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Journal of International Business Studies

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
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
Management of Technology and Innovation
Strategy and Management

Economics, Econometrics and Finance
Economics and Econometrics
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00472506, 14786990
Scope The top-ranked journal in the field of international business, Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) is multidisciplinary in scope and interdisciplinary in content and methodology, publishing content from across the six sub-domains of international business studies: (1) the activities, strategies, structures and decision-making processes of multinational enterprises; (2) interactions between multinational enterprises and other actors, organizations, institutions, and markets; (3) the cross-border activities of firms (e.g., intrafirm trade, finance, investment, technology transfers, offshore services); (4) how the international environment (e.g., cultural, economic, legal, political) affects the activities, strategies, structures and decision-making processes of firms; (5) the international dimensions of organizational forms (e.g., strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions) and activities (e.g., entrepreneurship, knowledge-based competition, corporate governance); and (6) cross-country comparative studies of businesses, business processes and organizational behavior in different countries and environments.


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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 Management1999Q1
Business and International Management2000Q1
Business and International Management2001Q1
Business and International Management2002Q1
Business and International Management2003Q1
Business and International Management2004Q1
Business and International Management2005Q1
Business and International Management2006Q1
Business and International Management2007Q1
Business and International Management2008Q1
Business and International Management2009Q1
Business and International Management2010Q1
Business and International Management2011Q1
Business and International Management2012Q1
Business and International Management2013Q1
Business and International Management2014Q1
Business and International Management2015Q1
Business and International Management2016Q1
Business and International Management2017Q1
Business and International Management2018Q1
Business and International Management2019Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)1999Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2000Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2001Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2003Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2004Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Economics and Econometrics1999Q1
Economics and Econometrics2000Q1
Economics and Econometrics2001Q1
Economics and Econometrics2002Q1
Economics and Econometrics2003Q1
Economics and Econometrics2004Q1
Economics and Econometrics2005Q1
Economics and Econometrics2006Q1
Economics and Econometrics2007Q1
Economics and Econometrics2008Q1
Economics and Econometrics2009Q1
Economics and Econometrics2010Q1
Economics and Econometrics2011Q1
Economics and Econometrics2012Q1
Economics and Econometrics2013Q1
Economics and Econometrics2014Q1
Economics and Econometrics2015Q1
Economics and Econometrics2016Q1
Economics and Econometrics2017Q1
Economics and Econometrics2018Q1
Economics and Econometrics2019Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation1999Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2000Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2001Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2002Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2003Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2004Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2005Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2006Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2007Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2008Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2009Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2010Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2011Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2012Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2013Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2014Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2015Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2016Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2017Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2018Q1
Management of Technology and Innovation2019Q1
Strategy and Management1999Q1
Strategy and Management2000Q1
Strategy and Management2001Q1
Strategy and Management2002Q1
Strategy and Management2003Q1
Strategy and Management2004Q1
Strategy and Management2005Q1
Strategy and Management2006Q1
Strategy and Management2007Q1
Strategy and Management2008Q1
Strategy and Management2009Q1
Strategy and Management2010Q1
Strategy and Management2011Q1
Strategy and Management2012Q1
Strategy and Management2013Q1
Strategy and Management2014Q1
Strategy and Management2015Q1
Strategy and Management2016Q1
Strategy and Management2017Q1
Strategy and Management2018Q1
Strategy and Management2019Q1

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)19991.983
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.742
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.182
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.954
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.416
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20054.611
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20065.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20076.533
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20086.624
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20096.779
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20107.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20117.222
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20127.676
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20137.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20147.408
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20156.545
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20167.990
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20177.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20189.317
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201911.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.983
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.123
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.218
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.760
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.366
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.888
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20064.982
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20076.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20085.168
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20096.099
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20106.348
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20116.088
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20126.889
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.787
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.919
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.875
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20177.879
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20188.321
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201910.601
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.681
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.398
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.578
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.253
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.056
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.302
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.528
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20065.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20074.134
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20084.119
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20095.163
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20105.319
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.960
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.745
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.774
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.781
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20166.595
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20176.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20187.239
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201910.281
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 Cites199937
Self Cites200030
Self Cites200135
Self Cites200245
Self Cites200330
Self Cites200468
Self Cites200543
Self Cites200636
Self Cites200787
Self Cites200896
Self Cites2009138
Self Cites2010229
Self Cites2011160
Self Cites2012150
Self Cites2013166
Self Cites2014121
Self Cites2015133
Self Cites2016145
Self Cites2017159
Self Cites2018242
Self Cites2019372
Total Cites1999238
Total Cites2000242
Total Cites2001275
Total Cites2002356
Total Cites2003310
Total Cites2004431
Total Cites2005451
Total Cites2006563
Total Cites2007782
Total Cites2008863
Total Cites20091238
Total Cites20101460
Total Cites20111522
Total Cites20121619
Total Cites20131227
Total Cites2014897
Total Cites2015882
Total Cites20161100
Total Cites20171300
Total Cites20181398
Total Cites20191781
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 document19991.675
External Cites per document20001.860
External Cites per document20011.935
External Cites per document20022.411
External Cites per document20032.137
External Cites per document20042.750
External Cites per document20053.517
External Cites per document20064.664
External Cites per document20075.472
External Cites per document20084.593
External Cites per document20095.419
External Cites per document20105.352
External Cites per document20115.448
External Cites per document20126.251
External Cites per document20135.413
External Cites per document20145.006
External Cites per document20155.027
External Cites per document20165.969
External Cites per document20176.915
External Cites per document20186.881
External Cites per document20198.387
Cites per document19991.983
Cites per document20002.123
Cites per document20012.218
Cites per document20022.760
Cites per document20032.366
Cites per document20043.265
Cites per document20053.888
Cites per document20064.982
Cites per document20076.157
Cites per document20085.168
Cites per document20096.099
Cites per document20106.348
Cites per document20116.088
Cites per document20126.889
Cites per document20136.260
Cites per document20145.787
Cites per document20155.919
Cites per document20166.875
Cites per document20177.879
Cites per document20188.321
Cites per document201910.601
% 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 documents19996
Non-citable documents20006
Non-citable documents20013
Non-citable documents20025
Non-citable documents20036
Non-citable documents20049
Non-citable documents200517
Non-citable documents200619
Non-citable documents200722
Non-citable documents200815
Non-citable documents200922
Non-citable documents201026
Non-citable documents201127
Non-citable documents201217
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents201917
Citable documents1999120
Citable documents2000114
Citable documents2001124
Citable documents2002129
Citable documents2003131
Citable documents2004132
Citable documents2005116
Citable documents2006113
Citable documents2007127
Citable documents2008167
Citable documents2009203
Citable documents2010230
Citable documents2011250
Citable documents2012235
Citable documents2013196
Citable documents2014155
Citable documents2015149
Citable documents2016160
Citable documents2017165
Citable documents2018168
Citable documents2019168
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 documents199942
Uncited documents200042
Uncited documents200145
Uncited documents200230
Uncited documents200333
Uncited documents200432
Uncited documents200529
Uncited documents200633
Uncited documents200731
Uncited documents200827
Uncited documents200939
Uncited documents201035
Uncited documents201141
Uncited documents201223
Uncited documents201321
Uncited documents201415
Uncited documents20157
Uncited documents201613
Uncited documents20179
Uncited documents201812
Uncited documents201915
Cited documents199984
Cited documents200078
Cited documents200182
Cited documents2002104
Cited documents2003104
Cited documents2004109
Cited documents2005104
Cited documents200699
Cited documents2007118
Cited documents2008155
Cited documents2009186
Cited documents2010221
Cited documents2011236
Cited documents2012229
Cited documents2013182
Cited documents2014141
Cited documents2015142
Cited documents2016148
Cited documents2017161
Cited documents2018164
Cited documents2019170
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