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Publication Opportunity (Book, Edited Book, Book Volumes)

  • 1.  Publication Opportunity (Book, Edited Book, Book Volumes)

    Posted 8 days ago

    Ever wanted to lead the development of your own book, or even a multivolume book project?

    I am Editor-in-Chief of a new series of publications with one of the leading global scientific / research publishers. I have had good experience with this publisher with my own book volume.

     

    The topics that we want to cover must be of great importance (see examples below). Because these topics are broad and multi-faceted, each one of them deserves detailed, comprehensive coverage-e.g., a 3-volume reference set. However, the publisher is open to suggestions and ideas about such aspects, including the coverage, the form of publication, etc.

    Possible Book Topics Include:

    1) Sustainable and Responsible Management: With increasing awareness of environmental and social issues, sustainable business practices, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and environmental stewardship have become essential considerations for modern businesses.

    2) AI, Machine Learning, and Digital Transformation: The rapid advancement of technology continues to reshape industries. Topics like digital strategy, data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), digital ecosystems, and the impact of automation on the workforce are essential for understanding modern management.

    3) Innovation and Disruption: The ability to innovate and adapt to disruptions is crucial. Topics related to fostering innovation, managing disruptive technologies, and staying competitive in dynamic markets are likely to remain important.

    4) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI): Building diverse and inclusive workplaces has become a priority. Managing diverse teams, addressing unconscious bias, and creating inclusive organizational cultures are key focus areas.

    5) The Future of Work: The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of remote, hybrid work, and flex work. Exploring the challenges and opportunities of such work arrangements, managing virtual teams, and sustaining productivity in remote environments are riveting topics.

    6) Leadership in a VUCA World: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA) are characteristics of the modern business landscape. Effective leadership in such an environment requires agility, adaptability, and strategic thinking.

    7) Ethical Decision-Making: With high-profile ethical dilemmas facing organizations, ethical decision-making frameworks and corporate governance are critical topics for management scholars.

    8) Human Capital and Talent Management: Attracting, developing, and retaining top talent are crucial for organizational success. Topics related to employee engagement, talent acquisition, and skill development remain relevant.

    9) Global Business and Geopolitics: Understanding the impact of geopolitical events on business, managing international operations, and navigating cross-cultural challenges are important for businesses operating in a globalized world.

    10) Health and Well-being at Work: Employee well-being, mental health support, and work-life balance have gained prominence. Topics related to creating a healthy work environment and supporting employees' holistic well-being are significant.

    If you published in one of these areas and are well connected with the wider community of other scholars, then please contact me directly (gideon.markman@colostate.edu) or the publication mangers, Zvi Ruder (zviruder@wspc.com). We can then discuss conceptual details and the rest we will leave to the publisher to address directly with you. That way, you can discuss this opportunity with the publisher, including expectations (e.g., # of chapters/volume, timeline), your $$ compensation, target audience, etc.

    As noted, I've worked with this publisher before and he's flexible on the theme of the volumes, which should allow you to bring diverse scholars to this project. The publisher is also able to accommodate different time frames and deadlines. Finally, their compensation to an Editor of a multi-volume publication is generous.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    Gideon D. Markman
    Professor of Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Enterprise

    College of Business

    Colorado State University
    218 Rockwell Hall

    Fort Collins, CO 80523-1275
    USA
    Office: 970.491.7154
    Fax: 970.491.3522
    E-Mail 1: 
    gideon.markman@colostate.edu
    E-Mail 2: 
    gid.markman@gmail.com

    Affiliate Professor -- Audencia Business School

    Visiting Professor -- Gent University
    Editor-in-Chief -- 
    Academy of Management Perspectives



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    Gideon Markman
    Full Professor
    Colorado State University
    Fort Collins CO
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