The MALAYSIAN Accounting Review publishes research papers that addresses significant issues in the field of accounting which are of relevance to the academia and community at large.

To provide a balanced presentation of articles, the journal solicits contributions from the fields of

  auditing   taxation   financial accounting
  management accounting   corporate governance   accounting information systems
  financial management   public sector accounting   social and environmental accounting
  forensic accounting   interdisciplinary studies   accounting education


Only original papers will be accepted, and copyright of the published papers will be vested in the publisher.

The submitted manuscripts must be single-spaced and do not exceed 20 pages (including endnotes, references, supporting exhibits and any appendices).

The authors must include a cover page indicating their names, affiliations, addresses, contact numbers and email addresses. An abstract of less than 200 words must be enclosed on a separate sheet at the beginning of the text. The abstract must state the purpose, procedures and conclusions of the study. The figures and tables must also be placed on separate pages at the end of the text. The endnotes must be kept to a minimum. The references adhere to APA format, it must be placed at the end of the manuscript. Samples of entries are as follows: 

 Book: Williamson, O. (1993) The Nature of the Firm, New York: Oxford Press

Journal: Zhou, Z. H. (1998) “Chinese Accounting Systems and Practices”, Accounting, Organizations and Society, 13, 2; 207-224.

The submitted manuscripts will be screened initially by the chief editors to determine their suitability.

The   Editorial Advisory And Review Board will then review the manuscripts.


English Language Editing

MAR emphasizes on the linguistic accuracy of every manuscript published. Thus all authors are required to get their manuscripts edited by professional English language editors.
Author(s) must confirm that their manuscripts have been adequately edited. A proof (in a form of certificate/ written statement) from recognised editing service provider should be submitted together with the cover letter at the time of submitting a manuscript to MAR. All costs will be borne by the author(s).
This step, taken by authors before submission, will greatly facilitate reviewing, and thus publication if the content is acceptable.


Publication Ethics

Submission of an article implies that:

The work described has not been published previously except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis.
That it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
That its submission and publication in the journal is known and approved by all Authors.
The work is the Author’s own and there are no falsification or fabrication of data, plagiarism including duplicate publication of the authors’ own work without proper citation and misappropriation of the work are all unacceptable practices.