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International Journal of Conflict Management

International Journal of Conflict Management

ISSN: 1044-4068

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2017 Impact Factor: 1.000*
5-year Impact Factor (2017): 1.209*

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CiteScore 2017: 1.19
CiteScoreTracker 2018: 1.05 (Updated Monthly)

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Editor Richard A Posthuma
introduces the journal

Aims and Scope 

The International Journal of Conflict Management publishes research in conflict management including original theoretical and empirical articles (which may be either quantitative or qualitative) and critical or integrative literature reviews relevant to the substantive domains served by the journal, including:

  • Conflict
  • Conflict management
  • Dispute resolution
  • Fairness
  • Justice
  • Mediation and arbitration
  • Negotiation
  • Peace studies
  • Related topics

The journal publishes original theoretical and empirical articles dealing with national and international issues. It also publishes case studies, research notes, simulations, teaching notes and book reviews. Coverage includes:

  • Communication and Conflict
  • Organizational Conflict
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Negotiation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Bargaining and industrial relations
  • Law and procedural justice
  • Peace studies and international conflict
  • Conflict in the public sector
  • Social psychological conflict

The International Journal of Conflict Management focuses on many issues in the field of managing conflict. It looks at how to negotiate, mediate and resolve disputes, whilst covering a varied spectrum from topics such as personal and psychological conflict, to peace studies and organizational conflict.  

International Journal of Conflict Management is indexed and abstracted in:

Academic Search Premier, Business Source Alumni Edition/Complete/Corporate Plus/Elite/Premier (EBSCO), Business Source Premier, Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology Behavioural Sciences Collection (EBSCO), SocIndex (EBSCO), Corporate ResourceNet (EBSCO), ESSEC Business School, INSPEC, OCLC's Electronic Collections Online, ProQuest - ABI Inform, Psychological Abstracts, PsycINFO, PsycLIT, Research Alert, Psychology & Behavioral Collection, ReadCube Discover,Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index, Sociological Abstracts & Sociological Collection

This journal is ranked by:

Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Quality Journal List, Australian Research Council (ERA Journal List), BFI (Denmark), ESSEC (France), NSD (Norway), Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), The Publication Forum (Finland), AIDEA (Italy),  Scopus (CiteScore), Clarivate Analytics (SSCI)

Readers of IJCMA may also be interested in two recent publications from the series Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development:

The Evolving Boundaries of Defence: An Assessment of Recent Shifts in Defence Activities
Edited by Renaud Bellais. 
Understanding Terrorism: A Socio-Economic Perspective
Edited by Raul Caruso and Andrea Locatelli.   

International Journal of Conflict Management is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Business, Management & Strategy eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Business, Management & Strategy eJournals Collection page.

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