Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal has a wide scope in terms of the subject areas it covers, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Law: Banking law, business law, comparative legal system, constitutional law, corporate law, consumer law, criminal law, energy law, environmental law, international law, human rights law, Islamic and Sharia law, legal history, maritime law, mercantile law.

  • Ethics: Business ethics, governance and ethics.

  • Governance: Administration and governance, behavioral corporate governance, board diversity, board leadership, board of directors, concentration of power, corporate board practices, executive compensation, family business governance, global governance and corporate responsibility, Governance & Competitiveness, governance and public policy, governance and stability, industrial governance, IT governance, management and governance, ownership structure, private governance, public administration, public governance, regulation.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editorial

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

  • Each submission will be reviewed by 2 anonymous reviewers. Reviewers are expert in the relevant field and have track record of publications. Referees can give the decision as "accept", "reject" or "revision". When there will be an extreme disagreement between 2 reviewers, editor may refer the paper to a third reviewer.

  • Reviewers usually get 28 days to prepare and send their report. A reviewer can get a 2 weeks grace time if such request is received in writing.

  • An editorial decision is made purely based on the review reports.

For more information please see the Editorial Policy

 

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...

 

Editorial Board

Editor
Dr Afzalur Rashid
Senior Lecturer (Accounting)
School of Commerce
University of Southern Queensland
Australia

 

Editorial Advisory Board Members

Professor Mohamad Ali Abdul-Hamid
Universiti Utara Malaysia
Malaysia

Professor Jai Prakash Sharma
University of Delhi
India

Dr. Nirmala Dorasamy
Durban University of Technology
South Africa

Dr. Angus Young
University of Western Sydney
Australia

Dr. William W. Kirkley
Massey University
New Zealand

 

Editorial Board Members

Associate Professor Idris Md. Noor
University of Malaysia Perlis
Malaysia

Associate Professor Umar Aimhanosi Oseni
International Islamic University
Malaysia

Dr Mia Mahmudur Rahim
School of Law, University of South Australia
Australia

Dr Yuan Yuan Hu
Massey University
New Zealand

Dr Sa’id Adekunle Mikail
INCEIF (The Global University of Islamic Finance)
Malaysia

Dr Janice L.H Nga
Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Malaysia

Dr Loganathan Krishnan
Monash University
Malaysia