International Journal of Business Innovation and Research
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Angappa Gunasekaran
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 12 issues per year
- CiteScore 1.8 (2021)
One of the largest unrealised opportunities in organisations is fully leveraging ideas and knowledge to transform business processes into continuing innovation. Global markets and operations force companies to rethink business innovation and research activities and in turn their overall competitiveness. Business innovation and research contribute significantly to improvement in enterprise productivity and quality, integral components of business strategy and success. IJBIR covers developments in the theory and applications of business and entrepreneurship innovation strategies, methods and tools to enhance competitiveness.
Topics covered include
- Business research methods
- Innovation in finance/accounting
- International business/finance
- Strategy innovation, strategic alliances, BPR
- Business research for decision making
- Innovation/research in marketing, SMEs
- Buyer/consumer behaviour, CSR
- Global supply chain/networks, outsourcing, export/import, retailing
- Organisational competitiveness/learning/leadership
- Service industries, healthcare, new product/process innovation
- Empirical analysis, case studies, performance measures
- Benchmarking/best practices in innovation activities
- Role of IT/IS, e-business, technological innovation
- Knowledge management, technology transfer
- Business law, ethics, environmental standards
The main objective of IJBIR is to promote research and application of new strategies, techniques and tools of business innovation and in turn the organisational competitiveness in new economy and society. IJBIR aims to help professionals working in the field of business innovation and research, academic educators, industry consultants, and practitioners to contribute, to disseminate and to learn from each other’s work. The global dimension is emphasised in developing appropriate strategies, tactics, operational policies and tools for business innovation and research. IJBIR aims to act as a forum for exchanging new ideas and sharing practical experiences in managing and improving business innovation and research activities.
IJBIR is a forum to help professionals, academics, researchers and practitioners, working in the field of business innovation and research, to discuss the important ideas, concepts and disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.
IJBIR publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in business innovation and research will occasionally be published. Business innovation and research strategies, tactics and tools of both theoretical and practical nature are welcome. Articles that deal with innovation and research issues in accounting and finance, marketing, management information systems, organisational management, operations, supply chain, logistics, government, entrepreneurship, business infrastructure development, ethical and environmental laws and standards, health services, international business, manufacturing, education, energy, mining, sports, and transportation are encouraged..
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- Inspec (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace
IJBIR is listed in:
- National Agency for Evaluation of the University and Research System (ANVUR)
- Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities
Editor in Chief
- Gunasekaran, Angappa, Penn State Harrisburg, USA
Editorial Board Members
- Abrahamson, Eric, Columbia University, USA
- Amoako-Adu, Ben, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
- Bagley, Constance E., Yale University, USA
- Balachandran, Bala K. R., New York University, USA
- Brannen, Mary Yoko, San Jose State University, USA
- Brem, Alexander, University of Stuttgart, Germany
- Bruce, Margaret, Manchester Business School, UK
- Burke, Andrew, Cranfield University, UK
- Carmon, Ziv, INSEAD, Singapore
- Carter, Sara, University of Glasgow, UK
- Chandran, Rajan, Temple University, USA
- Chandrasekar, Venkat, Indian School of Business, India
- Chataway, Joanna, RAND Europe, UK
- Chattopadhyay, Amitava, INSEAD, France
- Clarke, Steve, The University of Hull, UK
- Clayton, Garry, Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand
- Enz, Cathy, Cornell University, USA
- Erekson, O. Homer, Texas Christian University, USA
- Francis, G. James, Colorado State University, USA
- Ghobadian, Abby, Henley Management College, UK
- Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Drexel University, USA
- Holian, Rosalie, RMIT University, Australia
- Hussain, Md. Mostaque, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
- Jain, Subhash C., University of Connecticut, USA
- Jakobsen, Arnt Lykke, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
- Kim, Ken, The University of Toledo, USA
- Klein, Linda, University of Connecticut, USA
- Kwon, Ik-Whan G., St. Louis University, USA
- Kyrö, Paula, Helsinki School of Economics, Finland
- Lank, David M., McGill University, Canada
- Lindsay, Noel J., University of South Australia, Australia
- Maclean, Mairi, University of the West of England, UK
- Martikainen, Minna, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
- Massey, Claire, Massey University, New Zealand
- Mathe, Hervé, ESSEC, France
- Mazumdar, Tridib, Syracuse University, USA
- McDonough III, Edward F., Northeastern University, USA
- Mehrotra, Anuj, University of Miami, USA
- Mitra, Jay, University of Essex, UK
- Mouritsen, Jan, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
- Moutinho, Luiz, University of Suffolk, UK
- Quigley, John M, University of California, Berkeley, USA
- Söderman, Sten, Stockholm University, Sweden
- Saee, John, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
- Sankaran, Jay, University of Auckland, New Zealand
- Smith, Alan D., Robert Morris University, USA
- Sparrow, John, Birmingham City University, UK
- Stern, Scott, Northwestern University, USA
- Tann, Jennifer, University of Birmingham, UK
- Trehan, Kiran, University of Central England, UK
- Tsui, Eric Y.H., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Vong, John, International Center Aseana Management, Singapore
- Waddell, Dianne, Deakin University, Australia
- White, D. Steven, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, USA
- Wilke, Ricky, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
- Williams, Jeffrey R., Carnegie Mellon University, USA
- Williams, Robin, University of Edinburgh, UK
- Wright, Paul K., University of California at Berkeley, USA
- Xu, Di, Xiamen University , China
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A prescription for online pharmacies
14 December, 2022
An empirical study of online pharmacy use in India published in the International Journal of Business Innovation and Research reveals that the perception of associated risk deters many users of such services. As such, there is a pressing need for online pharmacies to understand this issue and to develop strategies to improve the outlook for their business by building customer trust. Brinda Sampat of NMIMS – Global Access School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE) at NMIMS University in Mumbai and Kali Charan Sabat of GD Goenka University in Gurugram, India, discuss the recent growth in online pharmacies and the website and mobile phone applications they utilise to market and sell medicinal and healthcare products to the public. It is, they suggest quite common now for such retailers not to have a traditional physical presence but to exist wholly in the digital realm in terms of outlets [...]More details...