Academy of Management Journal

The mission of Academy of Management Journal (AMJ) is to publish empirical research that tests, extends, or builds management theory and contributes to management practice. All empirical methods including, but not limited to, qualitative, quantitative, field, laboratory, meta-analytic, and mixed methods are welcome. To be published in AMJ, the research must make strong empirical and theoretical contributions and the manuscript should highlight the relevance of those contributions to management practice. Authors should strive to produce original, insightful, interesting, important, and theoretically bold research that demonstrates a significant "value-added" contribution to the field's understanding of an issue or topic.

Read the AMJ From the Editors Collection

1957

The year AMJ was first published

13

Ranking of 226 journals in the category of "Management"

10

Ranking out of 153 journals in the category of "Business"

10.194 Impact Factor
15.873 Five-Year Impact Factor

*Web of Science Journal Citation Report, 30 June 2021

Academy of Management Journal publishes bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

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Contact the AMJ Editorial Office

Michael Malgrande
Senior Managing Editor

 


AMJ Events and Updates

AMJ Special Research Forum - Joining Conversations in the Society on Management and Organizations

Submissions are due by 30 November 2020. Contributors should follow the directions for manuscript submission described in “Information for Contributors” in the front of each issue of AMJ and on AMJ's Contributor Information Page.

AMJ Special Research Forum - Joining Conversations in the Society on Management and Organizations

When a manuscript is submitted to Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), editors and reviewers frequently ask: Does the study define a new conversation (theory/lens/paradigm) or divert an existing conversation into a meaningfully different area? Conversations about management and organizations are regularly taking place outside the field of management and its journals, as well. Those outside of our field and academic halls may conceptualize organizations and management differently, emphasize organizational and managerial characteristics that are relevant to them, and focus on problems that have not received attention in our studies.

The objective of this Special Research Forum (SRF) is to encourage AMJ authors to join conversations on management and organizations that are taking place in societies around the world. Specifically, we would like to publish a collection of outstanding empirical studies that (1) contribute to the solutions of contemporary managerial and organizational problems and (2) introduce topics to AMJ readers that are seen as important outside of our field, but are understudied by management scholars. Examples of such topics include: the effects of caste systems on employment; discrimination; socioeconomic status and class in organizations; sexual harassment; diversity and inclusion in the workplace; organizational values; labor strikes; artificial intelligence; global health inequities; the movement of workforce across borders; bribery; political influence; private politics; transnational organizations; interconnected economic systems; and the organizational implications of national conflicts, wars, and international trade agreements and sanctions.

Consistent with AMJ’s mission, we seek to publish original, insightful, interesting, important, and theoretically bold studies that employ qualitative, quantitative, field, laboratory, meta-analytic, mixed, or other empirical methods. In addition to making strong empirical and theoretical contributions, submissions to the SRF are expected to explain how practitioners may help solve problems related to the research. In other words, authors are asked to shift their discussions from the traditional practical implications of their studies to proposing solutions to the underlying problems.

It is our hope that this SRF will attract research that goes beyond interestingness and takes on the difficult task of settling current debates in the society by developing new theories, applying existing theories to new problems, collecting and analyzing relevant data, and reporting credible findings.

Timeline and Submission

Submissions are due between November 1 and November 30, 2020.

Contributors should follow the directions for manuscript submission described in “Information for Contributors” in the front of each issue of AMJ and on AMJ's Contributor Information Page.

Submitted manuscripts will be handled by the editorial team of AMJ.

For queries about the submission process, please contact AMJ's Senior Managing Editor, Michael Malgrande.

 


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