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Group & Organization Management

An International Journal

Texas Tech University

Manuscript Submission Guidelines:

Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to Authors will be required to set up an online account on the SAGETRACK system powered by ScholarOne. Your submission will be acknowledged electronically when received.

Please be aware that you will be prompted to select from a pull-down menu five keywords describing your submission that will help us identify appropriate reviewers; your assurances that your submission is original (i.e., not published elsewhere) and is not currently under review elsewhere.

In order to facilitate processing of submissions, please make sure that:

  • Your submission (including references) conforms to APA format as outlined in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).
  • Files should be submitted in Microsoft Word format.
  • All text, including references, is double-spaced in 12-pitch or larger font with margins of one inch or more.
  • Your title page includes complete contact information for all authors, including mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, phone and fax numbers.
  • Your abstract is 250 words or less.
  • Your submission contains few and only necessary endnotes.
  • The text of your submission, including abstract, body of the paper, and references (but not including title page, tables, and figures), is no longer than 35 pages total.
  • Any prior publication of the data featured in the manuscript is explicitly acknowledged either in the manuscript or in the transmittal letter to the editor. Any forthcoming or "in press" articles which use the data should be forwarded to the editor with the submission.

Any questions concerning electronic submission should be directed to the Editor at

Authors who want to refine the use of English in their manuscripts might consider utilizing the services of SPi, a non-affiliated company that offers Professional Editing Services to authors of journal articles in the areas of science, technology, medicine or the social sciences. SPi specializes in editing and correcting English-language manuscripts written by authors with a primary language other than English. Visit for more information about SPi’s Professional Editing Services, pricing, and turn-around times, or to obtain a free quote or submit a manuscript for language polishing.

Please be aware that SAGE has no affiliation with SPi and makes no endorsement of the company. An author’s use of SPi’s services in no way guarantees that his or her submission will ultimately be accepted. Any arrangement an author enters into will be exclusively between the author and SPi, and any costs incurred are the sole responsibility of the author.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).


As part of the submission process you will be asked to provide the names of [X] peers who could be called upon to review your manuscript. Recommended reviewers should be experts in their fields and should be able to provide an objective assessment of the manuscript. Please be aware of any conflicts of interest when recommending reviewers. Examples of conflicts of interest include (but are not limited to) the below:

  • The reviewer should have no prior knowledge of your submission
  • The reviewer should not have recently collaborated with any of the authors
  • Reviewer nominees from the same institution as any of the authors are not permitted

Please note that the Editors are not obliged to invite any recommended/opposed reviewers to assess your manuscript.

Subscription Information :
Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $1,287.00
Institutional Subscription & Backfile Lease, Combined Plus Backfile (Current Volume Print & All Online Content) $1,416.00
Institutional Subscription, E-access $1,158.00
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Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) $2,263.00
Institutional Subscription, Print Only $1,261.00
Individual Subscription, Print Only $208.00

Individual articles are available for immediate purchase online (See View Full-Text icon above). Print copies of individual issues can be purchased by contacting the SAGE Journals Customer Service department 1-800-818-7243.

If you are eligible for non-standard pricing please contact Journals Customer Service department 1-800-818-7243 for a price quote.

Institutional, Single Print Issue $231.00
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Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1552-3993 ISSN: 1059-6011
Months of Distribution: February , April , June , August , October , December Current Volume: 40 Current Issue: 3
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