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.3, 2015

Current Issue: Vol.10, No.2, 2015

All Issues: 2008-2015



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 3 (2015)

International Journal of Business and Management Vol. 10, No.3, 2015, e-Vesion First TM

Table of Contents


Linking Sustainability to Quality Management and Firm Performance PDF
Rajat Mishra, Randy Napier p1
Interrole Conflicts and Psychological Distress in Male Managers and Professionals: The Mediator Effect of Social Problem Solving PDF
Eric Jean, Lise Lachance p15
Charismatic and Transformational Leadership Styles: A Cross-Cultural Perspective PDF
Rakesh Mittal p26
Managerial Analysis of the Attraction of FDI in Canada PDF
Alexis Abodohui, Parfait Segbedji Aihounhin, Normand Beaudry, Zhan Su p34
Succession Process: A Chance for Rebirth or Failure of a Family Business PDF
Mojca Duh p45
Can Z-Score Model Predict Listed Companies’ Failures in Italy? An Empirical Test PDF
Massimiliano Celli p57
Business Model Management Typologies–Cognitive Mapping of Business Model Landscapes PDF
Diana Chroneer, Jeaneth Johansson, Malin Malmstrom p67
Brand Equity-Consequence Relationship: Evidence from Automobile Industry PDF
Yasser Mahfooz p81
A Theoretical Model for Institutional Change: The Relationship between Institutional Entrepreneurship and Social Capital PDF
Sule Tuzlukaya, Erdem Kirkbesoglu p91
Engagement and Retention of the Millennial Generation in the Workplace through Internal Branding PDF
Gaye Ozcelik p99
Ethical Leadership: The Effect on Employees PDF
Atiya Alshammari, Naser N. Almutairi, Shebaib Fahad Thuwaini p108
The Effect of Relationship Marketing on Customer Retention in the Jordanian’s Pharmaceutical Sector PDF
Abdallah Q. Bataineh, Ghaith M. Al-Abdallah, Hanadi A. Salhab, Amer M. Shoter p117
High-Performance Work Systems and Proactive Behavior: The Mediating Role of Psychological Empowerment PDF
Md. Shamsul Arefin, Ishtiaque Arif, Muhammad Raquib p132
Conflict handling Styles and Employees’ Commitment at the Pharmaceutical Companies in Jordan PDF
Bahjat Eid Al-jawazneh p141
The Impact of Ethical Sales Behavior on Customer Loyalty: A Case from Vietnam PDF
Nguyen Minh Tuan p152
Analysis on Regional Technology Innovation Efficiency Evaluation and Influence Factors in China PDF
Xin Xie, Fangfang Liu p169
Impact of Reality Television Shows on Expatriate Indians in Sultanate of Oman PDF
Radhakrishnan Subramaniam, Renjith Kumar R. p177
Ownership Concentration and Bank Performance: Evidence from MENA Banks PDF
Rim Boussaada, Majdi Karmani p189
Small and Medium Scale Enterprises and Economic Growth in Nigeria: 1975-2012 PDF
Imoisi Anthony Ilegbinosa, Ephraim Jumbo p203
Internationalization Process of Fast Fashion Retailers: Evidence of H&M and Zara PDF
Ziying Mo p217
The Influence of Retailer Enterprise Marketing Information System on Bullwhip Effect PDF
Raed Salah Algharabat, Ahmad M. A. Zamil, T. G. K. Vasista p237
The Effects of Psychological Capital on Employee Attitudes and Employee Performance: A Study on Teaching Hospitals in Egypt PDF
Wageeh Nafei p249
Impact of Work Environmental Factors on Job Performance, Mediating Role of Work Motivation: A Study of Hotel Sector in England PDF
Thushel Jayaweera p271
Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking: A Framework for Effective IT Integration PDF
Serhiy Kovela, Walter Skok p279
Role for Internal Auditor to Cope with IT Risks and IT Infrastructure in Jordan Commercial Banks PDF
Atallah Hosban, Mohammed Naser Hamdan p295
Reviewer Acknowledgements for International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 10, No. 3 PDF
Stephen Lee p305

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