The journal intends to share advances in management practice, concepts, research experience and opinions to help firms and other organizations to become more internationally competitive.

The goal of IJGBC is to publish insightful and impactful research on competitiveness and international business (IB). Competitiveness relates to providing context, concepts, strategy and execution to help firms become more conscientious, ethical and flexible while enhancing value creation and competing systematically towards higher stages of maturity internationally.

  • Evolves paradigms of competitiveness and sustainability, and frameworks to operationalize them such as Diamond, APP, ABCD
  • Encourages interdisciplinary research at interfaces of management, engineering, entrepreneurship, economics
  • Links competitiveness with research in strategic, international and technology management
  • Evolves through cooperation among industry, academia and governments in India, Asia and rest of the world

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  • Kirankumar Momaya
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17 days
Submission to first decision
87 days
Submission to acceptance
15,146 (2020)

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  • Call for Papers: Special Issue on Competitiveness of High-tech Start-ups and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

    Consulting Editor:

    M H Bala Subrahmanya, Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

    Guest Editors:

    Gita Surie, Department of Management, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, USA

    Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada, Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

    Hiro Izushi, Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

    Deepak Chandrashekar, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Bangalore, India

    Submission of full papers: 15 October 2021

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