The infographic also provides you with an overview of the:
peer review process
mechanisms behind the decision-making process
main reasons for rejection without review
reasons for rejecting after review
Preprint Space (formerly Academic Karma)
Consider these wise words from Lachlan, who recognises the thousands of hours reviewers and editors put into the peer review process.
"...what if there was a peer-review currency, which we call 'Karma', earned by doing timely review and spent by getting manuscripts reviewed. If every academic did as much peer review as they demand from others in order to maintain a positive Karma, the system would become self-regulating."