How to Revise, and Revise Really Well, for Premier Academic Journals

Peter J. LaPlaca, Adam Lindgreen, Joelle Vanhamme, C. Anthony Di Benedetto

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Most of the premier academic journals in all fields routinely have rejection rates of 80%, 95%, or higher. All journals prefer articles that make significant contributions to the field. Revising a manuscript and responding properly to the comments of reviewers and editors often is challenging. This article discusses how to revise effectively a manuscript according to the (minor or major) comments of reviewers and editors for premier academic journals. We provide a series of tips for helping the authors in their endeavor, making the process less arduous and improving the possibility of a positive outcome.
Original languageEnglish
JournalIndustrial Marketing Management
Pages (from-to)174-180
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2018

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Published online: 21. March 2018


  • Academic writing
  • Premier academic journals
  • Publication success rate
  • Reviewing
  • Revising

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