The Journal of Business Strategies the First Fifteen Years

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The Journal of Business Strategies the First Fifteen Years. (1999). Journal of Business Strategies, 16(1), 89-105.


The historical publishing pattern of JBS is examined. Authors from 171 institutions have written over 176 articles from Spring 1984 to Fall 1998. Contributions to the journal were studied in terms of numbers of schools represented, number of authors per article, diversity of articles, gender of authors, types of citations, and empirical orientation of the articles. Findings indicate that publications in JBS represents a significant scholarly contribution to the field of business strategy. Few differences were detected between JBS and other selected journals. Recommendation to enhance JBS are based on quantitative analysis of past JBS articles and personal interviews with selected stakeholders.


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