Perceptions of Marketing Journals by Senior Academics in Australia and New Zealand

G. Sullivan Mort, J.R. Mccoll-Kennedy, G. Kiel, Geoff Soutar

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Abstract

Increasingly, business schools are under pressure to produce quality outputs, including high quality international refereed journal publications. Understanding senior Australian and New Zealand marketing academics' views of journal quality is valuable to individual scholars and to the marketing discipline. This paper presents the findings of a study of such perceptions provided by senior academics in Australia and New Zealand. A survey containing a comprehensive list of 73 journals was sent to all professorial members of ANZMAC and Heads of Marketing Schools in Australia and New Zealand, with an overall response rate of 45%. Respondents rated the journals on a 5-point quality scale and means of ratings were used to establish overall rank. The results suggested that, while senior faculty in Australia and New Zealand have their own distinct perceptions of journal quality, these views are not inconsistent with international views. The implications of the results and directions for future research are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-61
JournalAustralasian Marketing Journal
Volume12
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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