Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship (JAME) includes empirical or conceptual articles on areas of general management or entrepreneurship as they relate to socially responsible practice. This would include, but not be limited to, articles in the areas of human resource management, international management, management consulting, health care management, careers, management information systems, organization theory, production management, organizational communications, organizational behavior, organization development and change, technology management, small business management, strategy, and social issues in business. Work regarding new issues in these fields is especially welcomed, although historical perspectives are appropriate. Articles focusing on both public sector and private sector management are encouraged. 

 

Section Policies

Articles

Editors
  • John Humphreys
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Executive Interviews

Editors
  • John Humphreys
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Book Reviews

Editors
  • John Humphreys
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Each manuscript is first reviewed by the editor for domain statement congruity, clearness and conciseness of language and general adherence to publishing guidelines.  If the initial screening is successful, the manuscript enters a double-blind review process and is sent to two members of the review board.  Results from reviews are sent to authors along with a decision of accept, accept with modification, revise and resubmit, or reject.  Authors can usually expect this first round of reviews in 4-6 weeks. Reviewer evaluations cover the following criteria:  “fit” with the journal’s domain statement, effective review of the literature, addition of new information to the field; practical take-away value, useful applications or implications, clear and appropriate use of language and style, useful for both academics and practitioners. Additionally, reviewers highlight key strengths and weaknesses of the manuscript.

 

Publication Frequency

The journal will be published quarterly in January, April, July and October as a collective issue.

 

Publication Ethics

Greenleaf Publishing and GSE Research uphold the highest standards of publication ethics.

Working with our Editors, Authors and Reviewers, we take all possible measures to prevent publication malpractice and are committed to addressing possible instances of malpractice that we identify or are brought to our attention.

Original work

  • All work submitted for publication in a Greenleaf Publishing journal or book must be original. Contributions must not be copied in whole or in part from other works.
  • Authors must explicitly identify and reference the author and source of any data or material taken verbatim or paraphrased from another work, whether that work is published, unpublished, or available in an open access form.
  • Authors must explicitly cite others' work and ideas both within the text and in the list of references.
  • Submitted journal papers and book chapters must not have been accepted for publication or under consideration with any other journal or edited collection.

Redundant publication/Self plagiarism

  • Verbatim or substantial copying of an author’s own work that is already published or under consideration for publication is not acceptable.
  • Any wording or data that has been included in another work by the author must be clearly identified by the author at the submission stage.
  • It is recognised that research data can be used in different settings, but it is essential that the theme, discussion and conclusions of a journal paper or book chapter is original.

Fabricated data and results

  • Inventing or falsifying data or results, or manipulating images in order to falsify results, can lead to very serious consequences and is strictly forbidden.

Conflicts of interest

  • Authors are required to disclose any support for research, financial or non-financial, at the submission stage.
  • Reviewers are required to inform the Editor of the journal or edited collection if they have recently completed or are currently engaged in competing research to that which they have been asked to review. If a conflict of interest is identified, the work will be sent to an independent reviewer.

Fair treatment

  • All editorial decisions will be based on the quality of the content and without regard to the ethnic origin, citizenship, disability status, marital status, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, or the political philosophy of the authors.

Author contributions

  • All named authors must have made a substantive contribution to the research and the preparation of the written work. It is not appropriate to include the names of supervisors who have not contributed to the work.
  • Any author who has made a substantive contribution to the research and the preparation of the written work must be named (unless otherwise agreed by that author).
  • The ordering of the names of the authors should be agreed prior to the submission of the work.

Defamation and libel

  • Works must not contain defamatory statements about individuals or organisations. Critical studies must be impartial and accompanied by appropriate evidence, references and explanation. The editors and the publishers reserve the right to withdraw papers which could be construed as libellous. Proof of consent will be required for studies of people or organisations.

Confidentiality

  • The content of the paper must not be in breach of any confidentiality agreements binding on the author(s).

Resolution process

  • When an author discovers a significant error in his/her own work (either when it is published or under review), he/she must promptly notify the journal or book editor and cooperate with the editor to correct the paper or prepare a retraction. If the paper is still unpublished, the paper may be removed from the publication process.
  • In serious cases of malpractice, the Editor and publishers may need to post a retraction notice or statement of concern without the consent of the author.
  • In serious cases of malpractice and when the author does not communicate within a stated timeframe, the Editor and the Publishers reserve the right to contact the author’s institution or company to help reach a resolution.

For further guidance please contact the Greenleaf Publishing team at authors@greenleaf-publishing.com.