholding the principles of academic integrity and accessibility.


Last Updated: 18 July 2023



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About the Journal

Founded in May, 2005, The Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture is pleased to recommend the journal for the social sciences: Cross-Cultural Communication (ISSN 1712-8358 [Print] ISSN 1923-6700 [Online]) The journal is designed to provide a forum for those who focus on the field of the cross culture research, or the community with different culture background, and provide critical perspective of intercultural as a foundation on which to build solutions to worldwide political, economic, workplace, social, gender, ethnic, environmental and other forms of problem.
Cross-Cultural Communication is filed by Library and Archives Canada, and collected by the database AMICUS of Canada, indexed by ProQuest LIC., Gale, EBSCO Publishing, Ulrich's of America, indexed by DOAJ of Sweden, indexed by CNKI of China, indexed by Open J-gate of India.

Information for Submiting:

·Manuscripts: The Journal seeks original manuscripts reporting scholarly work on the Humanities and Social Sciences. Original articles may be empirical and qualitative studies, review articles, methodological articles, brief reports, case studies and letters to the Editor.

·Scope: The purpose of the Journal is designed to provide a forum for those who focus on the field of cross-culture research, study the community with different culture backgrounds, and provide critical perspective of inter-culture as a foundation on which to build solutions to worldwide political, economic, workplace, social, gender, ethnic, enviormental and many other issues.

·Format: The only format we accept is APA Style

·Language: The manuscripts are required to be written in English or French.


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CSCanada provides open access to works we publish on the principle of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license. Under this license, we require publishing rights from authors to publish and disseminate their research articles, while authors retain ownership of the copyright in their works. This allows anyone to download, print, distribute, reuse, modify and copy the content without requesting extra permission from the authors or the publishers only if appropriate credits are given to the original authors and source.

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The author assigns conveys and otherwise transfers all rights title, interest, and copyright ownership in this “Work” to our journal when the “Work” is accepted for publication. “Work means the material submitted for publication plus another related material submitted.

The assignment of rights to our journal includes but is not expressly limited to rights to edit. publish, reproduce, distribute copies, prepare derivative works include in indexes or search databases in print, electronic, or other media whether or not in use at the time of execution of this agreement, and claim copyright in said work throughout the world for the full duration of the copyright and any renewals or extensions thereof.


Plagiarism Policy

There is a zero-tolerance policy towards plagiarism in this journal. Manuscripts submitted are screened for plagiarism through the advanced plagiarism detection software before, during & after publication, If found erring, they will be rejected at any stage of processing.

If evidence of plagiarism is found before/after acceptance or after the publication of the paper, the author will be offered a chance for rebuttal. If the arguments are not found to be satisfactory, the manuscript will be retracted and the author sanctioned from publishing papers for a period to be determined by the responsible Editor(s).


Plagiarism is the act of presenting the words, ideas, or images of another as your own; it denies authors or creators of content the credit they are due. Whether deliberate or unintentional, plagiarism violates ethical standards in scholarship (see APA Ethics Code Standard 8.11, Plagiarism. https://apastyle.apa.org/style-grammar-guidelines/citations/plagiarism).

To avoid plagiarism, provide appropriate credit to your sources by adding author–date in-text citations for direct quotations and ideas (e.g., credit the originators of theories). If you model a study after one conducted by someone else, give credit to the author of the original study.

If you wish to reprint or adapt tables, figures, and images or to reprint long quotations or commercially copyrighted test items, you must provide more comprehensive credit in the form of a copyright attribution and may need permission from the copyright holder to use the materials. Even images from the internet that are free or licensed in the Creative Commons need a copyright attribution if you are reproducing them in your paper. For more information about copyright and permissions, see Sections 12.14–12.18 of the Publication Manual (7th ed.).


Self-plagiarism is the presentation of your own previously published work as original; like plagiarism, self-plagiarism is unethical. Self-plagiarism deceives readers by making it appear that more information is available on a topic than really exists. It gives the impression that findings are more replicable than is the case or that particular conclusions are more strongly supported than is warranted by the evidence. It may lead to copyright violations if you publish the same work with multiple publishers (sometimes called duplicate publication).