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

2020-2017 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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