Organization and Environment: Call for Editor

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Organization & Environment is currently accepting applications for the position of Editor. The term of office will last for three years, beginning January 1, 2017 with the March 2017 issue, and ending December 31, 2019. The incoming editor will begin processing new manuscripts six months prior to the full transition date.

Published since 1987, Organization & Environment is an SSCI listed refereed journal recognized as a leading international journal unique in its emphasis on the connection between the management of organizations and the multiple dimensions of the general environment. Ranked in both Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, as well as Environmental Science, the journal currently has a 1.036 2-Year Impact Factor. Recent topics explored in the journal include the environmental impact of the commercial bumble bee trade, the buying-local movement as it corporate social responsibility (CSR), and corporate water responsibility.

Desired qualifications for the Editor include:

  • A strong record of scholarly contributions, including contributions to sustainability research, reflected in publication in scholarly journals and presentations at professional conferences
  • oae coverEvidence of a strong network of scholars in other sub-disciplines of business
  • 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
  • Service on editorial review boards, preferably at the Associate Editor level and experience with editing Special Issues
  • Familiarity with and an understanding of Organization & Environment’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
  • Full professor rank at an accredited institution
  • Written evidence of institutional support and commitment from the applicant’s institution to support the applicant via release time and administrative support

Applications for this position should include the following:

  1. A letter of application that addresses how the applicant meets 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 reporting evidence of institutional support and commitment via release time and administrative support

Upon appointment, the editor will participate in a comprehensive vital editorial orientation conducted by SAGE Publications. A stipend is provided. Please note that it is the policy of the journal that the editor does not publish in Organization & Environment during his or her tenure.

The successful applicant will have an advanced degree in management/organizational studies and a working familiarity with sustainability research. Demonstrated experience with the editorial process (as editor, associate editor, or editorial board member) is preferred.

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Introducing Human Resource Development Review’s New Editor!

StorbergWalkerPhotoSept2014We’re pleased to welcome the new Editor of Human Resource Development Review Julia Storberg-Walker of the George Washington University! Dr. Storberg-Walker kindly provided us with some information on her background:

Julia Storberg-Walker is Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Learning at the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development. After spending 13 years in various roles at Deloitte & Touche, LLP and Deloitte Consulting, she earned her PhD in Human Resource Development from the University of Minnesota in 2004. Since that time she served at North Carolina State University, first as an Assistant then an Associate Professor in NC State’s College of Education.

She’s a recognized scholar of theory building research, and has published and presented globally on theoretical and conceptual development for applied disciplines. She adopts a critical lens and incorporates a variety of qualitative research strategies to her work. She is also the recipient of multiple awards, including the Early Career Scholar Award (2011) from the Academy of Human Resource HRDR_72ppiRGB_powerpointDevelopment (AHRD), the Outstanding Extension Service Award Winner (2012) from NC State, and the Global Innovation Award for Excellence-Corporate Category (2013) from the World Institute for Action Learning (WIAL). Julia is the current Editor-in-Chief of Human Resource Development Review, and has served in a variety of academic and professional leadership positions including Senior Vice President of the Academy of Human Resource Development; Faculty Chairperson of NC State’s College of Education, Co-Host of the 2014 Advancing Theories of Women and Leadership Colloquium, and the International Leadership Association’s Women and Leadership Affinity Group’s Executive Leadership Team.

While at NC State, she brought in over $1 million dollars in funded projects as PI or Co-PI, served on a number of University committees, and consulted with a diverse array of organizations including the Office of Violence Against Women, the JFK School of Special Warfare at Fort Bragg, and North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. Her current research is focused on the intersection between leadership, gender, and social entrepreneurship/social change. She is particularly interested in developing new leadership theories for women, and examining the role of social entrepreneurship on political engagement, sustainability, and enhancing social and economic equality.

Human Resource Development Review is a theory journal for scholars of human resource development and related disciplines. The journal publishes articles that make theoretical contributions to theory development, foundations of Human Resource Development, theory building methods, and integrative reviews of the literature, as well as addressing philosophies of Human Resource Development, historical foundations, definitions of the field, conceptual organization of the field, and ethical foundations. The September issue of Human Resource Development Review can be read for free for the next 14 days and can be found by clicking here.

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Group & Organization Management Call for Editor

Group and 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 January 1, 2012.

Peer-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 scholarship are the driving principles. With a strong standing in the current Journal Citation Reports® of 2.415, ranked 37 out of 140 in Management and 12 out of 67 in Applied Psychology, GOM is one of the major journals in this area of focus.

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 and reviewers

• 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 meets 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

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