Aims and scope
Schmalenbach Journal of Business Research (SBUR) is the joint official journal of Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. and Verband der Hochschullehrerinnen und Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (VHB), replacing the associations‘ former official journals Business Research (BuR), Schmalenbach Business Review (SBR), and building on Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung (ZfbF). The three journals were merged to form SBUR and ceased to publish under their previous names. SBUR publishes in the English language only.
SBUR is a fully Open Access journal. It is fully sponsored by Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft and VHB, so authors are not required to pay an article processing charge or publication fee.
More information on SBUR and its predecessor journals, including links to their previously published content, can be found in the Journal Updates section as well.
Schmalenbach Journal of Business Research (SBUR) is an international English-language journal that publishes original high-quality research that is of wide interest to business research and practice. Its scope includes traditional and emerging business administration areas, including among others accounting, finance, marketing, strategic management, organization, human resource management, production and logistics management, taxation, digital business, and entrepreneurship. SBUR is open for cross-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research. State-of-the-art review articles and thought pieces are welcome as well.
Articles apply rigorous research methodologies that fit the research questions to establish their scientific findings, such as analytical modeling, archival empirical and experimental, field and case research. To ensure high-quality scientific standards, articles submitted to SBUR are subject to a rigorous double-blind peer review, that is, reviewers are anonymous to the authors and do not see the names or affiliations of the authors.
SBUR endorses the Open Science philosophy and operates under Gold Open Access, so all published articles are freely and permanently available and accessible through this website.
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