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Public Performance & Management Review

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategoryBusiness, Management and Accounting
Strategy and Management

Social Sciences
Public Administration
Publisher SAGE Publications Inc.
Publication typeJournals
Scope Public Performance & Management Review (PPMR) is a leading peer-reviewed academic journal that addresses a broad array of influential factors on the performance of public and nonprofit organizations. Its objectives are to: Advance theories on public governance, public management, and public performance; Facilitate the development of innovative techniques and to encourage a wider application of those already established; Stimulate research and critical thinking about the relationship between public and private management theories; Present integrated analyses of theories, concepts, strategies, and techniques dealing with performance, measurement, and related questions of organizational efficacy; and Provide a forum for practitioner-academic exchange. Continuing themes include, but are not limited to: managing for results, measuring and evaluating performance, designing accountability systems, improving budget strategies, managing human resources, building partnerships, facilitating citizen participation, applying new technologies, and improving public sector services and outcomes. Published since 1975, Public Performance & Management Review is a highly respected journal, receiving international ranking. Scholars and practitioners recognize it as a leading journal in the field of public administration.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Public Administration2012Q3
Public Administration2013Q3
Public Administration2014Q2
Public Administration2015Q1
Public Administration2016Q1
Public Administration2017Q1
Public Administration2018Q1
Public Administration2019Q1
Strategy and Management2012Q3
Strategy and Management2013Q3
Strategy and Management2014Q2
Strategy and Management2015Q1
Strategy and Management2016Q1
Strategy and Management2017Q1
Strategy and Management2018Q1
Strategy and Management2019Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.607
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.631
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.019
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.746
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.607
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.631
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.573
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.796
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.607
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.631
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.945
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.442
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.836
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.021
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20110
Self Cites20127
Self Cites201310
Self Cites201443
Self Cites201519
Self Cites201643
Self Cites201712
Self Cites201845
Self Cites201978
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201217
Total Cites201341
Total Cites201492
Total Cites2015104
Total Cites2016147
Total Cites2017162
Total Cites2018184
Total Cites2019302
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20110
External Cites per document20120.357
External Cites per document20130.477
External Cites per document20140.533
External Cites per document20150.924
External Cites per document20161.486
External Cites per document20171.456
External Cites per document20181.580
External Cites per document20192.074
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.607
Cites per document20130.631
Cites per document20141.000
Cites per document20151.130
Cites per document20162.100
Cites per document20171.573
Cites per document20182.091
Cites per document20192.796
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20193
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201228
Citable documents201365
Citable documents201492
Citable documents201592
Citable documents201670
Citable documents2017103
Citable documents201888
Citable documents2019108
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20110
Uncited documents201214
Uncited documents201342
Uncited documents201436
Uncited documents201543
Uncited documents201624
Uncited documents201739
Uncited documents201826
Uncited documents201923
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201214
Cited documents201324
Cited documents201457
Cited documents201550
Cited documents201648
Cited documents201767
Cited documents201866
Cited documents201988
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