Why You Don’t Get Published: An Editor’s View

Michael E. Bradbury

Massey University

September 11, 2011

This paper uses content analysis to examine 66 reviews on 33 manuscripts submitted to Accounting and Finance. Selected extracts from reviews are provided to illustrate the issues considered important to reviewers. The main message is that papers need to be work-shopped and more care taken over editorial matters. A checklist for prospective authors is provided.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 24

Keywords: Publishing, Reviewing, Financial Accounting, Research Methodology, Editing

JEL Classification: M40, M41, M42

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Date posted: September 12, 2011  

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Bradbury, Michael E., Why You Don’t Get Published: An Editor’s View (September 11, 2011). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1925916 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1925916

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School of Accountancy
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