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International Journal of Conflict Management

International Journal of Conflict Management

ISSN: 1044-4068

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2018 Impact Factor: 1.196*
5-year Impact Factor (2018): 1.483*

CiteScore 2020: 2.8
CiteScoreTracker 2021: 2.4 (Updated Monthly)

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Aims and Scope 

The International Journal of Conflict Management publishes research on negotiation and conflict management relevant to the substantive domains served by the journal, including:

  • Business to Business Negotiations
  • Collective Bargaining and Industrial Relations
  • Communication and Conflict
  • Conflict at Work
  • Conflict Management
  • Conflict and Technology
  • Culture, Negotiation, and Conflict Management
  • Dispute Resolution (ADR, Mediation, Arbitration) 
  • Fairness and Organizational Justice
  • Law and Legal Conflict and Negotiation
  • Levels of Conflict (Individual, Team, Organizational, Country)
  • Negotiations
  • Peace Studies and International Conflicts
  • Social Psychological Conflict
  • Types of Conflict (Task, Relationship)
  • Other Related Topics

The format of published articles includes original theory-based empirical articles, meta-analyses, critical or integrative theory focused articles, comprehensive literature reviews, research notes, and book reviews.

International Journal of Conflict Management is indexed and abstracted in:

Academic Search Premier, Business Source Alumni Edition/Complete/Corporate Plus/Elite/Premier (EBSCO), Business Source Premier, Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology Behavioural Sciences Collection (EBSCO), SocIndex (EBSCO), Corporate ResourceNet (EBSCO), ESSEC Business School, INSPEC, OCLC's Electronic Collections Online, ProQuest - ABI Inform, Psychological Abstracts, PsycINFO, PsycLIT, Research Alert, Psychology & Behavioral Collection, ReadCube Discover,Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index, Sociological Abstracts & Sociological Collection

This journal is ranked by:

Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Quality Journal List, Australian Research Council (ERA Journal List), BFI (Denmark), ESSEC (France), NSD (Norway), Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN), The Publication Forum (Finland), AIDEA (Italy),  Scopus (CiteScore), Clarivate Analytics (SSCI)

Readers of IJCMA may also be interested in two recent publications from the series Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development:

The Evolving Boundaries of Defence: An Assessment of Recent Shifts in Defence Activities
Edited by Renaud Bellais. 
Understanding Terrorism: A Socio-Economic Perspective
Edited by Raul Caruso and Andrea Locatelli.   


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* 2018 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2019)