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MAJ is now an Impact Factor journal and accepted into SSCI

Thanks to our authors and all the work of the Editorial Team, Managerial Auditing Journal, now on its 32nd volume, has been accepted into SSCI (the Social Science Citation Index) in 2017 for its contribution to the examination of current research and practice in auditing and assurance. An Impact Factor will be available in 2018. 

The latest Scopus CiteScore was released in May 2017 and MAJ’s CiteScore is 1.31. The journal’s CiteScore metrics made a great leap from 0.80 in 2014 to 1.31 in 2015, an increase of 64%. This places MAJ at 18/183 and in Quartile 1 in 2017 in the primary field of Generald Business, Management and Accounting. The metrics can be viewed .

Some interesting facts

  • The journal receives around 300,000 downloads per year
  • Scopus Citations increased by 50% between 2014-2015. They have maintained this level in 2016
  • The journals which cite MAJ most are International Journal of Auditing, Corporate Ownership And Control, Corporate Governance and Journal of Business Ethics

We are currently calling for papers to these special issues:

  • , to be guest edited by Louise Hayes, University of Guelph, Canada, [email protected], the  submissions deadline is 1 October 2017
  • , the guest editor is Theo Stratopoulos , University of Waterloo, Canada, [email protected], the submissions deadline is 1 September, 2017
  • , to be guest edited by Dr Graham Gal, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, [email protected], the submissions deadline is 1 November 2017
  • The journal also welcomes unsolicited submissions on all aspects of audit and assurance services including risk and security issues, technology, governance, controls, ethics and emerging and global developments. To submit a manuscript, please visit the journal’s