Australian Journal of Management (AJM)

The Australian Journal of Management is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes research in accounting, applied economics, finance, industrial relations, political science, psychology, statistics, and other disciplines, provided the application is to management.

We also publish research in areas such as marketing, corporate strategy, operations management, organisation development, decision analysis, and other problem-focused paradigms. In the Australian Research Council's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative 2012 quality rating AJM is ranked as a tier A journal.


The Australian Journal of Management was founded at the fledgling AGSM @ UNSW Business School in 1976. The foundation editor was Ray Ball, followed by Chris Adam, John Conybeare, the late Vic Taylor, Phillip Yetton, John Roberts, and Robert Marks, Baljit Sidhu and Jane Baxter.

  • Editor in Chief: Andrew Jackson
  • Publication frequency: 4 issues a year
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  •  2019 Impact Factor: 1.065
    5-Year Impact Factor: 1.421
    Ranking Business: 133/152 
    Ranking Management: 192/226

Please contact Sussanne Nottage for Initial enquiries about publishing in the Australian Journal of Management.

Editorial Statements outlining the scope of the journal and the type of manuscripts publishes for the various subject areas can be accessed here.

Call for Papers 

The Ray Ball Prize

The Australian Journal of Management awards a prize for the most outstanding paper published during the previous year. Starting this year, the award has been renamed in honour of Ray Ball, who was the founding editor of the journal in 1976. The journal has named the award in recognition of both his contribution to the broad management academic community, but also his involvement in the setting up of the journal.

2019 Winner
Anna Loyeung, The Role of Boutique Financial Advisors in Mergers and Acquisitions
Vol. 44(2), 2019, pp. 212-247).

2019 Runner-up
Cynthia Cai, Jennifer Gippel, Yushu Zhu and Abhay Singh, The power of crowds: Grand challenges in the Asia Pacific Region
Volume 44(4), 2019, pp. 551-570

E. Yetton Prize

2018 Winner
Ron Bird, Doug Foster, Jack Gray, Adrian M Raftery, Susan Thorp and Danny Yeung, Who starts a self-managed superannuation fund and why?
Volume 43 (3), 2018, pp. 476-492

2018 Runner-up
Simon Torp and Bo Bernhard Nielsen, Psychological ownership and financial firm performance
Volume 43 (3), 2018, pp. 201-223

Australian Journal of Management latest issue 

November 2020
Australian Journal of Management