Management Accounting Research has been accepted into the Social Science Citation Index

October 21, 2008

Oxford, 21 October, 2008 - Elsevier announced today, that Management Accounting Research ( has been accepted by Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI), for inclusion in the Social Science Citation Index™(SSCI).

"Michael Bromwich and I are delighted that Management Accounting Research is to be included in the Social Science Citation Index. This is a clear recognition of all the hard work of the Editorial Board and other reviewers, as well as the importance of the contributions of our authors. It is particularly pleasing and significant that we now have a specialist journal in the field of management accounting in the SSCI", commented Robert Scapens, editor-in-chief.

Management Accounting Research has continued to attract increasingly high quality papers, and showed itself to have exceptional awareness of current issues affecting the field.

The editorial board actively encourages the submission of papers which are cutting edge and visionary. Inclusion in the SSCI is a testament to the success of their approach, and the outstanding work of their authors and reviewers.

Andie Warren, the Publishing Editor for Management Accounting Research said, "The acknowledgement of ISI in including the journal in the Social Sciences Citation Index is confirmation of the high-quality work featured in the journal and the continuing efforts of our highly-respected editors and board. We at Elsevier would like to thank them all for their contribution to this excellent news."

Management Accounting Research has featured Special Issues on emerging topics in the field including 'Management accounting change', 'Management control of inter-firm transactional relationships', 'Management accounting in the new public sector', and 'Management accounting & knowledge management'.

Upcoming Special issues include 'Accounting controls as a part of organizational control package' in December and 'Risk management, corporate governance and management accounting' in March.
About Management Accounting Research

Published quarterly, Management Accounting Research aims to serve as a vehicle for publishing original research in the field of management accounting. Its contributions include case studies, field work, and other empirical research, analytical modelling, scholarly papers, distinguished review articles, comments, and notes. It provides an international forum for the dissemination of research, with papers written by prestigious international authors discussing and analysing management accounting in many different parts of the world.

Editor-in-chief Robert Scapens is emeritus professor in the Manchester Business School and professor of management accounting at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Authors are invited to submit their work to Management Accounting Research by uploading their manuscript to the journal's on-line submission site at, where they will find step-by-step instructions guiding them through the process. More information on submission can be found on the journal homepage.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. Working in partnership with the global science and health communities, Elsevier's 7,000 employees in over 70 offices worldwide publish more than 2,000 journals and 1,900 new books per year, in addition to offering a suite of innovative electronic products, such as ScienceDirect (, MD Consult (, Scopus (, bibliographic databases, and online reference works.

Elsevier ( is a global business headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and has offices worldwide. Elsevier is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc (, a world-leading publisher and information provider. Operating in the science and medical, legal, education and business-to-business sectors, Reed Elsevier provides high-quality and flexible information solutions to users, with increasing emphasis on the Internet as a means of delivery. Reed Elsevier's ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).


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