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Cogent Business and Managementopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

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Cogent OA



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Cogent Business & Management is a multidisciplinary open access journal that strives for inclusivity and global reach. The broad scope of the journal creates a perfect environment to foster connections between researchers across all areas of business and management research, from operations to corporate governance and accounting to marketing. A range of article types are accepted, including reviews, letters and replication studies. Through open access publishing, we bring sound and scholarly research to people across the globe. Our Editor-in-Chief Professor Len Tiu Wright leads an expert and diverse international editorial board who undertake objective and constructive peer review. Each submission is evaluated on its own scholarly merit and research integrity. 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 Management2018Q3
Business and International Management2019Q2
Business and International Management2020Q2
Business and International Management2021Q2
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2021Q2
Management Science and Operations Research2018Q4
Management Science and Operations Research2019Q3
Management Science and Operations Research2020Q3
Management Science and Operations Research2021Q3
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management2018Q3
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management2019Q3
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management2020Q3
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management2021Q3
Strategy and Management2018Q3
Strategy and Management2019Q3
Strategy and Management2020Q3
Strategy and Management2021Q3

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.621
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.941
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.977
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.468
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.132
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20212.640
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.621
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.941
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.977
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.392
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.092
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20212.597
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.932
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.850
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.044
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.436
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201819
Self Cites201931
Self Cites2020137
Self Cites2021151
Total Cites20140
Total Cites20150
Total Cites201618
Total Cites2017111
Total Cites2018210
Total Cites2019419
Total Cites2020730
Total Cites20211296
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 document20140
External Cites per document20150.000
External Cites per document20160.483
External Cites per document20170.872
External Cites per document20180.893
External Cites per document20191.293
External Cites per document20201.699
External Cites per document20212.295
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.621
Cites per document20170.941
Cites per document20180.977
Cites per document20191.392
Cites per document20202.092
Cites per document20212.597
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents20140
Citable documents20151
Citable documents201629
Citable documents2017117
Citable documents2018214
Citable documents2019300
Citable documents2020349
Citable documents2021499
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 documents20140
Uncited documents20151
Uncited documents201619
Uncited documents201768
Uncited documents2018113
Uncited documents2019126
Uncited documents2020108
Uncited documents2021130
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20150
Cited documents201610
Cited documents201750
Cited documents2018102
Cited documents2019175
Cited documents2020241
Cited documents2021369
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