Aims and scope

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

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