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


e-Version First Issue: Vol.9 No.12, 2014

Current Issue: Vol.9, No.11, 2014

All Issues: 2008-2014



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


Market Incentives and Regulators’ Activity Shaping Financial Information: An Analysis of the Net Debt Disclosure in Italy PDF
M. Pizzo, N. Moscariello, R. Vinciguerra p1
S&P/TSX 300 Companies’ Political Connections, Compliance with Board of Directors Regulations and Financial Performance PDF
Saidatou Dicko, Hanen Khemakhem p14
Being and Becoming a Leader: Arabian Gulf Women Managers’ Perspectives PDF
Ikhlas A. Abdalla p25
The Impact of Organizational Envy on Organizational Climate Created among Employees: An Application in Accommodation Enterprises PDF
Aziz Gökhan Özkoç, Nurgül Çal??kan p40
Enterprise—Place Relationship and Value Co-Creation: Advance in Research PDF
Marcello Sansone, Andrea Moretta Tartaglione, Roberto Bruni p50
The Effect of the Liquidity Management on Profitability in the Jordanian Commercial Banks PDF
Ali Sulieman Alshatti p62
The Causal Relationship among Foreign Direct Investment, Domestic Saving and Economic Growth in Jordan during the Period (1975–2013) PDF
Atif Issa Batarseh, Izz Eddien N. Ananzeh p73
Creating Brand Equity by Leveraging Value Creation and Consumer Commitment in Online Brand Communities: A Conceptual Framework PDF
Jing Zhang, Rizwan Shabbir, Chatchai Pitsaphol, Waseem Hassan p80
Short-Term Contrarian Profits in the Kuwait Stock Market PDF
Omar Gharaibeh p92
Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty in an Online Shop: An Experiential Marketing Perspective PDF
Mei-Ying Wu, Li-Hsia Tseng p104
Relationship between High Performance Work System and Patient Safety: Study on Saudi Arabia Public Hospitals PDF
Alotaibi Eqab Aiyadh, Rushami Zien Yusoff, Omar Zayyan AlSharqi, Ebrahim Mohammed Al-Matari p115
Intensive Growth Strategies and Outreach Performance of Tanzania-Based Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies PDF
Kafigi Jeje p124
Role of Exploratory Factor Analysis Applicability of TQM Practices on the Items of Quality Culture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia PDF
Faihan Mosaad Saud Al-Otaibi p136
Mindfulness and Quality of Innovation in Cloud Computing Adoption PDF
John Otieno Oredo, James Muranga Njihia p144
Factor Affecting Adoption of Ubiquitous Computing in Knowledge Sharing: Comparison between Local and Foreign Employees in Private University Malaysia PDF
Yuen Yee Yen, Lew Sook Ling, Seethaletchumy A/P Thambiah p161
Causal Relationships among Dimensions of Consumer-Based Brand Equity and Purchase Intention: Fashion Industry PDF
Nasreen Khan, Syed Hamed Razavi Rahmani, Hong Yong Hoe, Tan Booi Chen p172
The Possibility of Applying TQM in Dhamar Univeristy PDF
Al-hanhanah Waleed Naji Mohammed, Xiong Yongqing p182
Confidence Index Determinants of the Amman Stock Exchange Listed Companies PDF ()
Imad Zeyad Ramadan p195
The Agency Problem: Measures for Its Overcoming PDF
Meri Boshkoska p204
Intellectual Capital Performance of the Commercial Banking Sector of Malawi PDF
Andrew Munthopa Lipunga p210
Determinants of CEO Compensation Evidence from UK Public Limited Companies PDF
Kibet K. Buigut, Neddy C. Soi, Irene J. Koskei p223
Collaborative Decision-Making Mechanism of Air Material Supply Based on Revenue-Sharing Contract PDF
Liu Chang-xin, Xiong Li, Li Yu-jin p231
The Ideal Tenant Mix and Shopping Centre Size for the Proposed Thatchfield Convenience Centre PDF
Ajay K Garg, Stewart Steyn p243
The Image of Vietnam as a Tourism Destination for Malaysian Tourists PDF
Dang Hong Loi, Ilham Sentosa p258

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