Journal of Business Administration Research

Journal of Business Administration Research (JBAR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal which publishes scholarly work on business administration. It is published by Sciedu Press semiannually. The journal aims to encourage information exchange of relevant academic research. It covers a wide range of fields including accounting, finance, taxation, auditing, business research, human resources, management, marketing, economics and related subjects. JBAR invites original manuscripts on theoretical papers, empirical work, literature reviews, and case studies dealing with basic and applied topics on the above-mentioned fields. The journal is published both online and in printed versions.

This journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail (


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2017: Articles Received: 101; Accepted: 61; Rejected: 42; Published: 17; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 107; Accepted: 55; Rejected: 50; Published: 15; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 103; Accepted: 53; Rejected: 41; Published: 17; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 61; Accepted: 31; Rejected: 29; Published: 37; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 37; Accepted: 27; Rejected: 17; Published: 19; Retracted: 0



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) Publication Notice

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



JBAR Indexed in ERA


Journal of Business Administration Research (JBAR) has been evaluated and accepted for listing in ERA 2015 Journal List. For any further information about it, please check it on the website:

Posted: 2018-02-13 More...

Policy Change of Free Print Journals


As you are aware, printing and delivery of journals results in causing a significant amount of detrimental impact to the environment. Being a responsible publisher and being considerate for the environment, we have decided to change the policy of offering free print journals for authors.

From July 1, 2018, we will not automatically provide authors free print journals. However, when authors really need free print copies, they are requested to kindly complete an application form to order printed copies. Once approved,  we will arrange print and delivery, for a maximum of two copies per article.  If authors require more than two copies, they are requested to order online at:

Additionally, we are happy to provide journal’s eBook in PDF format for authors, free of charge. The eBook is the same as the printed version, but it is completely environmentally friendly. Please contact the journal editor to request eBook of the journal’s issues.

We are committed to saving the planet for our future generations.

Posted: 2018-01-27 More...

Call for Papers-Journal of Business Administration Research


We are seeking submissions for the forthcoming issue published in April, 2018. The paper should be written in professional English. The length of 3000-8000 words is preferred. All manuscripts should be prepared in MS-Word format, and submitted online: or sent to:

For any further information about the journal, please log on its website:

Deadline for Submission: March 20, 2018

Posted: 2013-10-27 More...
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Vol 7, No 1 (2018)

Journal of Business Administration Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2018, e-Version FirstTM

Table of Contents


Puyu Wu, Yanmei Li
Morteza Nagahi, Mohammad Nagahisarchoghaei, Nadia Soleimani, Ra'ed M. Jaradat
Sunil Atulkar, Bikrant Kesari