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Asian Journal of Business and Accounting



Universities and research institutions in Malaysia

Subject Area and Category


Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya

Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



21803137, 19854064





How to publish in this journal


An academic journal that aims to advance knowledge in the business and accounting disciplines, to narrow the gap between theory and practice, and to set direction for policy initiatives in Asia. Welcome to the Asian Journal of Business and Accounting (AJBA). AJBA is an international refereed journal, published biannually (30th June and 30th December) by the Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Malaysia. AJBA aims to publish scholarly business researches that are relevant to Malaysia and the Asian region. It intends to highlight the practical implications in promoting better business decision making process and the formulation of public policy in Asia. This journal publishes theoretical, conceptual, and empirical papers within the broad areas of business and accounting in Asia. The AJBA covers a broad spectrum of the business and accounting disciplines. A suggestive (though not necessarily comprehensive) list of areas that would be included in this journal are: general management, strategic management, human resource management, organizational behaviour, labour and industrial relations, international business management, business communication, entrepreneurship, leadership, management science, operations management, production management, supply chain management, marketing management, brand management, consumer behaviour, information management, e-marketing, e-commerce, quality management, retailing, service marketing, hospitality management, hotel and tourism management, asset pricing, capital and money markets, corporate finance, derivatives markets, finance and banking, financial economics, etc. 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 Management2009Q4
Business and International Management2010Q3
Business and International Management2011Q4
Business and International Management2012Q4
Business and International Management2013Q4
Business and International Management2014Q4
Business and International Management2015Q3
Business and International Management2016Q3
Business and International Management2017Q3
Business and International Management2018Q3
Business and International 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)20090.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.188
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.372
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.216
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.581
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.511
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.521
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.704
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.226
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.594
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.474
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.683
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.067
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.429
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.652
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.917
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20105
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20187
Self Cites20191
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20091
Total Cites20109
Total Cites20116
Total Cites20122
Total Cites20137
Total Cites20146
Total Cites201519
Total Cites201620
Total Cites201718
Total Cites201828
Total Cites201940
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 document20090.067
External Cites per document20100.190
External Cites per document20110.188
External Cites per document20120.036
External Cites per document20130.226
External Cites per document20140.200
External Cites per document20150.531
External Cites per document20160.472
External Cites per document20170.395
External Cites per document20180.512
External Cites per document20190.813
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.067
Cites per document20100.429
Cites per document20110.188
Cites per document20120.071
Cites per document20130.226
Cites per document20140.200
Cites per document20150.594
Cites per document20160.556
Cites per document20170.474
Cites per document20180.683
Cites per document20190.833
% 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 documents20132
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20196
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200915
Citable documents201021
Citable documents201132
Citable documents201228
Citable documents201331
Citable documents201430
Citable documents201532
Citable documents201636
Citable documents201738
Citable documents201841
Citable documents201948
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 documents201015
Uncited documents201128
Uncited documents201226
Uncited documents201328
Uncited documents201428
Uncited documents201527
Uncited documents201630
Uncited documents201734
Uncited documents201828
Uncited documents201930
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20091
Cited documents20106
Cited documents20114
Cited documents20122
Cited documents20135
Cited documents20146
Cited documents201511
Cited documents201612
Cited documents201710
Cited documents201819
Cited documents201924
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