The Psychologist-Manager Journal

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The Psychologist-Manager Journal  
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Discipline Psychology
Language English
Edited by George B. Yancey
Publication details
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1088-7156 (print)
1550-3461 (web)

The Psychologist-Manager Journal (print ISSN 1088-7156, online ISSN 1550-3461) is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal, founded in 1997 by the Society of Psychologists in Management. The journal is published by the American Psychological Association. It is conceptualized as a hybrid between a journal and a professional guide to good managerial practice and directed at the practicing psychologist-manager.

The journal has several areas to which manuscripts may be submitted.[1] These areas include:

  • Management Principles: The Theory of Management
  • Live from the Firing Line: The Practice of Management
  • Research Tools for the Psychologist-Manager
  • Book Reviews and Other Submissions

Special issues[edit]

The journal has published a number of articles on the integration of psychology and management. Some of the special issues have been:

  • Clifton, D.O. (Ed.). Positive psychology and its implications for the psychologist–manager.
  • Lowman, R.L. (Ed.) (1999) The psychologist-president.
  • Lowman, R.L. (Ed.) The psychologist-entrepreneur.
  • Koppes, L.L., & Swanberg, J. (Eds.) (2008). Work-Life effectiveness: implications for organizations.


The journal's founding editor was Rodney L. Lowman (Alliant International University), who edited the journal from 1997–2003. He was succeeded by Rosemary Hays-Thomas (University of West Florida), who served through 2007. As of 2015, the editor is George B. Yancey (Emporia State University).[2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts and within EBSCO databases.[3]


  1. ^ "The Psychologist-Manager Journal". Retrieved 2013-01-07. 
  2. ^ "The Society of Psychologists in Management (SPIM) - Journal". Retrieved 2010-01-20. 
  3. ^ "The Psychologist-Manager Journal". ProQuest LLC. 7 January 2013. Retrieved 2013-01-07. 

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