Meet the Journal of Management Editor

Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Management Professor Brian Connelly provides tips for manuscript preparation for top management journals.

This webinar is open to Leeds University Business School students and staff members. 

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Join us for an one-hour session to understand the Journal of Management and tips for preparing manuscripts for top management journals. This is an interactive session. The audience can ask questions to Professor Brian Connelly, the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Management. The event will be hosted by Professor Chia-Huei Wu, an associate editor of the Journal of Management. Please also feel free to send your questions in advance to Chia-Huei at

About the speaker 

Professor Brian Connelly’ research explores how corporate governance structures, such as shareholders and boards, affect competition and strategic outcomes. Some of the key theoretical mechanisms that underlie his work include signaling theory, social network theory, and tournament theory. Connelly is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Management and was an associate editor at the Academy of Management Journal. He has published in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Global Strategy Journal, Strategic Organization, and the Journal of Management Studies. His work is often cited in media outlets, such as the New York TimesWall Street Journal, and USA Today. In recent years, he has won awards for research, teaching, and service. Connelly teaches strategic management to undergraduate and graduate students and is also involved in teaching and mentoring in the doctoral program. He has two decades of experience in engineering and international business with companies such as Westinghouse and Hughes. During this time, he has lived and worked in England, Asia, and throughout the United States.

This webinar is part of the WBRC research seminar series, where scholars are invited to share their research in organisational behaviour.