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Practicing what we preach: The geographic diversity of editorial boards

I Metz, A Harzing

Proceedings of The International Conference on Economics, Business Management and Marketing | ICEBMM organising committee | Published : 2010


With the increasing globalisation of knowledge and management education, it is important that we build on our scanty understanding of trends and levels of geographic diversification in editorial board membership of management journals. Our study examines geographic diversity in editorial boards in Management over a 20-year period. It uses secondary data from 57 journals covering approximately 16,000 editorial board members. We found that the geographic diversity of editorial boards (EBs) has increased in the last 20 years, but it is still low for most management journals. Further, two factors partly predict the geographic diversity of EBs of management journals: the editor's country of resid..

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