Management Decision

Management Decision

ISSN: 0025-1747

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2015 Impact Factor: 1.429 * 
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About the journal

Founded in 1963, Management Decision is one of the oldest and longest-running scholarly management journals. Throughout its history, the journal has enjoyed outstanding international impact. Research in Management Decision features relevant and tendentious questions, robust conceptual and theoretic foundations, rigorous methodologies, provocative findings and bold implications, and will not shy away from difficult or controversial topics. Peer-reviewed and published ten times per year, the journal offers key informative content and interesting methodologies to stimulate the interests of business scholars, leaders, and professional managers around the world.

Areas of Coverage

  • Business Policy and Strategic Management
  • Controversial Business Questions and Management Issues
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • General and Social Entrepreneurship, Company Turnaround, and Innovation
  • Legal Issues, Business Ethics, and Firm Governance
  • Managerial Accounting and Firm Financial Affairs
  • Non-traditional Management Research and Creative Methodologies
  • Operations Management and Logistics Research
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Management Decision publishes rigorous qualitative and quantitative research by leading management scholars, dialogues and debates between proponents of conflicting points of view, and essays by influential and experienced practitioners.

Management Decision is indexed and abstracted in:    

ABI Inform, Academic Research Library, Book Review Digest, Business International and Company Profile ASAP, Business Periodicals Index, Business Source Alumni Edition/Complete/Government Edition/Corporate/Corporate Plus/Elite/Premier, Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management & Marketing, Corporate Resource Net, Current Abstracts, DIALOG, Discovery, Emerald Management Reviews, European Business ASAP, Expanded Academic ASAP, Health Business Elite, INSPEC, International Academic Research Library, OCLC's Electronic Collections Online, ProQuest, PsychINFO, ReadCube Discover, Research Library, Scopus, Social Science Citation Index (ISI), TOC Premier (EBSCO)

This journal is ranked by 

Association of Business Schools (ABS) Academic Journal Quality Guide, AERES (France), Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Quality Journal List, BFI (Denmark), CNRS (France), ESSEC Rankings of Journals 2016 (France),FNEGE (France), JourQUAL 2.1 (Germany), NSD (Norway), Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), QUALIS (Brazil), Scopus, The Publication Forum (Finland), Thomson Reuters (ISI)

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