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RAUSP Management Journal is an academic, peer-reviewed journal publishing research on all aspects of management. Published open access by Emerald on behalf of the University of Sao Paulo (USP).

ISSN: 2531-0488
eISSN: 2531-0488

This journal is open access

Aims and scope

RAUSP Management Journal is a quarterly publication owned by the Business Administration department of the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil).

The journal covers all fields of management, including:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education, strategy and business economics
  • Corporate governance
  • Finance and accounting
  • Environmental management
  • Public management
  • Technology management
  • Marketing
  • Quality and productivity
  • Human resources and organisations
  • Information technology.

RAUSP Management Journal is ranked among the best Brazilian journals in business and management (Qualis-Capes Brazil). It is dedicated to the dissemination of research and ideas that add value to the work of scholars and practitioners in the field of management, a mission it has been fulfilling for over 70 years. It publishes articles selected by originality, quality, and creativity.

***From January 1st 2022, original manuscripts must be submitted only in English.***

Please feel free to view a short video from an author, Prof Claude Menard, introducing his
research paper published in ThinkBox 53 (1), 3-10 of the journal entitled
"Research frontiers of new institutional economics"

Image: FEA USP.

RAUSP Management Journal is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and it is owned by USP. RAUSP is published under a platinum OA arrangement, in that all charges for publishing an OA article in RAUSP are funded by the University of São Paulo. There is no charge to the author.

Transparency statement for RAUSP Management Journal 

  1. Journal Ownership: RAUSP Management Journal is published by Emerald Publishing on behalf of the University of Sao Paulo. 

  1. Governing Body: The editorial team is appointed and managed by the University of Sao Paulo. The journal is governed by the editorial team in collaboration with Emerald Publishing. 

  2. Peer Review Process: The journal operates a double blind peer review model. All articles undergo an initial assessment by the journal editor. If they are considered suitable for consideration, articles will then be a reviewed by a minimum of two external reviewers to assess suitability for publication. Final responsibility for editorial decisions rests with the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.  

  1. Editorial team/contact information: Contact details for the editorial team can be found on the journal homepage. Queries may also be directed to Emerald’s Publishing team as follows: 
    Chris Tutill – [email protected]  

  1. Copyright: All articles in the journal are published Open Access under a Creative Commons Attribution license (CC BY-4.0). This allows authors to retain copyright of their work whilst others can share, use and build upon this work created as long as appropriate attribution is given.  

  1. Author Fees: The journal is published under a Platinum Open Access arrangement, in that all costs associated with publishing an Open Access article in the journal are funded by the University of Sao Paulo. There are currently no Article Processing Charges to the author(s). 

  2. Allegations of Misconduct: All journals published by Emerald are members of and subscribe to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. In the event of any allegation of research or publication misconduct the publisher and editor will adhere to COPE guidelines in dealing with such allegations.  

  1. Conflicts of interest: Authors are asked to declare any financial or ethical conflicts of interest upon submitting their work to the journal. Difficult cases will be referred to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) for advice. 

  2. Frequency: The journal currently publishes 4 issues per annum 

  3. Access: All journal articles are published Open Access on EmeraldInsight.com - http://www.emeraldinsight.com/loi/rausp under a CCBY 4.0 licence (please see section 5).  

  4. Revenue sources: The journal is published under a platinum Open Access arrangement, in that all costs associated with publishing an Open Access article in the journal are funded by the University of Sao Paulo. 

  5. Advertising: The journal does not accept direct advertising  

  6. Archiving: Emerald provides perpetual access for all e-journal content by working with digital preservation schemes Portico, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS.  

  7. Direct marketing: On occasion the journal will use direct marketing activities (primarily email campaigns) to raise awareness of the journal and to invite authors to submit articles.   Marketing activities are conducted by the University of Sao Paulo unless otherwise agreed with Emerald.  


This statement was updated by Chris Tutill (Emerald Publishing) on 16th Feb 2020.