Academic Journal of Business and Social Sciences (AJoBSS) is a double-blind peer reviewed journal that provides yearly publication of articles in all areas of business and management and its applications. In order to maintain the quality of this journal, its editorial board has adopted an established policy of double blind review process consisting of at least two peer reviewers per manuscript. The review procedure typically takes less than eight weeks. The journal welcomes publications of high quality papers on theoretical developments and practical applications in business and management. Original research papers and state-of-the-art reviews are invited for publications It also hopes to encourage a culture of writing and publishing among lecturers, inside and outside of Universiti Teknologi MARA. AJoBSS is published anually in September/October every year.

AJoBSS offers the tracks listed below, but are not limited to:

1. Accounting and Finance

  • Management accounting
  • Financial accounting
  • Business accounting
  • Cost accounting
  • Accounting information system
  • Auditing and assurance
  • Accounting process and systems
  • Corporate governance
  • Taxation
  • Cost management
  • Corporate finance and governance
  • Capital markets
  • Derivatives and structured products
  • Empirical finance
  • Behavioral finance
  • Managerial finance
  • Investment
  • Financial portfolio
  • Business fluctuations and cycles
  • Currencies
  • Sovereign debts and bonds
  • Fraud and risks management
  • Insurance

2. Economics

  • Economic development
  • Economic methodology
  • Economic policy
  • Economic systems
  • Growth, aggregate and productivity
  • Micro and macro economics
  • Global economics
  • Green economics
  • Household behavior and family economics
  • Financial economics
  • Labor economics
  • Public economics
  • Regulatory economics
  • Welfare economics

3. Marketing

  • Advertising
  • Communication system
  • Marketing channels
  • Consumer behavior
  • Market structure
  • Product management
  • Supply chain management
  • Pricing
  • Promotion
  • Public relations
  • Brand management
  • Direct marketing
  • Service marketing
  • Relationship marketing

4. Human Resource Management

  • Performance management
  • Talent management
  • Knowledge management
  • Compensation
  • Training and development
  • Organizational health and safety
  • Organizational justice
  • Organization change and development
  • Employee welfare
  • Leadership
  • Policy planning and development
  • Labor relations
  • Organizational behavior
  • Industrial relationship

5. Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurship modeling
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Entrepreneurial universities
  • Entrepreneurship education
  • New technology ventures
  • University – Industry collaboration
  • Technology entrepreneurship
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Green or sustainable entrepreneurship
  • Corporate entrepreneurship
  • Cyber entrepreneurship
  • Young entrepreneurs development
  • Women entrepreneurs development
  • Policies for entrepreneurship
  • Business incubator management
  • Campus entrepreneurship

6. General Management

  • Administrative Science and Policies
  • Operations management
  • Quantitative management
  • Sustainability management
  • Change management
  • Strategic management
  • Technology management
  • Information management
  • Office management
  • Office management system
  • Management information system
  • Management science
  • Ethics
  • Business law
  • Industrial law

7. International Studies

  • Global strategy
  • Global issues
  • International economics
  • International finance
  • International management
  • International marketing
  • International human resource management
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Culture and custom
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Global security

8. Contemporary Islamic Studies

  • Muamalat
  • Fiqh Muamalat
  • Islamic business ethics
  • Islamic marketing
  • Islamic organization and governance
  • Islamic finance
  • Islamic banking
  • Islamic entrepreneurship
  • Transactions in Islamic banking and finance
  • Halal certification and quality Management
  • Estates management and Baitul Mal
  • Islamic inheritance and Wasiyyah
  • Islamic economics
  • Islamic business management and leadership
  • Takaful and re-Takaful management
  • Islamic fund management
  • Laws related to Islamic business
  • Islamic business policies
  • Waqaf management

9. Communication & Culture

  • Media
  • Journalism
  • Communication management
  • Advertising
  • Communication and language
  • Information communication
  • Communication arts
  • Education communication
  • Technology publishing

10. Tourism & Hospitality

  • Destination management
  • Hospitality management
  • Congress management
  • Air transportation management
  • Antecedents of tourism collaboration
  • Archeological sites management
  • World Heritage and intangible cultural heritage management
  • Urban and regional tourism planning
  • Tourism policies
  • Tourism marketing
  • Renewable sources of energy and tourism
  • Ecotourism and sustainable tourism development
  • Art and heritage

11. Language and Education

  • Linguistics and culture
  • Applied linguistics
  • Theories and practices of language
  • Teaching and learning of language
  • Evaluation and assessment of language
  • Second language teaching and learning
  • Bilingualism and multiligualism
  • Language disorder
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary education
  • Special education
  • Pedagogy
  • Curriculum development
  • Technology in education
  • Social justice in education
  • Education for sustainable development
  • Educational change
  • Lifelong learning
  • Distance learning
  • Educational policy, leadership, management and administration


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Publication fee

There is no submission and publication charge will be imposed as a way to encourage researchers and authors to share their findings, critical scholarship, and creative practices.

Ethic Statement

  1. Integrity in research publication has become a major issue of debate over the past years.
  2. We consider it fundamental part of our ethical responsibilities as editors to be aware of and to meet these challenges and to develop strategies in coping with the tasks. We expect the same awareness of our journal's peer reviewers.
  3. The editors are committed to maintain high standards through a rigorous peer review along with strict ethical policies.
  4. Any infringements of professional codes such as plagiarism, fraud, fraudulent use of data, bogus chains of authorship should be taken seriously by the editors.
  5. The editors of journal are doing our best to ensure fair, unbiased, and transparent peer review and editorial decisions.
  6. When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
  7. If the editor or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.
  8. Any detected cases of misconduct, whether on the part of authors, reviewers or editors, will be vigorously pursued.