Do You Have Research on Social Collaboration and Communication?

palm-v2-275518-mInternational Journal of Business Communication invites scholars to submit manuscripts for a special issue on Social Collaboration and Communication. The special issue is being edited by Peter Cardon at the Center of Management Communication in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California

With increasing adoption of enterprise social networking platforms and other social collaboration tools, many new forms and approaches to communication are occurring within companies and between businesses. This special issue will publish articles about these new forms of internal and business-to-business (B2B) communication.

BPCQ/IJBC3.inddPossible topics for the special issue include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leadership communication strategies via social and virtual tools
  • Crowdsourcing and other forms of collaborative decision-making within organizations
  • Reputation management on enterprise social networking platforms
  • Privacy attitudes and expectations on enterprise social networking platforms
  • Rhetorical patterns associated with social tools such as blogs, wikis, and forums

A variety of theoretical frameworks and research methodologies are welcome. Fifteen hundred word abstracts that include research questions, methods, data, and conclusions should be emailed to no later than June 1, 2015. For more information, click here.

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This entry was posted in Call for Papers, Communication, Cultural Research, Decision making, Media, Research and Publishing, Social Media, Technology and tagged , , , , by Cynthia Nalevanko, Senior Editor, SAGE Publishing. Bookmark the permalink.

About Cynthia Nalevanko, Senior 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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