International Journal of Business and Management

International Journal of Business and Management (IJBM) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The journal focuses on the following topics: corporate governance, human resource management, strategic management, entrepreneurship, marketing, e-business, services, information technology management, production & operations management, financial management, decision analysis, management research methods and managerial economics, etc.

It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field. IJBM carries original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and developments in both theoretical and practical aspects of business and management.

The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free access and download.

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2014: Article Received: 583; Accepted: 260; Rejected: 340; Published: 242; Retracted: 1

2014 Q4: Articles Received: 124; Accepted: 48; Rejected: 61; Published: 70; Retracted: 0

2014 Q3: Articles Received: 140; Accepted: 74; Rejected: 65; Published: 56; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 157; Accepted: 49; Rejected: 116; Published: 54; Retracted: 1

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 162; Accepted: 89; Rejected: 98; Published: 62; Retracted: 0

2013: Article Received: 611; Accepted: 347; Rejected: 283; Published: 288; Retracted: 1

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 180; Accepted: 111; Rejected: 104; Published: 70; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 135; Accepted: 58; Rejected: 65; Published: 73; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 145; Accepted: 86; Rejected: 62; Published: 83; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 151; Accepted: 92; Rejected: 52; Published: 62; Retracted: 1

2012 Q4: Articles Received: 133; Accepted: 69; Rejected: 56

2012 Q3: Articles Received: 169; Accepted: 97; Rejected: 71


First Online: Vol.10, No.4, 2015

Current Issue: Vol.10, No.3, 2015

All Issues: 2008-2015



Paper Selection and Publication Process

1. Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

2. Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

3. Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

4. The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

5. After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

6. E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue with two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool ( All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



Author Guidelines


Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and tacitly or explicitly by the responsible authorities where the work was carried out, and that, if accepted, will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher. The Editors reserve the right to edit or otherwise alter all contributions, but authors will receive proofs for approval before publication.

Copyrights for articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author. 

The publisher and journals have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the issue with two methods: plagiarism prevention tool ( and reviewer check. All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before sending to reviewers.

The authors authorize the publisher to archive the article into databases and indexes (such as EBSCO, DOAJ, ProQuest), and permit the publisher to apply DOI to the article.

All manuscripts should be prepared in MS-Word format, and submitted online. CLICK HERE to submit your paper online.

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Vol 10, No 4 (2015)

International Journal of Business and Management Vol. 10, No. 4, 2015, e-Version FirstTM

Table of Contents


A Framework of IS/Business Alignment Management Practices to Improve the Design of IT Governance Architectures PDF
Jorge Orozco, Ali Tarhini, Ra'ed (Moh’d Taisir) Masa'deh, Takwa Tarhini p1
A Comparison of Concepts in Service Blueprinting and Process Chain Network (PCN) PDF
Yahya Kazemzadeh, Simon K. Milton, Lester W. Johnson p13
Influence of Audit Committee Industry Expertise on Internal Audit PDF
Abdulaziz Alzeban p26
Factors Influencing the Intention to Purchase Real Estate in Saudi Arabia: Moderating Effect of Demographic Citizenship PDF
Tawfik Salah AL-Nahdi, Shakeel A. Habib, Ali Abbaas Albdour p35
Determinants of Knowledge Sharing Behaviour among Personnel in Banking Industry PDF
Kholoud I. Al Qeisi, Hanadi M. Al Zagheer p49
Cloud Computing Uses for E-Government in the Middle East Region Opportunities and Challenges PDF
Naser N. ALMutairi, Shebaib Fahad Thuwaini p60
Understanding 3G Mobile Service Acceptance in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam PDF
Phuong V. Nguyen, Phuong M. To, Van T. T. Bui, An T. H. Nguyen p70
Communication at the International Workplaces: The Foreign Managers’ Perspective PDF
Adrian Wee Tiong Weng p82
Ensuring Effective Public Service Delivery in the Field Administration of Bangladesh to Boast up Good Governance: The Perspective of Deputy Commissioner Office PDF
Mohammad Saiful Hassan p92
University Industry (U-I) Relationship: Evidence from an Egyptian University PDF
Mansour S. M. Lotayif p113
The Impact of Word of Mouth (WOM) on the Bank Selection Decision of the Youth: A Case of Bahrain PDF
Mohammed M. Almossawi p123
The Relationship between Islamic Piety (Taqwa) and Workplace Deviance with Organizational Justice as a Moderator PDF
Omar Khalid Bhatti, Ali Alkahtani, Arif Hassan, Mohamed Sulaiman p136
The Impact of Accounting Earnings on Stock Returns: The Case of Malaysia’s Plantation Industry PDF
Wong Pik Har, Muhammad Afif. Abdul Ghafar p155
Identification and Measurement of the Factors Affecting Satisfaction Level of Smart Phone Users: Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh PDF
Shobod Deba Nath, Anup Kumar Saha, Md. Akram Hossain p166
What Competitive Strategies Way forward the Regional Competitiveness? A Comparative Economic Approach to Sri Lankan Tourism PDF
Imali N. Fernando p178
Name Selection in International Branding: Translating Brand Culture PDF
Jiafeng Liu p187
Equity Financing Strategy and the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in Kenya PDF
John Messo Raude, Wekesa Wesonga, Peter Wawire p193
Industrial Structure and Competitive Strength of the 21 Cities’ Tourism in Guangdong Province Based on SSA PDF
Yi Liu, Yin Yao p203
A Theoretical Approach to Purpose and Type of Strategy PDF
Yakup Durmaz, Ahmet Ilhan, Ahmet Ilhan p210
The Role of Job Embeddedness on Quality of Work Life and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Study on Menoufia University Hospitals PDF
Wageeh Nafei p215
Investigating Determining Factors of the Financial Structure in a Context of an Underdeveloped Financial Market: An Example of Cameroonian SMEs PDF
Aboubakar Mfopain p232
A Leadership Assessment Center for Graduate Students: Case of Saudi Arabia PDF
Deepanjana Varshney p249
Effects of Inventory Warehousing Systems on the Financial Performance of Seventh Day Adventist Institutions: A Case of Adventist Book Centers (ABC), Kenya PDF
Boniface John Wambua, Walter B. Okibo, Andrew Nyang’Au, Sixtus Momanyi Ondieki p259
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 10, No. 4 PDF
Stephen Lee p265

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