Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Business Research carries original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and developments in both theoretical and practical aspects of international business. The journal focuses on the following topics: business, marketing, management, finance, economics, accounting and relevant subjects.



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses 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.


Publication Frequency

2014 Monthly, published in every month

2012-2013 Monthly, published in every month

2008-2011 Quarterly, published in January, April, July and October


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...








Google Scholar




Open J-Gate

PKP Open Archives Harvester




Universe Digital Library


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Impact Factor

Impact Factor (2011):  0.65 (Base on Google Scholar)

International Business Research  ISSN 1913-9004 (Print), ISSN 1913-9012 (Online)

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