Sponsored by IABS, Business & Society is the only peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted entirely to research, discussion, and analysis on the relationship between business and society.


Traditional, easy-to-read and referenced – Business & Society publishes the most outstanding scholarship on social issues and ethics, and their impact and influence on organizations. Founded in 1960, it is published by Sage Publications in four quarterly issues, totalling nearly 7000 printed pages annually. Each issue includes articles, book reviews and dissertation abstracts. Impact Factor:  1.468.  Ranking:  Business 55 out of 115



Who reads Business & Society?


Business & Society is wide ranging in scope, and popular with:


·       Scholars: this journal is the most current, comprehensive and cutting-edge source of research and analysis in the field. It cuts across disciplines and borders to bring timely and sharply focused research to researchers, leaders, and decision-makers

·       Educators: this journal is an in-depth, engaging and practical way to stay on top of studies of business and society and bring the field to life in the classroom at all levels

·       Students: this journal is the best introduction to the state-of-the-art research and thought in the field of business and society


IABS members receive an annual subscription to Business and Society.

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Business & Society – special call for papers


CSR and Communication: Examining how CSR Shapes, and is Shaped by, Talk and Text

Deadline: December 12, 2016


The Macro-Social Level Impact of Religion on Business

Deadline: May 30, 2016


Stakeholder Theory at the Crossroads

Deadline: December 1, 2016