Business Research

Top Management Journals

Publishing in recognized top journals provides an important signal of quality that is useful in the evaluation of scholarly productivity. This list provides guidance to management scholars regarding what journals are recognized as top outlets for their work. The consortia listing of journals was updated in collaboration with the Universities of Toronto and British Columbia. The list recognizes the widely recognized and elite journals (including top disciplinary journals) as well as other distinguished journals for management scholarship.


Widely Recognized and Elite Journals for Management Scholarship

Academy of Management Journal

Academy of Management Review

Accounting, Organizations and Society

Accounting Review, The

Administrative Science Quarterly

American Economic Review

American Journal of Sociology

American Sociological Review

Econometrica

Information Systems Research

Journal of Accounting and Economics

Journal of Accounting Research

Journal of Applied Psychology

Journal of Consumer Research

Journal of Economic Geography

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Journal of Finance

Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis

Journal of Financial Economics

Journal of International Business Studies

Journal of International Economics

Journal of Marketing

Journal of Marketing Research

Journal of Monetary Economics

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking

Journal of Operations Management

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Journal of Political Economy

Journal of Public Economics

Journal of the American Statistical Association

Journal of Urban Economics

Management Information Systems (MIS) Quarterly

Management Science

Marketing Science

Mathematical Programming

Mathematics of Operations Research

Operations Research

Organization Science

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

Personnel Psychology

Production and Operations Management

Psychological Bulletin

Psychological Science

Quarterly Journal of Economics

RAND Journal of Economics, The

Research Policy

Review of Economic Studies

Review of Economics and Statistics

Review of Financial Studies

Science

Strategic Management Journal


Other Distinguished Journals

Accounting Horizons

Annual Review of Sociology

British Journal of Industrial Relations

Canadian Journal of Economics

Contemporary Accounting Research

Decision Support Systems

Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice

European Journal of Information Systems

European Journal of Operational Research

Games and Economic Behavior

Human Resource Management

Industrial and Corporate Change

Industrial Relations

Industrial & Labor Relations Review (ILR Review)

Information and Organization

Information Systems Journal

INFORMS Journal on Computing

International Economic Review

International Journal of Industrial Organization

International Journal of Research in Marketing

Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Journal of the American Tax Association

Journal of the Association for Information Systems

Journal of Banking & Finance

Journal of Business & Economic Statistics

Journal of Business Ethics

Journal of Business Logistics

Journal of Business Venturing

Journal of Consumer Psychology

Journal of Corporate Finance

Journal of Econometrics

Journal of Economic Theory

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy

Journal of Empirical Finance

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology

Journal of Industrial Economics

Journal of International Money and Finance

Journal of Law and Economics

Journal of Management

Journal of Management Information Systems

Journal of Management Studies

Journal of Organizational Behavior

Journal of Retailing

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Organization Studies

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

Quantitative Marketing and Economics

Real Estate Economics

Regional Science and Urban Economics

Review of Accounting Studies

Review of Economic Dynamics

Social Forces

Strategic Organization


Leading Practitioner Journals

Academy of Management Perspectives

California Management Review

Harvard Business Review

MIT Sloan Management Review


Financial Times Top 50 Journals*

Academy of Management Journal

Academy of Management Review

Accounting, Organizations and Society

Accounting Review, The

Administrative Science Quarterly

American Economic Review

Contemporary Accounting Research

Econometrica

Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice

Harvard Business Review

Human Relations

Human Resource Management

Information Systems Research

Journal of Academy of Marketing Science

Journal of Accounting and Economics

Journal of Accounting Research

Journal of Applied Psychology

Journal of Business Ethics

Journal of Business Venturing

Journal of Consumer Psychology

Journal of Consumer Research

Journal of Finance

Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis

Journal of Financial Economics

Journal of International Business Studies

Journal of Management

Journal of Management Information Systems

Journal of Management Studies

Journal of Marketing

Journal of Marketing Research

Journal of Operations Management

Journal of Political Economy

Management Information Systems (MIS) Quarterly

Management Science

Manufacturing and Service Operations Management

Marketing Science

MIT Sloan Management Review

Operations Research

Organization Science

Organization Studies

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes

Production and Operations Management

Quarterly Journal of Economics

Research Policy

Review of Accounting Studies

Review of Economic Studies

Review of Finance

Review of Financial Studies

Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal

Strategic Management Journal

* Financial Times Top 50 Journals – effective for 2017 and onward