Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Applied Leadership & Management is an Open Access Journal that publishes study reports as well as essays in the area of leadership and general management. All reports, articles and book reviews need to have a focus on the application of leadership behavior and management tools in an organizational or entrepreneurial context. The target audiences of the journal are non-scientists (managers) with an intention to develop and grow their scientifically based leadership and management know-how. Therefore, all journal documents need to provide key learning points in order to guide practical leadership and management behavior.

Authors do not receive any payment, but will keep all publishing rights for their articles. Once an author has released his article for the journal, the journal has all rights to publish and distribute the article in any form.

The major language of the journal is English, but there will also be some articles in German to address a wider audience.

The Journal of Applied Leadership & Management will be published in a loose order.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The main responsibility of the Editorial Board is the selection and the review of authors and articles. Reviews can also be delegated to other experts, who need to be approved by the Editorial Board. There will be two reviews per article. The Editor-in-Chief will nominate one Board member as reviewer, who will then also have the responsibility to nominate a second reviewer.

The review process will be managed on the OJS-platform, and articles and reviews will be open to all members of the Editorial Board.


Publication Frequency

This journal will be published in a loose order.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...