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Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy

Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy was designed, from the beginning, as a scientific publication meant to foster the discussion and the exchange of information on principles, strategies, models, techniques, methodologies, and applications of management sciences in all the important fields of interest.

Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy aims to capture the dynamics of current organizational processes and socio-economic phenomena within the framework of the knowledge-based economy. Organizations, businesses, networks and entire ecosystems are envisaged through the lens of future trends, evolving logic and agile orientations. Its scope covers the state-of-the-art of topical transformations (i.e., conceptual, structural, technological) with a view to predict future opportunities and tendencies with a great potential to challenge the status-quo.

Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is particularly dedicated to publishing research that surpasses the boundaries of single academic subjects and of the paradigms and assumptions of individual disciplines or functions, so as to bridge the gap among different areas of Knowledge Management, Strategic Management and Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Development, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Emerging Markets, Managerial Economics, Market Economy,- Business Process Optimization, Business Intelligence Systems, Corporate Social Responsibility, Green Business, Digital transformation of business, E-commerce, Business Communication, Project Management, and many others.

By calling for and supporting an interdisciplinary and leading-edge approach on multilevel dynamics, the journal sets itself up as a comprehensive outlet for a wide range of contributions addressing the imperatives and the contingencies of the new societal and economic environments at a local, regional national, international or global scale. It is in this particular point that the journal differentiates itself from other similar publications, that is the integrative scope and multifold focus on ever-changing facts and figures.

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:

Abstracting & Indexing

Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)
  • Cabell's Whitelist
  • CEEOL - Central and Eastern European Online Library
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • EconLit
  • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • Google Scholar
  • Index Copernicus
  • J-Gate
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • NewJour - Electronic Journals & Newsletters
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • ReadCube
  • Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDOne (TDNet)
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Articles submitted to Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy should be original, unpublished, and not under evaluation for publication in another journal / book. Nevertheless, extended and substantially revised versions of conference papers could be sent for consideration with proper acknowledgement. Papers must have between 7,000 and 10,000 words in length, including abstract, figures, references and appendices. Papers following the journal's template should be submitted as Microsoft Office documents at mdke@managementdynamics.ro or submitted online on the platform www.manavementdynamics.ro, together with the Originality and Copyright form. 

Guidelines for Reviewers

Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic publication.

1. Purpose of peer review Peer review is a key element of scientific publishing, and it serves two purposes:

  • to filter the research to select the most relevant studies;
  • to improve research quality, by highlighting key points and correcting errors;
  • to help the authors to improve their work, through offering specific comments on the key aspects of an research article: title, abstract, keywords, content and analysis, discussions, conclusions and references.

2. Selection of the review-team

To ensure the high-quality and the objectivity of the review, the two reviewers associated to each proposal are selected based on the following principles:

  • they are specialists in the field of the submitted article;
  • they are from different countries of origin so to ensure an international perspective.

3. Criteria for reviewing

The reviewers pay attention to the following aspects:

  • Originality of the approach, including the relevance of the research in the context of current theoretical background.
  • Structure of the article, the existence of the key sections of academic papers: abstract, keywords, introduction, methodology, results, and conclusions with implications.
  • Language, also considering the style and argumentation.
  • References, considering both their complexity and actuality.
  • Ethical issues.

All submitted manuscripts received by the Editorial team will be checked by a professional Editor to determine whether it is properly elaborated and follows the ethical policies of the journal. Once a manuscript passes the initial checks, it will be assigned to at least two independent experts for peer-review. The first round of peer-review takes 6 weeks on average.

Editorial Policy

The editing team of the Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy is strongly committed to ethical publishing, according to the guidelines of the e Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors. The principles guiding journal's associated editors, reviewers, as well as authors are:

  • Fairness and objectivity in the analysis of data and evaluation of papers, with no regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, or other characteristics of the persons involved.
  • Confidentiality in dealing with the manuscripts, reviewers and authors. Only appropriate information should be shared with appropriate individuals, under correct authorization.
  • Originality is a guiding principle for evaluating a manuscript. The authors sign an originality statement, while the publisher scans the proposals for plagiarism.
  • Acknowledgement should be considered to show the origin of sources, the authors of ideas and providers of data, the evolution of the studies and manuscripts. Proper acknowledgment fo the work of others that have been influential in determining the results of the work must be always properly given.
  • Disclosure and conflict of interests should be considered by all those involved in writing, evaluating, or editing a manuscript.

In the situation that scientific misconduct, fraudulent publication or plagiarism is detected and proved, the Editors-in-Chief will take all appropriate measures to clarify the situation and to amend the situation in a timely and correct manner.

Review Form
Originality Statement and Copyright Agreement

Constantin Bratianu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Alexandra Zbuchea, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Florina Pinzaru, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania

Managing Editors
Elena - Mădălina Vătămănescu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Alexandra Vițelar, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania

Editorial Assistants
Ioana Petrescu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Ramona Leon, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Cristian Vidu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania

Editorial Board
Andreia Gabriela Andrei, Alexandru-Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania
Lucian Anghel, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Nedra Bahri-Ammari, IHEC of Cartage, TN
Alina Bărgăoanu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Ruxandra Bejinaru, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania
Jolanta Brodowska-Szewczuk, Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland
Eric Brown, International Business School of Budapest, Hungary
Nick Chandler, Budapest Business School - University of Applied Sciences, Hungary
Enis Elezi, University of Bolton, UK
Patrizia Gazzola, Insubria University, Varese, Italy
Daniel Glaser-Segura, Texas A&M University San Antonio, Texas, USA
Adriana Grigorescu, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania
Omkumar Krishnan, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode, India
Said Ladki, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
Santos López-Leyva, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico
Raquel Meneses, University of Porto, Portugal
Angel Meroño-Cerdan, University of Murcia, Spain
Mariana Nicolae, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Luminita Nicolescu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Marina Ochkovskaya, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Cristian Păun, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Alexandros Psychogios, Birmingham City University, UK
Mauro Romanelli, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
Elies Seguí-Mas, Polytechnic University of València, Spain
Petropoulos Sotiris, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Lajos Szabo, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
Emanuela Todeva, Research Centre for Business Clusters, Networks and Economic Development (BCNED), Triple Helix Association, UK
Eduardo Tomé, European University, Lisbon, Portugal
Ralf Wagner, University of Kassel, Germany
Wioletta Sylwia Wereda, Institute of Organization and Management, Military University of Technology in Warsaw, Poland
Veres Zoltán, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary

Journal Owner
Faculty of Management, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration
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