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Thunderbird International Business Review


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

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John Wiley and Sons Inc.



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Thunderbird International Business Review is a refereed practitioner journal, published six times a year, which aims to be the most trusted source of useful and innovative thought leadership for global business leaders. Its primary audience includes international managers, academicians, and executives in international business and government. The globalization of markets and businesses brings the need for more active communication and a greater exchange of ideas and research among scholars and practitioners throughout the world. Thunderbird International Business Review encourages the development of innovative ideas and new research methods for understanding the challenges confronting global business. Papers should help bridge the gap between academics and the business community. The journal encourages applied research that develops implications for international business practitioners. Priority will be given to papers having a carefully developed methodology, with insightful and practical solutions to international business issues. Interdisciplinary approaches are welcome. Country studies, interviews with international managers and practitioners, and reviews of current global business books will also be published. The topical areas include all aspects of global business, including human resource management, marketing, finance, cross cultural communication and negotiation, as well as economic, political, legal, policy analysis, sociological, technological and environmental issues. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Business and International Management2006Q2
Business and International Management2007Q2
Business and International Management2008Q2
Business and International Management2009Q2
Business and International Management2010Q2
Business and International Management2011Q2
Business and International Management2012Q2
Business and International Management2013Q2
Business and International Management2014Q2
Business and International Management2015Q1
Business and International Management2016Q1
Business and International Management2017Q2
Business and International Management2018Q1
Business and International Management2019Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2006Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2007Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2008Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2009Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2010Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2011Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2012Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2013Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2014Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2015Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2019Q1
Political Science and International Relations2006Q2
Political Science and International Relations2007Q2
Political Science and International Relations2008Q2
Political Science and International Relations2009Q2
Political Science and International Relations2010Q3
Political Science and International Relations2011Q2
Political Science and International Relations2012Q2
Political Science and International Relations2013Q2
Political Science and International Relations2014Q2
Political Science and International Relations2015Q1
Political Science and International Relations2016Q1
Political Science and International Relations2017Q2
Political Science and International Relations2018Q1
Political Science and International Relations2019Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.822
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.675
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.035
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.119
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.391
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.917
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.975
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.652
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.515
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.671
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.439
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.628
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.043
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.212
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.019
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.456
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.127
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.287
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.943
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.727
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.671
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.971
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.484
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.517
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.191
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.759
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.870
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.306
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.389
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.919
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20076
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20098
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20115
Self Cites201219
Self Cites201334
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201543
Self Cites201645
Self Cites201736
Self Cites201844
Self Cites201978
Total Cites20050
Total Cites200617
Total Cites200749
Total Cites2008103
Total Cites200968
Total Cites201047
Total Cites201176
Total Cites2012145
Total Cites2013189
Total Cites2014161
Total Cites2015214
Total Cites2016251
Total Cites2017148
Total Cites2018239
Total Cites2019420
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20050
External Cites per document20060.515
External Cites per document20070.589
External Cites per document20080.990
External Cites per document20090.588
External Cites per document20100.402
External Cites per document20110.587
External Cites per document20120.906
External Cites per document20130.994
External Cites per document20140.861
External Cites per document20151.163
External Cites per document20161.746
External Cites per document20170.974
External Cites per document20181.585
External Cites per document20192.221
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.515
Cites per document20070.671
Cites per document20081.000
Cites per document20090.667
Cites per document20100.439
Cites per document20110.628
Cites per document20121.043
Cites per document20131.212
Cites per document20141.019
Cites per document20151.456
Cites per document20162.127
Cites per document20171.287
Cites per document20181.943
Cites per document20192.727
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents200923
Non-citable documents201025
Non-citable documents201126
Non-citable documents201223
Non-citable documents201333
Non-citable documents201432
Non-citable documents201529
Non-citable documents201622
Non-citable documents201724
Non-citable documents201828
Non-citable documents201929
Citable documents20050
Citable documents200633
Citable documents200773
Citable documents2008103
Citable documents2009102
Citable documents2010107
Citable documents2011121
Citable documents2012139
Citable documents2013156
Citable documents2014158
Citable documents2015147
Citable documents2016118
Citable documents2017115
Citable documents2018123
Citable documents2019154
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20050
Uncited documents200622
Uncited documents200750
Uncited documents200850
Uncited documents200983
Uncited documents2010104
Uncited documents2011100
Uncited documents2012108
Uncited documents2013118
Uncited documents2014109
Uncited documents201579
Uncited documents201666
Uncited documents201774
Uncited documents201865
Uncited documents201953
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200613
Cited documents200728
Cited documents200865
Cited documents200942
Cited documents201028
Cited documents201147
Cited documents201254
Cited documents201371
Cited documents201481
Cited documents201597
Cited documents201674
Cited documents201765
Cited documents201886
Cited documents2019130
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