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The Transnational Journal of Business - A Scholarly Journal of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

ACBSP was the first accrediting body for business schools to support scholarly research by publishing a peer-reviewed journal.

cover of the Transnational Journal of Business

Seeking Reviewers for Volume 3, to be Published in June 2018. Contact the Editor if Interested.

The ACBSP Scholar-Practitioner Publications Committee is proud to announce the release of the second issue of The Transnational Journal of Business. The five articles selected underwent an extensive peer-reviewed process before being accepted for publication. They include:

  • Effectively Integrating Social Media and Web Based Technologies into the Classroom without Lawyers: SixStepModel — Ashley Elmore-Bosonac, Ph.D., Neal Steed J.D., CPA, CSEP
  • Perceptions of Opportunities and Barriers to Women’s Career Advancement in a Developing Economy — Marjan Bojadziev, Miodraga Stefanovska–Petkovska, Nikica Mojsoska-Blazeski, Svetlana Kačaniklić-Josivoski
  • Personal and Professional Development: Preparing Students for Career Success — Phillip V. Lewis and Elaine D. Kelly
  • Preparing Students for Career Success in Accounting: The SCIL-based Model with a Focus on Content Analysis — Dr. Alfred Miller
  • The Economics Behind the Marketing of Christianity — Kristina Terkun Castro

Thank you to Liberty University, School of Business for their sponsorship of the TJB.

The Transnational Journal of Business archives can be found here. Digital copies of both Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 are free to download. Printed copies are $20 (including S&H); contact ACBSP to order.

Transnational Journal of Business — Call for Papers
The Journal solicits papers through an Open Call for Papers format. However, it includes an emphasis on the current theme of the upcoming ACBSP Conference. For 2017-18, the theme is, Transforming Student Success through Recruitment, Retention, and Reentry.

Call for Reviewers
Our Call for Presentations recently ended and we are now seeking qualified and experienced reviewers. We expect to publish the Journal by the Annual Conference in June. If you are interested or have questions, please contact the TJB Managing Editor, Dr. Justin Matus, at / (570) 762-3640.

If you know someone who may be interested or has experience in reviewing academic manuscripts, please share this message with them.

Dr. Justin Matus, Co-Managing Editor, TJB

Dr. Justin C. Matus, Managing Editor
Dr. Justin C. Matus serves as Managing Editor for The Transnational Journal of Business. See his full bio here.

Focus and Scope
The Transnational Journal of Business (TJB) is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary and international journal published by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The TJB publishes manuscripts that link teaching and research to enhance student learning outcomes. More specifically, the Journal is interested in interdisciplinary research that promotes teaching excellence in the various academic disciplines of business to include all theoretical and applied domains.

Mission Statement
The mission of the TJB is to provide a forum for a dialogue to advance teaching excellence through research across the disciplines in business. To this end, the TJB welcomes manuscripts from all ACBSP individual members. The goal is to facilitate a linkage between teaching and research at member institutions.

A History of Scholarly Work — ACBSP Annual Edition
ACBSP published three volumes of the scholarly journal ACBSP Annual Edition, between 2010-12. The fundamental objective of the first journal was to provide a venue for ACBSP members and others to present their research and findings, engage in scholarly research and inquiry, and support and improve classroom teaching. Articles featured in each of the three volumes went through a rigorous double-blind peer review process prior to final acceptance for publication.

Evolving the Scholarly Journal
In 2013, a decision was made to cease publication of the ACBSP Annual Edition and create a scholarly journal with a new name, The Transnational Journal of Business. A Scholar-Practitioner Publications Committee was formed, comprised of ACBSP members who would serve as the Editorial Policy Board for the TJB and lead the effort to launch this new journal.

Board Liaison
Charles Fazzi
Board Liaison
Anthony Negbenebor
A. Dale King
Justin C. Matus
Carlos Blas Santivanez
Pamela A. Braden
Dawn Kaiser
Rajesh Khajuria
Alfred H. Miller
Amir H. Toosi
Kathryn Winney
Staff Liaison
Jeffrey Alderman
Strategic Planning Committee Liaison
Ted Sun

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