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Journal of Organization Design

ISSN Online: 2245-408X

Journal of Organization Design (JOD) is an online open access journal aimed at publishing high- quality papers in the field of Organization Design. JOD has published 39 papers in the first six issues, and with more than 130,000 combined abstract, article, and video views in the first two years (index statistics excluded), we are building a strong foundation with many high-profile articles. For a few examples, please see a small selection of our most read articles: The Evolution of Enterprise Organization Designs by Jay Galbraith, Design of Industrial and Supra-Firm Architectures: Growth and Sustainability by John Mathews, Open Innovation and Organization Design by Michael Tushman, and Designing the Organization for User Innovation by Peter Keinz, Christoph Hienerth, and Christopher Lettl. You are welcome to dig deeper into our archives here.

You are cordially invited to submit or recommend papers to the Journal of Organization Design (JOD, ISSN: 2245-408X). The website can be accessed at JOD covers all aspects of both the theory and practice of Organization Design. 

About Journal of Organization Design

JOD has an editorial structure composed of (a) Co-Editors Børge Obel (ICOA, Aarhus University) and Charles C. Snow (Penn State University); (b) Associate Editors Richard M. Burton (Duke University), Dorthe Døjbak Håkonsson (ICOA, Aarhus University), Samina Karim (Boston University), Peter Klaas (WTT A/S), and Phanish Puranam (INSEAD); and (c) a distinguished Editorial Board. Manuscripts are reviewed in a double-blind review process by at least two reviewers. A short but meticulous review process is of great importance to JOD.

About Open Access

JOD provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Furthermore, an open access article stands a greater chance to be used and cited than does one published behind the subscription barriers of a traditional academic journal. Therefore, your research impact is likely to be improved once you become an open access author.

Online Submission

Manuscripts should be submitted to the journal at Once a manuscript is accepted for publication, it will undergo copyediting, formatting, and reference validation in order to provide the highest publication quality possible. JOD is listed in all of the major indexing services. There are no article processing charges for papers published in JOD.

Video Abstracts

We would like to introduce you to a special service that is available at JOD. Called Video Abstracts, it offers authors of an accepted paper the opportunity to include a short video presentation (approximately one minute in length) with their published article. This video can include the author in his or her natural setting, slides, photos, and so on, and will accompany the online article in JOD. A video enables readers to get a personal, insightful overview of the article and the reasons for writing it. For more information, please see our video gallery for actual examples.

JOD Editorial Office


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