Journal of Management Development
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Journal of Management Development

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 2621711
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
History: 1982-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


More specificallythe Journal of Management Development seeks to publish papers that asks and helps to answer important and interesting questions in management development develops or tests theory extends prior studies explores interesting phenomena reviews and synthesizes existing research. All empirical methods includingbut not limited toqualitative quantitative field laboratory metaanalytic and mixedmethods are welcome. Editorial criteriaManuscripts should make strong empirical and theoretical contributions should highlight the relevance of those contributions to management development. Manuscripts should be of a conceptualtheoretical nature that includes practical application based on practical experienceresearch report a case study situation or any combination thereof. The prime requirement for acceptance of an article will be that itis directly relevant to management developmentmakes a significant original contribution to the field contains elements which have general application andis within the scope of the journal coverage.The Journal of Management Development draws together the thinking and research relating to the role played by managers in contemporary organizations. It is widely acknowledged that investment in management development helps to reduce costs increase sales and improve productivity. The development of management influences such fields as business strategy organizational theory corporate governance and entrepreneurship which add value to society and change societal life in ways which have significant and sustainable outcomes.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

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.

Journal of Management Development
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Journal of Management Development
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    4.239 4.252 4.581
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    2.822 3.178 3.651
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    2.505 3.081 3.248
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    1.881 2.117 2.142
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    1.683 1.773 1.682
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    1.5 1.405 1.502
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.054 1.124 1.341
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.898 1.153 1.145
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.121 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.982 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.83 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.978 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.873 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.97 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.806 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.78 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.532 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.641 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.811 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.538 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.476 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.432 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.27 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

Journal of Management Development

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


Journal of Management Development
H-Index History