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 2018, GSJ had an impact factor of 2.730 and a ranking of 82/217.
JCR article influence score of 1.222 in 2018, as well as a 5-year impact factor of 3.886
In the last five years (2013 through 2018), GSJ received 850 original submissions from scholars based in more than 65 countries.
2019 Best Paper Prize Winner
Congratulations to Anoop Madhok and Mohammad Keyhani! Their paper, "Acquisitions as entrepreneurship: asymmetries, opportunities, and the internalization of multinationals from emerging economies" (GSJ Volume 2, Issue 1), has been named the 2019 best paper.
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.
Beware of Forged Acceptance Letters
The Global Strategy Journal does not charge an acceptance fee for papers. Any letter that appears to be from a Co-Editor of an SMS journal promising a manuscript's acceptance in exchange for money has been forged. All legitimate correspondence related to the review and acceptance of the paper will reference the manuscript number assigned by the submission system, ScholarOne.
Winner of the 2018 GSJ Best Paper Prize!
In this video, Global Strategy Journal 2018 Best Paper Prize recipient Jean François Hennart discusses his winning paper, "Emerging Market Multinationals and the Theory of the Multinational Enterprise," with GSJ Co-Editor Torben Pederson.
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
2017 GSJ Best Paper Prize Award Winner
Click here to see a video about the 2017 GSJ Best Paper Prize award winner, "Reverse innovation, emerging markets, and global strategy" by Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti.