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Call for papers on Social Issues of Doing Business in China

Doing business in China is fascinating partly because of its dynamically changing social environment and the social issues deeply involved in business and strategic management. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been playing an important role of promoting social welfare and fulfilling positive social impact (Jones et al., 2016). Existing framework provides an access to evaluate CSR activities’ social impact systematically (Luo & Kaul, 2019) and reveals the relative efficiency disparity among firms of different organizational forms (Lee, Adbi & Singh, 2019). However, it still lacks research in the dimension of CSR’s social impact in different markets. Analyzing the social impact of CSR activities, especially CSR activities that have the edge of scale economies in markets at different stage of development could be a complementation to this framework.

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Frontiers of  Business Research in China (FBR) is a double-blind refereed quarterly journal in business research. FBR offers a multidisciplinary forum for academics, practitioners, and policy makers that focuses on business administration, and encourages interdisciplinary studies and interactions between Chinese and international researchers. FBR publishes original academic and practical research articles that extend, test, or build management theories, as well as contributions to business administration practice, either in the Greater China region or beyond. The Journal also publishes related commentaries and case studies.

FBR invites submissions of high-quality manuscripts in all areas of business administration, without limitations on research methods. Major areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Accounting, Finance, Human resources, International business, Marketing, Management information systems, Operations management, Organizational behavior, and Strategic management.

Editor-in-Chief: Jiye Mao (Renmin University of China, China)

Executive Editor-in-Chief: Ziliang Deng (Renmin University of China, China) 

Associate Editor: Karin Sanders (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)


Frontiers of Business Research in China transferred to publishing with SpringerOpen in 2017.​​​​​​​
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