International Journal of Business Administration

International Journal of Business Administration is devoted to publishing research papers for academics and professors to share advances in business and management theory and practice. Issues that the journal covers include business administration, marketing, entrepreneurship, human resources, business innovation, organization theory and more. The journal is published in both online and printed versions. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.

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2016 Q1: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 10; Published: 16; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 126; Accepted: 67; Rejected: 46; Published: 67; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 121; Accepted: 74; Rejected: 39; Published: 69; Retracted: 1

2013: Articles Received: 137; Accepted: 68; Rejected: 53; Published: 60; Retracted: 0




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e-Version First is a featured way of publishing articles in our journal. 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.


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Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-2 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time.

b). 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 external reviewers and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a manuscript. The review process may take 2 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two hard copies free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage for download, free of charge.


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 (iThenticate).

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



Call for Papers and Recruitment of Reviewers


We are calling for submission of papers for the forthcoming issue. All papers 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. For any question you have, please contact the Editorial Assistant via:

We are also recruiting reviewers for the journal. If you are interested, you are welcome to join us. Please find the application form and details at:

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Table of Contents


An Empirical Vision for Organizational Renewal: Utilizing Self-Reflection and Self-Awareness to Prompt Deep Transformation PDF
Jillian Gilbert p1
The Influence of Contextual Factors on the Multinationality-Performance Relationship: A Conceptual Model PDF
Florian Christopher Fleming, Jose Ednilson de Oliveira Cabral p15
An Investigation of Corporate Image Effect on WOM: The Role of Customer Satisfaction and Trust PDF
Methaq Ahmed Sallam p27
The Influence of Branding Management on Business Performance: An Empirical Evidence from Vietnamese Food and Beverage Industry PDF
Pham Thi Thanh Hong, Dinh Kim Quynh Diep p36
Post-Investment Contributions of Business Angels from the Investee Perspective in Turkey PDF
Mustafa Halid Karaarslan, Yilmaz Bayar, Cahid Ozdeveci p44
The Relationship between Leadership Practices and Organizational Performance PDF
Anas Y. Alhadid p57
Competitive Intelligence and Performance of Selected Aluminium Manufacturing Firms in Anambra State, Nigeria PDF
Hope N. Nzewi, Obianuju M. Chiekezie, Adaeze S. Anizoba p62
Syntactic Complexity of Reading Content Directly Impacts Complexity of Mature Students’ Writing PDF
Yellowlees Douglas, Samantha Miller p71
Marketing Decision Making Behavior under the Influence of Attractive Performance-linked Rewards PDF
Abhishek Pathak, Lewis K S Lim p81
Preference and Promoting of E-Learning as a Training Medium in the Hospitality Industry with Special Reference to Four and Five Star Hotels in Tamil Nadu – India PDF
Renju Mathai, Thangaraja Arumugam p91
Neither “Food Chain” nor “Translation Problem”? The Disregard of Academic Research in Best-Selling Business Books PDF
John L. Kmetz p101
Correlation between Organizational Justice Perception and Organizational Identification: A Case Study in the Hotels of the Urartu Culture and Tourism Development Region PDF
Ali Caglar Gulluce, Mehmet Kahyaoglu p123
Self Determination Theory to Explain Charismatic Leadership in Virtual Teams: Proposing an Integrated Model PDF
U.L.T.P. Gunasekare p132
The Development of Brand Association Measures in Multiple Product Categories: New Findings and Implications for Goods and Service Brands PDF
Brian S. Gordon, Jeffrey D. James, Masayuki Yoshida p140
Investigation of Market Factors That Affect Customers’ Buying Attitude towards Apartment Buying: An Opportunity Analysis from Bangladesh Perspective PDF
Mostofa Kamal, Md. Omar Faruk Sarker, Shah Alam Kabir Pramanik p153
A Critical Review on Importance of Eco-structure Building or Green Building in Bangladesh PDF
Mostafa Kamal, Mohammad Osman Gani p166

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International Journal of Business Administration
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