(Updated: 2020/07/01)

About the journal

 

Basic information

 

Full Name of Journal:

JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY ADMINISTRATION (RAC – REVISTA DE ADMINISTRAÇÃO CONTEMPORÂNEA)

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.wesley.mendes@gmail.com)

Aims:

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,
  • Sumários.org – Sumários de Revistas Brasileiras

Directories:

  • 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.

 

 

Sponsorship

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

 

  • Support:

 

 


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Editorial Board

 

Editor

 

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.wesley.mendes@gmail.com)

 

 

Editors Committee

 

Associate editors

  • Fabio Caldieraro (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, fabio.caldieraro@fgv.br)
  • Gilnei Luiz de Moura (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, UFSM, Santa Maria, RS, Brasil, mr.gmoura.ufsm@gmail.com)
  • Ismael A. Ali (Kent University, Estados Unidos da América do Norte, iali1@kent.edu)
  • Marcus Cunha Junior (University of Georgia, Estados Unidos da América do Norte, cunhamv@uga.edu)
  • Paulo César Matui (Universidade Federal de São Carlos, São Carlos, SP, Brasil, paulo.matui@gmail.com)
  • Samy Dana (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, samy.dana@fgv.br)
  • Victor Manoel Cunha de Almeida (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Administração, UFRJ/COPPEAD, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil, valmeida@coppead.ufrj.br)

Editors Council

  • Anielson Barbosa da Silva (Universidade Federal da Paraíba, UFPB, João Pessoa, PB, Brasil, anielson@uol.com.br)
  • Antônio Carlos Gastaud Maçada (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Escola de Administração, UFRGS/EA, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil, acgmacada@ea.ufrgs.br)
  • Ely Laureano Paiva (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, ely.paiva@fgv.br)
  • Fabio Vizeu Ferreira (Universidade Positivo, UP, Curitiba, PR, Brasil, vizeu@anpad.org.br)
  • Maria José Tonelli (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, maria.jose.tonelli@fgv.br)
  • Rogério Hermida Quintella (Universidade Federal da Bahia, Núcleo de Pós-Graduação em Administração, NPGA/UFBA, Salvador, BA, Brasil, Salvador, Brasil, rhquintella@gmail.com)
  • Valmir Emil Hoffmann (Universidade de Brasília, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Administração, UnB/PPGA, Brasília, DF, Brasil, ehoffmann@unb.br)
  • Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva (Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo, FGV-EAESP, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, rac.wesley.mendes@gmail.com)

Scientific Editorial Board

  • Aureliano Angel Bressan (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Centro de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisas em Administração, UFMG/CEPEAD, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil, aureliano.bressan@gmail.com)
  • Bryan Husted (EGADE Business School, Monterrey, México, bhusted@tec.mx)
  • Carlos M. Rodriguez (Delaware State University, Business Administration, Dover, DE, Estados Unidos da América do Norte, crodriguez@desu.edu)
  • Cristiana Cerqueira Leal (Universidade do Minho, Escola de Economia e Gestão, Braga, Portugal, ccerqueira@eeg.uminho.pt)
  • Diógenes de Souza Bido (Mackenzie, UPM, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, diogenesbido@yahoo.com.br)
  • Elin Merethe Oftedal (UiT/Norways Arctic University, Tromsø, Noruega, elin.m.oftedal@uit.no)
  • Emilio Jose Monteiro Arruda Filho (Universidade da Amazônia, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Administração, PPAD/Unama, Belém, PA, Brasil, emilio.arruda@unama.br)
  • Fábio Frezatti (Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade, USP/FEA, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, frezatti@usp.br)
  • Felipe Monteiro (INSEAD, Fontainebleau Cedex, França, felipe.monteiro@insead.edu) Howard J. Rush (University of Brighton, Reino Unido, H.J.Rush@brighton.ac.uk)
  • John L. Campbell (University of Georgia, Estados Unidos da América do Norte, johnc@uga.edu)
  • José Antônio Puppim de Oliveira (United Nations University, Yokohama, Japan, joseantonio_puppimdeoliveira@yahoo.com)
  • Julián Cárdenas (Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany, julian.cardenas@onlinebschool.com)
  • Lucas Ayres Barros (Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Economia, Administração e Contabilidade, USP/FEA, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, lucasbarros@usp.br)
  • Luciano Rossoni (Universidade UniGranRio, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Administração, UniGranRio/PPGA, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil, lrossoni@gmail.com)
  • M. Philippe Protin (Université Grenoble Alpes, Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France, Philippe.Protin@grenoble-iae.fr)
  • Paulo Estevão Cruvinel (Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária, Embrapa, São Carlos, SP, Brasil, paulo.cruvinel@embrapa.br)
  • Rodrigo Bandeira de Mello (Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, EUA, bandeirademr@merrimack.edu)
  • Rodrigo Verdi (MIT/Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, Estados Unidos, rverdi@mit.edu)
  • Valter Afonso Vieira (Universidade Estadual de Maringá, UEM, Maringá, PR, Brasil, valterafonsovieira@gmail.com)
  • Wagner Antonio Kamakura (Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, Houston, TX, kamakura@rice.edu)
 

 

Production Staff

 

Editorial assistant

Nadia Cristina de Araujo Machuca (ANPAD, Maringá, PR, rac@anpad.org.br)

 

 


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Instructions to authors

 

Scope and policy

 

Publishing Guidelines

Mission:

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.

Target audience:

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.

Requirements:

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.

Submission:

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.

Analysis of Submitted Texts - Evaluation System

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.

 

 

Manuscript preparation and style

 

All information regarding manuscript preparation and style can be found in the files Guidelines for Publication and Brief Summary of the APA Standards, available at http://rac.anpad.org.br.

 

 

Manuscript submission

 

ATTENTION - Before submitting/sending your work, please verify the following:

  1. ATTENTION - Before submitting/sending your work, please verify the following:
    1. Is the manuscript to be submitted formatted in accordance with the RAC’s submission guidelines? The complete guidelines can be found at the Guidelines for Publication link.

    2. Is the file virus-free?

    3. The data of the authors requested in the ScholarOne system should be filled out correctly, for example: Authors must carefully fill in their data in the system (REQUIRED FOR ALL AUTHORS). Check if all fields are filled in correctly, institutions of binding (maximum two per author, in case of student, inform the course and institution to which it is linked), full address of the institution - including zip code, direct contact telephone number, and ORCID. If more than one author, order according to the contribution of each one at work.

    4. Does the manuscript to be submitted meet with the citations and references according to the American Psychological Association (APA) standards? Full guidance can be obtained from the Brief Summary of APA Standards link.


IMPORTANT: Even though RAC accepts articles that contribute to managerial practice, it is not a journal targeting practitioners from the general market, but rather members of the academic community. As such, the journal doesn't accept works that only focus on applying managerial models or techniques in an organizational environment, case studies that don't make a significant contribution to the advancement of theoretical knowledge, or empirical research without clear academic implications

There is no fee for submission and review articles.

 

 


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E-mail: rac@anpad.org.br