No. 2 business journal in the world names Dr. Patrick McKay as associate editor

Dr. Patrick McKay, a professor in the Department of Management, was invited to serve as an associate editor of the Journal of Management.

“Dr. McKay’s selection as an associate editor for this prestigious and highly impactful journal indicates the academy’s respect for his scholarship,” said Dr. Joy Karriker, chair, the Department of Management. “We are grateful for Professor McKay’s willingness to take on this role, even as he continues to contribute to the classroom and as a collaborative colleague in our department.”

Notably, the Journal of Management (JOM) is committed to publishing research articles that have a high impact on the management field. JOM includes topics such as business strategy and policy, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, human resource management, organizational theory, and organizational research methods. It is peer-reviewed, published bi-monthly, and currently has a five-year impact factor of 18.017. This ranks second out of 83 for applied psychology journals, and second out of 154 for peer-reviewed business journals, according to Journal Citation Reports.

Articles in the Journal of Management are not only highly read and widely cited, but they have also become a major learning and thought-provoking resource for management scholars.

“I am deeply honored by the invitation to serve as an associate editor of the Journal of Management,” said McKay. “I feel that it is an important service to the profession to help ensure the quality of scientific information disseminated to scholars, practitioners, students, and other stakeholders.  I am proud to represent the Department of Management, College of Business, and ECU in fulfilling the editorial appointment.”

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