About Businesses


Businesses (ISSN 2673-7116) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal (free for readers), which publishes original theoretical and management practice on all areas of business and other disciplines such as economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology and history. The aim is to provide a platform on research and findings of business studies and related topics, including: entrepreneurship research, finance and accounting, economy and business, strategic management, business and industrial marketing, business and environment, business history, business law, etc.

Businesses publishes regular research articles, reviews and short notes. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. Therefore, there is no restriction on the length of the papers. For theory papers, full details of proofs must be provided so that results can be checked. For experimental papers, full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Additionally, electronic files or software regarding the full details of the calculations, experimental procedure, etc, can be deposited along with the publication as 'Supplementary Material'.


  • Global Political and Economic Environment
  • Strategic Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Industrial Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Cross-Cultural Management
  • Leadership
  • Human Resources Management
  • Ethics, Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship
  • Business Law
  • Business History

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Businesses is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Businesses will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Jennifer Li
Managing Editor

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