Business Management and Strategy

Business Management and Strategy (BMS) is an internationally online journal, peer-reviewed,  published by Macrothink Institute. The journal encourages and publishes papers in the fields of operations management, production management, strategic management, marketing, economics, financial, information technology management, business analysis, business strategy, business development, enterprise management, human resource management and relevant subjects.

Research article, conceptual paper, case study, book review, technical report, all of the aspects are acceptable.

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Posted: 2014-04-11

: Call for Paper Submission


We sincerely invite you to submit your excellent research papers and show the critical and original views on operations management, production management, strategic management, marketing, economics, financial, information technology management, business analysis, business strategy, business development, enterprise management, human resource management and relevant subjects.

And we also would like to cooperate with other institutions to publish special issues.

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Posted: 2011-11-22

: Paper Selection and Publication Process


a) Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/email may be missed.

b) Peer review. We use single-blind system for peer-review; the reviewers' identities remain anonymous to authors. The paper will be peer-reviewed by two or three experts; one is an editorial staff and the other two are external reviewers. The review process may take 1-2 weeks.

c) Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d) The authors revise paper and make payment. Authors need to re-edit the paper, using the template. The re-edited paper should use the template provided by us and meet the formatting requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines

e) After receive revised paper. Our editing staff will work on the layout and format. After the process, we will invite you to check the paper again.

f) E-journal in PDF available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.

Posted: 2011-11-22
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Vol 5, No 2 (2014)

Business Management and Strategy, Vol. 5, No. 2, December 2014 (In Progress)

Table of Contents


Perspective Challenge to Implement an Adaptive Port Planning (APP): Taking Casablanca Port as an Example PDF
Mohamed Azizi pp. 1-11
Analysis of the Trading Regime of the Leather Value Chain Strata in Kenya PDF
Mwinyikione Mwinyihija pp. 12-32
Measuring the Impact of Some Determinants of Return on Investment in Industrial Companies in Aqaba City PDF
Farouq Ahmad Alazzam pp. 33-42
Why Failed So Often the Offset Part of a Defence Procurement Deal? – A Case Study Based Examination PDF
Heinz Kirchwehm pp. 43-57
The Influence of Brand Image on Purchase Behaviour Through Brand Trust PDF
Achmad Yanu Alif Fianto, Djumilah Hadiwidjojo, Siti Aisjah, Solimun Solimun pp. 58-67
The Value and Growth Spreads: The Recent Cases in the Japanese Stock Markets PDF
Chikashi Tsuji pp. 68-81
Employee Empowerment and Its Importance for Trust, Innovation and Organizational Performance PDF
Sarra BERRAIES, Mehrez CHAHER, Karim BEN YAHIA pp. 82-103
Evaluation of Productivity Responses from the Leather Value Chain Strata in Kenya PDF
Mwinyikione Mwinyihija pp. 104-124
Image Analysis: Performance Gaps of Batik Craft in Yogyakarta, Indonesia PDF
Hengky, S. H. pp. 125-138
Impact of Social Networking on Employee Performance PDF
Naheed Ashraf, Tasawar Javed pp. 139-150
The Influence of Store Atmosphere on Emotional Responses and Re-Purchase Intentions PDF
Diyah Tulipa, Sri Gunawan, V. Henky Supit pp. 151-164
Strategic Planning and Reality of External Environment of Organizations in Contemporary Business Environments PDF
Muhammad Wasim Jan Khan, Muhammad Khalique pp. 165-182
Managing Communication in Knowledge-Intensive Service Teams: Groupthink Theory Revisited PDF
Cigdem Sahin pp. 183-195
The Importance of Working Discipline to Improve Employee's Working Productivity of Motor Vessel Manufacturing Company in Makassar Shipyard
Muhammad Arsyad pp.196-202

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