The Irish Journal of Management

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The Irish Journal of Management aims to publish well-written and well researched articles that will contribute to the understanding of management-related issues in both Irish and international contexts. The Journal welcomes contributions from a wide range of management viewpoints including inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary perspectives as well as traditional disciplines and functions. The Journal seeks the following types of submissions:

  • Research Papers: Publishing quantitative and qualitative research approaches, literature surveys, conceptual papers and critiques.
  • Teaching Submissions: These can range from case study contributions, critiques and retrospective contributions on pedagogical issues related to teaching issues across discipline areas.
  • Book Reviews: word count (1,000 – 2,000 words)
  • Special Journal Issues Submissions: The editors of the Journal seek submissions for special issue themes that are in keeping with the overall focus of the Journal.

The IJM is a peer-reviewed journal, with a "double-blind" review process involving at least two reviewers. The journal publishes two issues each year, in addition to occasional special issues

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:

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Jonathan Lavelle, University of Limerick, Ireland
Michelle O’Sullivan, University of Limerick, Ireland

Editorial Board Members
Katie Bailey, University of Sussex, UK
Jorge Carrillo, El Colegio de al Frontera Norte, Mexico
Jan Cleveland, Colorado State University, USA
David Collings, Dublin City University, Ireland
Niall Cullinane, Queens University Belfast, UK
James Cunningham, Northumbria University, UK
Shirley Davey, University of Ulster, UK
Rong Du, Xidian University, China
Tony Dundon, University of Manchester, UK
Audrey Gilmore, University of Ulster, UK
Patrick Gibbons, University College Dublin, Ireland
Michelle Hammond, University of Limerick, Ireland
Brian Harney, Dublin City University, Ireland
Denis Harrington, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
Graham Heaslip, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Ireland
Margaret Heffernan, Dublin City University, Ireland
Rachel Hilliard, NUI Galway, Ireland
Ann Huff, Dublin City University, Ireland
Briga Hynes, University of Limerick, Ireland
Donncha Kavanagh, University College Dublin, Ireland
Mary Keating, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Carol Kelleher, University College Cork, Ireland
Thomas Lawton, Open University Business School
Alma McCarthy, NUI Galway, Ireland
Aoife McDermott, Cardiff University, UK
Anthony McDonnell, University College Cork, Ireland
Peter McKiernan, University of Strathclyde, UK
Peter McNamara, Maynooth University, Ireland
Brendan McSweeney, University of London, UK
Rebecca Mitchell, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Colm O'Gorman, Dublin City University, Ireland
Lisa O'Malley, University of Limerick, Ireland
William K. Roche, University College Dublin, Ireland
Tony Royle, Bradford University, UK
Gerard Ryan, Universitat Rovira I Virgili, Spain
Pamela Sharkey-Scott, Maynooth University, Ireland
Eoin Whelan, NUI Galway, Ireland
Geoffrey Wood, University of Essex, UK
Angela Wright, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland

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All manuscripts should be submitted to the journal via Editorial Manager.

Authors are strongly advised to consult one or more recent issues of IJM before submitting manuscripts for publication – please see submission guidelines for full details.

To ensure anonymous review, authors should not identify themselves in the text but should include a separate sheet with a short biography of 50-75 words.

Manuscripts submitted should not have been previously published or under concurrent consideration at another journal.

If you have a query on the suitability of a paper for the Irish Journal of Management, please contact the Editors: Dr Jonathan Lavelle at or Dr Michelle O’Sullivan at

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