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BRQ Business Research Quarterly

BRQ Business Research Quarterly

Published in Association with Spanish Academy of Management (ACEDE)
eISSN: 23409444 | ISSN: 23409444

New to SAGE in 2020

  • Impact Factor: 3.250
  • Indexed In: Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus, DOAJ
  • Launched in: 1998
  • Previous title: Cuadernos de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa

BRQ Business Research Quarterly is a peer-reviewed open access journal which focusses on management topics. Please see the Aims and Scope tab for further information.

This journal is published on behalf of the ACEDE (Spanish Academy of Management).

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Business Research Quarterly (BRQ) is the official journal of ACEDE (Spanish Academy of Management). Born in 1998 as Cuadernos de Economía y Dirección de la Empresa (CEDE), it soon became the leading management publication in Spanish thanks to its strong academic reputation. The journal was indexed in the SCCI in 2008, and it has been published in English under the new title since 2014.

Business Research Quarterly (BRQ) is a pear reviewed, Open Access journal which provides widespread coverage of high quality research in a broad range of topics such as human resource management, organization theory, strategic management, corporate governance, managerial economics, marketing, finance, accounting and operations management. It is therefore a multidisciplinary journal inspired by diversity and open to methodological plurality. The journal’s main concern is that articles have strong theoretical foundations, meet the highest analytical standards, and provide new insights that contribute to the better understanding of managerial phenomena.

Editor-in- Chief
Juan Carlos Bou-Llusar University Jaume I, Spain
Associate Editor
Inma Beltrán-Martín University Jaume I, Spain
Wolfgang Drobetz University of Hamburg, Germany
Mircea Epure Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
Claudio Giachetti Ca'Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Umut Konus University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Seppo Leminen Aalto University, Finland
José Moyano Fuentes University of Jaén, Spain
José Pla-Barber University of Valencia, Spain
Cristina Quintana García University of Málaga, Spain
Ignacio Requejo University of Salamanca, Spain
Alicia Rodríguez Márquez University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
Gerard Ryan Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
María José Sánchez Bueno University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
F. Javier Sesé University of Zaragoza, Spain
Anju Seth Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Yama Temouri Aston Business School, UK
Jordi Trullen Universitat Ramon Llull, Spain
Sibin Wu University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA
Editorial Board
Herman Aguinis George Washington University, USA
Pablo de Andrés Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
Rodrigo Basco American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
J. Ignacio Canales University of Aberdeen, UK
Xavier Castaner University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Virgilio Cruz Machado New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra Northeastern University, USA
Nigel Driffield Warwick Business School, UK
Kirsten Foss Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Lucio Fuentelsaz University of Zaragoza, Spain
Esteban García Canal University of Oviedo, Spain
Pervez Ghauri University of Birmingham Business School, UK
Luis Gómez Mejía University of Notre Dame, USA
Oscar González Benito University of Salamanca, Spain
Mark Healey University of Manchester, UK
Michael Hitt Texas A&M University College Station, USA
Bárbara Larrañeta Pablo de Olavide University, Spain
Anoop Madhok York University, Toronto, Canada
Michael Morley University of Limerick, Ireland
Claude Obadia Graduate School of International Trade, Paris, France
Torben Pedersen Bocconi University, Italy
Gabriel R.G. Benito BI Norwegian Business School, Norway
Vladimir Stantchev SRH University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Germany
Joe Tidd University of Sussex, UK
Keith Townsend Griffith University, Australia
  • ANVUR ranking, General (Italy)
  • Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC)
  • Clarivate Analytics: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Comité National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, NSD (Norway)
  • Scopus