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 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


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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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Table of Contents


Benefits of CPFR Collaboration Strategy under Different Inventory Holding and Backorder Penalty Costs PDF
Raj Kamalapur, David Lyth p1
Innovation Process Barriers in Public Sector: a Comparative Analysis in Lithuania and the European Union PDF
Alvydas Raipa, Vidmante Giedraityte p10
Consumer Animosity Following International Crisis: A Conceptual Framework to Understand Indonesian Consumers’ Attitude towards Australian Products PDF
Daniel Koh p21
Servant Leadership, Employee Satisfaction, and Organizational Performance in Rural Community Hospitals PDF
Jack Thomas McCann, Daniel Graves, Lieven Cox p28
The Development of Customer Satisfaction Measurement Model for Small Online Apparel Businesses in Malaysia PDF
Noorshella Binti Che Nawi, Abdullah Al Mamun p39
Employability Factors of Business Graduates in Kuwait: Evidence from An Emerging Country PDF
Abdulla AL-Mutairi, Kamal Naser, Muna Saeid p49
Influence of the Store Ambiance on Customers’ Behavior—Apparel Stores in Malaysia PDF
Zohre Hosseini, Sreeenivasan Jayashree p62
Organization Conditions Enabling Employee Empowerment and the Moderating Role of Individual Personalities PDF
Sharon Pande, Udayan Dhar p70
Human Resource Development Climate (HRDC) in the Banking Sector: General and Gender Perceptions PDF
Benjamin O. Akinyemi p77
Compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards by Listed Companies in Ghana PDF
Edward Marfo Yiadom, Wisdom Atsunyo p87
An Expectancy-Value Approach to the Study of Beliefs Underlying Consumer Boycott Intention PDF
Maya F. FARAH p101
Studying Aspects and Indices of Social Capital of Universities—A Case Study of Zahedan Islamic Azad University PDF
Ali Reza Sargolzaie p116
The Association between Economic Value Added, Market Value Added and Leverage PDF
Aloy Niresh, J., Alfred M. p126
PRISM-Process Reengineering Integrated Spiral Model: An Agile Approach to Business Process Reengineering (BPR) PDF
Bassam Hussein, Mohamad Hammoud, Hassan Bazzi, Amin Haj-Ali p134
Guiding Principles for Successful Enterprise Performance Solution System Implementations PDF
Thomas A. Woolman p143
The Art of Dealing with Religious and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom PDF
Gillian Warner-Søderholm, Mark Kriger p149
The Impact of Advertising and Sales Promotion on Initial Purchase, Addition and Change of Existing GSM Networks by Students in Nigeria PDF
Hindu Jibril Amin, Abdullahi Mohammed Bashir p161
Role of Incongruent Product Endorsement on the Celebrity Image PDF
Arpita Srivastava, Ashok Pratap Arora p170
Can HRM Practices Improve Job Satisfaction of Ready Made Garment (RMG) Workers in Bangladesh? An Alternative Solution to Recent Unrest PDF
Md. Atiqur Rahman Sarker, Rumana Afroze p185
Reasons and Solutions for the Insufficient Peasantry Financial Demand in Shandong Province of China PDF
Shujuan Ding p195
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 9, No. 10 PDF
Stephen Lee p201

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