Dear colleagues,

Welcome to the official journal of the School of Business of Istanbul University. Formerly known as Istanbul University Journal of the School of Business, our peer reviewed journal begun its publication life in 1972. The online journal publishes biannually and has been renamed as Istanbul Business Research (IBR), beginning with V. 47 (1) 2018.

Dear authors,

Thank you for your interest in publishing with us. We would like to mention that IBR accepts articles written only in English, since being indexed in Web of Science Emerging Science Citation Index (ESCI) beginning with V. 46 (1) 2017. Thus, all communication regarding articles must be done in English and only via Dergipark system for our records. We reserve the right to terminate article processing in case of a failure to comply.

Many thanks for your interest in IBR.
IBR Editorial Team
Prof. Seda Tolun Tayalı, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye

Assist. Prof. Halit Alper Tayalı, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye

Editorial Management Board Member
Prof. Murat Kıyılar, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye
Assist. Prof. Diren Bulut, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye
Dr. Cem Güney Özveren, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye

Editorial Assistant
Dr. Ceren Özveren, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye
Res. Assist. Batuhan Mert Bozbağ, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye

English Language Editor
Lecturer Rachel Elana Kriss, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye
Lecturer Elizabeth Mary Earl, İstanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye

Editorial Board Member
Prof. Bülent Aybar, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, United-States
Prof. Arnold B. Bakker, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Prof. Hamparsum Bozdogan, University of Tennessee, Tennessee, United-States
Prof. John L. Casti, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Vienna, Austria
Prof. Pablo Fernandez, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
Prof. Arjun K. Gupta, Bowling Green State University, Bowling-Green, United-States
Prof. Stefan Koch, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye
Prof. Ali M. Kutan, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Illinois, United-States
Assoc. Prof. Carolina F. Machado, Escola de Economia e Gestão - Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
Prof. Michael Morley, University of Limerick Kemmy Business School, Limerick, Ireland
Assoc. Prof. C. Warren Neel, University of Tennessee, Tennessee, United-States
Prof. Chris Rowley, Griffith University, Gold-Coast, Australia
Prof. Yiğit Atılgan, Sabancı Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkiye
Assoc. Prof. Carter Mandrik, American University of Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria






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