Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The aim of Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is to address in an interdisciplinary framework the dynamics of the organization management and its strategic approaches by considering the imperatives and the contingencies of the new societal and economical environments at a local, national or global scale.

Moreover, the journal is interested in research that surpasses the boundaries of single academic subjects and of the paradigms and assumptions of individual disciplines or functions, so it bridges the gap among different areas, such as:

- Knowledge Management,

- Strategic Management and Marketing,

- Entrepreneurship,

- Leadership Development,

- Organizational Behaviour,

- Human Resource Management,

- Financial Management,

- Emerging Markets,

- Managerial Economics,

- Market Economy,

- Business Process Optimization,

- Business Intelligence Systems,

- Corporate Social Responsibility,

- Green Business,

- E-commerce,

- Business Communication

- Project Management, and many others.

 

At the same time, it provides discussion and the exchange of information on principles, strategies, models, techniques, methodologies, and applications of management sciences in all the important fields of interest. 

 

 

Section Policies

Articles

Editors
  • Alexandra ZBUCHEA
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Discussions

Editors
  • Alexandra ZBUCHEA
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Working Papers

Editors
  • Alexandra ZBUCHEA
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic publication.


1. Purpose of peer review

Peer review is a key element of scientific publishing, and it serves two purposes:

- to filter the research to select the most relevant studies;

- to improve research quality, by highlighting key points and correcting errors.

- to help the authors to improve their work, through offering specific comments on the key aspects of an research article: title, abstract, keywords, content and analysis, discussions, conclusions and references.


2. Selection of the review-team

To ensure the high-quality and the objectivity of the review, the two reviewers associated to each proposal are selected based on the following principles:

- they are specialists in the field of the submitted article

- they are from different countries of origin so to ensure an international perspective

 

3. Criteria for reviewing

The reviewers pay attention to the following aspects:

- Originality of the approach, including the relevance of the research in the context of current theoretical background

- Structure of the article, the existence of the key sections of academic papers: abstract, keywords, introduction, methodology, results, and conclusions with implications

- Language, also considering the style and argumentation 

- References, considering both their complexity and actuality

- Ethical issues

 

All submitted manuscripts received by the Editorial team will be checked by a professional Editor to determine whether it is properly elaborated and follows the ethical policies of the journal. Once a manuscript passes the initial checks, it will be assigned to at least two independent experts for peer-review. The first round of peer-review takes 6 weeks on average. 

 

Publication Frequency

Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is a quarterly academic journal, which is published in the following months: March, June, September and December.

Porposal submissions are welcomed all year round.

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Author Guidelines

Prior to the writing of an article to be considered for publication in Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy please carefully consider the author guidelines.

 

Indexing

Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is abstracted/indexed in:

AcademicKeys

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)

Cabell's

CEEOL

EconLit 

DOAJ

EBSCO

ERIH Plus

GIF

Index Copernicus

NewJour

ProQuest

Road

RePEc - EconPapers

Ulrich’s

 

Several other A&I service providers are evaluating the journal for inclusion. Please periodically check this section for further information.

 

Publication ethics and malpractice statement 

The editing team of the Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is strongly committed to ethical publishing, according to the guidelines of the e Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. 

The principles guiding journal's associated editors, reviewers, as well as authors are: 

- Fairness and objectivity in the analysis of data and evaluation of papers, with no regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, or other characteristics of the persons involved.  

- Confidentiality in dealing with the manuscripts, reviewers and authors. Only appropriate information should be shared with appropriate individuals, under correct authorization.

- Originality is a guiding principle for evaluating a manuscript. The authors sign an originality statement, while the publisher scans the proposals for plagiarism. 

- Acknowledgement should be considered to show the origin of sources, the authors of ideas and providers of data, the evolution of the studies and manuscripts. Proper acknowledgment fo the work of others that have been influential in determining the results of the work must be always properly given. 

- Disclosure and conflict of interests should be considered by all those involved in writing, evaluating, or editing a manuscript. 

In the situation that scientific misconduct, fraudulent publication or plagiarism is detected and proved, the Editors-in-Chief will take all appropriate measures to clarify the situation and to amend the situation in a timely and correct manner.