Group & Organization Management Seeks Incoming Editor

Group & Organization Management (GOM) invites applications for the position of Editor. The term of office is three and one half years. There will be a six month transitional overlap with the current editor that will begin July 1, 2014.

GOM_72ppiRGB_150pixwPeer‐reviewed and published bi‐monthly, GOM publishes the work of scholars and professionals who extend management and organization theory and address the implications of this for practitioners. Innovation , conceptual sophistication, methodological rigor, and cutting‐edge scholars hip are the driving principles.

Desired qualifications for the Editor include:

  • A strong record of scholarly contributions to management and organization theory, reflected in publication in scholarly journals and presentations at professional conferences
  • The ability to articulate and operationalize a vision for the journal that sustains and builds upon its visibility, legitimacy and scholarliness
  • The ability to inspire creativity and enthusiasm in an editorial team, editorial board and authors
  • Editorial experience as an editor, associate or assistant editor or editorial review board member
  • Familiarity with and an understanding of GOM’s mission and audience
  • Superb organizational and project management skills, including the ability to meet deadlines and work as part of a team as a team leader
  • A level of computer literacy sufficient to manage a web‐based manuscript submission and tracking system
  • Tenured associate or full professor rank at an accredited institution
  • Evidence of institutional support and commitment from the applicant’s institution to support the applicant via release time and administrative support

Applications should include four items:

  1. A letter of application that addresses how the applicant mee ts each of the selection criteria
  2. A current curriculum vita
  3. A one‐page vision statement for the journal
  4. A letter of institutional support from the applicant’s dean and/or provost

Upon appointment, the editor will participate in a comprehensive editorial orientation conducted by the publisher. A stipend is provided.

The successful applicant will have an advanced degree in organizational studies and a working familiarity with policy and political action relevant to management and organization theory. Demonstrated experience with the editorial process (as editor, associate editor, or editorial board member) is preferred.

Please contact:

Cynthia Nalevanko
Editor, Social Science Journals
Sage Publications, Inc.
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Phone: (805) 410‐7283

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About Cynthia Nalevanko, Editor, SAGE Publishing

Founded in 1965, SAGE is the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. Known for our commitment to quality and innovation, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students across a broad range of subject areas. With over 1500 employees globally from principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC, and Melburne, our publishing program includes more than 1000 journals and over 900 books, reference works and databases a year in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine. Believing passionately that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of any healthy society and that education is intrinsically valuable, SAGE aims to be the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. This means playing a creative role in society by disseminating teaching and research on a global scale, the cornerstones of which are good, long-term relationships, a focus on our markets, and an ability to combine quality and innovation. Leading authors, editors and societies should feel that SAGE is their natural home: we believe in meeting the range of their needs, and in publishing the best of their work. We are a growing company, and our financial success comes from thinking creatively about our markets and actively responding to the needs of our customers.

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