Journal of Management Studies

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Edited By: Dries Faems, Igor Filatotchev, Don Siegel (General Editors); Penny Dick, Maddy Janssens, Daniel Muzio, Gerardo Patriotta, Andrea Prencipe, John Prescott, Riikka Sarala, Li-Qun Wei (Associate Editors); Andrew C. Corbett, Bill Harley, Davide Ravasi, André Spicer (Consulting Editors)

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 8/115 (Business); 15/185 (Management)

Online ISSN: 1467-6486

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JMS Says
We are excited to launch the new JMS Says section! The first essays are now available to read online. Please contribute to the discussion of the essay topics by leaving a comment on the JMS Website (no registration needed):

Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award Call 2016
The Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award is an annual prize of £5,000 awarded to innovative scholarship demonstrated within a PhD thesis in any discipline within management and organisation studies. To be eligible for the 2016 Grigor McClelland Doctoral Dissertation Award, candidates must have completed (i.e. a thesis must have been successfully examined) their doctoral dissertation (PhD or DBA) within 2015.
Closing date for applications: 29th February 2016.
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New General and Associate Editors
The Journal of Management Studies is seeking a General and two Associate Editors to join the editorial team from the 1st January 2016.
Closing date: 11th November 2015.
Interviews will be held in London on the 14th December 2015. See the advertisement here.

JMS Best Paper 2014
We are excited to announce that the 2014 award for Best Paper has been awarded to "Playing on Two Chessboards: Reputation Effects between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Political Activity (CPA)" by Frank den Hond (Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki & VU University, Amsterdam), Kathleen A. Rehbein (Marquette University, Milwaukee), Frank G. A. de Bakker (VU University, Amsterdam) and Hilde Kooijmans-van Lankveld (Province Noord-Brabant, ‘s-Hertogenbosch). You can read the paper here:

JMS Best Reviewer 2014
We are delighted to announce that the 2014 award for Best Reviewer has been jointly awarded to Jonathan Arthurs (Oregon State University, USA), Daniel Nyberg (University of Newcastle, Australia), and Matt Wood (Baylor University, USA). We would like to extend our deep gratitude to all three winners for their outstanding review work for the journal.

Karen Legge Prize 2014
We are very pleased to announce that the 2014 Karen Legge Prize has been awarded to Tom Vanacker (Ghent University, Belgium), for outstanding contribution by an early career researcher to JMS and the management studies community.

JMS in FT45

JMS is included in the FT45; the list of 45 journals used by the Financial Times in compiling the Business School research rank, including both the Global MBA and EMBA rankings.

SAMS Invites Funding Applications

The Society for the Advancement of Management Studies (SAMS) is currently inviting applications for funding to support events or activities that benefit the management studies community.
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JMS Classic Articles

JMS Classic Articles

In the JMS Classic Article Series, we invite a new generation of scholars to reflect on some of the groundbreaking articles published in JMS over our 50 year history.

The latest set of Classic Articles re-evaluate Hugh Willmott's ground-breaking 1993 paper ‘Strength is ignorance; slavery is freedom: managing culture in modern organizations’.

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Point Counterpoint Debates

Point-Counterpoint Articles

The latest JMS Point Counterpoint debates are available FREE in volume 50, issue 1. This set of papers address the perceived lack of innovative theory development in management studies, and explore how to foster creative new research in the field.

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JMS Best Paper Award

JMS Best Paper Award

2014 Best Paper (Awarded in 2015)
Playing on Two Chessboards: Reputation Effects between Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Political Activity (CPA)
Frank den Hond, Kathleen A. Rehbein, Frank G. A. de Bakker, and Hilde Kooijmans-van Lankveld

2013 Best Paper (Awarded in 2014)
How Useful Are The Strategic Tools We Teach In Business Schools?

Robert P. Wright, Sotirios E. Paroutis, and Daniela P. Blettner

2012 Best Paper (Awarded in 2013)
Solving the Entrepreneurial Puzzle: The Role of Entrepreneurial Interpretation in Opportunity Formation and Related Processes

Ilídio Barreto

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