Aims and Scope

Governors, an official journal of the Governance and Social Responsibility Research Network, is interdisciplinary in its scope and encourages submissions from any discipline or any part of the world which addresses any element of the journal's aims. The journal encompasses the full range of theoretical, methodological, and substantive debates in the area of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Contributions which address the link between different disciplines and/or implications for societal, organizational, or individual behavior are especially encouraged.

The journal publishes theoretical and empirical papers, speculative essays, and review articles. The journal also publishes special themed issues under the guidance of a guest editor.


  • Accountability and accounting
  • Corporate activity and behavior
  • Corporate Culture, Diversity, and Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Finance and Governance
  • Economy and finance
  • Ecology and environment
  • Ethics and morality
  • Gender Diversity and Firm Performance.
  • Gender issues and entrepreneurship in emerging economies.
  • Government Policy and Regulation.
  • Governmental and trans-governmental regulation
  • Globalization and disintermediation
  • Individuals and corporate citizenship
  • Issues concerning sustainability
  • The nexus of Ethnic, family, and entrepreneurship in emerging economies.
  • The role of formal and informal institutions on entrepreneurial activities.
  • The role of government policy on entrepreneurship.
  • Transparency and disclosure