Business and Management Studies

Business and Management Studies (ISSN: 2374-5916; E-ISSN: 2374-5924) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, published by Redfame Publishing. BMS is striving to provide the best platform for researchers and scholars worldwide to exchange their latest findings.

The journal is published Quarterly in both print and online versions. The online version is free to access and download. The journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.

BMSThe scopes of the journal include:
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Strategy/Business Policy/Business and Society
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Insurance
  • International Business
  • Management/Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management/Production
  • Operations Research/Management Science/Decision Science
  • Real Estate

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Open Access Policy:

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Copyright Policy:

Copyrights for articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Authors have rights to reuse, republish, archive, and distribute their own articles after publication. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work.

This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.


Provides DOIs at the article level

Each paper published in Business and Management Studies is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publishing Process

a) Submission Acknowledgement

When you submit a manuscript online, you will receive a submission acknowledgement letter sent by the online system automatically. For email submission, the editor or editorial assistant sends an e-mail confirmation to the submission’s author within one to three working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, please check your bulk email box or contact the editorial assistant.

b) Basic Review

The editor or editorial assistant determines whether the manuscript fits the journal’s focus and scope. Next a check for the similarity rate is done using CrossCheck, powered by iThenticate. Any manuscripts out of the journal’s scope or containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, are rejected.

c) Peer Review

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take two to four weeks.

d) Decision Is Made

The decision to accept or reject an article is based on the suggestions of reviewers. If differences of opinion occur between reviewers, the editor-in-chief will weigh all comments and arrive at a balanced decision based on all comments, or a second round of peer review may be initiated.

e) Notification of the Result of Review

The result of review will be sent to the corresponding author and forwarded to other authors.

f) Publication Fee Is Paid

If the submission is accepted, the authors revise paper and pay the publication fee (300USD).

g) Print Journals Are Mailed

After publication, two hard copies of the journal will be sent to the corresponding author. If you want more copies, please order at

h) Publication Notice

The authors and readers will be notified and invited to visit our website for the newly published articles.




BMS, Vol. 2, No. 4, December 2016: Call for Papers

Business and Management Studies is calling for submissions to the Vol. 2, No. 4, December 2016 issue. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to this journal, please review the About the Journal page for the journal’s section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines to see how to submit a manuscript to Redfame journals. For questions, please contact:  
Posted: 2016-08-30 More...

BMS Statistics Report 2015

Articles Received: 64    
Articles Accepted: 33  
Articles Rejected: 31
Articles Retracted: 0
Articles Published: 26   
Acceptance Rate: 51.56%
Posted: 2016-01-30

BMS was included by RePEc


Business and Management Studies has now been added to the RePEc and its services IDEAS and EconPapers.

Posted: 2015-04-09

Recruitment for Reviewers

Business and Management Studies welcomes scientists and researchers to participate as peer reviewers. Excellent reviewers will be enrolled as Editorial Board Members and will be listed in the printed journal as well as the journal’s webpage. Please click here to find more details.  
Posted: 2014-08-04
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Vol 2, No 3 (2016)

Business and Management Studies, Vol. 2, No. 3, September 2016

Table of Contents


Fair Value Accounting on the Housing Crisis PDF
Phillip Neely, Jr., Ray Muhammad 1-8
Public–private Partnerships in Financing Infrastructure Development: Could Some Award Methods Generate X-Inefficiency? PDF
Leopoldo Laborda Castillo, Daniel Sotelsek Salem 9-20
Legislative Approaches for Regulation of the Bankruptcy: State and Prospects PDF
Margarita S. Bachvarova 21-26
Do the Characteristics of Independent Directors and Supervisory Board Members Matter in China? PDF
Hongmei Xu, Jiang Lin 27-43
Mathematical Model of Analysis and Optimal Harmonisation of Data for Preparation of Broadband Infrastructure Development Project in the Republic of Croatia: Contribution to Achieving Objectives of the Digital Agenda for Europe PDF
Matej Požarnik, Tea Taras, Aleš Kranjec, Lea Robič Mohar 44-51
Measuring Cost of Living for Ordinary Residents in Cities: A New Index PDF
Tan Khee Giap, Luu Nguyen Trieu Duong 52-77
Importance Rearrangement within Education, Economy and Natural Protection Ministries for Armenian Composite Supportive Progress (ACASP) PDF
Azniv F. Petrosyan 78-91
COP21 Management: How to Link up International Governance with National Policy-implementation PDF
Jan-Erik Lane 92-109
The Effect of Changes in GDP and Interest Rate on Savings: Panel Data Evidence on 6 ASEAN Countries PDF
Nurhikmah Ola Lairi, Cheng-Wen Lee 110-116
Reviewer Acknowledgements PDF
Ellery Willianms 117

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