Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal has a wide scope in terms of the subject areas it covers, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Econometrics: Statistics, biostatistics, correlation and regression, decision theory, items response theory, longitudinal models, meta-analysis, multivariate method, multilevel models, multivariate statistics, structural equation modelling, quantitative methods, predictive inference, preliminary test and shrinkage estimation, Stochastic Processes testing after pre-test.

  • Education: Competency based assessment, collaborative Learning, curriculum development and pedagogy, distance learning, e-learning, self-regulated learning, student assessment, teaching innovation, teaching methodologies and pedagogies, teaching strategies and research in business ethics education, teaching strategies and research in international business education, curriculum design/teaching strategies in operations management education and vocational learning.

  • Information Technology: Data modelling and mining, database management systems, digital and social media, digital divide, digital future, e-commerce, information and communication studies, information technology and knowledge management, internet banking, multimedia performance and management, telecommunication and telecommunication policy, web development.

  • Management: Business ethics, business strategy, conflict management, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, corporate intellectual capital reporting, corporate venturing, human resource management, innovation, strategic theories of the firm, operations management, organisational behaviour, international business, sports management, strategic management, leadership, management, performance measurement in the public sector, stakeholder engagement, voluntary disclosure.

  • Marketing: General marketing, business marketing, consumer behaviour, international marketing, marketing management, market orientation, services marketing, retail marketing, social marketing, strategic marketing, customer value, value co-creation.

  • Multidisciplinary: Development studies, diversity and social issues, human rights, linguistics, entrepreneurship, hospitality and aviation, journalism, international trade, international relations, leadership development, library science, natural resources management policy, operations research, political economy, political science, public administration, renewable energy, research methodology, rural politics and policy, psychology, sociology, strategic leadership, tourism, women and gender issues.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

  • Each submission will be reviewed by 2 anonymous reviewers. Reviewers are expert in the relevant field and have track record of publications. Referees can give the decision as "accept", "reject" or "revision". When there will be an extreme disagreement between 2 reviewers, editor may refer the paper to a third reviewer.

  • Reviewers usually get 28 days to prepare and send their report. A reviewer can get a 2 weeks grace time if such request is received in writing.

  • An editorial decision is made purely based on the review reports.

For more information please see the Editorial Policy


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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Editorial Board

Dr Andrew D. Banasiewicz
Professor of Business Analytics
Hult International Business College


Editorial Advisory Board Members

Professor Mahadzirah Mohamad
University of Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)

Professor Moha Abdullah
International Islamic University of Malaysia

Professor Rajnandan Patnaik
Institute of Management Technology
Nagpur, India

Associate Professor Wan Norhayate Wan Daud
University of Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)

Dr. Fiona Edgar
University of Otago
New Zealand


Editorial Board Members

Associate Professor Rosliza Mat-Zin
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Dr. Mingsheng Li
Massey University
New Zealand

Dr Abdul Hafeez-Baig
University of Southern Queensland

Dr Balsam A. Mustafa
University Malaysia Pahang (UMP)

Dr James Henry
University of Otago
New Zealand

Dr Ivy Chia
SIM University

Dr Fakhrul Anwar Zainol
University of Sultan Abidin (UniSZA)

Dr Nighat Ansari
University of Punjab

Dr Yuan Yuan Hu
Massey University
New Zealand

Dr Reynaldo Gacho Segumpan
Ministry of Higher Education