CRISL Business Review

CRISL Business Review (CBR) is an attempt to disseminate the research based knowledge related to contemporary business and economic issues of Bangladesh.

About the Journal

Editorial Board


Author Guidelines for CRISL Business Review (CBR)

CBR Publications

About the Journal

  1. Aim & Scope

The CRISL Business Review (CBR) is the official journal of Credit Rating and Information Services Limited (CRISL) intends to publish conceptual and applied research with high level of implication in business analysis and management. The main objective of CBR is to connect readers with scholarly insights about business practices. This journal creates a platform for authors to share their knowledge and views with business scholars and professionals. CBR always inspires scholarly submission that may contribute in the business analysis and management practices.

Preferable topics of CRISL Business Review include:

  • Business Analysis
  • Financial Reporting Financial Statement Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Capital Market Development
  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Capital Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Technology Management
  • Business Environment
  • Leadership
  1. Target Audience

The target audience of this Journal are:

  • Business Professionals
  • Corporate managers
  • Policy Makers and Regulators
  • Management Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Academics

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Editorial Board

Mr. Muzafar Ahmed FCMA, FCS – Chairman

Ms. Sarwat Amina

Mr. Asiful Huq

Mr. Tanzirul Islam

Syed A. Mamun, PhD, FCMA – Editor

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CRISL Business Review (CBR)

Credit Rating Information and Services Limited (CRISL)

Nakshi Homes (4th & 5th Floor)

6/1A, Segunbagicha

Dhaka – 1000, Bangladesh

Tel: (02) 9530991-4

Fax: (8802) 9530995


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Author Guidelines for CRISL Business Review (CBR)

1. Submission of Article Submissions to CRISL Business Review are made through the following email: < >
2. Submission Checklist Authors must submit the following checklist with the submission.

§  Soft copy of Msword file of the article

§  Email address and contact number of corresponding author

§  Each part of the article has been formatted according to this Journal format

§  All figures with caption and sequential number

§  All table with tile and sequential number

§  Declaration Letter

3. Review Process Each paper is reviewed by the editor and, if it is judged suitable for this publication, it is then sent to at least two independent referees for double blind peer review. Based on their recommendation, as well as consultation between relevant Editorial Board members the editor then decides whether the paper should be accepted as is, revised or rejected.
4. Submission Declaration Articles submitted to the journal should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication with another journal. Authors submitting an article for publication must submit a forwarding letter with the declaration of its originality.
5. Format All files should be submitted as a Word document. The manuscript must be typed in Ms Word with 1.5 space and normal margin.
6. Article Length Articles should be maximum 4000-5000 words in length.
7. Article Title Page An Article Title Page should be submitted alongside each individual article using the template provided. This should include:

  • Article Title
  • Author Details (see below)
  • Abstract (see below)
  • Keywords (see below)
  • Article Classification (see below)
8. Author Details Details should be supplied on the Article Title Page including:

  • Full name and Affiliation of each author
  • E-mail address of the corresponding author
  • Brief professional biography of each author.
9. Abstract A concise and factual abstract of not more than 120 words is required. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone.
10. References References to other publications must be in APA style and carefully checked for completeness, accuracy and consistency.
Journal Article:

Herbst-Damm, K. L., & Kulik, J. A. (2005). Volunteer support, marital status, and the survival times of terminally ill patients. Health Psychology, 24, 225–229. doi: 10.1037/0278- 6133.24.2.225

Journal article, one author, accessed online

Ku, G. (2008). Learning to de-escalate: The effects of regret in escalation of commitment. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 105(2), 221-232. doi:10.1016/j.obhdp.2007.08.002

Journal article, two authors, accessed online

Sanchez, D., & King-Toler, E. (2007). Addressing disparities consultation and outreach strategies for university settings. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 59(4), 286-295. doi:10.1037/1065- 9293.59.4.286

Authored Book:

Mitchell, T. R., & Larson, J. R., Jr. (1987). People in organizations: An introduction to organizational behavior (3rd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Chapter in an Edited Book:

Bjork, R. A. (1989). Retrieval inhibition as an adaptive mechanism in human memory. In H. L. Roediger III & F. I. M. Craik (Eds.), Varieties of memory & consciousness (pp. 309–330). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Article from an Internet-only journal

Hirtle, P. B. (2008, July-August). Copyright renewal, copyright restoration, and the difficulty of determining copyright status. D-Lib Magazine, 14(7/8). doi:10.1045/july2008-hirtle

Magazine article, in print

Kluger, J. (2008, January 28). Why we love. Time, 171(4), 54-60.

Newspaper article, no author, in print

As prices surge, Thailand pitches OPEC-style rice cartel. (2008, May 5). The Wall Street Journal, p. A9. References to an entire book must include the following elements: author(s) or editor(s), date of publication, title, place of publication, and the name of the publisher.

One author, in print

Kidder, T. (1981). The soul of a new machine. Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company.

Two authors, in print

Frank, R. H., & Bernanke, B. (2007). Principles of macro-economics (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.

Dissertation, accessed online

Young, R. F. (2007). Crossing boundaries in urban ecology: Pathways to sustainable cities(Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database. (UMI No. 327681)

Entire Web site

When citing an entire Web site (and not a specific document on that site), no Reference List entry is required if the address for the site is cited in the text of your paper.

Witchcraft In Europe and America is a site that presents the full text of many essential works in the literature of witchcraft and demonology (


For more detailed information on APA citation style such as information on articles in press, journal special issues and supplements, translations, et cetera, see the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association and the APA Style Guide to Electronic References.

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