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Editorial Policy

The audience for this journal includes both practitioners and academics and thus encourages submissions from a broad range of individuals.

Scholarly Articles:
Papers reporting original research as well as the applied implications of others' research, conceptual papers, and creative learning methods are encouraged. We request that submitters of empirical research provide appropriate data set analyses to allow for meta-studies (i.e. correlations matrices and chi-alpha’s). Because of the broad appeal of the journal to practitioners and academics, the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management (JBAM) will not refuse to review an article solely on the basis of format. However, if a paper is accepted, the final version for publication will be expected to adhere to the publication and manuscript guidelines. Papers may be returned due to issues relating to writing style and grammar.

JBAM encourages authors to submit often to the Journal. However, authors who are published in one publication year cannot be published a second time in that publication year. Rather, additionally accepted papers will appear in subsequent publication years. This policy does not apply to authors who submit papers for review with different second authors from what appears on the first accepted paper in any given publication year.

The Editorial Board of JBAM has decided that it will accept and review scholarly management cases along with scholarly articles for publication. Those wishing to submit a case for potential publication should submit the entire case along with the completed teaching notes for review. If accepted for publication, only the case will be published along with a note for interested readers to contact the case author for the teaching notes. All review and publishing rules which apply to scholarly articles also apply for cases. Also, upon acceptance for publication, JBAM requires that the author(s) submit a signed letter of liability release prior to publication.

Initial Submission:
JBAM blind reviews submissions and all manuscripts submitted are to be original, unpublished and not under consideration by any other publishing source. To ensure the blind review, there should be no author-identifying information in the text or references. An abstract of 150 words or less should accompany the paper. This journal will only accept on-line submissions. Send one (1) copy to the editor by e-mail in MS-Word and/or IBM text format. A separate title page must accompany the paper and include the title of the paper and all pertinent author information (i.e. name, affiliation, address, telephone number, FAX number, and E-mail address). If any portion of the manuscript has been presented in other forms (conferences, workshops, speeches, etc.), it should be so noted on the title page.

Authors submitting articles and cases for potential publication in JBAM warrant that the work is not an infringement on any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. Upon acceptance for publication, authors must convey copyright ownership to JBAM by submitting a transferal letter signed and dated by all authors which contains the following language: "in consideration of the Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management acting to review, edit, and publish <title of submission>, the author(s) undersigned hereby transfer(s), assign(s), or otherwise convey(s) all copyright ownership to the Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management."

Circulation Data

  • Reader: Academic and Practioner
  • Frequency of Issue: 3 times per year (September, January and May)
  • Copies per Issue: n/a Internet publication
  • Subscription Price: free of charge; subject to change without notice
  • Sponsorship: Professional Association