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Ranking the International Business Journals

Published on Dec 1, 2000in Journal of International Business Studies7.724
· DOI :10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8490929
Frank L. DuBois3
Estimated H-index: 3
(AU: American University),
David M. Reeb22
Estimated H-index: 22
(AU: American University)
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Abstract
This study seeks to assess and rank the relative quality of 30 international business journals using both a citation analysis and a survey approach. Journal rankings are presented using both approaches in addition to a composite ranking. The rankings provide an objective analysis of journal quality for tenure and promotion committees, for IB researchers considering journal submission options and provide the academic community with a better understanding of which international business publication outlets are the most influential in guiding research in this discipline.
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