Journal of Management

Journal of Management

Official Journal of the Southern Management Association
2014 Impact Factor: 6.071
2014 Ranking: 4/185 in Management | 3/115 in Business | 1/76 in Psychology, Applied
Source: 2014 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2015)

Patrick M. Wright University of South Carolina, USA

eISSN: 15571211| ISSN: 01492063|Current volume: 41|Current issue: 7 Frequency: Bi-monthly
The Journal of Management (JOM) is committed to publishing scholarly empirical and theoretical research articles, that have a high impact on the management field as a whole. The journal encourages new ideas or new perspectives on existing research. The journal covers such areas as:

  • Business strategy & policy
  • Organizational behavior
  • Human resource management
  • Organizational theory
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methods

Review Issues are published biannually in January and July. These issues include widely read and widely cited collections of articles in the field of management and have become a major resource for management scholars. The Review Issues cover a broad range of topics from a wide range of academic disciplines, methodologies, and theoretical paradigms. The review issue call for proposals is posted in December. Proposals can be submitted during the month of June.

The Journal of Management welcomes empirical and theoretical articles dealing with micro, meso, and macro workplace phenomena. Manuscripts that are suitable for publication in the Journal of Management cover domains such as business strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, human resource management, organizational behavior, organizational theory, and research methods.

Patrick M. Wright University of South Carolina, USA
Senior Associate Editors
David G. Allen University of Memphis, USA
Catherine A. Maritan Syracuse University, USA
Associate Editor Team
Bianca Beersma University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Devi Gnyawali Virginia Tech University, USA
Brian Hoffman University of Georgia, USA
Eden B. King George Mason University, USA
Sucheta Nadkarni Drexel University, USA
Fred Oswald Rice University, USA
Anne Parmigiani University of Oregon, USA
Christopher O. L. H. Porter Indiana University, USA
Karen A. Schnatterly University of Missouri, USA
Bill Schulze University of Utah, USA
Craig Wallace Oklahoma State University, USA
William Wan City University of Hong Kong, China
Managing Editor
Stro Prothro University of South Carolina, USA
Editorial Assistant
Cori Jones Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Editorial Board
Herman Aguinis Indiana University, USA
Federico Aime Oklahoma State University, USA
Todd M. Alessandri Northeastern University, USA
Matthew Allen Babson College, USA
Maureen L. Ambrose University of Central Florida, USA
Neil Anderson Brunel University, United Kingdom
Goce Andrevski Queen's School of Business, Canada
John Antonakis University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Craig E. Armstrong University of Alabama, USA
Jonathan D. Arthurs Oregon State University, USA
Neal Ashkanasy The University of Queensland, Australia
Ariel Avgar University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
Natarajan Balasubramanian Syracuse University, USA
Timothy R. Barnett Mississippi State University, USA
Robert A. Baron Oklahoma State University, USA
Murray R. Barrick Texas A&M University, USA
Michael Bashshur Singapore Management University, Singapore
Talya N. Bauer Portland State University, USA
Manuel Becerra University of Queensland , Australia
Brian E. Becker University at Buffalo, USA
Robert J. Bies Georgetown University, USA
Lyda Bigelow University of Utah, USA
Steven L. Blader New York University, USA
Ramona Bobocel University of Waterloo, Canada
Mark C. Bolino University of Oklahoma, USA
Prashant Bordia The Australian National University, Australia
John W. Boudreau University of Southern California, USA
Oana Branzei Western University, Canada
Joan F. Brett Arizona State University, USA
Keith D. Brouthers King's College London, United Kingdom
Lance Brouthers Kennesaw State University, USA
Olga Bruyaka West Virginia University, USA
Rhett Brymer Miami University, USA
Marcus Butts The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Benjamin Campbell The Ohio State University, USA
J. Ignacio Canales University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Albert A. Cannella, Jr. Arizona State University, USA
Gary J. Castrogiovanni Florida Atlantic University, USA
Clint Chadwick University of Kansas, USA
C.S. Richard Chan State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Donna Chrobot-Mason University of Cincinnati, USA
Susan K. Cohen University of Pittsburgh, USA
Adrienne J. Colella Tulane University, USA
Donald E. Conlon Michigan State University, USA
Brian L. Connelly Auburn University, USA
Joep Cornelissen Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
Jonathan Crawshaw Aston University, United Kingdom
T. Russell Crook The University of Tennessee, USA
Cynthia S. Cycyota United States Air Force Academy, USA
Urs Daellenbach Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Kevin Daniels University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Parthiban David American University, USA
David V. Day The University of Western Australia, Australia
John Delery University of Arkansas, USA
Deanne N. den Hartog University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Richard P. DeShon Michigan State University, USA
Jonathan Doh Villanova University, USA
Ceasar Douglas Florida State University, USA
Fritz Drasgow University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Bryan Edwards Oklahoma State University, USA
Berrin Erdogan Portland State University, USA
Doris Fay University of Potsdam, Germany
Daniel C. Feldman University of Georgia, USA
Teppo Felin University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Lisa M. Finkelstein Northern Illinois University, USA
Robert Folger The University of Central Florida, USA
Franco Fraccaroli University of Trento, Italy
Ingrid Fulmer Rutgers University, USA
Vibha Gaba INSEAD, Singapore
Daniel C. Ganster Colorado State University, USA
Massimo Garbuio University of Sydney, Australia
Tim Gardner Utah State University, USA
Mark B. Gavin West Virginia University, USA
Jennifer M. George Rice University, USA
K. Matthew Gilley St. Mary's University, USA
Lucy L. Gilson University of Connecticut, USA
Theresa M Glomb University of Minnesota, USA
Barry M. Goldman University of Arizona, USA
Vicente González-Romá University of Valencia, Spain
Maria Goranova University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
Rebecca Greenbaum Oklahoma State University, USA
Gary Greguras Singapore Management University, Singapore
Rodger Griffeth Ohio University, USA
Markus Groth The University of New South Wales, Australia
David E. Guest King's College London, United Kingdom
Stan Gully The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Michael Hadani Saint Mary's College of California, USA
Jonathon Halbesleben University of Alabama, USA
Leslie B. Hammer Portland State University, USA
Jared Harris Darden Business School, USA
Donald Hatfield Virginia Tech, USA
Mikki R. Hebl Rice University, USA
Paul Hempel City University of Hong Kong, China
Aaron Hill Oklahoma State University, USA
Gerard P. Hodgkinson University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Tim R. Holcomb Miami University, USA
John R. Hollenbeck Michigan State University, USA
R. Michael Holmes Jr. Florida State University, USA
Brooks Holtom Georgetown University, USA
Peter W. Hom Arizona State University, USA
Jasper Hotho Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Chun Hui University of Hong Kong, China
Steven T. Hunt SuccessFactors, an SAP Company, USA
Gazi Islam Grenoble École de Management, France
Arthur G. Jago University of Missouri, USA
Scott Johnson Oklahoma University, USA
David A. Jones University of Vermont, USA
K. Michele Kacmar Texas State University, USA
Seth Kaplan George Mason University, USA
Amit Karna Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India
Joy Karriker East Carolina University, USA
Rebecca Kehoe Rutgers University, USA
Franz W. Kellermanns University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
David R. King Iowa State University, USA
Geoffrey Kistruck York University, Canada
Brian S. Klaas University of South Carolina, USA
Patricia Klarner Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany
M. Audrey Korsgaard University of South Carolina, USA
Steven W. J. Kozlowski Michigan State University, USA
Kurt Kraiger Colorado State University, USA
Maria L. Kraimer University of Iowa, USA
Markus Kreutzer EBS University, Germany
Aldas Kriauciunas Purdue University, USA
David Kryscynski Brigham Young University, USA
Tomi Laamanen University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Nandini Lahiri Temple University, USA
Ronald S. Landis Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Gary P. Latham University of Toronto, Canada
Sergio G. Lazzarini Insper Institute of Education and Research - Brazil
James M. LeBreton The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Peggy M. Lee Arizona State University, USA
David P. Lepak Rutgers University, USA
Edward Levitas University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
Roy J. Lewicki The Ohio State University, USA
Andrew Li West Texas A&M University, USA
Jiatao T. Li Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, China
Julia Li City University of Hong Kong, China
Sali Li University of South Carolina, USA
Robert Liden University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Elizabeth Lim Georgia State University, USA
Hao-Chieh Lin National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Edwin A. Locke University of Maryland, USA
Manuel London State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Kevin B. Lowe University of Auckland, New Zealand
Alison Mackey Brigham Young University, USA
Ty B. Mackey University of Utah, USA
Peter M. Madsen Brigham Young University, USA
Carl Maertz Saint Louis University, USA
Juan P. Maicas University of Zaragoza, Spain
Debra A. Major Old Dominion University, USA
Gideon D. Markman Colorado State University, USA
Sarah J. Marsh Northern Illinois University, USA
Luis L. Martins University of Texas at Austin, USA
Todd Maurer Georgia State University, USA
Roger C. Mayer North Carolina State University, USA
Dean B. McFarlin Duquesne University, USA
Patrick F. McKay Rutgers University, USA
Frances McKee-Ryan University of Nevada, Reno, USA
Alexander McKelvie Syracuse University, USA
Aaron McKenny University of Central Florida, USA
Marie S. Mitchell University of Georgia, USA
Thomas P. Moliterno University of Massachusetts, USA
Robert Moorman Elon University, USA
Kevin Murphy Colorado State University, USA
Jennifer Nahrgang Arizona State University, USA
Donald O. Neubaum Oregon State University, USA
Charlene Nicholls-Nixon Universidad Panamericana, Mexico
Bo Nielsen University of Sydney, Australia
Raymond Noe The Ohio State University, USA
Anthony Nyberg University of South Carolina, USA
Anne M. O'Leary-Kelly University of Arkansas, USA
Jane O'Reilly University of Ottawa, USA
Desiree Pacheco Portland State University, USA
Sotirios Paroutis University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Charles K. Parsons Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Malcolm Patterson University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
G. Tyge Payne Texas Tech University, USA
Riccardo Peccei King's College London, United Kingdom
Olga Petricevic University of Calgary, Canada
Jean Phillips The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Charles A. Pierce The University of Memphis, USA
Robert Ployhart University of South Carolina, USA
Philip M. Podsakoff University of Florida, USA
Richard Posthuma The University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Gary N. Powell University of Connecticut, USA
John E. Prescott University of Pittsburgh, USA
S. Douglas Pugh Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
James Campbell Quick University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Miguel A. Quiñones Southern Methodist University, USA
Alannah E. Rafferty The University of NSW, Australia
Roberto Ragozzino ESADE Business School, Spain
Annette Ranft University of Tennessee, USA
Davide Ravasi Cass Business School, United Kingdom
Elizabeth C. Ravlin University of South Carolina, USA
Jochen Reb Singapore Management University, Singapore
Charlie L. Reeve University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
Maija Renko University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Simon Lloyd Restubog The Australian National University, Australia
Taco Reus Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Doug Reynolds Development Dimensions International
Ansgar Richter University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Quinetta Roberson Villanova University, USA
Neal Roese Northwestern University, USA
Steven G. Rogelberg University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
Christopher Rosen University of Arkansas, USA
Deborah Rupp Purdue University, USA
Alan Saks University of Toronto, Canada
Eduardo Salas Rice University, USA
Jesus F. Salgado Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Rommel Salvador California State University, Fullerton, USA
William R. Sandberg University of South Carolina, USA
Donald Schepker University of South Carolina, USA
Mario Schijven University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Oliver Schilke University of Arizona, USA
Minet Schindehutte Syracuse University, USA
Deidra J. Schleicher Texas A&M University, USA
Marshall Schminke University of Central Florida, USA
Gavin M. Schwarz University of New South Wales, Australia
Steve Scullen Drake University, USA
Rosalind Searle Coventry University, United Kingdom
Matthew Semadeni Arizona State University, USA
Jennifer Sexton West Virginia University, USA
Ruodan Shao City University of Hong Kong, China
Debra L. Shapiro University of Maryland, USA
Jason Shaw The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Abbie J. Shipp Texas Christian University, USA
Christopher L. Shook Auburn University, USA
Lynn M. Shore Colorado State University, USA
Jeremy Short University of Oklahoma, USA
Robert R. Sinclair Clemson University, USA
Daniel P. Skarlicki Sauder School of Business, Canada
Scott Snell Darden Business School, USA
Lori Anderson Snyder University of Oklahoma, USA
Deepak Somaya University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
André Spicer City University London, United Kingdom
Kannan Srikanth Singapore Management University, Singapore
Manish Srivastava Michigan Technological University, USA
Dirk D. Steiner Universit de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
Cynthia K. Stevens University of Maryland, USA
Greg L. Stewart University of Iowa, USA
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Michael Sturman Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, USA
Mohan Subramaniam Boston College, USA
Danchi Tan National Chengchi University, Taiwan
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Sherry Thatcher University of South Carolina, USA
Pamela Tierney Portland State University, USA
Tony W. Tong University of Colorado, USA
Charlie Trevor University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Thomas M. Tripp Washington State University, USA
John Trougakos University of Toronto, Canada
Donald M. Truxillo Portland State University, USA
Daniel B. Turban University of Missouri, USA
Scott Turner University of South Carolina, USA
Daniel Tzabbar Drexel University, USA
Shay Tzafrir University of Haifa, Israel
Krista L. Uggerslev Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Canada
Abhijeet Vadera Indian School of Business, India
Giovanni Valentini Bocconi University, Italy
Chad Van Iddekinge Florida State University, USA
Danielle van Jaarsveld University of British Columbia, Canada
Daan van Knippenberg Erasmus University, The Netherlands
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John Wagner Michigan State University, USA
H. Jack Walker Auburn University, USA
Judith Walls Nanyang Business School, NTU, Singapore
Kate Walsh Cornell University, USA
Jorge Walter George Washington University, USA
Mo Wang University of Florida, USA
Ulrich Wassmer EMLYON Business School, France
Sean Way Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Switzerland
Sandy J. Wayne University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Steve M. Werner University of Houston, USA
Curtis Wesley II Indiana University, USA
Jennifer Whyte University of Reading, United Kingdom
Charles Williams Bocconi University, Italy
Margaret L. Williams University of North Dakota, USA
Kelly Schwind Wilson Purdue University, USA
Elaine Wong University of California, Riverside, USA
Sang Eun Woo Purdue University, USA
Stephen Wood University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Thomas A. Wright Fordham University, USA
Yan Zhang Peking University, China
Jing Zhou Rice University, USA
Michael J. Zickar Bowling Green State University, USA
Ryan D. Zimmerman Virginia Tech, USA
Michael Zyphur The University of Melbourne, Australia
Founding Editor
Dennis F. Ray, 1975-1977 Mississippi State University, USA
Past Editors
Arthur G. Bedeian, 1978-1979 Auburn University, USA
H. K. Downey, 1980-1982 Oklahoma State University, USA
J. G. Hunt, 1983-1986 Texas Tech University, USA
David D. Van Fleet, 1987-1989 Texas A&M University, USA
Ricky W. Griffin, 1990-1992 Texas A&M University, USA
Dan R. Dalton, 1992-1995 Indiana University, USA
Robert P. Vecchio, 1995-1999 University of Notre Dame, USA
K. M. Kacmar, 1999-2002 Florida State University, USA
Daniel C. Feldman, 2002-2005 University of Georgia, USA
Russell Cropanzano, 2006-2008 University of Arizona, USA
Talya N. Bauer, 2009-2011 Portland State University, USA
Deborah E. Rupp, 2012-2014 Purdue University, USA
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    Instructions for Authors

    The Journal of Management (JOM) publishes scholarly empirical, theoretical, and review articles dealing with management. Manuscripts that are suitable for publication in the journal cover areas such as business strategy and policy, entrepreneurship, human resource management, organizational behavior, organizational theory, and research methods.

    The following brief checklist provides a quick reference for you to follow during your submission and manuscript review process.

    • Papers submitted should not be under concurrent consideration at another journal.
    • Any potential data overlap with previous studies should be noted and described in the letter to the Editor.
    • All new manuscripts should be submitted electronically. Electronic submissions should be uploaded to the Journal of Management by accessing
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    • All manuscripts must adhere to the JOM Style Guide.
    • Papers that severely violate the spirit of the guidelines (e.g., papers that are single-spaced, papers that use footnotes rather than conventional referencing formats, papers that greatly exceed 50 pages), or which do not clearly fit the mission of the journal will be returned to authors without being reviewed.
    • Authors should keep in mind that papers are evaluated on a page to contribution ratio.
    • We require that you have a colleague peer review any paper you submit to the Journal of Management. Please acknowledge your peer reviewer(s) and include other author notes in the letter to the Editor.
    • Accepted papers must fully adhere to the guidelines.

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    • Submissions will be acknowledged via email upon receipt. We strive to make an editorial decision in under 90 days, but circumstances beyond our control occasionally dictate a longer cycle.
    • Each paper is reviewed by at least two reviewers and is also read by the action editor (either the Editor or an Associate Editor). Results of our decision, along with copies of the reviews, will be forwarded to the contact author as quickly as possible.
    • If authors are invited to prepare a revision for further consideration, our letters of invitation will outline the key issues to be resolved and an assessment of the likelihood of success.
    • Authors are normally given three to six months from the date of the invitation to prepare a revision. Our policy is to strive to make a final publication decision after one or two revisions (of course, further work may also be requested to resolve any remaining issues).
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