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


e-Version First Issue: Vol.10 No.2, 2015

Current Issue: Vol.10, No.1, 2015

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.



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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 2 (2015)

International Journal of Business and Management Vol. 10, No. 2, 2015

Table of Contents


A Global Investigation of Government and Community Stakeholder Influences on Large Company Engagement in Sustainability PDF
Annette M. Nemetz p1
Exploratory Research on Relationship between Entrepreneurial Orientation Dimensions and Business Performance and Growth of Fast and Slow Growing Small and Medium Enterprises in Bosnia and Herzegovina PDF
Ramo Palalic, Senad Busatlic p15
How Companies Can Attract the Talented Vietnamese Graduates? An Experimental-Designed Investigation PDF
Hideki Kakinuma p31
The Role of Mood in Managing Small Businesses–Evidence from Dairy Farming PDF
Bjorn Gunnar Hansen, Arent Greve p41
Literature Review and Synthesis of Management Control Systems: in the Context of the Public Sector PDF
Grainne Oates p52
Size Effect on Company Profitability: Evidence from Jordan PDF
Firas Naim Dahmash p58
Perceptions of Environmental Accounting in the Jordanian Pharmaceutical Industries (Applications and Disclosure) PDF
Munther Al-Nimer p73
Default Prediction Model for SME’s: Evidence from UK Market Using Financial Ratios PDF
Huijuan Lin p81
Impact of Information Technology on Tehran’s Tourism Agencies’ Business Model’s Components PDF
Abdolmajid Mosleh, Saeed Nosratabadi p107
The Influence of Training on Employee’s Performance, Organizational Commitment, and Quality of Medical Services at Jordanian Private Hospitals PDF
Salah M. Diab, Musa T. Ajlouni p117
Marketing and Government Policy on MSMEs in Indonesian: A Theoretical Framework and Empirical Study PDF
Ernani Hadiyati p128
Fisheries-to-School in Alaska: A Food Service Directors’ Perspective PDF
Pei Xu, Quentin Fong, Andrea Bersamin, Betty Izumi p142
The Effect of Random Supply Shortages on the Economic Order Quantity Model PDF
Fadi Asrawi, Nazim Noueihed p150
A Test of the Technology Acceptance Model for Understanding the ICT Adoption Behavior of Rural Young Entrepreneurs PDF
Zeinab Zaremohzzabieh, Bahaman abu Samah, Mahazan Muhammad, Siti Zobidah Omar, Jusang Bolong, Md Salleh Hassan, Hayrol Azril Mohamed Shaffril p158
The Effect of Information Technology on the Bank Profitability Imperial Study of Jordanian Banks PDF
Sahem A. Nawafleh p170
An Analysis of the Factors Affecting the Adoption of Accounting Legislation by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMES) in Vietnam PDF
Tran Thi Thanh Hai p176
Proposition of an Interactive Process Approach in Exploring the Relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy and Perceived CSR: Case of ExxonMobil in Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry PDF
Ibe Chidi Michael, Wang Zhi Min, Kwek Choon Ling, Daniel Yii Shiing Kai p186
Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Job Embeddedness on Employee Attitudes and Employee Performance: A Study on Commercial Banks in Egypt PDF
Wageeh Nafei p196
Customer’s Perception about Banks Technology for Innovative Delivery Channels of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) of India PDF
Vandana Tandon Khanna, Neha Gupta p214
The Jordanian Catering Theory of Dividends PDF
Imad Zeyad Ramadan p226
Working Capital Management and Profitability Evidence from Firms Listed on Karachi Stock Exchange PDF
Asif Iqbal, Wang Zhuquan p231
Towards an Integrated Model for the Competitive Strategies PDF
Hamed Omar Abdalla p236
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 10, No. 2 PDF
Stephen Lee p250

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