Service Business presents the most advanced business research on the service sector. International and multidisciplinary in approach, the journal investigates both the profit and non-profit areas of the service sector.

Authors share their experiences in developing, implementing, and evaluating their business decisions and strategies. Moreover, they explore not only the latest research and methodologies in the field, but also examine the theoretical and managerial implications and future research opportunities in the service sector.

The editorial review board, consisting of leading international scholars and practitioners, ensures top-quality content. Readers will find rigorous conceptual and empirical papers, practice-oriented papers, teaching-oriented papers, case studies, book reviews, conference reports, and periodic special issues.

Officially cited as: Serv Bus

  • Presents the most advanced business research on the service sector, addressing both non-profit and profit organizations
  • Sets forth experiences in developing, implementing, and evaluating business decisions and strategies
  • Examines theoretical and managerial implications of current research and future research opportunities

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Sang M Lee
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

2.169 (2019)
Impact factor
2.429 (2019)
Five year impact factor
16 days
Submission to first decision
238 days
Submission to acceptance
81,619 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1862-8508
Print ISSN
1862-8516
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  1. Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List
  2. CNKI
  3. Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Sciences
  4. Dimensions
  5. EBSCO Discovery Service
  6. ECONIS
  7. Google Scholar
  8. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
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  10. Naver
  11. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
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  13. ProQuest Business Premium Collection
  14. ProQuest Central
  15. ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
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  18. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  19. Psyndex
  20. Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  21. SCImago
  22. SCOPUS
  23. Social Science Citation Index
  24. UGC-CARE List (India)
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