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Scope and policy

Editorial Policy

Mission: The mission of the BAR - Brazilian Administration Review is to contribute to a deeper understanding of Business Theory and its managerial implications by means of the international dissemination of relevant papers in theoretical development and empirical research produced by Brazilian academia as well as by researchers from other countries.

Scope and Focus: BAR publishes conceptual, empirical and methodological articles in the area of Business Administration. Innovative theoretical and methodological perspectives are welcome as long as they are academically sound. Papers with greater potential for having an international impact will be given preference. To be published in BAR, articles must bring relevant theoretical, empirical or methodological contributions.

BAR’s editorial scope does not include: teaching cases or purely applied practitioner-oriented technical material

Target Audience: The target audience of BAR is the Brazilian as well as the international academic community in the field of Business Administration.

Requirements: Submitted articles must be unpublished, and should not be under consideration for publication in any other journal. Previous publication of the paper in conference proceedings would not violate the originality requirements. Articles must be written in English language.

Analysis of Articles for Publication

1. Article evaluation consists of two stages.  In the first, the editor-in-chief and an associate editor, chosen by the editor-in-chief based upon the article’s thematic and methodological affinity, verify the relevance of the submitted article, its adequacy for the journal’s editorial scope, and other aspects including originality and contribution to the area of submission.  Only articles the editors consider relevant to the academic community, and in particular, to the journal’s audience, proceed to further stages of evaluation.  The articles that are approved during this first stage of analysis are sent to double blind review by at least two reviewers indicated by the associate editor.

2. Neither ANPAD or its Editors are responsible for the opinions, ideas and concepts emitted in the published texts, these being the full responsibility of the author(s).

3.In order to be published, the author(s) must sign the Copyrights Letter, a model of which will be sent to the authors by e-mail, reserving the rights, including translation, to the BAR.

The Journal adopts iThenticate system for plagiarism identification.

There are no fees for submission and review articles.


Forms and preparation of manuscripts

Improving your chances of getting published

To improve your chances of getting published in BAR by meeting with our guidelines, we suggest that you read and evaluate your article according to the questions listed below. Even if you answer some of them in the negative, this does not mean that your work will not be accepted, but the closer you are to satisfactory answers to the questions below, the better the chances that your article will receive of a positive evaluation by our referees.

1. What contribution does your article make to the field?
2. Are most of your references from articles published in quality scientific journals?
3. Are most of your references from articles published in international scientific journals?
4. Are most of your references from articles published in scientific journals in the last ten years?
5. Do you reference or quote classic authors in the field?
6. Does your article fit BAR’s editorial policy?
7. Have you referenced and quoted according to APA style guide?
8. Are your research objectives, contributions to the area, and your conclusions clearly presented?
9. Have you adequately described the methodology of your research and the qualitative and quantitative methods you have used?
10. Have you thoroughly checked the quality of your writing?


Attention: Before submitting your work, please pay attention to the following:

1. Check that your submission follows the Submission Manual.
2. Check that your file is free of computer viruses (Make sure to scan each file with an efficient anti-virus program before submitting it).
3. Does the formatting of citations and references match the norms of the American Psychological Association (APA)? Complete guidelines can be obtained in the Submission Manual.


The sending of manuscripts


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