Journal editors have observed a greater occurrence of reviewers agreeing to peer review but never completing reviews. It seems that the information systems (IS) field increasingly needs more reviewers. In this paper, I consider the reasons why researchers agree to peer review and the professional and ethical conduct of reviewers who agree to review but never do so. Finally, I make suggestions to motivate reviewers to replenish the “commons”.
Sipior, J. C. (2018). Peer Reviewer Non-performance: The Need to Replenish the “Commons”. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 42, pp-pp. https://doi.org/10.17705/1CAIS.04227