The journal Accounting, Auditing & Accountability is dedicated to the advancement of accounting knowledge and provides a forum for the publication of high quality manuscripts concerning the interaction between accounting/auditing and their socio-economic and political environments. It therefore encourages critical analysis of policy and practice in these areas. Analysis could explore policy alternatives and provide new perspectives for the accounting discipline.

The problems of concern are international (in varying degree) and may have differing cultural, social and institutional structures. Analysis can be international, national or organization specific. It can be from a single, multi- or inter-disciplinary perspective.

Major criteria used to evaluate papers are:

  • Subject matter: must be of importance to the accounting discipline.
  • Research question: must fall within the journal's scope.
  • Research: well designed and executed.
  • Presentation: well written and conforming to the journal's style.

The objective of this journal [Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing] is to provide both academics teaching marketing and practitioners of marketing with new ideas concerning business-to-business marketing. That is, how one company or organization markets its goods/services/ideas to another company or organization. The ideal article would be one that could be used in the classroom to educate graduate students on the theory and practice of business-to-business marketing and read by managers interested in the state-of-the-art thinking in this area. Each article, therefore, must put forth recommendations as to how the material contained in the article can be utilized in business practice and at the same time provide teachers of marketing with examples of how the theories taught in the classroom work in the real world.

The basis of an article may be research, but it is not intended that the Methodology or Methods section be extensive. If the methodology is so unique as to warrant detailed attention, it will be added as an appendix. But research is not the only basis for an article. Cases, conceptual arguments, and industry reviews and practices may be put forth with equal acceptability. In addition, we will publish opinions of industry professionals, when available, in a section entitled Commentary. Book reviews will also be published when available.

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