The RAC's mission is to contribute to a deep understanding of Administration through the dissemination of relevant research papers, theoretical analyzes, technological articles, teaching cases, documents, notes and bibliographic reviews that can subsidize academic activities and administrative action in public, private and third sector organizations. In addition, in order to collaborate to maintain the research's standards of ethics, and still allow the replicability of published studies, since June 2018 RAC adopted data policy and open materials.
Scope and Focus:
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.
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.
Scientific articles, technological articles, teaching cases, documents, notes and bibliographic reviews submitted to the RAC must be unpublished, nationally and internationally, and are not under consideration for publication in any other dissemination vehicle. Papers published in annals of congresses may be considered by the Editorial Board, provided that they are in its final article form. Articles and documents may be written in Portuguese, English or Spanish.
In order to submit works to RAC, authors should follow all steps and formatting requirements in the files Guidelines for Publication and Brief Summary of the APA Standards, available at http://rac.anpad.org.br.
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.
Text submitted to the journal will be sent for evaluation only after it is verified that they meet journal formatting and editorial standards
Scientific Articles, Technological Articles and Cases for Teaching in Administration and Accounting: The evaluation goes through a review system in which the first reading is exclusively intended to evaluate the relevance of the articles submitted, their adequacy to the scope of the journal and aspects such as contribution and novelty of the text. Only works considered by editors and advisors to be relevant to the community and, in particular, to the journal readers will continue for the remaining evaluation stages. After approval in this step, the work follows for peer review, adopting the double anonymous evaluation format (double blind review).
Documents and Debates: Documents submitted are analyzed by the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors, according to editorial policies, without external evaluation.
The evaluation goes through a review system in which the first reading is exclusively intended to evaluate the relevance of the articles submitted, their adequacy to the scope of the journal and aspects such as contribution and novelty of the text. Only works considered by editors and advisors to be relevant to the community and, in particular, to the journal readers will continue for the remaining evaluation stages. After approval in this stage, the work follows for peer review, adopting the double anonymous review format.
Reviews, and Bibliographical Summaries: Documents submitted are analyzed by the Editor in chief, according to editorial policies, without external evaluation.
RAC performs analysis plagiarism in some submissions and all approved products. The journal seeks to detect plagiarism problems, self-plagiarism, insufficient and inadequate parafraseamentos quotes. RAC adopts iThenticate system for plagiarism identification.
Articles accepted for publication become the property journal.