Journal of Business Ethics Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_Business_Ethics

Journal of Business Ethics
Journal of Business Ethics.jpg
DisciplineBusiness Ethics
Publication details
4.141 (2019)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Bus. Ethics
ISSN0167-4544 (print)
1573-0697 (web)
OCLC no.942679873

The Journal of Business Ethics is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Springer Science+Business Media covering methodological and disciplinary aspects of ethical issues related to business, including systems of production, consumption, marketing, advertising, social and economic accounting, labor relations, public relations and organizational behavior. The founding editors in chief are Alex C. Michalos (Institute for Social Research and Evaluation, University of Northern British Columbia) and Deborah C. Poff. The current editor in chief are R. Edward Freeman, University of Virginia and Michelle Greenwood, Monash University. The journal is listed on the Financial Times (FT) List of the top 50 business journals and publishes approximately 28 issues per year. It was started in 1982 by D. Reidel, which merged into Springer in 2004.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in: ABI/INFORM, Business Source Alumni Edition, Business Source Complete, Business Source Elite, Business Source Plus, Cengage, Communication Abstracts, Corporate ResourceNet, ERIH, Science Citation Index, Scopus, and The Philosopher's Index.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 4.141, ranking it 2nd out of 55 journals in the category "Ethics" and 40th out of 152 in the category "Business".[1]


In 2004 the Journal of Business Ethics merged with the International Journal of Value-Based Management and Teaching Business Ethics.

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