Journal of African Business
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Journal of African Business
Overview

Impact Factor

NA

H Index

31

Impact Factor

2.945

I. Basic Journal Info

Country

United States
Journal ISSN: 15228916, 15229076
Publisher: Routledge
History: 2000-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories

Journal of African Business
Impact Factor by Web of Science

Index

SCIE/SSCI

Impact Factor

NA

by WOS

Ranking

NA

by WOS

Journal of African Business
SJR, SJR Impact Factor and H Index

H Index

31

SJR

Scopus Impact Factor

2.945

Journal of African Business
SJR Impact Factor 2-year, 3-year, 4-year

2-year
Impact Factor

2.945

3-year
Impact Factor

3.874

4-year
Impact Factor

2.945

Scope/Description:

Journal of African Business is the official journal of the Academy of African Business and Development the largest network of professionals committed to advancement of business development in African nations.JAB strives to comprehensively cover all business disciplines by publishing high quality analytical conceptual and empirical articles that demonstrate a substantial contribution to the broad domain of African business.Regardless of the research context tradition approach or philosophy manuscripts submitted to JAB must demonstrate that the topics investigated are important to the understanding of business practices and the advancement of business knowledge in or with Africa.Particularly JAB welcomes qualitative and quantitative research papers.JAB is not however limited to Africanbased empirical studies.It searches for various contributions including those based on countries outside Africa that address issues relevant to African business.Targeted toward academics policymakers consultants and executives JAB features the latest theoretical developments and cuttingedge research that challenge established beliefs and paradigms and offer alternative ways to cope with the endless change in the business world.Covered areasAccounting Agribusiness Management and Policy Business Law Economics and Development Policy Entrepreneurship and Family Business Finance Global Business Human Resource Management Information and Communications Technology ICT Labor Relations Marketing Management Information Systems MIS NonProfit Management Operations and Supply Chain Management Organizational Behavior and Theory Organizational Development Service Management Small Business Management Social Responsibility and Ethics Strategic Management Policy Technology and Innovation Management Tourism and Hospitality Management Transportation and Logistics

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)



Journal of African Business
SCR Impact Factor

Journal of African Business
SCR Journal Ranking

Journal of African Business
SCImago SJR Rank

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.

Journal of African Business
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

Note: impact factor data for reference only

Journal of African Business
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

Note: impact factor data for reference only

Journal of African Business
Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Journal of African Business
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    2.945 3.874 4.228
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    5.492 5.596 4.927
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    5.389 4.613 4.043
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    2.333 2.079 2.049
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    1.41 1.421 1.5
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.75 1.182 1.456
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.811 0.902 0.837
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.163 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.816 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.564 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.552 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.536 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.161 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.034 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.1 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.154 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.297 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.053 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.053 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.026 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.105 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only

Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?


III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

Journal of African Business
H-Index

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

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Journal of African Business
H-Index History