Advances in Management & Ethics Research (AMER)

The Center for Practice & Research in Management & Ethics (PRIME Center), a center of excellence in the College of Business Administration at University of Detroit Mercy, is pleased to announce the launch of Advances in Management & Ethics Research (AMER).

AMER will serve as a leading publication of cutting-edge business practitioner perspectives on management and ethics. The purpose of AMER is to advance knowledge and business practice by inspiring, promoting, and supporting a dialogue of innovation and change in management and ethics.

AMER welcomes submissions on a broad array of topics related to the fields of management and ethics, including leadership, organizational behavior, sustainable resource use, hiring practices, diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, health and safety, and workplace privacy, among others. Business case studies, analyses on emerging developments, and perspective pieces are welcome.

Now accepting submissions for the inaugural volume.

Information for Authors

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    Submission Guidelines

    • Submissions must be original work and must not infringe existing copyrights or the rights of any third party.
    • Papers cannot have been published previously nor can they be under consideration or accepted for publication elsewhere.
    • Authors must disclose (within a footnote) any sources of financial support, as well as financial or other substantive conflicts of interest, that may affect the results or interpretation of the submitted manuscript.
    • Authors confirm, by submitting a manuscript to AMER for publication consideration, that the submission complies with all submission guidelines.
    • Submissions accepted for publication may be subject to formatting and/or editorial changes in preparation for final publication. Author(s) will have an opportunity to review and approve any changes prior to final publication.
    • If a submission is accepted for publication in AMER, all authors will be required to sign a limited copyright agreement.
    • There are no submission fees or publication charges.
    • Please direct submissions to

    Formatting Guidelines

    • Please submit manuscripts in Microsoft Word format only. We are only able to accept manuscripts written in English.
    • Please cite any sources using footnotes. References must comply with the most recent edition of the American Psychological Association (APA) manual.
    • Please include any figures or tables (if applicable) as appendices.
    • Submissions should be approximately 5 – 15 double-spaced pages in length.
    • To ensure a blind review, please ensure that names of the author(s) appear ONLY on the title page. Do not include author names anywhere else in the submission.
    • Each submission must include a title page containing the following items:
      • Full name and company affiliation for each author
      • Email address and phone number (corresponding author only)

    Submission Timing/Deadlines

    AMER is now accepting submissions for Volume 1. Submissions received by June 1st, 2022 will be given priority consideration for publication in Volume 1 (expected Fall 2022 publication date). AMER will accept submissions on a rolling basis after June 1st, 2022.


    The Peer-Review Process

    All submissions meeting the criteria established in the Submission Guidelines will undergo a double-blind, peer-review process. Submissions will be evaluated based on:

    • importance, timeliness, and appeal of topic
    • overall quality and validity of analysis
    • thoroughness and clarity of discussion

    Members of the peer-review team (comprised of business practitioners) will review each submission and provide a publication recommendation to the executive editor. All submissions will receive peer-review comments. AMER will strive to provide authors with a publication decision within 6 – 8 weeks of submission.

Call for Peer-Reviewers

Advances in Management & Ethics Research (AMER) is now inviting applications from business practitioners who are interested in serving as peer-reviewers. Peer-reviewers evaluate submissions to AMER and make publication recommendations to the executive editor. Applicants must have a minimum of 7 years business industry experience to serve as AMER peer-reviewers. Please send a résumé, along with a list of areas of expertise/interest, to Dr. Evan Peterson, AMER Executive Editor, at for full consideration.

Advances in Management Ethics Research is supported by the Center for Practice Research in Management Ethics (PRIME Center) housed in the College of Business Administration at University of Detroit Mercy. The PRIME Center enhances opportunities for business students to interact; with leading business executives and thinkers, obtain real-world practical experience in management, and conduct meaningful research into managerial problems.