Financial Times Top 50 Journals Used in Business School Research Rankings

Below is the list of  journals used by the Financial Times (FT) in compiling the FT Research rank, included in the Global MBA, EMBA and Online MBA rankings. "This is calculated according to the number of faculty publications published in 50 academic and practitioner journals. Points are awarded to the business school at which the author is currently employed. The total is then weighted for faculty size."

Publication Title Subject Area Publisher Info for Authors
1 Academy of Management Journal Management Academy of Management Info
2 Academy of Management Review Management Academy of Management Info
3 Accounting, Organizations and Society Accounting Elsevier Info
4 Accounting Review Accounting American Accounting Association Info
5 Administrative Science Quarterly Management Cornell University Info
6 American Economic Review Economics American Economic Association Info
7 Contemporary Accounting Research Accounting Wiley / Canadian Academic Accounting Association Info
8 Econometrica Economics Wiley / Econometric Society Info
9 Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Entrepreneurship Wiley / United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Info
10 Harvard Business Review Management Harvard Business School Publishing Info
11 Human Relations Human Resources Sage Info
12 Human Resource Management Human Resources Wiley Info
13 Information Systems Research Operations & Information Systems INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Info
14 Journal of Accounting and Economics Accounting Elsevier Info
15 Journal of Accounting Research Accounting Wiley / University of Chicago Info
16 Journal of Applied Psychology Organizational Behaviour American Psychological Association Info
17 Journal of Business Ethics Ethics Springer Info
18 Journal of Business Venturing Entrepreneurship Elsevier Info
19 Journal of Consumer Psychology Marketing Elsevier Info
20 Journal of Consumer Research Marketing University of Chicago Press Info
21 Journal of Finance Finance Wiley / American Finance Association Info
22 Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Finance Cambridge University Press Info
23 Journal of Financial Economics Finance Elsevier Info
24 Journal of International Business Studies International Business Palgrave Macmillan / Academy of International Business Info
25 Journal of Management Management Sage Info
26 Journal of Management Information Systems  Operations & Information Systems Taylor & Francis Info
27 Journal of Management Studies Management Wiley / Society for the Advancement of Managment Studies Info
28 Journal of Marketing Marketing American Marketing Association Info
29 Journal of Marketing Research Marketing American Marketing Association Info
30 Journal of Operations Management Operations & Information Systems Elsevier Info
31 Journal of Political Economy Economics University of Chicago Press Info
32 Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science Marketing Springer Info
33 Management Science Operations & Information Systems INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Info
34 Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Operations & Information Systems INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Info
35 Marketing Science Marketing INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Info
36 MIS Quarterly Operations & Information Systems Managment Information Systems Research Centre, University of Minnesota Info
37 MIT Sloan Management Review Management MIT Press (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Info
38 Operations Research Operations & Information Systems INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Info
39 Organization Science Organizational Behaviour INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Info
40 Organization Studies Organizational Behaviour Sage Info
41 Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes Organizational Behaviour Elsevier Info
42 Production and Operations Management Operations & Information Systems Wiley / POMS (Production and Operations Management Society) Info
43 Quarterly Journal of Economics Economics Oxford University Press Info
44 Research Policy Economics, Management Elsevier Info
45 Review of Accounting Studies Accounting Springer Info
46 Review of Economic Studies Economics Review of Economic Studies Ltd. / Oxford University Press Info
47 Review of Finance Finance Oxford University Press Info
48 Review of Financial Studies Finance Oxford University Press Info
49 Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal Entrepreneurship Wiley Info
50 Strategic Management Journal Management Wiley Info

Notes:
• The list of titles is based upon survey feedback from business schools participating in the MBA and EMBA rankings.
• The FT top 40 list expanded to the FT top 45 list in 2010. Two titles were dropped: International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Management International Review. Seven titles were added: Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Marketing Research, Production and Operations Management, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Accounting Studies
• The FT top 45 list expanded to the FT top 50 list in 2016. Four titles were dropped: Academy of Management Perspectives, California Management Review, Journal of the American Statistical Association and RAND Journal of Economics. Nine titles were added: Human Relations, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Research Policy, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Finance, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

Last Reviewed: August 30, 2016