VALUE: Journal of Business Studies is a biannual peer-reviewed open access academic journal which is dedicated to publishing high-quality scholarly works on all disciplines of business areas. The objective of the Journal is to provide a leading forum for the enhancement of communication between researchers and policymakers on the recent development of business studies.

The publication in the Journal lays emphasis on works at the cutting edge of business studies which have not been published everywhere. The Journal covers the discussion of (1) the activities, strategies, structures and decision making processes of profit and non-profit organization or enterprises; (2) interactions between national or multinational enterprises and other actors, organizations, institutions and markets; (3) the cross-border activities of firms (e.g., B-to-B trade, finance, investment, technology transfers); (4) how the business environment (e.g., cultural, economic, legal, political) affects the activities, strategies, structures and decision-making processes of firms; (5) the dimensions of organizational forms (e.g., strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions) and activities (e.g., entrepreneurship, knowledge-based competition, corporate governance); and (6) comparative studies of businesses, business processes and organizational behavior in different demographics, countries and environments.


The Journal is published twice a year every May and November. All contents of the Journal are freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Authors and readers are allowed to read, download, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this Journal. The Journal does not request financial payment from authors. All published articles can be accessed online for free. All inquiries regarding manuscript submission, journal policy and any other relevant information regarding the Journal can be emailed to or posted to Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Jember, Kalimantan Road 37 Jember, East Java, Indonesia.