IRA International Journal of Management & Social Sciences

IRA International Journal of Management & Social Sciences

ISSN 2455-2267 | DOI 10.21013/jmss
OCLC No. 950042020 | ZDB No. 2855909-5
Publication Frequency: Quarterly
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IRA International Journal of Management & Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed quarterly publication reviewing and publishing the original scholarly research on the discipline of Management and Social Sciences. The journal regularly reviews the works on management, developmental studies, economics, businesses, entrepreneurship, developmental psychology, cultural studies besides other sub-disciplines of social sciences.

The journal is published online and the published content of the journal is available free of charge under open access mandate of the journal.

The journal’s issue is completed on every 10th of the month following the completion of the quarter for the articles accepted in and throughout the completed quarter. The journal’s issue remains ‘in-press’ till the date of its completion.

The journal is a double-blind peer-reviewed publication. Every submitted article is reviewed by at least two reviewers. The reviewers do ensure at all times that only original and evidence-based scholarly works get published in the journal. Un-original and poor-quality articles are not accepted for publication in the journal.

Read more in detail on our Peer Review Program .

The authors retain copyright for their published papers. And, they are free to share their published papers on any platform for unlimited access to the published content. The authors can archive their papers in either accepted, unpublished or published formats subject to the mention of the primary source of the publication.

The journal is an open access journal which means the published papers are freely available immediately on publication. This helps the published authors to get increased visibility and readership for their published papers. Open accessibility of the published papers also helps authors get increased citeability for their quality works.

As the journal doesn’t charge anything for accessing its content, it needs financial assistance as article processing charge (APC) from the authors to support open access of the published content. The authors whose papers are accepted for publication, need to pay an article processing charge of USD70. The authors from the UN Least Developed Countries (LDCs) , however, need to pay a discounted APC of USD50.

The article processing charge (APC) helps the journal to:
Professionally edit the accepted papers (includes technical, language and layout editing)
Assign DOI to the published papers to increase the citeability and persistent identification of the published paper
Make a permanent availability of the published papers

The journal’s published content is widely indexed in leading academic databases. With a focus on quality & peer-reviewed content, the journal’s content is increasingly being included in the academic databases on an ongoing basis.

The journal’s content presently is included, indexed, and abstracted in:
WorldCat Discovery Service, German Union Catalogue of Serials (ZDB), OCLC Databases, Microsoft Academic, Semantic Scholar, Crossref Metadata Search, Open J-Gate, Airiti Library, CNKI, PKP Index of Simon Fraser University, Canada, Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) of Bielefeld University Germany, Berlin Social Science Center, Google Scholar, Germany, EZB, WZB, ZDB OPAC, Scilit, Switzerland among others.

The journal invites original works on the discipline, themes, and sub-themes of the subject of Management and Social Sciences. The journal accepts original research papers, quality review papers, case studies, and empirical findings on the scope of its focus.

The authors can submit their manuscripts online using our Online Submission System .

While submitting manuscripts for review, authors need to provide their full affiliation details, a valid ORCID ID (if you don’t have an ORCID ID, the same can be generated for free at ORCID Website ), an undetaking that the manuscript is not under consideration of any other journal at the time of submission.