International Journal of Social and Management Sciences


Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Sunday Mlanga, Head of Department, Accountancy, Business and Finance, Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State Nigeria.


Journal DOI: 10.26762/ijsms |  Published: Quarterly |  Established: 2017 |        P-ISSN:   |   E-ISSN: 

Indexing:  Google Scholar

This Journal is indexed in Google Scholar. As soon as papers are published in the Journal, we’ll submit the Journal to other indexing organizations.


The aim of this Journal is to present key issues in all fields of social Sciences management sciences. This peer-reviewed Journal publishes six times a year. Only original manuscripts that are not previously published and not under consideration for publication elsewhere should be submitted for review and possible publication.

This Journal welcome manuscripts that are research based, essays, review etc. All manuscripts submitted must go through plagiarism check before sending out for reviews. Accepted similarity index for this Journal is less than 20%). Note that we do not promise quick review as manuscript reviewing process may take up to four to eight weeks.

Accessing Published Contents:

This Journal offers  hybrid access (Author decides whether to make his/her paper open access online or non-open access). However, we do not encourage authors to pay paper submission or publication fees. If you wish to make your paper open access (publicly accessible / downloadable), you can request upon acceptance of your manuscript to pay paper publication fee of ₦45,000.

Note that due to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s policy on “Currency Substitution and Dollarisation of the Nigerian Economy”, which mandated all Nigeria domiciled businesses to list their products/services in no other currency, than the Nigerian Naira (NGN). We can only charge those who wish to buy published articles or other services in Nigerian Naira (NGN). Also, foreigners can pay from anywhere in the world (in any currency), our payment system will soon be capable of receiving payments in any currency and we’ll be credited in Nigerian Naira equivalent – the cardholder will be charged the equivalent in their default currency, based on the cardholder’s  bank’s prevailing conversion rate.

As an author, you will enjoy:

  • Rigorous peer review of your research
  • Prompt publishing
  • Multidisciplinary audience
  • High visibility for global exposure

Manuscripts should be submitted in Microsoft Words file as attachment to

Please read our manuscript submission guideline before submitting manuscript to this Journal.

Areas Covered

  • All fields of social sciences and management sciences
  • Diversity
  • Business Management
  • Finance/ Banking
  • Research in social sciences
  • Research in management sciences
  • Pedagogy
  • Teaching and learning etc.

Paper Submission

Authors are invited to submit their original manuscripts 4,000-10,000 words in length. Interested authors will consult the Journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted articles will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis by 2 or 3 peer reviewers in the field. Authors will be notified of the review results within 1- 2 months or less following a successful submission. All manuscripts must be submitted through Unfortunately, we have not created an online platform for manuscript submissions and tracking, as soon as we develop manuscript submission platform, authors will be informed.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

Volume 1. Issue 1, 2017, Maiden Edition