Journal of Product Innovation Management
Journal of Product Innovation Management  
DisciplineBusiness, management
Edited byGloria Barczak
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
J. Prod. Innov. Manag.
ISSN0737-6782 (print)
1540-5885 (web)
OCLC no.09425135

The Journal of Product Innovation Management is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Product Development and Management Association. The current editor-in-chief is Gloria Barczak (Northeastern University).

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 1.696, ranking it 12th out of 43 journals in the category "Engineering, Industrial",[1] 44th out of 111 journals in the category "Business",[2] and 64th out of 185 journals in the category "Management".[3]

The journal received an "A" ranking as a marketing journal by 1100 business scholars in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.[4]

In 2014 the Journal received 471 manuscripts, desk rejected 59% of submissions, and Accepted 6-10% of the submissions. The top 10 countries submitting papers were: USA (15.5%), UK (11.5%), Germany (9.3%), China (8.1%), Taiwan (7.6%), India (4.9%), Spain and Italy (3.8%), The Netherlands (3.2%), and France (3%).[5]


In 2012, the journal published a study that ranked the Henry W. Bloch School of Management (University of Missouri-Kansas City) number 1 in the world for research in innovation management.[6][7] However, the methodology of the study and the independence of its authors was questioned.[8][9] In March, 2015, the journal published an "expression of concern" regarding the study. However, four independent scholars had later reviewed the article and found its methodology to be acceptable.[10]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Engineering, Industrial". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Business". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Management". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014.
  4. ^ "Teilrating MARK". Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ Barczak, G. (2015), JPIM 2014: The Year in Review. Journal of Product Innovation Management, 32: 308. doi: 10.1111/jpim.12264
  6. ^ Yang, Pianpian; Tao, Lei (2012). "Perspective: Ranking of the World's Top Innovation Management Scholars and Universities". Journal of Product Innovation Management. 29 (2): 319. doi:10.1111/j.1540-5885.2011.00898.x.
  7. ^ "UMKC Ranks Number One for Innovation Management Research". University of Missouri. Retrieved 2015.
  8. ^ "UMKC's misleading march to the top". Kansas City Star. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ "For Business School's No. 1 Ranking, Big Asterisk Looms - The Ticker - Blogs". The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved 2015.
  10. ^ "Journal expresses concern about study that ranked UMKC No. 1". Kansas City Star. Retrieved 2015.

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