Ethics deals with human conduct and is concerned with questions pertain to what is right and wrong. Values guide us to live ethically, take the right decisions and act appropriately. In research the ethics and values have prime importance as innovation and research always give direction to society and social relations. If social research is based on ethical principles and values, certainly it will stabilize the society and will give right direction to it.
The Editorial Board of The Summit has recognized the role of ethics in quality peer reviewed articles, research papers, paper writing, paper review and publication. In this respect the following ethical principles and values are given priority in the Journal: