ISSN 2306-9155



Scope and Extent

Journal Challenges of Management constitutes a scientific product from the Center for Entrepreneurial and Territorial Management, at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz University of Camagüey. It publishes research results in the area of business and public management.
The mission of this journal is to "communicate knowledge and innovation in areas that contribute to business and public management, with an impact on academic, scientific, and social scenarios".
It targets related scientists, scholars, and professionals, as well as national and foreign people and institutions that could benefit or contribute to it, conferring it an international extent.
Additionally, the journal is a platform for diffusing knowledge to the scientific and academic communities. Accordingly, Challenges of Management becomes a way of exchanging and creating alliances among Cuban and foreign institutions.
Contributions should be in relation to one of these topics:

Business management and public administration
Cadre formation and training
Culture and management of changing processes
Mathematical methods applied to management
Knowledge management
Quality management
Economy and local development management
Automation of management systems
Economic sciences applied to decision-making
Accounting and financial sciences applied to decision-making

Challenges... published all articles in Spanish until 2019, plus an English version of the titles, abstracts, and key words. Starting in 2020, every paper is also published in English, which will be available in the second quadrimester of the year, following the Spanish version issue. The journal generally publishes original papers with scientific research results in the field of business and public management, in Cuba and other countries.
It also accepts communications of impacts or practical experiences from which interesting or novel theoretical generalizations of doctoral and master's program research can be applied. The journal also publishes reviews of academic interest written by outstanding specialists. The formats used are HTML and PDF.
Up until 2020, the journal has been published twice a year, in July and December. From 2021 on, the journal will be published every four months, in order to increase its systematicity and extent. The issues are published electronically, and exceptionally, in printed format. Starting in Volume 15, corresponding to 2021, the papers that passed the editing process will be available from the first month of the quadrimester, through a continuous publication model of the electronic version, which means that in the first five days of each month following the end of the four-month period, each issue will be completed, as follows:

Four-month period The issue will be completed in,
January-April May 5th
Mayp-Augus September 5th
September-December January 5th
Each volume displays the contributions from national and international authors. The issue numbers and volumes are designed considering the requisites established by SciELO. Aspects like endogamy in the Editorial Board and the Institution are carefully dealt with. No more than 50% of authors in each issue are from the University of Camagüey. Collaborative research done between Cuban and Foreign universities is highly regarded. "University of Camagüey Publishings" is in charge of the editing process and printing on special occasions. Free distribution and exchanges are run by the Office of Scientific Information at the University of Camagüey.
Both the authors and reviewers receive an electronic certificate that validates their contribution. Authors receive notification of their work following publication.
The submission requisites and guidelines are displayed in the journal's web page, at
The journal is indexed in, Scielo collection, Actualidad Iberoamericana, Science Library Index, Scielo Citation Index of WOS, DOAJ, Redalyc, and Latindex.


Checklist for submission

Contributors are compelled to check that their submission meets all the requirements stated below. The manuscripts that fail to comply with these guidelines will be rejected.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published before or submitted for publication to any other journal (or if there is an explanatory note about it in the Comments to the editor).
The submission file should be in one of the following formats: OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect.
Contributors should include URL links for electronic references.
The text of the manuscript should be in double line spacing, Arial font, 12 pt. Italics will be used rather than underlining (except for URL links). Illustrations, figures, and tables are placed at the end of the manuscript, and cited in the corresponding part.
The manuscript text assumes the style and bibliography requisites summarized in Submissions.
It the manuscript is submitted to a section evaluated by peer reviewers, you should follow the instructions in Secure anonymous evaluation.


Author guidelines

Submission of manuscripts

• Challenges of Management is part of the Open Journal System (OJS); contributions should be made through this platform, which will guarantee automatic registration of your contribution and traceability throughout the editing process.
• Contributors are compelled to check that their submissions meet all the requirements stated in the Submissions section. Manuscripts that fail to meet the above requirements will be rejected.
• Manuscripts can be submitted all the year, uninterruptedly.
If you have not received confirmation of your submission in 8-15 days, please contact us via
Along with a manuscript complying with the journal's guidelines, contributors should submit author contribution, and a statement of originality.
The mere submission of a manuscript does not compel the Editorial Board to publish it.
Conflict of interest statement
The corresponding author, representing all the other contributors, will manifest that the manuscript has not been submitted to another journal, and that the contributors are the sole responsible for every content in it; adding that there is no plagiarism, conflicts of interest, or ethical conflicts whatsoever, thus exempting the journal from any ethical and/or legal liability.

Author contribution statement
Contributors should submit the author contribution statement of each contributor throughout the research, leading to the redaction of the manuscript. A similar structure to the example below should be used.
Contributors Type of contribution
R. González Research and design of the manuscript
A. Salgado Data collection, processing, and interpretation
A. Zamora Analysis and redaction of the theoretical rationale

Copyright assignment
Authors must assign copyright, according to the Creative Commons License (CC-BY-NC) assumed by the journal.

Privacy statement
The names and email addresses introduced in this journal will be used exclusively for the purposes declared, and will not be provided to third parties for other purposes.

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