Journal for Global Business Advancement

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Zafar U. Ahmed
ISSN online: 1746-9678
ISSN print: 1746-966X
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JGBA aims to advance contemporary research in the field of global business from the standpoint of both western and emerging countries vigorously participating in the globalised world. It wishes to act as a global platform for the pursuance of dialogue between different countries at dissimilar stages of economic development. JGBA intends to inspire both new and expert researchers to submit their empirical, conceptual and applied papers and case studies for publication.


 Topics covered include

  • Political economy, trade, economic development, finance, macro/microeconomics
  • Real estate, banking, accounting, taxation, commercial law
  • Exporting and market entry, FDI, strategic alliances/networks, M&As
  • Global brands from developing countries, global outsourcing
  • Business education/training, HRM
  • Tourism/hospitality, cross-cultural/supply chain management
  • Technologies and e-commerce
  • Marketing research, consumer behaviour
  • Industrial, B2B, relationship marketing
  • Small business development, nonprofit organisations
  • Transition economies, globalisation, regionalisation
  • Environmental marketing, ethics, social responsibility
  • Strategic/healthcare/information management
  • Religion, terrorism, war and business

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The objectives of JGBA are to provide a global platform to facilitate communication between policy makers, government officials, academics, scholars, consultants, professionals working for multinational corporations, international civil servants, and entrepreneurs. JGBA wishes to provide a global platform to overcome cultural, national, ethnic, religious, economic barriers, and political boundaries, and meet the needs of accelerated economic and social change occurring in variety of countries participating in the global economy.


JGBA provides a vehicle to help professionals, academics, scholars, policy makers, entrepreneurs, consultants, and international civil servants working in the field of global business to disseminate information and to learn from each other’s work.


JGBA publishes original papers, review papers, dissertation abstracts, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, notes, commentaries, and news. Special issues devoted to important topics in Global Business will be published time to time.



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Editor in Chief

  • Ahmed, Zafar U., Academy for Global Business Advancement, USA


    • Khatibi, Ali, Management and Science University, Malaysia

    Managing Editor

    • Al-Kwifi, Osama Sam, Qatar University, Qatar

    Editorial Board Members

    • Abdullah, Haim Hilman Bin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Adomdza, Gordon K., Northeastern University, USA
    • Akoum, Ibrahim, Rafik Hariri University, Lebanon
    • Alam, M. Shahedul, University of Waterloo, Canada
    • Alshami, Mohamed, Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
    • Amin, Muslim, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
    • Becker, Kip, Boston University, USA
    • Bhuian, Shahid, Qatar University, Qatar
    • Busaba, Walid, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    • Camara, Omar, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
    • Chaker, Mohammed Naim, Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates
    • Chawla, Arvinder Singh, Punjabi University, India
    • Cobanoglu, Cihan, University of South Florida, USA
    • Coffre, Philippe, Ple Universitaire Lonard de Vinci, France
    • Colak, Mustafa, United Arab Emirates University, Saudi Arabia
    • Doha, Ahmed, Carleton University, Canada
    • Gottschalk, Petter, Norwegian School of Management, Norway
    • Habiyakare, Evariste, Haaga Helia University, Finland
    • Hadjikhani, Amjad, Uppsala University, Sweden
    • Haleem, Abid, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
    • Harajli Berry, Dunia, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
    • Hassan, Arif, International Islamic University, Malaysia
    • Hassel, Lars G., Ume University, Sweden
    • He, Xiaohong, Quinnipiac University, USA
    • Hinck, Wolfgang, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
    • Humphreys, John H., Texas A&M University at Commerce, USA
    • Husain, Zafar, Al-Ain University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
    • Hussein, Magdy M., Ashford University, USA
    • Ibrahim, Abdul Razak, University of Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
    • Ibrahim, Daing Nasir, University of Malaysia Pahang, Saudi Arabia
    • Islam, Rafikul, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Israil, Khaliq Ahmad Bin Mohd., International Islamic University, Malaysia
    • Johnson, James P., Rollins College, USA
    • Josiam, Bharath M., University of North Texas, USA
    • Julian, Craig C., Southern Cross University, Australia
    • Kotabe, (Mike) Masaaki, Temple University, USA
    • Lascu, Dana-Nicoleta, University of Richmond, USA
    • Maamari, Bassem, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
    • McArthur, David N., Utah Valley University, USA
    • McNaughton, Rod, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    • Mohamad, Osman, Multimedia University, Malaysia
    • Mohamed, Zainal Abidin, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia
    • Munoz, J. Mark, Millikin University, USA
    • Phatak, Arvind, Temple University, USA
    • Sagafi-nejad, Tagi, Loyola University Maryland, USA
    • Shiobara, Ichirou, Waseda University, Japan
    • Shukla, Paurav, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
    • Sushil, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
    • Törnroos, Jan-Åke, bo Akademi University, Finland
    • Teagarden, Mary, Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA
    • Tian, Xiaowen, Bond University, Australia
    • Uniyal, Dwarika Prasad, Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, India
    • Uppal, Nishant, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, India
    • Varadarajan, Rajan, Texas A&M University, USA
    • Vrontis, Demetris, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
    • Warokka, Ari, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    • Wiedmann, Klaus-Peter, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
    • Wolfs, Bert, Swiss Business School, Switzerland
    • Wright, Norman, Utah Valley University, USA
    • Xu, Cathy Jungian, Shanghai University, China
    • Zaraket, Wael, Deloitte and Touche (M.E.), Lebanon
    • Zbib, Imad, Phoenicia University, Lebanon


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