Baylor’s Stephanie Mangus Appointed to Editorial Team for Global Sales Research Publication

July 25, 2022


Dr. Stephanie Mangus

Stephanie Mangus, Ph.D., assistant professor in Baylor University’s Professional Selling program, was recently named the abstracts editor for the Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management (JPSSM). According to editor-in-chief Adam Rapp, Ph.D., Professor & Executive Director of the Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre at Ohio University, Mangus was selected for the position from a large pool of applicants based on their research records and JPSSM review history.

“Stephanie is an incredible addition to the new editorial staff and the journal is fortunate to have her on the team. She has been a very productive researcher with a dedication to service and supporting other sales researchers. I am sure that she will help advance the journal and bring greater awareness to sales research,” said Rapp.

As abstracts editor, Mangus will lead the Abstracts Review Board in producing bi-annual publications in JPSSM that highlight and promote work in the sales discipline across the academy.

“I am thrilled that Dr. Mangus is serving our profession on the editorial team of the field’s leading journal in sales and sales management,” said Andrea Dixon, Ph.D., executive director of Baylor’s Professional Selling program. “Stephanie’s appointment to this editorial role is one example of how Baylor faculty continue to impact the sales field.”

In addition to her work with JPSSM and Baylor’s Center for Professional Selling, Mangus also serves as the vice president of conference programming for the American Marketing Association’s Special Interest Group for Sales and Sales Management. She also serves as an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science (JAMS), Journal of Business Research (JBR), and Industrial Marketing Management (IMM).

The Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management receives ~100 global submissions per year and publishes 4 issues per year. JPSSM registers 64,000 downloads per year and has seen a steady increase in its impact factor over the past several years with an estimated impact factor of 3.9 in 2020.

“Serving on the editorial team at JPSSM is a wonderful opportunity to influence sales scholarship, as well as serve my fellow sales scholars. It is important to foster and facilitate growth in sales research and I am excited to aid in the mission of JPSSM,” said Mangus.

About the Center for Professional Selling

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