Annals in Social Responsibility (ASR) focuses on a range of topics from work in primary disciplines – accounting, economics & finance, management, operations & marketing, sociology, psychology, philosophy, law – that pertain to the social impact of the actions of individuals and organizations.

ISSN: 2056-3515
eISSN: 2056-3523

Aims and scope

Topics covered in Annals in Social Responsibility (ASR) include major theoretical and methodological developments as well as current research in the aforementioned disciplines. Articles typically pertain to issues of corporate social responsibility, environmental and organizational sustainability, economic, corporate, social and political development, corporate, institutional and societal governance, property rights, social institutions and NGOs, and global issues of peace, conflict and human rights.

Articles published in ASR appeal to a broad intellectual audience in their respective fields. To be accepted for publication a paper must make a significant contribution to advancing knowledge about social responsibility through new theoretical insights, managerial application, methodology/ data – or some combination thereof. 

ASR has a particular interest in publishing the following types of manuscripts: 

  • Comprehensive, state-of-the-art literature reviews that integrate diverse research streams and identify promising directions for future investigations
  • Analytical essays that offer new conceptual models or theoretical perspectives and use these frameworks as a foundation for developing research propositions
  • Empirical articles that report results from exploratory or hypothesis – testing studies based on quantitative and/or qualitative methodologies
  • Methodological papers that refine existing methodologies or develop new ones for investigating particular issues or topics central to the fields of inquiry listed above.

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
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