Open Access and Copyright Policy
International Journal of Management and Development Studies (IJMDS) offers open access to its contents on the principle that it supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Hence, it does not charge its readers any subscription fee to access full text of all its articles. Permission to read, download, and print from the publisher or author is not necessary. Also, the journal accepts articles for publication at no cost on the part of the author.
RRIJM is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0).
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
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