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Research Technology Management

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 8956308
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
History: 1988-1989, 1995-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Technology Management

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RTM is the leading peer-reviewed journal focused on the practice of innovation. We publish articles that map the cutting edge in R&D management, illustrate how management theory can be applied to real-world challenges, and give R&D managers the tools to promote innovation throughout their organizations. RTM publishes both quantitative and rigorous qualitative work, including case studies, descriptions of new practical models, and paradigms for understanding and fostering innovation. We are interested in a wide range of topics in innovation and technology management, including: • Product development processes and strategy • R&D portfolio management • R&D performance metrics • Management of technical and creative people • Strategy and innovation • Global innovation • Innovation and design, including design thinking • Innovation and organizational culture • Innovation and sustainability across the triple bottom line • New modes of innovation, including business model innovation, corporate entrepreneuring/intrapreneuring, and various forms of open innovation • Intellectual asset management • Innovations of manufacturing, including Industry 4.0 • Security, ethical, and legal challenges associated with emerging technologies and innovation nodes • Emerging trends reshaping R&D and innovation into the future

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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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Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 2.688
  • 2018 Impact Factor 1.392
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.207
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.846
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.277
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.266
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.035
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.929
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.927
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.748
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.681
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.684
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.722
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.908
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.676
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.964
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.655
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.750
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.443
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.857
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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.