The editorial objective of 'Australian Academy of Business Research (AABR)' is to publish original, rigorous, well-done empirical research (both quantitative and non-quantitative) as well as theoretical/conceptual research papers having potential for field applications and in-depth literature reviews. These papers should have significant implications for academics and practitioners in real world situations. The journal welcomes empirical research as well as theoretical/conceptual research papers having potential for field applications and in-depth literature reviews.

The journal has a wide scope in terms of the subject areas it covers, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting: Contemporary accounting issues, such as auditing, accounting education, accounting history, accounting regulation, accounting policies and estimates, accounting information systems, carbon accounting, earnings management, environmental accounting, financial reporting, forensic and investigative accounting, fraud and anti-bribery, Islamic Accounting, management accounting, international financial reporting standards (IFRS), public sector accounting, taxation.
  • Finance: Banking including Islamic banking, behavioural finance, business valuation, capital markets, carbon finance, corporate finance, derivative and derivative markets, dividend policy, financial institutions, financial markets and instruments, globalisation and integration, green finance, international finance, insurance, investment and risk management, Islamic finance, Islamic Financial Institutions, money and monetary policy, public finance, public sector financial management, regulatory framework (e. g. Basel III), small business finance and venture and venture capital.
  • Economics: Agribusiness, agricultural and resource economics, applied economics, economic development and growth, economic policy and rural development, economic regulations, environmental and natural resource economics, financial economics, health economics, international economics, knowledge economy, energy economics, micro and macroeconomics, urban and regional economics.
  • Econometrics: Statistics, biostatistics, correlation and regression, decision theory, items response theory, longitudinal models, meta-analysis, multivariate method, multilevel models, multivariate statistics, structural equation modelling, quantitative methods, predictive inference, preliminary test and shrinkage estimation, Stochastic Processes testing after pre-test.
  • Management: Business ethics, business strategy, conflict management, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, corporate intellectual capital reporting, corporate venturing, human resource management, innovation, strategic theories of the firm, operations management, organisational behaviour, international business, sports management, strategic management, leadership, management, performance measurement in the public sector, stakeholder engagement, voluntary disclosure.
  • Marketing: General marketing, business marketing, consumer behaviour, international marketing, marketing management, market orientation, services marketing, retail marketing, social marketing, strategic marketing, customer value, value co-creation.
  • Social Business: Prospects and challenges of social business, social business and innovation, social business and law, social business and social media, social entrepreneurship, social government, social innovation, social marketing.
  • Multidisciplinary: Development studies, diversity and social issues, human rights, linguistics, entrepreneurship, hospitality and aviation, journalism, international trade, international relations, leadership development, library science, natural resources management policy, operations research, political economy, political science, public administration, renewable energy, research methodology, rural politics and policy, psychology, sociology, strategic leadership, tourism, women and gender issues.