About the Journal

The “iRAPA International Journal of Business Studies” (IJBS), having ISSN 2708-812X (Online), is open access, independently and objectively double-blind peer-reviewed scientific research journal freely accessible online published bi-annually by Malay College, Balusbos, Malay, Aklan – Philippine having collaboration with the International Research and Publishing Academy (iRAPA). IJBS aims to address issues facing South Asian and Southeast Asian business and management, recognize its unique position in the global economy and contribute towards the development of inclusive, sustainable business in the regions.

IJBS journal provides a much-needed platform showcasing practice, policy and strategy in South Asian and Southeast Asian business and management and the regions' impact on the global business ecosystem. It seeks to publish articles from any of field as long as they demonstrate how they advance international business theory and/or practice. In particular, it welcomes research that integrates theories and concepts from different disciplines and/or has implications for practitioners and policymakers. It encourages authors to discuss the potential for societal impact in their research.

The editorial team is responsible for the final selection of the manuscript after it undergoes a plagiarism test. The manuscript is then sent to national and international reviewers. The team reserves the right to reject any manuscript deemed inappropriate for publication. Views and the accuracy of facts expressed in the manuscripts are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the interpretations of the publishers. Each article accepted after the peer review process will be made freely available online, under the Creative Commons license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) and hosted online in perpetuity.

IJBS covers a variety of business management topics in the following areas:

Business Economics Leadership
Business Ethics Organizational Behavior
Marketing Management Change Management
Finance Management Risk Management
Operation Management e-Business
Strategic Management International Business
Entrepreneurship Knowledge Management
Innovation and Competitiveness Management Accounting
Sustainable Development Management Control System
Human Resource Management Management Information System
Supply Chain Management Economics
Economics & Law Development Economics
Environment Economics Industrial Economics
Corporate Law Economics and Finance
Energy Economics Resources Economics
Urban Economics Regional Economics

Write to us if you have any queries (Principal Contact: ijbs@journals.irapa.org) or (Support Contact: support@journals.irapa.org)