Journal of Business Ethics

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Journal of Business Ethics  
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DisciplineBusiness Ethics
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
J. Bus. Ethics
ISSN0167-4544 (print)
1573-0697 (web)
OCLC no.942679873

The Journal of Business Ethics is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Springer Science+Business Media covering methodological and disciplinary aspects of ethical issues related to business, including systems of production, consumption, marketing, advertising, social and economic accounting, labor relations, public relations and organizational behavior. The founding editors in chief are Alex C. Michalos (Institute for Social Research and Evaluation, University of Northern British Columbia) and Deborah C. Poff. The current editor in chief are R. Edward Freeman, University of Virginia and Michelle Greenwood, Monash University. The journal is listed on the Financial Times (FT) List of the top 50 business journals and publishes approximately 28 issues per year.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in: ABI/INFORM, Business Source Alumni Edition, Business Source Complete, Business Source Elite, Business Source Plus, Cengage, Communication Abstracts, Corporate ResourceNet, ERIH, Science Citation Index, Scopus, and The Philosopher's Index.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 2.917, ranking it 3rd out of 51 journals in the category "Ethics".[1]


In 2004 the Journal of Business Ethics merged with the International Journal of Value-Based Management and Teaching Business Ethics.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Ethics". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.

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