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

24 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2011

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Date Written: 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.

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

JEL Classification: M40, M41, M42

Suggested Citation

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

Michael E. Bradbury (Contact Author)

Massey University ( email )

School of Accountancy
Private Bag 102 904
New Zealand
64 9 414 0800 (Phone)
64 9 441 8133 (Fax)

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