Copyright Policy and License Terms

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Business & Management Studies: An International Journal (BMIJ) expects its authors to accept and undertake the following terms:

The article submitted to the journal is the original work of the authors and has not been published in whole or in part previously, and is not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

The article (text, tables, figures, graphics, visuals and other related content) does not infringe upon any existing copyright or other rights of anyone.

Each of the authors participated in the study individually, and they have taken all legal and other responsibilities, including the content of the article,

All authors have seen and approved the final version of the article as submitted,

The authors reserve all patent and other proprietary rights regarding the article, including the copyright,

The authors have all the rights to publish the work elsewhere, including commercially.


Business & Management Studies: An International Journal (BMIJ) Journal authors retain the copyright of their manuscript and grant ACC Publishing the non-exclusive right to publish the article. The authors agree that the article, if accepted for publication by the Business & Management Studies: An International Journal (BMIJ), will be licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) International License, which allows third parties to share the material for only non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the original work. For further details on the license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0), please see

Business & Management Studies: An International Journal (BMIJ) also operates under the Creative Commons Licence (cc by-nc-nd 4.0).

You are free to:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms if you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

All authors publishing with the BMIJ accept these as the terms of publication.


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