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Get Published with IMA

IMA invites experts and thought leaders in management accounting to share their work in our award-winning publications. By contributing, IMA authors build their resume, portfolio, and personal brand. For first-time authors, these opportunities provide a great entryway into publishing.

Our repertoire ranges from original books and research studies to periodicals, Statements on Management Accounting, and white papers. Please see below for submission guidelines.

Strategic Finance Magazine

Our award-winning flagship magazine reaches 50,000 members and is the most-accessed member benefit.

Topics covered include:

  • Sustainability
  • Risk management
  • Financial planning
  • The changing roles of the CFO and the finance function
  • Technology
  • Leadership, and more.

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Statements of Management Accounting (SMAs)

SMAs are practitioner guides that spotlight current trends and issues facing the profession.

Topics covered include:

  • External reporting and disclosure management
  • Planning and analysis
  • Risk management and internal controls
  • Strategic cost management
  • Other current business trends

Contact Raef Lawson, IMA Vice President of Research and Policy, at for submission details.

Management Accounting Quarterly (MAQ)

MAQ is a refereed online journal that contains original in-depth articles by and for academics and practitioners of accounting and financial management.

Topics covered include:

  • Statistical process controls
  • Theory of constraints
  • Methods of calculating stock options
  • Techniques to improve accounting and finance education
  • New theories in finance and accounting, and more.

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IMA Educational Case Journal (IECJ)

IECJ is a quarterly, online journal featuring instructive case studies on the complexities of the current business environment. Joint authorship by academics and practitioners are strongly encouraged.

Topics covered include:

  • Financial planning and decision making
  • Innovation governance
  • Performance evaluation and indicators
  • The role of the management accountant
  • Whistle-blowing, organizational culture, and much more.

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IMA welcomes author proposals covering a variety of management accounting areas, including (but not limited to):

  • Strategic cost management
  • Operations, process, management, and innovation
  • Technology enablement (including cloud computing, predictive analytics, etc.)
  • Business Leadership (including role of Controller, CFO, etc.)
  • Risk management and internal controls, and more.

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