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Emerald Publishing acquire SAM Advanced Management Journal

7th March 2024

Emerald Publishing are delighted to announce the acquisition of SAM Advanced Management Journal, the official publication of the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). 

Since its inception in 1936, SAM Advanced Management Journal has been at the forefront of cutting-edge management research, covering the breadth of the discipline including topics such as leadership, marketing and policy & strategy. SAM Advanced Management Journal continues to offer an outlet for management research that delivers practical insights and real-world impact. 

As the oldest professional management association in the world, the Society for Advancement of Management continues to play a crucial thought leadership role. SAM Advanced Management Journal will remain the official journal of the Society and a vital element for the delivery of SAM’s mission to help bridge the gap between research and practice. 

Patrick Endicott, SAM Executive Director said "This partnership with Emerald will enable us to leverage their global reach and expertise, ensuring our journal continues to inspire and inform management practice worldwide. We are confident that this collaboration will bring about innovative opportunities and extend the impact of our work in the management community."

SAM Advanced Management Journal is a critical addition to the prestigious Emerald Publishing Business, Management and Strategy portfolio, complementing titles including Management Decision and Journal of Service Management. 

“We are thrilled to have the SAM Advanced Management Journal join Emerald,” said Steph Hull, Content Acquisition Director at Emerald Publishing. “Given the impressive heritage of this journal, it’s the perfect fit for our management programme. I’m looking forward to seeing the SAM Advanced Management Journal thrive over the coming years.”

For all information relating to the journal including how to submit, please visit the new journal home page here.


About Emerald

Founded by management scholars in 1967, and now part of the Cambridge Information Group, Emerald Publishing provides a range of publishing services to help researchers tell their stories in a meaningful and timely way, providing innovative tools and services to build confidence and capability in impactful research. As a proud signatory of DORA, Emerald is committed to establishing new pathways to impact, making research more accessible, and helping communities make decisions that change their world for the better.

For over 50 years Emerald's core purpose has been to champion fresh thinkers and help them make a difference so that little by little those in academia or in practice can unite to bring positive change in the real world. Emerald Publishing is proud to be Highly Commended for the Alison Morrison Diversity and Inclusivity Award in the Independent Publishers Guild's Independent Publishing Awards 2023.

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