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.

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


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2015 Q3: Articles Received: 23; Accepted: 12; Rejected: 10; Published: 7; Retracted: 0

2015 Q2: Articles Received: 23; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 7; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 40; Accepted: 28; Rejected: 12; Published: 3; Retracted: 0

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

2013: Articles Received: 109; Accepted: 66; Rejected: 38; Published: 56; 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) 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.



Reviewer Recruitment


Status: Part time                           Working language: English

Working style: Internet-based         Payment: Volunteer job, no payment


Participation in the peer-review process is absolutely essential to the success and reputation of the journal. Reviewers and editors determine which works are of quality and significance. Due to our extensive readership, the research and scholarship selected by our reviewers will ultimately have an impact on literacy in national and international classrooms.
Reviewers’ names will be listed in the printed journal and on the journal's webpage.


1. Possess a doctoral degree in a discipline related closely to the journal
2. Hold a teaching or research position at a university or academic institution
3. Be fluent in academic and professional English
4. Have a strong interest in the scholarly journal
5. Work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines

How to Apply

1. Complete the application form

Application Form             MS-Word
Review Form                   MS-Word
Guide for Reviewer         PDF
Tutorial for Reviewer        WWW
Tutorial for Creating an Account     WWW

2. Send your application form by email:

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Vol 4, No 4 (2015)

Business and Management Research, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2015, e-Version FirstTM

Table of Contents


Exchange Rate Effects on Equity Prices: The Recent Case from Japan PDF
Chikashi Tsuji p1
Managing the Evolution of Coopetition Dynamics: A Longitudinal Case Study on the French Grain Merchants Industry PDF
Mourad Hannachi, François-Christophe Coléno p13
The Research on the Problems of Cultural Industry Development in Changchun and Countermeasures PDF
Fang Hu, Xin Liu p27
An Ideation of Blended Learning Design for Lifelong Learning of women PDF
Navnath B. Tupe, Dutta Chowdhury Rajeswari p30

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Business and Management Research
ISSN 1927-6001 (Print)   ISSN 1927-601X (Online)

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