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Human Resource Management: Databases & Journals

Databases

Management Journals

Open Access Journals

Accredited Journals

Financial Times Top 50 Journals


1. Academy of Management Journal 

2. Academy of Management Review 

3. Accounting, Organizations and Society 
 
4. Administrative Science Quarterly 
 
5. American Economic Review 
 
6. Contemporary Accounting Research
 
7. Econometrica
 
8. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 
 
9. Harvard Business Review 
 
10. Human Relations* 
 
11. Human Resource Management
 
12. Information Systems Research
 

13. Journal of Accounting and Economics 

14. Journal of Accounting Research 
 
15. Journal of Applied Psychology 
 
16. Journal of Business Ethics 
 
17. Journal of Business Venturing 
 
18. Journal of Consumer Psychology 
 
19. Journal of Consumer Research 
 
20. Journal of Finance 
 
21. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
 
22. Journal of Financial Economics 
 
23. Journal of International Business Studies
 
24. Journal of Management* 
 
25. Journal of Management Information Systems*
 
26. Journal of Management Studies 
 
27. Journal of Marketing 
 
28. Journal of Marketing Research 
 
29. Journal of Operations Management 
 
30. Journal of Political Economy 
 
31. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science* 
 
32. Management Science 
 
33. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management* 
 
34. Marketing Science 
 
35. MIS Quarterly 
 
36. Operations Research 
 
37. Organization Science 
 
38. Organization Studies 
 
39. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 
 
40. Production and Operations Management 
 
41. Quarterly Journal of Economics 
 
42. Research Policy* 
 
43. Review of Accounting Studies
 
44. Review of Economic Studies* 
 
45. Review of Finance* 
 
46. Review of Financial Studies 
 
47. Sloan Management Review 
 
48. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal* 
 
49. Strategic Management Journal 
 
50. The Accounting Review
Source: Financial Times (Ormans, L, September 2016)

What are Predatory Journals?

Predatory open-access publishing is an exploitative open-access academic publishing business model that involves charging publication fees to authors without providing the editorial and publishing services associated with legitimate journals (open access or not).

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Predatory_open_access_publishing, accessed on 08/05/2018)

National Research Foundation (South Africa) - Statement on Predatory Publishers

How do I Identify a Predatory Journal?

The Department of Higher Education and Training  have already compiled a list of Accredited Journals for your convenience:

http://www.library.up.ac.za/journals/journalsaccredited.htm

If a journal does not appear in this list, check the pointers below on how to identify a predatory journal:

  • Invitation to publish via overly flattering e-mails
  • Deception/hijacking – they use the same title as a well-known existing journal
  • Broad journal title – includes subject fields not normally grouped together
  • Charge exuberant author fees – more than $5,000.
  • High acceptance rate – more than 50%
  • Rapid publication – little or no peer-review
  • Authors are not required to rework material – publish without changes
  • No ISSN or DOI (digital object identifier)
  • Editorial board members
    - no affiliation, experience or contact detail
    - Gmail or yahoo e-mail addresses (not academic)
    - do these people know they are on the Board?
  • Fake websites
    - do not exist
    - poorly maintained
    - spelling mistakes
    - dead links
  • Proof of peer review
  • Indexed by typical databases in the field
  • Journal claims to have an impact factor – but no way of confirming this
  • Trust your professional judgment

            If something feels wrong, it probably is!

Lists that Identify Predatory Journals

Stop predatory journals

  • Lists of predatory journals

https://predatoryjournals.com/journals/

(This is a list of possible predatory journals. The kernel for this list was extracted from the archive of Beall’s list at web.archive.org. It will be updated as new information or suggested edits are submitted or found by the maintainers of this site.)
 

  • Lists of predatory publishers

https://predatoryjournals.com/publishers/

(This is a list of possible predatory publishers. The kernel for this list was extracted from the archive of Beall’s List at web.archive.org. It will be updated as new information or suggested edits are submitted or found by the maintainers of this site)


Beall’s list of predatory journals (Archived on internet archive as at 31.12.2016) 

Articles

The Extent of South African Authored Articles in Predatory Journals

A Research article by Johann Mouton and Astrid Valentine, 2017.


Tips to Avoid Predatory Jouranls and Conferences

This article is a summary of a full-length guide, complete with a full list of references, by Sarah Eaton, 2018.

Avoiding Predatory Journals and Questionable Conferences

A Resource Guide by Sarah Eaton, 2018.

Videos


Identifying Predatory Publishers