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



  • e-Version FirstTM (Vol. 4, No. 4)


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.



Call for Papers-Business and Management Research (BMR)


We are seeking submissions for forthcoming issue published in December 2015. 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:

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Deadline for Submission: November 20th, 2015

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Vol 4, No 3 (2015)

Business and Management Research, Vol. 4, No. 3, September 2015

Table of Contents


Maternity Leave Policy and Work-Family Balance: Evidence from Working Mothers in Ghana PDF
Olivia Anku-Tsede p1
An Empirical Study on the Entrepreneurial Environment of College Students of Science and Technology Demand Based on Life Cycle PDF
Cheng Li, Xin Chen, Yang Zhang p8
An Evolving Network Model of Self-employment Agglomeration PDF
Yong Tang p15
The Relationship between Person-organization Fit and Employee Creativity: The Mediating Role of Creative Capital PDF
Sirkwoo Jin p24
Credit Risk Measurement Based on the Markov Chain PDF
Hao Liu, Shijin Chen p32
Price-Disequilibrium Model of the International Financial Grid: Innovation, Crisis, and Off-Shore Banking PDF
Frederick Betz p43
The Impact of Venture Capital on the Financial Structure of Belgian SMEs PDF
Olivier Colot, Melanie Croquet, Loredana Cultrera p65
The City Commercial Bank’s Credit Rating on Auto Dealerships in China PDF
Liqiong Yang p77

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

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