Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The scopes of the journal include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas: Accounting; Economics; Finance & Investment; General Management; Management Information Systems; Business Law;  Global Business; Marketing Theory and Applications;  General Business Research; Business & Economics Education; Production/Operations Management; Organizational Behavior & Theory; Strategic Management Policy; Labor Relations & Human Resource Management; Technology & Innovation; Public Responsibility and Ethics; Public Administration and Small Business Entrepreneurship.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member and at least one external reviewer. The review process may take two to three weeks.


Publication Frequency

2015 Semiannual, published in June and December

2012-2014 Semiannual, published in June and December

2011 Annual, published in December



Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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