Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Corporate Governance Research is a peer reviewed international journal publishing high quality, original manuscripts that analyse topics and issues related to corporate governance. The topics addressed in the journal include, but not limited to: Board composition and practices; Board diversity; Business administration; Control and regulation; Corporate ethics; Corporate social responsibility; Disclosure and transparency; Independent directors; Leadership; Not-for–Profit governance; Regulation and practices; Risk management; Role of boards and other stakeholders; Shareholder activism; SME governance; Sustainability.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member and at least one external reviewer. The review process may take two to three weeks.


Publication Frequency

2017 Annual, published in November


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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