Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences
Revue canadienne des sciences de l´administration

About CJAS

The Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (CJAS) was founded in 1983 by the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), and is currently hosted at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. Published by Wiley-Blackwell, CJAS receives financial support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and is proud to be an ISI-listed journal.


Our readership includes academics, professionals and government institutions with a research interest in the operation and administration of organizations.

Areas of focus

CJAS is a multi-disciplinary business journal, accepting conceptual and empirical papers written in either English or French within the following streams:

  • marketing
  • strategic management and international business
  • accounting
  • finance
  • organizational behavior and human resources management

CJAS especially welcomes inter-disciplinary research that draws from two or more of the established business disciplines listed above.

Citation impact

The most recent two-year citation impact rating for CJAS is .714, ranking it 77/103 business journals, and 108/144 management journals listed with Thompson Reuters’ Web of Science.

Publication and affiliation

CJAS publishes quarterly, with 8 to 10 articles per issue. In 2010, 65% of submitting corresponding authors was affiliated with institutions from outside of Canada, reflecting a highly-diverse international base of contributors.

Acceptance rate

The 2010 acceptance rate for the journal, excluding desk rejections, was 15% (10% with desk rejections included).


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