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 Q3: Articles Received: 32; Accepted: 17; Rejected: 13; Published: 20; Retracted: 0

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




e-Version FirstTM

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 6 (2015)

Table of Contents


Consider This--Deciding whether an Organization Is Ethical or Not: A Policy Capturing Approach PDF
D. Scott Kiker, Julie Fugate, Mary B. Kiker, Judith S. Callahan p1
Work–Family Boundary Management Profiles in Two Finnish Samples: A Person-oriented Approach PDF
Ali Moazami-Goodarzi, Johanna Rantanen, Jari-Erik Nurmi, Saija Mauno p12
The Impact of Stackable Discounts on Retail Price Image PDF
Shan Feng, Jane Z. Cai p26
Monetarism and the Battle with the Global Economic Crisis PDF
Jan Komorowski p36
Consumers’ Behavior toward Green Products: A Signalling Theory Approach PDF
Rosamartina Schena, Giulia Netti, Angeloantonio Russo p44
Evaluation Studies on Shanghai Population Control Policy PDF
Zhaomin Meng, Fangyuan Ma p55
Modelling Wages in Croatia Using a Second Order Polynomial Regression Model PDF
Tea Baldigara, Kristina Duvnjak p59
Chinese NGOs: Malfunction and Third-party Governance PDF
Huiling Zhang, Shoujie Wang p66

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International Journal of Business Administration
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