Editor-in- Chief: Subhash Abhayawansa
The Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government is an open-access, peer-reviewed
international journal dedicated to the exchange of original scholarly research that informs business
decision making and/or government policy. The journal is cross-sectoral, interdisciplinary and
eclectic and contributions are welcome across a wide range of research methodologies (e.g.,
theoretical or empirical, using either quantitative or qualitative methods) and topics. The main aim
of the journal is advancing knowledge on theory and practice in business and government, and
towards this end draws on a comprehensive range of discipline areas, including business,
management, marketing, economics, accounting, social issues and public policy, organisational
studies, international trade and finance, and personnel, industrial relations, and labour,
All manuscripts submitted to this journal undergoes rigorous peer review based on initial editor
screening and anonymous reviewing by experts in cognate fields. There is no submission fee for
submitting articles to this journal or publication fees. Potential authors are encouraged to
communicate with the Editor-In- Chief about the possibility of publishing special symposia, papers
and book reviews.
In 2013, the Journal underwent a change of management from Curtin University of Technology in
Western Australia to Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne. It is currently published by
Swinburne University of Technology.
Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government is abstracted in the Informit Business
Collection Database and is ranked in Excellence of Research Australia (ERA) Journal List and
Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Ranking List.
All issues of this Journal can be freely downloaded from this website.