The Journal of Management's first 30 years

David Van Fleet, Dennis F. Ray, Arthur G. Bedeian, H. Kirk Downey, J. G. Hunt, Ricky W. Griffin, Dan Dalton, Robert P. Vecchio, K. Michele Kacmar, Daniel C. Feldman

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The Journal of Management, now one of the preeminent journals in the discipline, completed its 30th year of publication in 2004. To provide an understanding of the journal's development, this article reviews its origins as recounted in reflections by its past editors, examines three decades of publication statistics, and provides a brief look at the journal's possible future. Thus, this is a history of the journal, a glimpse into the work of its editors, and a brief case study of organizational evolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)477-506
Number of pages30
JournalJournal of Management
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2006


  • Annual Review
  • Editorial board
  • Editorial reflection
  • JOM
  • Journal development

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Strategy and Management


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