Justin B. Craig, Bond University, Australia, and Associate Editor of Family Business Review addresses the topic of desk rejection in the December 2010 issue of Family Business Review: “Desk Rejection: How to Avoid Being Hit by a Returning Boomerang”.
Here are a few of his suggestions so that your paper won’t be a returning Boomerang!
- Pay attention to crafting an excellent abstract
- Theoretical contribution must be clearly evident
- Literature review is a potential deal breaker
- Get objective, informed input