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International Journal of Business Excellence

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryBusiness, Management and Accounting
Business and International Management
Strategy and Management
Publisher Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17560055, 17560047
Scope Business excellence relies heavily on the type of strategies, techniques and tools for measuring and benchmarking the business performance. Subsequently, identifying best practices and their implementation eventually decides excellence in business. Given the importance of business excellence, a journal devoted to performance evaluation and best practices, especially in order to be competitive in the global market, is essential. IJBEX addresses new developments in business excellence and best practices, and methodologies to determine these in both manufacturing and service organisations. Topics covered include: -Performance measures and metrics in business management- Methodologies and tools for performance measurement- Benchmarking business performance- Business excellence in various functional areas- Best practices in business management- World class business and operational strategies and techniques- Alignment between different levels of strategies- Understanding the customer requirements- Process design and management- Knowledge management for improved performance- Systems approach for determining the best practices- Six-Sigma, QFD, Taguchi methods and TQM- Data warehousing and data mining in business excellence- Measuring performance in creative industries- Best practices in creative economy and industries


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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 Management2009Q3
Business and International Management2010Q2
Business and International Management2011Q3
Business and International Management2012Q2
Business and International Management2013Q2
Business and International Management2014Q2
Business and International Management2015Q2
Business and International Management2016Q2
Business and International Management2017Q2
Business and International Management2018Q3
Business and International Management2019Q2
Strategy and Management2009Q3
Strategy and Management2010Q3
Strategy and Management2011Q3
Strategy and Management2012Q3
Strategy and Management2013Q2
Strategy and Management2014Q3
Strategy and Management2015Q3
Strategy and Management2016Q3
Strategy and Management2017Q3
Strategy and Management2018Q3
Strategy and Management2019Q3

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.625
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.896
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.944
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.870
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.992
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.883
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.927
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.881
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.402
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.014
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.896
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.690
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.021
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.920
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.956
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.930
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.960
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.625
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.896
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.783
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.931
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.808
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.851
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.945
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.797
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.160
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 Cites20080
Self Cites200910
Self Cites201020
Self Cites201144
Self Cites201230
Self Cites201366
Self Cites201454
Self Cites201552
Self Cites201658
Self Cites2017127
Self Cites201891
Self Cites2019110
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200915
Total Cites201043
Total Cites201168
Total Cites201258
Total Cites201398
Total Cites2014104
Total Cites2015109
Total Cites2016107
Total Cites2017181
Total Cites2018168
Total Cites2019243
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.208
External Cites per document20100.479
External Cites per document20110.333
External Cites per document20120.333
External Cites per document20130.333
External Cites per document20140.442
External Cites per document20150.500
External Cites per document20160.426
External Cites per document20170.422
External Cites per document20180.440
External Cites per document20190.613
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.625
Cites per document20100.896
Cites per document20110.944
Cites per document20120.690
Cites per document20131.021
Cites per document20140.920
Cites per document20150.956
Cites per document20160.930
Cites per document20171.414
Cites per document20180.960
Cites per document20191.120
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200924
Citable documents201048
Citable documents201172
Citable documents201284
Citable documents201396
Citable documents2014113
Citable documents2015114
Citable documents2016115
Citable documents2017128
Citable documents2018175
Citable documents2019217
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200914
Uncited documents201022
Uncited documents201139
Uncited documents201248
Uncited documents201336
Uncited documents201460
Uncited documents201558
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201760
Uncited documents201894
Uncited documents2019105
Cited documents20080
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201026
Cited documents201133
Cited documents201236
Cited documents201360
Cited documents201453
Cited documents201556
Cited documents201659
Cited documents201769
Cited documents201882
Cited documents2019112
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