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Journal of Family Business Strategy

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 18778585
Publisher: Elsevier BV
History: 2010-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Journal of Family Business Strategy

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



Journal of Family Business Strategy publishes research that contributes new knowledge and understanding to the field of family business. The Journal is international in scope and welcomes submissions that address all aspects of how family influences business and business influences family. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following: • Reasons for family business performance • Impact of family and business on strategy and performance • Branding strategies (when to be family and when not) • Long term strategies, growth vs. survival strategy • Processes and outcomes of corporate entrepreneurship • Role of family on new venture strategies • Impact of family and ownership on strategic processes • Efficacy of strategic plan vs. strategic planning process • The role of financial and non-financial goals in strategy and resource allocation • Impact of family on network relations and consequent impact on centrality and performance • Corporate governance; role of boards of directors in family business, beyond board interlocks, and the role of non board relations, • The role of top management teams, and executive compensation, professional non-family management • Development of family groups in developing economies • Strategy- as- practice, and strategizing activities in family businesses

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Journal of Family Business Strategy

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 5.450
  • 2018 Impact Factor 4.707
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.705
  • 2016 Impact Factor 3.717
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.944
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.250
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.095
  • 2012 Impact Factor 3.200
  • 2011 Impact Factor 3.150
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2009 Impact Factor NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


Journal of Family Business Strategy

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.