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The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science

A Publication of the NTL Institute

Teachers College, Columbia University, USA
2013 Impact Factor: 1.088
2013 Ranking: 92/173 in Management | 41/75 in Psychology, Applied
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science is the leading international journal on the effects of evolutionary and planned change. Founded and sponsored by the NTL Institute, the Journal is continually breaking ground in its exploration of group dynamics, organization development, and social change.

Committed to Meeting your Needs

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science brings both scholars and professionals the latest discussion of efforts to improve the quality of human life. The journal provides scholars the best in research, theory, and methodology, while also informing professionals and their clients of issues in group and organizational dynamics. Specifically, is directed toward four related audiences:

  • Behavioral scientists studying the processes of social change
  • Professionals from a range of backgrounds who want to base their practice on relevant knowledge
  • Clients of human resource professionals who seek to understand the processes of planned changes
  • Policymakers studying potential contributions of the behavioral sciences to the future of our society

Aims and Objectives

With diverse audiences in mind, publishes a variety of material designed to help individuals and organizations promote positive, successful change. The specific goals of the journal are to:

  • Present a range of conceptual frameworks that explain, predict, and illuminate the implications of action
  • Describe social inventions, intervention techniques, consultation activities, emergent innovations, and educational practices
  • Employ the full range of social science
  • Examine underlying values, assumptions, biases, and beliefs associated with various forms of change

Comprehensive Coverage

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science’s articles keep up with the evolution of the field, ensuring that you receive the best and latest analyses on the spectrum of social change. In each volume, you’ll find a wide range of insightful and thought-provoking scholarship, including:

  • Peer-Reviewed Articles presenting both research and applications
  • Brief Biographical Essays highlighting the work of leaders in the field
  • Case Studies providing a rich source of ideas, information, and methods
  • Humorous Articles offering unique perspectives on the culture of people and organizations and those who study them
  • Comments and Responses adding insight to current and recent works published in the journal
  • Review Essays spotlighting the current state of the field through analyses of new related books
  • Special Issues providing balanced and in-depth coverage of new or expanding topics

Interdisciplinary in Scope

The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science taps its interdisciplinary nature to provide you with complete and balanced coverage of the field s latest developments and advances. Distinguished authors from around the world bring you original analyses and views from a variety of disciplines, including:

  • Group Dynamics
  • Organization Development
  • Research Methods
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Health Care
  • Leadership and Management
  • Psychology
  • Gender
  • Sociology
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Experiential Methods

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).  

Subscription Information :
Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $943.00
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Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $2,453.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $924.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $146.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $254.00
Individual Single Print Issue $47.00
Frequency: Quarterly eISSN: 1552-6879 ISSN: 0021-8863
Months of Distribution: March , June , September , December Current Volume: 51 Current Issue: 2
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