The Journal of Business and Psychology (JBP) is an international outlet publishing high quality research designed to advance organizational science and practice. Since its inception in 1986, the journal has published impactful scholarship in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, Work Psychology, Occupational Psychology, and Vocational Psychology.

Typical subject matters include

  • Team processes and effectiveness
  • Customer service and satisfaction
  • Employee recruitment, selection, and promotion
  • Employee engagement and withdrawal
  • Organizational culture and climate
  • Training, development and coaching
  • Mentoring and socialization
  • Performance management, appraisal and feedback
  • Workplace diversity
  • Leadership
  • Workplace health, stress, and safety
  • Employee attitudes and satisfaction
  • Careers and retirement
  • Organizational communication
  • Technology and work
  • Employee motivation and job design
  • Organizational change and development
  • Employee citizenship and deviance
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Work-nonwork/work-family

Rigorous quantitative, qualitative, field-based, and lab-based empirical studies are welcome. Interdisciplinary scholarship is valued and encouraged. Submitted manuscripts should be well-grounded conceptually and make meaningful contributions to scientific understandingsand/or the advancement of science-based practice.

The Journal of Business and Psychology is

- A high quality/impactful outlet for organizational science research

- A journal dedicated to bridging the science/practice divide

- A journal striving to create interdisciplinary connections

In addition to publishing high quality research on a regular basis, every year we will have a special feature edition. For example,

a. A “State of the Practice” edition. This edition would have about 12 pieces (around 3000 words each), typically written by well-known scientist-practitioners. Each peer-reviewed piece would discuss best practices in a particularpractice area that are extremely relevant in today’s business world (e.g., Succession Planning; High Potential Identification). In addition, and most importantly, the piece would discuss the type of research that is needed tohelp in this area from a practice perspective. This would hopefully promote our science/practice ideals and further support the notion of evidence based management.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Steven G. Rogelberg
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

2.582 (2018)
Impact factor
3.995 (2018)
Five year impact factor
39 days
Submission to first decision
369 days
Submission to acceptance
367,051 (2019)
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