Journal of Operations Management

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Journal of Operations Management

The Journal of Operations Management (JOM) is an empirical journal whose mission is to advance the theories of operations management (OM) and supply chain management (SCM).

It is the premier ranked journal, repeatedly ranked above other journals in the discipline. It is one of the OM-SCM focused empirical journals used by both the Financial Times in its rankings of Business Schools as well as by the University of Texas in its assessment of scholarship.

In terms of citation share, in 2012 JOM was given the following ISI category ranking:

  • 1/78 in "Operations Research & Management Science"
  • 7/172 in "Management"

Special Issues in Progress

  • "Competitive Manufacturing in a High-Cost Environment," with Suzanne de Treville, Mikko Ketokivi, and Vinod Singhal as guest editors. Learn more.
  • "System Dynamics: Emergence, Reinforcement, Adaptation and Traps," with John Sterman, Rogelio Oliva, Kevin Linderman, and Elliot Bendoly as guest editors. Learn more.
  • "Professional Service Operations Management," with Michael Lewis, Jean Harvey, and Janelle Heineke as guest editors. Learn more.

2014 Special Issues

The impact for JOM is 4.40.  The 5- year impact factor is 7.13, more information can be found in the Impact Factor Data report.

Learn about our editorial philosophy.

Elsevier Online Submission System
Submit papers online for review for publication and to review papers as either a reviewer or associate editor.

Rankings and Statistics

SCImago Journal & Country Rank


Thomas Y Choi
W. P. Carey School of Business
Arizona State University

V. Daniel R. Guide
Smeal College of Business
Pennsylvania State University

Technology Coordinator

Sriram Narayanan
Broad College of Business
Michigan State University