Journal of Applied Business Research

ISSN 0892-7626 (print); ISSN 2157-8834 (online) · Published since 1985

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Focus and Scope

The Journal of Applied Business Research (JABR) welcomes articles in all areas of applied business and economics research. Both theoretical and applied manuscripts will be considered for publication; however, theoretical manuscripts must provide a clear link to important and interesting business and economics applications. Using a wide range of research methods including statistical analysis, analytical work, case studies, field research, and historical analysis, articles examine significant applied business and economics research questions from a broad range of perspectives. The intention of JABR is to publish papers that significantly contribute to these fields.

JABR is a widely cited, open access journal that is essential reading for academic researchers and business professionals. Articles may include but are not limited to the fields of accounting, business law, economics, ethics, finance, management, marketing, and related fields.

JABR is published bi-monthly. Months of distribution are: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

How To Cite This Journal

Please cite this journal as “Journal of Applied Business Research” in your references.

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Editorial Team

Dean R. Manna, Ph.D., Robert Morris University, United States

Associate Editors

Abe Harraf, Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado, United States
Andrea Quintiliani, Ph.D., Pegaso Telematic University, Italy
Ardi Gunardi, MS, University Pasundan, Indonesia
Carl B McGowan, Jr., Ph.D., Norfolk State University, United States
Charlotte Allen, Stephen F. Austin State University, United States
Clifford West, Virginia Military Institute, United States
Dennis Elam, Ph.D.,Texas A&M-San Antonio, United States
Francisco Jareno Cebrian, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
George M. Jabbour, Ph.D., George Washington University, United States
George S. Spais, Ph.D., Hellenic Open University, Greece
Hassan Obeid, Ph.D., European Business School- Paris, France
Iordanis (Jordan) Petsas, University of Scranton, United States
James R. Shock, DBA, Robert Morris University, United States
Jeffery R. D’Amico, The D’Amico Law Group, P.C., United States
John Kostolansky, Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago, United States
Kurt Schimmel, D.B.A., Slippery Rock University, United States
Leon Daniel, Roseman University, United States
Luu Trong Tuan, International University (IU) – Vietnam National University, Vietnam
Mabutho Sibanda, University of Kwazula-Natal, South Africa
Mark Kuta, Jr., University of Colorado, United States
Mary Fisher, University of Texas at Tyler, United States
Michael C. Budden, Ph.D., Southeastern Louisiana University, United States
Mojca Marc, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia 
Morgan K. Bridge, Ph.D., Colorado Mesa University, United States
Oye Abioye, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
Paulo Duarte Silveira, Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of Setubal, Portugal
Patel Rajeshkumar Kantilal, Ph.D., Desai C. M. Arts & Commerce College, India
Richard Borghesi, University of South Florida – Sarasota, United States
Richard Parsons, Ph.D., CMA, CPIM, Texas A&M University Texarkana, United States
Scott E. Miller, CPA, J.D., DBA, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, United States
Sorin Gabriel Anton, Ph.D., Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Tom Bramorski, Ph.D., Terry College of Business-University of Georgia, United States
Vitaliy Kalashnikov, Ph.D., Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico
Xiaoyan Chu, Nicholls State University, United States
Yiming Zhuang, Iowa State University, United States
Yu Zhang, Ph.D., Nicholls State University, United States

Editorial Advisory Board

Bruce Forster, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Emeritus, United States
George Garman, Metropolitan State College of Denver, United States
Luu Trong Tuan, International University (IU) – Vietnam National University, Vietnam
Mohammad Talha, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Stephen B. Castleberry, University of Minnesota, Duluth, United States


Alex Kondonassis, University of Oklahoma, United States
Armando Rodriguez, University of New Haven, United States
Harold Dyck, California State University, San Bernardino, United States
Hong-Keun Rim, Shippensburg University, United States
John J. Maher, Virginia Tech, United States
Khaled Guesmi, IPAG Business School & University of Paris Ouest la Defense, France
Michael D. Akers, Marquette University, United States
R. Rathinasamy, Ball State University, United States
Ronald Reed, University of Northern Colorado, United States
Thomas J. Webster, Pace University, United States

Prospective Reviewers


Authors, Editors, and members of the Editorial Team are expected to abide by all Clute Institute policies.


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CiteScore Journal Impact Factor by Elsevier is 0.333
Copernicus Journal Master List impact rating for 2015: 108.03

Acceptance Rate

The overall acceptance rate for the Journal of Applied Business Research is between 11% and 20%.

Download Rates

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