ISSN 1415-6555 (1997-2008) printed version
ISSN 1982-7849 online version



Basic information

Full Name of Journal:


Editor in Chief
Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil,


RAC publishes articles on theoretical development and theoretical-empirical work in the area of Administration and Accounting Sciences. Different theoretical and methodological perspectives in topics' treatment are acceptable, as long as they are consistent and relevant to the development of the area (articles based on monocase studies will be accepted as long as they are about highly representative organizations in their areas of activity or in case of significant contribution for knowledge). Although RAC includes articles that bring contributions to managerial practice, it keeps place dedicated to practice in market environment, while publishes content to the academic community. In this way, works that focuses on the application of managerial models and tools in organizations are also accepted. Finally, besides scientific articles, RAC publishes technological articles, teaching cases, reviews, bibliographical notes and documents for the reflection of the community.

Target Public: The target audience consists mainly of professionals and students, in parallel, managers of public, private and third sector organizations interested in the dialogue and innovation of Administration and Accounting Sciences.

Periodic Interval:

Bimonthly (January-February, March-April, May-June, July-August, September-October, November-December).

Areas of interest:

Information Management, Science and Technology Management, Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Behavior, Research and Teaching in Management, Organizational Strategy, Managerial Control and Finance, Agribusiness Management, Operations and Logistics Management, Personnel Management and Labor Relations, International Management, Management and Public Policy, Social and Environmental Management, Marketing, Organizations/Organizational Behavior, Organizations/Organizational Theory.

Its abbreviated title is Rev. adm. contemp., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Classification Systems

Indexed in:

  • CLASE – Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades,
  • DOAJ – Directory of Open Access Journals,
  • EBSCO Publishing,
  • GALE – Cengage Learning,
  • IBZ – Internacional Bibliography of Periodical Literatura in the Humanities and Social Sciences,
  • ProQuest,
  • Redalyc – Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal, 
  • Scielo – Scientific Electronic Library Online,
  • Spell – Scientific Periodicals Electronic Library,
  • Sumá – Sumários de Revistas Brasileiras


  • 10th Edition of Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management,
  • IBSS - International Bibliography of the Social Sciences
  • LATINDEX – Sistema regional de información en línea para revistas científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal,
  • ULRICH’S Periodicals Directory,Diadorim - Diretório de Políticas de Acesso Aberto das Revistas Científicas Brasileiras.


Intellectual Property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

The Revista de Administração Contemporânea adopted until Aug/2015 the Creative Commons license  attribution-type BY-NC. Actually, the license  is the attribution-type BY.



  • Institution: Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração - ANPAD.


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