Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Corporate Governance Research (JCGR) 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

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take four to ten weeks.


Publication Frequency

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.



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...





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