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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2015 Q2: Articles Received: 30; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 10; Published: 13; Retracted: 0

2015 Q1: Articles Received: 37; Accepted: 20; Rejected: 13; Published: 21; 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.


Each paper published in International Journal of Business Administration is assigned with a DOI®number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier). And click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


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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Vol 6, No 3 (2015)

Table of Contents


Cognitive Dissonance and Buyers’ Coping Mechanisms: A Comparative Study of US and Indian Consumers PDF
Qazi Asif Zameer, Raj Devasagayam p1
Determinants of the Financial Literacy among College Students in Malaysia PDF
Muhammad I. Albeerdy, Behrooz Gharleghi p15
Crowdsourcing in User-Generated Content Communities: Impact of Online Networks on Perception and Intended Behaviors of Crowd Engagement PDF
Ali Khalaf Mohammed Al Sukaini, Jing Zhang, Ahmed Ghanim Zghair Albazooni p25
Sales Forecasting System for Chemicals Supplying Enterprises PDF
Ma. Del Rocio Castillo E., Ma. Magdalena Chain Palavicini, Roberto Del Rio Soto, M. Javier Cruz Gómez p39
Challenges of Strategy Implementation on Performance of Constituency Development Fund Projects in Kenya: A Case of Marakwet West Constituency PDF
Jacob M. Katamei, Gedion A. Omwono, Sister Lucy Wanza p48
The Effect of Emotional Intelligence on Job Satisfaction: Applied Study in the Jordanian Telecommunication Sector PDF
Abdul Azez Badir Alnidawy p63
Consumer Behavior towards Green Building: A Study in Abu Dhabi PDF
Emadeldin Abuamer, Mehraz Boolaky p72
How to Keep Economic Growing while Reducing Carbon Emission? - A Research on Gansu Province in China PDF
Jie Shang p86
The Effect of Alignment Strategy on Organizational Performance in Jordanian Banks Registered in Amman Stock Exchange up to 2012 PDF
Mohannad Sami Hassan Tawaha p94
Modelling and Forecasting International Tourism Demand – Evaluation of Forecasting Performance PDF
Maja Mamula p102
Research on Development Mechanism of Tourism Industrial Cluster Based on the “Three Chains” Collaboration PDF
Zhongzhi Wang, Yongqing Zhang p113
Modelling Occupancy Rates in Croatian Hotel Industry PDF
Tea Baldigara, Marija Koic p121

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International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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