Editorial note Editorial note on desk on desk rejection rejection policy policy This short note explains to contributing authors the concept of “desk rejection” as well as describing our recent experience with it since 2013, the year in which Academia became one of Emerald Group Publishing’s management and business journals. So called “desk rejection” is the first screening that editors undertake of all submitted papers for review and publication. Today, desk rejection constitutes more that 50 percent of all rejections made on Academia. Desk rejection is based on specific criteria focussing on how well the paper fits the journal’s editorial policy, the significance of the contribution, originality in the analyses and the quality of the data. Background Academia (ARLA) has experienced a sharp growth over the last five years. The journal is now positioned as one of the leading academic journals in management within the Iberoamerican region. Academia serves as a means of integration of a growing scholarly community that undertakes research in the field of management and its related disciplines in the region and for the region. Among the success factors of a journal, the indexing outcomes are paramount. In September 2007, the journal was accepted for the
Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administración – Emerald Publishing
Published: Mar 2, 2015
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