Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Contemporary Management Research is a double-blind referred academic journal for all fields of management, such as accounting, management information system, electronic commerce, information systems and technology, business administration, marketing, consumer behavior, Internet marketing, financial and banking, human resource, economics, international business, operations management, technology and innovation management, business ethics. All theoretical, empirical and applied manuscripts will be considered for publication.

The geographic distribution of authors publishing in the Contemporary Management Research come from all continents around the world including: Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam.

Please let us know if your country is missing.


Section Policies


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Accounting and Finance

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Management Information Systems

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Technology and Innovation Management

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Operation Management and Industrial Engineering

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Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management

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Other Articles

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Peer Review Process

Before submitting the manuscript, the author should have his/her paper proofread for grammatical and spelling corrections as well as the readability of the paper.
The Contemporary Management Research is a double-blind referred academic journal. Each manuscript would be reviewed by the editor for general suitability. If it is judged suitable, a double-blind review process takes place. Based on the recommendations of the reviewers, the editor then decides whether the article should be acceptable.
The evaluation period is short. Usually we evaluate manuscript within one to two months or less. Please remind us if you do not receive the review results after one month.

It is requested that authors should have their paper checked with a native English speaker colleague or professional for English syntax, grammar, etc before submission. Manuscript with serious writing problems cannot be accepted.



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Editorial Advisory Board:

Co-Editor-Chiefs: Wenchang Fang, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Co-Editor-Chiefs: Chih-Chien Wang, National Taipei University, Taiwan

2016-2017 Editorial Advisory Board: (Ranked by Academic Field)

[Accounting and Finance]
Mazni Abdullah, mazni@um.edu.my, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Rich Hsu, richhsu1689@gmail.com, Alpha International Limited, ROC, Taiwan
Rajesh Kumar, rajesh@imtdubai.ac.ae, Institute of Management Technology,Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Torng Her Lee, thlee@gms.ndhu.edu.tw, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

[Bargaining, Judgements and Experimentation]
Ricky Wong, rickywong@hsmc.edu.hk, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong

Frank Agbola, Frank.Agbola@newcastle.edu.au, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Sarfaraz Ali Shah SYED, syed1937@gmail.com, The American University in Cairo, France

[Management Information Systems]
Shih-Chih Chen, scchendr@stust.edu.tw, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Harry Keith Edwards, hedwards@hawaii.edu, University of Hawaii - Hilo, United States
Wen-Chen Hu, wenchen@cs.und.edu, University of North Dakota, United States
Leelien Huang, leelien.huang@gmail.com, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Khalil Md Nor, m-khalil@utm.my, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
James Stephenson, jstephen@scc-i.com, Western International University / Grantham University, United States
Jihong Zeng, jzeng@nyit.edu, New York Institute of Technology, United States

[Management, Organization Behavior and Human Resource]
Ezaz Ahmed, e.ahmed@cqu.edu.au, Central Queensland University, Australia
Marinah Awang, marinah@fpe.upsi.edu.my, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia
Sang Long Choi, cslong_1@yahoo.com, Raffles University Iskandar, Malaysia
Neha Gangwar, gangwar.n12@gmail.com, Periyar Management and Computer College, GGSIP University, India
Hussein Ismail, hismail@lau.edu.lb, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
Vui-Yee Koon, vuiyeek@gmail.com, Sunway University, Malaysia
Michael Muchiri, michael.muchiri@rmit.edu.au, RMIT University, Australia
Ahmad Zohdi, a.zohdi@alhosnu.ae, Alhosn University, United Arab Emirates

Yongtae Bang, bangyt@pcu.ac.kr, Paichai University, South Korea
Marcin Gąsior, gasior.m@gmail.com, Lublin University of Technology, Poland
Matthew Tingchi Liu, MatthewL@umac.mo, University of Macau, Macau
Eric Ng, eric.ng@usq.edu.au, University of Southern Queensland, , Australia
Deepak Srivastava, ds@psit.ac.in, DR. A P J Abdul Kalam University, India
Ching-I Teng, chingit@mail.cgu.edu.tw, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Fredy Roberto Valenzuela Abaca, fvalenz2@une.edu.au, University of New England, Australia

[OM and IE, MIS, Tech and Innovation Mngt]
David Ang, dang@aum.edu, Auburn University Montgomery, United States

[Performance Management & Control Systems]
Samuel Anantadjaya, ethan.eryn@gmail.com, International University Liaison Indonesia, Indonesia

Rodger Morrison, rmorrison@troy.edu, Troy University, United States
Masao Toyama, masao.toyama@it-chiba.ac.jp, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
Keiichi Yamada, yamada-k@nakamura-u.ac.jp, Nakamura Gakuen University, Japan




- Duties of Editors

Our Editors, Associate Editors, Editorial Committee Members, and Editorial Staffs (hereinafter referred to as “the editors”) actively work to enhance the quality of the “Contemporary Management Research” Journal (hereinafter referred to as “the journal”). The editors are responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted should be published. The editors evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic origin, religious belief, or political orientation of the authors. The editors must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, editorial committee members, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher. Our peer reviewing is blind. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used by editors without the express written consent of the authors.
The editors will do their best to anti-plagiarism to make sure the journal is original and no plagiarism/self-plagiarism is allowed.


- Duties of Reviewers

Peer review process of the journal assists the editors in making editorial decisions and may also assists the authors to improve the quality of manuscript. The under reviewed manuscripts must be treated as secret and should not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editors.
Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
Reviewers should call to the editor’s attention if there is any plagiarism and self- plagiarism issue for the manuscript under review. Information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept secret and not used for personal advantage before the manuscript is formally published.
Any reviewer who feels himself/herself unqualified to review the manuscript should notify the editors and excuse himself/herself from the review process.
Reviewers should not consider manuscripts which will lead to conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other connections with authors and their affiliated organization/institute/university/company of the papers.


- Duties of Authors

Authors should present an accurate and objective account of the research work. The manuscript should contain sufficient details and references to permit other scholars to replicate the study. Fraudulent, plagiarism, self- plagiarism, or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.
Authors should not publish manuscripts presenting the same research in more than one journal. Authors should ensure the manuscripts are entirely original.
Proper acknowledgment of the contribution of others must always be given. All those who have made significant contributions to the manuscripts should be listed as co-authors. The corresponding author should ensure that all significant contributors are listed as co-authors of the article, and make sure all co-authors have approved the final version of the manuscripts.
When an author discovers a significant error/inaccuracy in his/her own published articles, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the editors or publisher to correct the articles.