Aims and scope

EMJ is designed to provide practical, pertinent knowledge on the management of technology, technical professionals, and technical organizations. EMJ strives to provide value to the practice of engineering management and engineering managers. EMJ is an archival journal that facilitates both practitioners and university faculty in publishing useful articles. The primary focus is on articles that improve the practice of engineering management. To support the practice of engineering management, EMJ publishes papers within key engineering management content areas. EMJ Editors will continue to refine these areas to ensure they are aligned with the challenges faced by technical organizations and technical managers. Content areas are described below.

  • Strategic: The processes and tools by which the organization positions itself externally and aligns itself internally. Areas include: Strategic & operations management; and Management of design & consulting engineering organizations.
  • Core: The processes and tools by which the organization produces its products and services for its customers. Areas include: Systems engineering/systems engineering management; Program & project management; Technology management: Research & development, technology transfer, commercialization; Technology management: technology forecasting, emerging technologies; Innovation & new product development.
  • Enabling: The processes and tools by which the strategic and core processes are supported with the necessary facilities, equipment, personnel, and supporting business functions. Areas include: Organization and work system design; Economics of engineering; Quantitative methods & models; Knowledge & information management; Quality management; and Developing engineering management professionals.
  • Perspectives of the Profession: Articles to provide an evolving historical perspective to the profession. Areas include: Engineering management: Past, present, & future; and Book reviews.
All submitted manuscripts are subject to initial appraisal by the Editors, and, if found suitable for further consideration, to peer review by independent, anonymous expert referees. All peer review is double blind and submission is online via the Editorial Manager.

Publication office: Taylor & Francis, Inc., 530 Walnut Street, Suite 850, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.