Journal of Managerial Psychology

Journal of Managerial Psychology

ISSN: 0268-3946

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2015 Impact Factor: 1.136 * 
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5 year Impact Factor (2014) - 1.919

This journal is celebrating its 30th anniversaryJournal of Managerial Psychology (JMP) has a unique focus on the social impact of managerial psychology and concerns itself with the wider aspects of human resource management derived from the application of psychology theory and practice. The aim is to promote a dialogue between theory and practice, and to disseminate high quality quantitative and qualitative research to student and practitioners of management, psychology and allied fields.

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Recent Special Issues

Types of heavy work investment (Volume 29, Issue 1) - Guest Editors: Raphael Snir and Itzhak Karpaz. An estimated 22 percent of the global workforce, or 614.2 million workers, work more than 48 hours per week (Lee et al., 2007). However, the existing literature deals mainly with workaholics and (to a lesser extent) work-devoted investors. This special issue attempts to advance our understanding regarding HWI (Heavy Work Investment), where the reasons behind the notion of 'workaholism' are explored.

Ethnic Privilege and Power at Work (Volume 29, Issue 4) - Guest Editors: Akram Al Ariss, Mustafa Ozbilgin, Ahu Tatli and Kurt April. This special issue, explores ethnic privileges which shape relations, processes, contexts and outcomes of work. 

Hispanic & Latin American in the Workplace (Volume 29, Issue 6) - Guest Editors: Donna Blancero, Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan and Dianna L. Stone. Articles in this special issue offer evidence-based findings that should help managers and researchers develop a better understanding of the job-related values, attitudes, and behaviors of Hispanics and Latin Americans. Ariticles provide contributions that will help make our society fairer, stronger, and better by questioning accepted notions and using scientific inquiry to separate the proverbial wheat from the chaff, helping organizations develop culturally sensitive policies and practices, and enabling Hispanics and Latin Americans to enjoy a more satisfying work life.

Multi-generational Challenges (Volume 30, Issue 1) - Guest Editors: Vicki Culpin, Carla Millar and Kai Peters. This special issue compares and contrasts the worldviews of four social generations, their ideas on the uses of technology, intrinsic and extrinsic reward expectations and career drivers through a variety of helpful lenses.

INBAM Conference 2013 (Volume 30, Issue 5) - Guest Editors: Shay Tzafrir, Emma Parry and Guy Enosh. This special issue comprises of papers presented at the 2013 INBAM (International Network of Business and Management Journals) Conference collected around the theme of 'Social Issues in Organizations'


  • Communication and its influence on action
  • Developments in leadership styles
  • How managers achieve success
  • How work design affects job motivation
  • Influences on managerial priorities and time allocation
  • Managing conflicts
  • The decision-making process in Eastern and Western business cultures 

Why read Journal of Managerial Psychology?

JMP positions itself at the leading edge of developments in psychological knowledge as applied to managing and organizing. It encourages novel discourse and the application of theory, aiming to provide a bridge to practice based on solid foundations of credible research.

While practicing the applied scholarship of psychology, the journal welcomes input from aligned disciplines such as sociology, anthropology and the health sciences which help highlight psychologically related issues applied to management.

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This journal is ranked by

Association of Business Schools (ABS) Academic Journal Quality Guide, AERES (France), Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Quality Journal List, Australian Research Council (ERA Journal List), BFI (Denmark), CNRS (France), ESSEC (France), JourQUAL 2.1 (Germany), NSD (Norway), Scopus, The Publication Forum (Finland), Thomson Reuters (ISI) 

Journal of Managerial Psychology is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald HR, Learning & Organization Studies eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald HR, Learning & Organization Studies eJournals Collection page.

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