Management and Development Process- About the Journal
About the Journal

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 Management and Development Process Journal
In 1970, State Management Training Center began the publication of an academic journal called "Today's Management". The aim of its publication was to reflect experiences, prospects and new ideas about management and administrative affairs. This journal continued its publication till 1979 and published 37 issues. After that in 1979 its publication was stopped for 8 years. In 1987, the name of the journal changed to "Public Administration" and it published 1-54 volumes till 2001. In 2002, when "State Management Training Center" merged with the "Institute for Planning and Development Studies", the name of the journal changed to "Management and Development Process". In 2011, the improvement of the journal's content quality convinced the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology to upgrade the journal's ranking to scientific and from volume 75 till now, it has continued its publication this way.
The Journal of Management and Development Process is a Quarterly journal, accredited as Research-based according to the letter No. 3/81998 of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, dated February 03, 2011. Publication in this journal is accounted for the promotion of faculty members.

Target Group
Researchers within the Managmenet field

Open access policy
Access to all the articles of this journal is open and free and articles can be accessed right after they are uploaded on the journal's website. The "Management and  Development Process" journal is published under the "creative commons attribution 4.0 international license". Under the open access policy of the journal, authors reserve all the rights including the copy right of their content but allow the users to download, re-use, re-publish, copy and distribute their work if only they provide proper referencing.

Digital archive

Journal's web-site archive

All articles are archived in two ways: The PDF copy of all the articles will be uploaded online on the journal's web-site and it can be accessed freely. Articles' backup is also archived in the journal's computer system separately. In case any technical problem occur on the website and papers' information are lost, each paper has a backup and it will be uploaded again shortly.
Indexing databases
The main information and abstract of papers published in this journal are indexed on multiple databases. Besides the main information, a PDF copy of all papers is archived in ISC and Magiran.
Personal archive
All authors can archive their own papers in their personal computer or their institutional web-site.
Copyright policy
Under the open access license, authors reserve the copyright for their own content but allow other users to download, re-use, re-publish, modify and distribute their content if only proper referencing is provided.

Financial Policies:
Paper Proccesing Costs

The review and publication process in the Journal of  "Managemet and Development Process" has no charges.
Subscription Fee
The journal of "Management and Development Process" is an electronic and open access journal. Therefore, there are no subscription fees for readers.


Publication Owner:Institute for Management & Planning Studies 

            (Affiliated to Plan and Budget organization (PBO))

Journal Frequency:  Quarterly
Article Type: Research, Review, Viewpoint/ Perspective/Opinion, Theory Development
Publication languages: Persian/English Abstract
Review method: Double Blind Peer Review
Time to Accept (Days): 218
Average First Action (Days): 6
Publication Type: Print/ Online
Article Processing Charge: No
Acceptance Rate: 19%
Publication type (Access to PDF): Open Access
Managing Director: Dr. Adel Azar
Editor in chief: Dr. Farajollah Rahnavard Ahan
Executive Director: Mitra Oliyaee
Academic and Literary Editor: Maziar Chabok

Add: No. 6, Mokhtar Asgari St., Jamal-Abad, Bahonar Sq. (Niavaran), Tehran, Iran, post box: 19395-4647
Postal Code: 1978911114
Telephone: (+98-21) 26116904 and Fax: (+98-21) 26116972
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