Aiming to be the de facto business and management open access journal!

Authors are invited to submit theoretical and empirical papers in all categories of business such as e-business, general management, international business, strategy, marketing, supply chain management, organization studies, entrepreneurship, enterprise, innovation and human resource management. This list is not meant to be exhaustive, but rather an indication of the areas of concern of the journal.

We welcome paper submissions on the basis that the material has not been published elsewhere. We also aim to develop a journal that will appeal to both business and management practitioners. On that basis, papers that include practical applications to any business and management field are welcomed.

We endeavour to provide rapid and informative feedback to authors. Our objective is to obtain reviews from referees within 10 weeks of the initial paper submission. For the author guidelines and for submitting an article please click here. We are looking forward to receiving quality submissions for our forthcoming volumes. In 2014 we received about 250 papers out of which we only accepted about 4%, after a rigorous double blind review process. All papers are available for free as we are an open access journal.


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Can age make a difference? A moderated model of altruistic organizational citizenship behaviour antecedents

Profili, S., Sammarra, A., & Innocenti, L.

This paper utilizes lifespan approaches to examine how the effects of fun at work, work-life balance, and perceived supervisor support on altruistic Organizational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB) are moderated by age. Based on multilevel analysis of a large sample of 6,182 employees in 37 companies, fun at work significantly predicted altruism towards co-workers ...

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Extrinsic Motivation Index: A New Tool for Managing Labor Productivity

Berumen, S.A., Perez-Megino, L.P., & Arriaza Ibarra, K.

The objective of this paper is to provide a tool of practical significance for HR managers and firm executives. This tool, which is called Extrinsic Motivation Index (EMI), is meant to measure the extrinsic motivation of employees. By measuring employees' extrinsic motivation, managers are able to track job satisfaction and, ...

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Context Specific Complexity Management - A recommendation model for optimal corporate complexity

Schott, P., Horstmann, F., & Bodendorf, F.

Companies face emerging external complexities that they must respond to with internal complexity to be able to perform on a superior performance level. On that account, an application-oriented methodology to support the context specific selection of appropriate complexity management methods for accomplishing the optimal level of internal complexity is lacking. ...

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Interrelationships among Facets of Self, Motivation, and Conspicuous and Sustainable Consumption Behaviour

Nguyen, T., Ngamsiriudom, W., Pelton, L., & Dubinsky, A.

The current study focuses on a process the current researchers label intra-negotiation-which deals with resolution of an individual's potential conflict across facets of oneself-and its influence on two distinctly different kinds of consumption (one favouring consumption, the other reducing the import of it). Specifically, we explore the discrepancy between actual-, ...

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Listed firm's level of stakeholder transparency - The comply or explain evidence from the Danish corporate governance code

Rose, C.

This article analyzes how Danish listed firms comply with the Danish Corporate Governance Code's recommendations regarding the categories: Role of shareholders, role of stakeholders and transparency. It is shown that the number of recommendations can be explained by six different underlying factors which account for the vast majority of the ...

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Supply chain risk management enablers - A framework development through systematic review of the literature from 2000 to 2015

Kilubi, I., & Haasis, H.-D.

The present paper delivers a robust and systematic literature review (SLR) on supply chain risk management (SCRM) with the purpose to a) review and analyse the literature concerning definitions and research methodologies applied, to b) develop a classificatory framework which clusters existing enablers on SCRM, and to c) examine the ...

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