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Human Resource Management Journal

Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 9545395
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
History: 1990-1995, 2005-ongoing
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Human Resource Management Journal

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



From 2006, HRMJ has also broadened its editorial scope to become more globally orientated and has strengthened the international character of its Editorial Board. HRMJ seeks to publish scholarly articles on any aspect of employment studies but especially those focused on issues related to the management of people at work. Articles should make a substantive contribution to theory development on contemporary issues, incorporate rigorous use of theory and research, and offer well-founded conclusions with practical implications. Authors are encouraged to avoid the inherent biases of cross-sectional or single-source data, however, where such an approach can be justified through an appropriate research model or the potential for a novel theoretical contribution, such empirical studies will be considered provided sufficient steps have been taken to limit any potential bias. The journal is particularly interested in articles that will appeal to an international readership. Critical reviews are also welcomed, especially those pointing to how theory and practice can be developed further.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Human Resource Management Journal

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 6.027
  • 2018 Impact Factor 3.300
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.971
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.603
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.431
  • 2014 Impact Factor 3.220
  • 2013 Impact Factor 3.654
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.423
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.041
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.917
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.745
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.744
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.744
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.513
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.829
  • 2004 Impact Factor 1.366
  • 2003 Impact Factor 1.537
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.891
  • 2001 Impact Factor 1.220
  • 2000 Impact Factor 1.490
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.