Business and Management Research

Business and Management Research (BMR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, published by Sciedu Press quarterly. The journal seeks to publish original research articles that are  hypothetical and theoretical in its nature and that provide exploratory insights in the fields of General Management, Business Law, Marketing Theory and Applications, Business Finance and Investment, General Business Research, Business and Economics Education, Production/Operations Management, Organizational Behavior and Theory, Social Issues and Public Policy, Management Organization, Statistics and Econometrics, Personnel and Industrial Relations, Technology and Innovation, Case Studies and Management Information Systems, Accounting, Analysis, Communication, Information Technologies, Project management and Strategy. The journal is published in both online and printed versions. The online version is free access and download.

The goal of Business and Management Research (BMR) is to broaden the knowledge of business professionals and academicians by promoting free access and provide valuable insight to business-related information, research and ideas.

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2014: Articles Received: 120; Accepted: 77; Rejected: 50; Published: 41; Retracted: 0

2014 Q4: Articles Received: 23; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 10; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2014 Q3: Articles Received: 21; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 6; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 39; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 23; Published: 14; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 37; Accepted: 29; Rejected: 11; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 109; Accepted: 66; Rejected: 38; Published: 56; Retracted: 0

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 44; Accepted: 22; Rejected: 19; Published: 21; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 17; Accepted: 14; Rejected: 5; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 9; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 18; Accepted: 11; Rejected: 5; Published: 11; Retracted: 0



  • e-Version FirstTM (Vol. 4, No. 2)


What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publishing Process

a) Submission Acknowledgement

When you submit a manuscript online, you will receive a submission acknowledgement letter sent by the online system automatically. For email submission, the editor or editorial assistant sends an e-mail confirmation to the submission’s author within one to three working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, please check your bulk email box or contact the editorial assistant by email:

b) Basic Review

The editor or editorial assistant determines whether the manuscript fits the journal’s focus and scope. Next a check for the similarity rate is done using CrossCheck, powered by iThenticate. Any manuscripts out of the journal’s scope or containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, are rejected.

c) Peer Review

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take two to four weeks.

d) Decision Is Made

The decision to accept or reject an article is based on the suggestions of reviewers. If differences of opinion occur between reviewers, the editor-in-chief will weigh all comments and arrive at a balanced decision based on all comments, or a second round of peer review may be initiated.

e) Notification of the Result of Review

The result of review will be sent to the corresponding author and forwarded to other authors.

f) Publication Fee Is Paid

If the submission is accepted, the authors revise paper and pay the publication fee (300USD).

g) Print Journals Are Mailed

After publication, two hard copies of the journal will be sent to the corresponding author. If you want more copies, please order at

h) Publication Notice

The authors and readers will be notified and invited to visit our website for the newly published articles.



Restruction of the Editorial Board


The publisher (Sciedu Press) is planning to restructure the editorial board. The new editorial board will include the positions of editor-in-chief (one person), editors (one to two persons), associate editors (three to ten persons) and editorial board members.

If you have interest, we welcome you to join us. There are no day-to-day duties. The general responsibilities of these positions include providing advice and suggestions to the publisher and the editorial team, reviewing articles and promoting the journal in the academic community,

We will list your name on the website and in the print version of the journal.

For any further information, please contact with the editor by email:

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Vol 4, No 1 (2015)

Business and Management Research, Vol. 4, No. 1, March 2015

Table of Contents


Analysis of the Relationship of Maturity and Quality Management in Projects PDF
Fernanda Malagutti, Rosley Anholon, Olívio Novaski, Jefferson de Souza Pinto p1
Model in Management Requirement and Its Impact in the Industrial Hazard (Analytical- Theoretical Study) PDF
Ali Hadi Jebrin p17
Managing Pension Funds in Ghana: An Overview PDF
Olivia Anku-Tsede, Albert Amankwaa, Aaron Amertowo p25
Difficulties Experienced during Implementation of an Adapted Quality Management System in Incubated Companies PDF
Rosley Anholon, Eugenio Jose Zoqui, Jefferson de Souza Pinto, Olivio Novaski p34
Periodism of Chinese Current Account Surplus PDF
Ping Han p44
Effects of Brand Portfolio and Product Line Strategy on Brand Market Share: Evidence from Chinese Cellphone Market PDF
Xuenan Ju, Zuohao Hu, Xia Liu p48
The Promise of Corporate Entrepreneurship: A Review of Data Analytic Strategies PDF
Deryck J Van Rensburg p59
How Did the Profitability of the Japanese Firms Change? Before, During, and After the Lehman Shock in the US PDF
Chikashi Tsuji p74
Study of the Insurance Development in Ethnic Regions of Gansu Province in China PDF
Jianshen Zhang p83
Knowledge Management Implementation, Strategic Human Resource Practices and Organizational Performance Mediated by Strategic Planning PDF
Achmad Sani Supriyanto p90
How can Stress Affect Your Work Performance? Quantitative Field Study on Qatari Banking Sector PDF
Muwafaq Mohammed Alkubaisi p99

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Business and Management Research
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