International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM)
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International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM)

Editor-in-Chief: Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (Universidad de Oviedo, Spain)
Indexed In: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), SCOPUS, INSPEC and 10 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-9638|EISSN: 1947-9646|DOI: 10.4018/IJABIM


The International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM) provides timely and in-depth analysis on the globalization and sustained development of Asian commerce and management technologies with a clear international and interdisciplinary approach, especifically focused on Central Asia/Himalayan region/Southeast Asia/Far East. A comprehensive resource for policy makers, government officials, academicians, and practitioners, this journal contains a wealth of valuable research on theories and practices which underpin successful business and management in Asia.

Topics Covered

  • Asia and EU
  • Asia and Latin America
  • Asia and US
  • Asia region
  • Business
  • Business case studies and lessons learned
  • Business Ethics
  • Chinese investment in Europe
  • Competition in a global economy
  • Competitive, technological, social, and political environments
  • Cultural and creative industries
  • Entrepreneurship
  • FTAs between US and Asia, and EU and Europe
  • Globalization of educational networks and educational hubs
  • Globalization, education, and cultural change
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Technologies
  • Information technologies and e-learning
  • International Trade
  • Knowledge Management
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • New technologies
  • New technologies and new modes of e-learning
  • Organization Structure
  • Planning processes
  • Resource Allocation
  • Strategic decision processes
  • Sustained Development
  • Tourism

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM) is to establish an effective channel of communication between academic and research institutions, policy makers, government agencies, and individuals concerned with the complexities of Asian business, information technologies, sustained development, and globalization. IJABIM promotes and coordinates developments in the field of Asian and Chinese studies, as well as presents strategic roles of IT and management towards sustainable development with emphasis on practical aspects in Asia. It is especifically focused on Central Asia/Himalayan region/Southeast Asia/Far East.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 10: 4 Issues (2019)
Volume 9: 4 Issues (2018)
Volume 8: 4 Issues (2017)
Volume 7: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 6: 4 Issues (2015)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2014)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2013)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2012)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2011)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2010)
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Reviews and Testimonials

ary to have continuous incentives that are needed to connect those markets with the rest of the world. In this sense IGI Global and the International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management, are exemplary and valuable platforms. The journal, due to its orientation and content, makes it an essential tool in the editorial platform to help develop sufficient abilities to lead commercial sales and marketing strategies, business and corporate penetration in different markets, while collaborating at the same time in the building of strategic abilities, which are very necessary.l.

– Lluis Jovel, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, SpainIn

International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management, the outsourcing trends and practices of banking industries in developing countries like India and China are well studied by the paper " IT Outsourcing Strategies: The Case of Indian Banking Sector", and the paper makes a comparative analysis of these practices with reference to four important dimensions of outsourcing, shoring, sourcing, engagement and duration. IJABIM is unique, and aims to promote and coordinate developments in the field of Asian/Chinese studies with a focus on business and information management in new emerging market countries.

– Jingyuan Zhao, University of Québec at Montréal


Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos is a professor in the Department of Business Administration and Accountability in the Faculty of Economics at The University of Oviedo (Spain). Her teaching and research interests focus on the areas of strategic management, knowledge management, intellectual capital, and China. She serves as an Associate Editor for the Behaviour and Information Technology journal. Additionally, she is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital (IJLIC) and the International Journal of Strategic Change Management (IJSCM). She is also Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global’s International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), as well as editor for a number of IGI Global book publications and full book series.

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Ajeya Jha, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, India ORCID
Dasho Karma Ura, Centre for Bhutan Studies, Bhutan
Jingyuan Zhao, University of Toronto, Canada
Kwok Tai Chui, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
maniam kaliannan, University of Nottingham Malaysia, Malaysia ORCID
Mohammad Almunawar, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam ORCID
Xi Zhang, Tianjin University, China
Editorial Review Board
Abu Mondal, Swami Vivekananda Group of Institutes, India
Bu Zhong, Pennsylvania State University, United States
Chinhiro Watanabe, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
David S. Hong, Taiwan Institute of Economics Research, Taiwan
Diego Sancho Calderón, Deilmann-Haniel, Redpath Group, Germany
Donghun Yoon, Kyonggi University, Republic of Korea, Korea, Republic Of ORCID
J.P. Li, CEO China, China
Jitendra Kumar, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, India
Jonathan Unger, Australian National University, Australia
Jyhojong Lin, Ming Chuan University, China ORCID
Mingfang Li, California State University Northridge, United States
Mohammad Ashraful Ferdous Chowdhury, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Bangladesh ORCID
Muhammad Khalique, Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), Pakistan
Pak-Nung Wong, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Qingrui Xu, Zhejiang University, China
Rolando T. Dy, University of Asia and the Pacific, Philippines
Vicent Kong, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand
Wang Zhiwei, Ministry of Education of China, China
Wei Ping Wu, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Xiaoyang Zhang, Guangdong Foreign Studies University, Hong Kong


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

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