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Frontiers of Business Research in China Awarded “2020 The Highest International Impact Academic Journal of China”

On December 17, 2020, Forum on the Future of Chinese Academic Journals released the Annual Report for International Citation of Chinese Academic Journals (Social Science). Frontiers of Business Research in China (FBR) is awarded “2020 The Highest International Impact Academic Journal of China (Humanities and Social Sciences)”, ranking the 11th among 80 award-winning journals—its highest ever rank. Data from the 2020 Report shows that FBR’s Impact Factor is 1.128 and the Proportion of Foreign Institutions’ Citation Frequency is 73.26%, both ranking the 1st among all journals in business administration hosted by Chinese institutions.

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Aims and scope

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.​​​​​​​
All back content is available in the archive.

Annual Journal Metrics

This journal is indexed by

    • Academic OneFile
    • Cabell’s
    • EconLit
    • ESCI
    • Expanded Academic
    • Google Scholar
    • INSPEC
    • OCLC
    • SCOPUS
    • ProQuest
    • Summon by ProQuest