The First 20 Years of Organizational Research Methods : Trajectory, Impact, and Predictions for the Future

Published on Apr 1, 2019in Organizational Research Methods6.55
· DOI :10.1177/1094428118786564
Herman Aguinis54
Estimated H-index: 54
(GW: George Washington University),
Ravi S. Ramani3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Purdue University),
Isabel Villamor (GW: George Washington University)
We analyze the trajectory of Organizational Research Methods (ORM) during the first 20 years of its existence (i.e., 1998-2017). First, beginning with the inaugural volume, we review the editorials to create a qualitative account regarding ORM’s journey as narrated by the journal’s leaders in their own voices. Second, we examine the composition of the five senior editorial teams (i.e., editors and associate editors), including their qualitative-quantitative, micro-macro, and disciplinary orientation, as well as the types of articles published by ORM along the qualitative-quantitative and micro-macro distinctions. Third, we describe the 27 feature topics (i.e., set of articles addressing a common issue) published by ORM. Fourth, we offer information regarding ORM’s impact and influence based on impact factor data, journal lists, and other indicators (e.g., ORM articles that have received awards from professional organizations, most cited ORM articles out of a total of 484). Fifth, we identify the most freq...
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