Associate Editor needed for

Total Quality Management & Business Excellence

31 July 2024

About the role

We are looking for Associate Editors with an academic background in Business Management, as well as the passion to continue to drive this thriving area of research forward. It is a significant role, but one that is achievable within a continuing busy working academic timetable.

The successful candidates will be responsible for editorial oversight on a selection of submissions to the Total Quality Management & Business Excellence. The Associate Editor sends articles for peer review, and then recommends articles for acceptance to the Editor in Chief, Prof. Jacob Kjær Eskildsen, and ensures that reviewers and authors adhere to the Journal’s Code of Publishing Ethics.

Taylor & Francis will supply annual reports reflecting on the performance of the Journal.

The Journal utilises a Scholar One online editorial office system.

Becoming an Associate Editor of a journal is a rewarding and fulfilling experience, in which you will build your own networks, promote the research that you are passionate about, and be recognized as a leading figure within the academic community.

About the journal

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Total Quality Management & Business Excellence is an international journal which sets out to stimulate thought and research in all aspects of total quality management and to provide a natural forum for discussion and dissemination of research results. The journal is designed to encourage interest in all matters relating to total quality management and is intended to appeal to both the academic and professional community working in this area.

Total Quality Management & Business Excellence is the culture of an organization committed to customer satisfaction through continuous improvement. This culture varies both from one country to another and between different industries, but has certain essential principles which can be implemented to secure greater market share, increased profits and reduced costs.

The journal provides up-to-date research, consultancy work and case studies right across the whole field including quality culture, quality strategy, quality systems, tools and techniques of total quality management and the implementation in both the manufacturing and service sectors. No topics relating to total quality management are excluded from consideration in order to develop business excellence.


  • 346K annual downloads/views

Citation metrics

  • 3.9 (2022) Impact Factor
  • 3.7 (2022) 5 year IF
  • 9.0 (2022) CiteScore (Scopus)
  • Q1 CiteScore Best Quartile
  • 1.755 (2022) SNIP
  • 0.912 (2022) SJR

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Key Skills and Attributes

Interested in applying? Here are the skills and attributes we would be looking for in a successful applicant:

  • Active in the scholarly community with extensive personal networks
  • Confident in engaging with authors and researchers
  • Strong organizational skills to ensure that submissions are handled in a timely manner
  • The ability to foster positive working relationships with authors, reviewers, editorial team members, and the in-house publishing team at Taylor & Francis

The successful candidate will be expected to assume the role asap.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their CV via the APPLY button on screen.

For any questions please contact Editor in Chief, Jacob Kjær Eskildsen: [email protected] and Portfolio Manager, Sanna Zahoor: [email protected]

If you are interested in this position, please express your interest as soon as possible. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to be in touch.



The journal is committed to ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion within its editorial team and decision making processes. All applications will be treated as strictly confidential, and each will be judged on its merits without bias for seniority of institutional affiliation. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or protected veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics.