21 Nov 2022

New Co-Editor-in-Chief Announced for BJM

We are delighted to welcome Paul Hibbert FBAM, Professor of Management at the University of St Andrews in the UK as incoming Co-Editor-in-Chief for our flagship journal, The British Journal of Management. Professor Hibbert will join Professor Riikka Sarala and Professor Shuang Ren from January 2023 and succeeds outgoing Co-Editor-in-Chief, Professor Douglas Cumming FBAM. We are ever grateful to Professor Cumming for his wonderful work over the past three years.

Speaking on his appointment, Professor Hibbert said, “I am delighted to be appointed to the British Journal of Management (BJM) as co-Editor-in-Chief. The journal is a wonderful reflection of the British Academy of Management: a developmental community of scholars dedicated to producing impactful research, with an open, international and inclusive outlook. It is a privilege to join a great team that have already positioned BJM in the upper echelons of management and organization studies journals. What luck!”

Professor Katy Mason, Chair of BAM said "Paul brings a real wealth of experience to the British Journal of Management, as an editor, a researcher and as a proponent of the responsible business and management agenda. We are delighted to welcome Paul to our journal"

Professor Riikka Sarala and Professor Shuang Ren, current Co-Editors-in-Chief of BJM said "We are very excited to welcome Paul to the BJM editorial team. His unique capabilities and wealth of editorial experience are a great fit with BJM and BAM"

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Paul Hibbert is Professor of Management at the University of St Andrews. He is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Auckland Business School, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and A Fellow of the British Academy of Management. He earned his MBA and PhD from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.

Paul’s research is principally focussed on reflexive learning and reflexive practice within the broader context of processes of organizing and learning. His research has been recognized by awards from the Academy of Management, the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, and the British Academy of Management. His work is published in international journals such as Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Management Studies, Leadership Quarterly, Management Learning, Organizational Research Methods, and Organization Studies. His book How to be a Reflexive Researcher was published in 2021.

Paul is widely involved in leadership and service to journals and learned societies. His editorial roles include: Editor-in-Chief, Academy of Management Learning & Education; former Associate Editor and current editorial board member of both the Journal of Management Education and Management Learning; and editorial board member of Organizational Research Methods. At the British Academy of Management, he has contributed to the Inter-Organizational Collaboration and Knowledge and Learning interest groups and several Management Knowledge and Education initiatives. He is also a former Chair of the Academy of Management’s Management Education and Development Division.

The British Journal of Management is an official, peer-reviewed and highly-ranked journal of the British Academy of Management. It provides a valuable outlet for research and scholarship on management-orientated themes and topics. It publishes articles which are of a multi-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and internationally significant nature, and which are committed to making a positive social impact through thoughtful scholarship. With contributions from around the globe, the journal includes empirical and methodological articles across the full range of business and management disciplines.