Founded in 2011, Global Strategy Journal is the leading journal on global strategic management research. It aims to shape the direction of conversations on the interaction between the global context and the strategy and strategic management of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. The global strategic management domain encompasses the strategic management, organization, and success of multinational organizations; the bidirectional interaction of the global business environment and organizational strategies; comparative strategies in different national settings; and the comparative effect of regional and national contexts on the strategies of domestic and multinational organizations. It publishes double-blind reviewed and invited papers that offer innovative theoretical perspectives or provide tests of empirical relationships based on quantitative or qualitative analyses.
GSJ is targeted at publishing the most influential global strategy research in the world.
In 2016, GSJ had an impact factor of 2 and a ranking of 84/193.
JCR article influence score of 2.1 in 2016, as well as 5-year impact factor of 5.67
During the journal’s first four years, from late 2010 through the end of 2014, almost 700 unique scholars based in more than 50 countries submitted articles to GSJ.
2017 GSJ Best Paper Prize
Congratulations to the recipients of the first GSJ Best Paper Award, Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti for their paper, "Reverse Innovation, Emerging Markets, and Global Strategy," which was published in November 2011!
SMS Journal App!
We are excited to announce the release of an SMS Journal App! Members can access SMS Journal articles on iOS and Android devices using this new app. Visit your app store to download the app and learn more about its many features. Click here for more details about the App.
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Ram Mudambi are in-coming editors
Alvaro and Ram are joining Torben Pedersen as co-editors of GSJ starting from January 1st, 2017. Both Alvaro and Ram have substantial editorial experience and they will bring new inspiration and ideas on how we can take the journal to the next level.
GSJ Prize at 2016 EIBA Annual Conference
Global Strategy Journal sponsored the Best Global Strategy Paper at the 2016 EIBA (European International Business Academy) Annual Conference in Vienna, Dec 2-4. Torben presented award certificates to the winners, Guus Hendriks, Pursey Heugens and Arjen Slangen, Erasmus University, Netherlands, for their paper, “Portfolio Restructuring in the Face of Diversity: the Role of Performance Feedback”. We trust that the award winning authors will give strong consideration to GSJ as an outlet for their outstanding work, and that our sponsorship will encourage even more members of EIBA to recognize GSJ as the premier outlet for global strategy research.
Winner of the 2017 GSJ Best Paper Award!
We are excited to announce the winner of the 2017 GSJ Best Paper Award is the paper, "Reverse innovation, emerging markets, and global strategy" by Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti. Click here to see a short video about this paper.
GSJ Video Abstract by Robin Pesch and Ricarda B. Bouncken: How to Achieve Benefits from Diversity in International Alliances?
Published July 5, 2017
GSJ Video Abstract by Liangding Jia, Sali Li, Steve Tallman and Yaqin Zheng: Catch-up via agglomeration: A study of township clusters.
Published March 13, 2017
GSJ Video Abstract - Fainshmidt, Smith and Judge
Published May 12, 2016
Themes support the vision statement by offering a more detailed description of the perceived boundaries of the field of global strategy. These specific themes should be considered as the current expression of a set of dynamic concepts and are expected to evolve over time. Click here to view these specific themes and their descriptions.