Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.



Publication type



17574331, 17574323





How to publish in this journal


The Asia Pacific Journal of Business Administration (APJBA) publishes original research on: Business Strategy and Policy, Accounting and Board Governance, Marketing and People Management, and Operations and Supply Chain Management. The journal welcomes practical and skill-based submissions in these areas. There is particular interest in submissions regarding: Sustainable Business Practices, Quality Management Practices, Innovation and Creativity in Management, as well as Managing a Learning Organisation. The Asia Pacific region is full of collaborations between government, NGOs and private enterprise. Submissions are welcome which contribute to our understanding of partnerships and the cross-cultural issues. Research methods vary, and the journal is interested in the full diverse of qualitative (case and action research, etc) as well as quantitative survey studies and their recommendations. The APJBA seeks to become a forum for both established scholars and early career researchers in all aspects of management and business in the Asia-Pacific region. Emphasis is on rigour and relevance, on theory and practice, in a globalised scholarly environment. 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, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Public Administration2010Q4
Public Administration2011Q4
Public Administration2012Q4
Public Administration2013Q3
Public Administration2014Q3
Public Administration2015Q4
Public Administration2016Q3
Public Administration2017Q3
Public Administration2018Q3
Public Administration2019Q3

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.585
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.582
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.140
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.814
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.951
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.270
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.585
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.561
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.163
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.630
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.894
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.813
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.255
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.593
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.933
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.563
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.516
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.563
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.655
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites201410
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20175
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20196
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20106
Total Cites201112
Total Cites201224
Total Cites201323
Total Cites201450
Total Cites201529
Total Cites201642
Total Cites201739
Total Cites201859
Total Cites201998
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.357
External Cites per document20110.429
External Cites per document20120.585
External Cites per document20130.512
External Cites per document20140.930
External Cites per document20150.587
External Cites per document20160.809
External Cites per document20170.708
External Cites per document20181.213
External Cites per document20192.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.429
Cites per document20110.429
Cites per document20120.585
Cites per document20130.561
Cites per document20141.163
Cites per document20150.630
Cites per document20160.894
Cites per document20170.813
Cites per document20181.255
Cites per document20192.130
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201014
Citable documents201128
Citable documents201241
Citable documents201341
Citable documents201443
Citable documents201546
Citable documents201647
Citable documents201748
Citable documents201847
Citable documents201946
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201011
Uncited documents201121
Uncited documents201225
Uncited documents201327
Uncited documents201430
Uncited documents201535
Uncited documents201629
Uncited documents201724
Uncited documents201820
Uncited documents201914
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20103
Cited documents20117
Cited documents201216
Cited documents201314
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201515
Cited documents201622
Cited documents201726
Cited documents201827
Cited documents201932
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