Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal for Global Business Advancement


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.



Publication type



1746966X, 17469678


2007, 2009-2014, 2019-2020



How to publish in this journal


The aim of JGBA is the advancement of contemporary research in the field of global business from the standpoint of both western and emerging countries vigorously participating in the globalised world. JGBA is an international refereed journal dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practice of global business with an emphasis on developing countries attempting to assert themselves on the global stage. Firms, institutions, governments, organisations, agencies, and individuals are participating in the globalisation of world economy through a variety of forms, shapes, and styles, necessitating the initiation of an innovative dialogue between them with the goal of resolving conflicts, promoting world peace and harmonising relations. 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 Management2008Q3
Business and International Management2009Q4
Business and International Management2010Q4
Business and International Management2011Q4
Business and International Management2012Q3
Business and International Management2013Q4
Business and International Management2014Q3
Business and International Management2015Q3
Business and International Management2016Q3
Business and International Management2017Q4
Business and International Management2018Q4
Business and International Management2019Q3
Business and International Management2020Q3

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.140
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.174
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.182
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.302
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.378
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.787
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.159
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.257
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.352
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.304
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.390
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.792
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.034
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.024
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.146
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.227
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.378
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.423
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.264
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.321
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.739
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.402
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20171
Self Cites201812
Self Cites201945
Self Cites202081
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20091
Total Cites20106
Total Cites20112
Total Cites201212
Total Cites201311
Total Cites201415
Total Cites201518
Total Cites201625
Total Cites201724
Total Cites201832
Total Cites201976
Total Cites2020148
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.000
External Cites per document20090.034
External Cites per document20100.115
External Cites per document20110.032
External Cites per document20120.149
External Cites per document20130.149
External Cites per document20140.206
External Cites per document20150.254
External Cites per document20160.375
External Cites per document20170.315
External Cites per document20180.260
External Cites per document20190.341
External Cites per document20200.657
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.034
Cites per document20100.115
Cites per document20110.032
Cites per document20120.179
Cites per document20130.159
Cites per document20140.224
Cites per document20150.257
Cites per document20160.352
Cites per document20170.304
Cites per document20180.390
Cites per document20190.792
Cites per document20201.333
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20195
Non-citable documents20209
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200810
Citable documents200929
Citable documents201052
Citable documents201163
Citable documents201267
Citable documents201367
Citable documents201463
Citable documents201563
Citable documents201664
Citable documents201773
Citable documents201877
Citable documents201991
Citable documents2020102
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200810
Uncited documents200928
Uncited documents201048
Uncited documents201161
Uncited documents201255
Uncited documents201359
Uncited documents201458
Uncited documents201561
Uncited documents201662
Uncited documents201769
Uncited documents201857
Uncited documents201951
Uncited documents202051
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20091
Cited documents20104
Cited documents20112
Cited documents201212
Cited documents201310
Cited documents20149
Cited documents20159
Cited documents20169
Cited documents201710
Cited documents201825
Cited documents201945
Cited documents202060
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