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Focus and Scope
The Journal of Business Case Studies (JBCS) welcomes business case studies designed for use in business and economics courses and articles related to the use of case studies in the classroom.
This journal welcomes business case studies that will be of assistance to business education professionals. This journal publishes papers that significantly contribute to the understanding of teaching business courses using case studies. Using a wide range of research methods including statistical analysis, analytical work, case studies, field research and historical analysis, articles examine significant research questions from a broad range of perspectives. The intent of JBCS is to publish papers that significantly contribute to the field of teaching & learning by using business case studies.
JBCS is a widely cited, completely open access journal that is an essential for business education professionals. Published business case studies and solutions may be downloaded for use in the classroom and for research purposes. Topics may include but are not limited to accounting, business law, economics, ethics, finance, management, marketing, and related fields.
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Peer Review Process
Articles submitted to the Clute Institute for possible journal publication are subjected to a double-blind, peer review process.
After acknowledging receipt, articles are initially reviewed by the editor to ensure suitability for review. Articles deemed ready for review are then forwarded to two outside reviewers. Articles deemed not suitable for further review or inappropriate are rejected.
The review process is completed within three weeks for expedited reviews and within six weeks for standard reviews. Authors have up to one year to comply with editor and reviewer concerns. Accepted articles are typically published within two to three months.
The Journal of Business Case Studies is published bi-monthly. Months of distribution are: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, remix, tweak, build upon, print, search, or link the full texts of the articles in this journal provided that appropriate credit is given.
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- Cabell’s Directory (Accounting, Economics & Finance, and Management Directories)
- EBSCO Discovery
- Google Scholar
- Ulrich’s Periodicals
Copernicus Journal Master List impact rating for 2011: 5.59
The overall acceptance rate for the Journal of Business Case Studies is 21% to 30%.
Code of Publication Ethics
The Clute Institute is committed to upholding the highest standards of journal publication and conference presentation ethics. The Clute Institute and its editors are committed to objective and fair double-blind peer-review of submitted manuscripts for journal publication and conference presentation and will evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy. Authors submitting their manuscripts must attest that it is their original work and has not been plagiarized. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently is unethical and unacceptable. Reviewers must comply with the Clute Institute Code of Ethics in all respects.