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International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management

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

Economics, Econometrics and Finance
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17538394, 17538408
Scope The International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management (IMEFM) publishes quality and in-depth analysis on current issues within Islamic and Middle Eastern finance and management. The journal welcomes strong evidence-based empirical studies and results-focused case studies that share research in product development and clarify best practices. The title is also keen to consider work from emerging authors. IMEFM has just also accepted into Clarivate's SSCI in 2018, and its IF will be available in summer 2019, with citations dating from 2016. The coverage includes but is not limited to: -Islamic finance: Fundamentals, trends and opportunities in Islamic Finance, Islamic banking and financial markets, Risk management, Corporate finance, Investment strategy, Islamic social finance, Financial planning, Housing finance, Legal and regulatory issues, -Islamic management: Corporate governance, Customer relationship management and service quality, Business ethics and corporate social responsibility, Management styles and strategies in Shariah environments, Labour and welfare economics, Political economy. The journal is the only title aiming to give an interdisciplinary and holistic view on Islamic finance and business management practices in order to inform these two intertwined communities.


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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 Management2009Q2
Business and International Management2010Q3
Business and International Management2011Q2
Business and International Management2012Q3
Business and International Management2013Q2
Business and International Management2014Q2
Business and International Management2015Q3
Business and International Management2016Q2
Business and International Management2017Q2
Business and International Management2018Q3
Business and International Management2019Q3
Strategy and Management2009Q3
Strategy and Management2010Q3
Strategy and Management2011Q3
Strategy and Management2012Q4
Strategy and Management2013Q3
Strategy and Management2014Q2
Strategy and Management2015Q3
Strategy and Management2016Q2
Strategy and Management2017Q2
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)20090.476
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.537
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.844
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.845
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.855
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.134
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.713
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.021
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.789
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.476
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.537
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.844
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.730
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.814
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.567
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.987
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.136
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.989
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.710
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.476
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.537
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.628
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.725
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.641
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.362
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.768
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.183
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.844
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.574
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 Cites20094
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20168
Self Cites201725
Self Cites20185
Self Cites201923
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200910
Total Cites201022
Total Cites201154
Total Cites201242
Total Cites201346
Total Cites201448
Total Cites201538
Total Cites201674
Total Cites2017100
Total Cites201891
Total Cites2019171
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 document20090.286
External Cites per document20100.488
External Cites per document20110.781
External Cites per document20120.667
External Cites per document20130.698
External Cites per document20140.729
External Cites per document20150.522
External Cites per document20160.880
External Cites per document20170.852
External Cites per document20180.935
External Cites per document20191.480
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.476
Cites per document20100.537
Cites per document20110.844
Cites per document20120.667
Cites per document20130.730
Cites per document20140.814
Cites per document20150.567
Cites per document20160.987
Cites per document20171.136
Cites per document20180.989
Cites per document20191.710
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20191
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200921
Citable documents201041
Citable documents201164
Citable documents201263
Citable documents201363
Citable documents201459
Citable documents201567
Citable documents201675
Citable documents201788
Citable documents201892
Citable documents2019100
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 documents200915
Uncited documents201025
Uncited documents201143
Uncited documents201244
Uncited documents201331
Uncited documents201430
Uncited documents201543
Uncited documents201638
Uncited documents201734
Uncited documents201850
Uncited documents201934
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20096
Cited documents201016
Cited documents201121
Cited documents201219
Cited documents201332
Cited documents201429
Cited documents201524
Cited documents201637
Cited documents201754
Cited documents201842
Cited documents201967
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