The Journal of Business Ethics publishes only original articles from a wide variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives concerning ethical issues related to business that bring something new or unique to the discourse in their field. Contributors examine moral aspects of systems of production, consumption, marketing, advertising, social and economic accounting, labor relations, public relations and organizational behavior. In order to promote a dialogue between the various interested groups as much as possible, papers are presented in a style relatively free of specialist jargon.

From its inception the Journal has aimed to improve the human condition by providing a public forum for discussion and debate about ethical issues related to business.

The style and level of dialogue involve all who are interested in business ethics - the business community, universities, government agencies and consumer groups.

FT 50 - This journal is one of the 50 journals used by the Financial Times in compiling the prestigious Business School research rank

Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports® Ranking by Category

- Ethics 2/54
- Business 33/147

  • Discusses ethical issues related to business, from a wide variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives
  • Examines moral aspects of systems of production, consumption, marketing, advertising, social and economic accounting, labor relations, public relations and organizational behavior
  • Avoids specialist jargon in favor of dialogue
  • Involves all who are interested in business ethics
  • 95% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again
Editor-in-chief
  • R. Edward Freeman,
  • Michelle Greenwood
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Choice – What is this?
Impact
Impact factor: 3.796 (2018)
Five year impact factor: 4.980 (2018)
Speed
Submission to first decision: 52 days
Usage
Downloads: 2,033,899 (2018)

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Electronic ISSN
1573-0697
Print ISSN
0167-4544
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