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

16 Pages Posted: 21 Apr 2012

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Date Written: June 2012


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

JEL Classification: M40, M41, M42

Suggested Citation

Bradbury, Michael E., Why You Don’t Get Published: An Editor’s View (June 2012). Accounting & Finance, Vol. 52, Issue 2, pp. 343-358, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2042895 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-629X.2012.00473.x

Michael E. Bradbury (Contact Author)

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School of Accountancy
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