How to format your references using the Journal of Marketing Management citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Marketing Management. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Lovell-Badge, R. (2001). The future for stem cell research. Nature, 414(6859), 88–91.
A journal article with 2 authors
Davis, M. B., & Shaw, R. G. (2001). Range shifts and adaptive responses to Quaternary climate change. Science (New York, N.Y.), 292(5517), 673–679.
A journal article with 3 authors
O’Connor, J., Zheng, X., & Zhou, Z. (2013). Zheng et al. reply. Nature, 499(7457), E1-2.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Neugebauer, J. M., Amack, J. D., Peterson, A. G., Bisgrove, B. W., & Yost, H. J. (2009). FGF signalling during embryo development regulates cilia length in diverse epithelia. Nature, 458(7238), 651–654.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Tung, C.-H., Sheng, G. T. T., & Lu, C.-Y. (2005). ULSI Semiconductor Technology Atlas. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Mana, N., Schwenker, F., & Trentin, E. (Eds.). (2012). Artificial Neural Networks in Pattern Recognition: 5th INNS IAPR TC 3 GIRPR Workshop, ANNPR 2012, Trento, Italy, September 17-19, 2012. Proceedings (Vol. 7477). Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Upton, D., & Upton, P. (2015). Quality of Life and Well-Being. In P. Upton (Ed.), Psychology of Wounds and Wound Care in Clinical Practice (pp. 85–111). Springer International Publishing.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Journal of Marketing Management.

Blog post
Andrew, E. (2014, June 20). Personal Helicopters Instead Of Cars Could Become A Reality. IFLScience; IFLScience.


This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office. (1998). Airport Improvement Program: FAA Complying With Requirement for Local Involvement in Noise Mitigation Projects (RCED-99-41). U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Toothaker, R. D. (2014). A phenomenological study of millennial students and traditional pedagogies [Doctoral dissertation]. University of Phoenix.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Vecsey, G. (2010, August 26). Campus Kickoffs: Don’t Think Too Hard. New York Times, B17.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Lovell-Badge, 2001).
This sentence cites two references (Davis & Shaw, 2001; Lovell-Badge, 2001).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Davis & Shaw, 2001)
  • Three authors: (O’Connor et al., 2013)
  • 6 or more authors: (Neugebauer et al., 2009)

About the journal

Full journal titleJournal of Marketing Management
AbbreviationJ. Mark. Manag.
ISSN (print)0267-257X
ISSN (online)1472-1376
Strategy and Management

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