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Knowledge Work Management submission deadline 31 Jul 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 5573 | Submission Open
Keywords: knowledge management; knowledge worker; knowledge worker productivity
Navigating New Horizons in Organization Theory: Emerging Trends and Innovative Perspectives
edited by Erhan Aydin, Emir Ozeren, Mushfiqur Rahman and İnan Eryılmaz
submission deadline 31 Jul 2024 | Viewed by 3420 | Submission Open
Keywords: organizational behavior; technology and organization; industrial revolution and organization; organizational environment; organizational change; knowledge management; management practices; organizational culture; diversity management; leadership
Entrepreneurial Education in Developing Countries: Opportunities and Challenges for Universities
edited by and Dorina Kripa
submission deadline 31 Jul 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1387 | Submission Open
Keywords: entrepreneurship skills training; challenges of universities; innovation initiatives in higher education; innovation and socio-economic development; entrepreneurial education; entrepreneurship competences; technological foresight; open innovation strategies; digital transformation
ChatGPT, a Stormy Innovation for a Sustainable Business
edited by Christophe Schmitt and
submission deadline 31 Jul 2024 | Viewed by 348 | Submission Open
Keywords: green finance; artificial intelligence (AI); blockchain; sustainable development goals (SDGs); digital transformation; innovation processes; conversational AI; financial innovation; business model changes
Advancing Nonprofit Management: Innovations, Challenges and Best Practices
edited by Mary Tschirhart and Khaldoun AbouAssi
submission deadline 15 Aug 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2800 | Submission Open
Keywords: nonprofit management; innovation; opportunities; challenges; change management; stakeholders; ethics
Entrepreneurship for Economic Growth submission deadline 24 Aug 2024 | 5 articles | Viewed by 7128 | Submission Open
Innovations in Sustainable Tourism: Shaping the Future of Destinations submission deadline 31 Aug 2024 | 11 articles | Viewed by 40679 | Submission Open
Keywords: sustainable tourism; tourism innovation; tourism destination; sustainable development; smart tourism
Bridging the Gap: Exploring Sustainability from a Business Perspective submission deadline 31 Aug 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 4430 | Submission Open
Keywords: sustainability; sustainable development; business; organizations
The Future of Entrepreneurship: Emerging Technologies and Opportunities
edited by Arun Sukumar
submission deadline 12 Sep 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1876 | Submission Open
Keywords: emerging technologies; entrepreneurship; innovation
(This special issue belongs to the Section International Entrepreneurship)
Human Resources and Artificial Intelligence—What Ties Will the Future Bring? submission deadline 15 Sep 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2836 | Submission Open
Keywords: organizational culture; leadership; recruitment; development; adaptation; capabilities
The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility
edited by Leyuan You
submission deadline 15 Sep 2024 | Viewed by 194 | Submission Open
Keywords: CSR; future; innovation; technology; regulation; ethics
Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship in the Time of Societal Disruptions
edited by John C. Camillus and John Lipinski
submission deadline 20 Sep 2024 | Viewed by 257 | Submission Open
Keywords: ESG; identity; purpose; societal disruptions; stakeholders; strategic management systems; strategic planning; organizational structure; strategy; values
Navigating Global Sustainability Compliance Challenges: The Role of Organizational Change Strategies
edited by
submission deadline 30 Sep 2024 | Viewed by 152 | Submission Open
Keywords: compliance; organizational change; corporate sustainability; organizational development; human rights; human resource management
The Transformative Impact of the Metaverse on Sustainability and Innovative Business Models
edited by Daphne Halkias and Jordi Diaz
submission deadline 1 Oct 2024 | Viewed by 570 | Submission Open
Keywords: metaverse; three pillars of sustainability; innovative business models
Improving Ethical Leadership in Its Cultural Context: New Challenges and Prospects
edited by , Iris Van Eeden Jones and Elme Vivier
submission deadline 15 Oct 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 2379 | Submission Open
Keywords: ethical leadership; societal values; cultural diversity; country studies; multinational corporations; ethical leadership theory
(This special issue belongs to the Section Organizational Behavior)
Challenges and Future Trends of Tourism Management
edited by , and Ioan Oroian
submission deadline 31 Oct 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 11020 | Submission Open
Keywords: tourism digitalization; tourist behavior; tourism policies; e-tourism; service quality; sustainable tourism development; tourism destination management; resilience; ecotourism; rural development
Digital Management and Business Models in Public Administration: An International Perspective—2nd Edition submission deadline 31 Oct 2024 | 3 articles | Viewed by 6108 | Submission Open
Keywords: public administration and governance; public administration performance; public policies
Corporate Strategy and Sustainability: The Role of Digital Innovation in Fast-Changing Scenarios submission deadline 31 Oct 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 3938 | Submission Open
Keywords: sustainable development  ; digital transformation  ; corporate strategy  ; business model innovation  ; dynamic capabilities  ; sustainability  ; innovation
Supply Chain in the New Business Environment submission deadline 31 Oct 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 2190 | Submission Open
Keywords: supply chain management; industry 4.0; integration; crisis; technology; poverty and climate change; service industry
Innovations and Change in Service Industry Management
edited by and
submission deadline 31 Oct 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 930 | Submission Open
Keywords: service industries; innovation; technology; future; tourism; hospitality; retail; banking; healthcare; entertainment; energy; artificial intelligence; blockchain; supply chain; sustainability; robots
The Future of Working Spaces: Learning, Collaboration and Worker (in-) Visibilization
edited by Laurent Taskin, Michel Ajzen and Nathalie N. Mitev
submission deadline 10 Nov 2024 | Viewed by 620 | Submission Open
Keywords: telework; hybrid work; invisibilisation; future of work; learning; collaboration; socio-materiality; space
Emerging Trends in Corporate Governance: Adaptation, Innovation, and Transformation
edited by Timothy King
submission deadline 15 Nov 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 5766 | Submission Open
Keywords: corporate governance; adaptation; innovation; and transformation; uncertainty
Moving from Entrepreneurial Intention to Behavior
edited by Alexandros G. Sahinidis and
submission deadline 30 Nov 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 3998 | Submission Open
Keywords: entrepreneurial intention; entrepreneurs; entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial ecosystems; business creation and innovation
(This special issue belongs to the Section International Entrepreneurship)
New Perspectives on Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Culture and Trust
edited by Antonina Bauman
submission deadline 30 Nov 2024 | Viewed by 306 | Submission Open
Keywords: innovation; trustworthiness; cross-cultural innovation; international entrepreneurship; cross-cultural entrepreneurship
Tourism and Hospitality Marketing: Trends and Best Practices
edited by , Vidina Díaz-Padilla and Sara Campo-Martínez
submission deadline 30 Nov 2024 | Viewed by 279 | Submission Open
Keywords: tourism marketing; hospitality marketing; innovation marketing; tourism digitalization; marketing destination; marketing and sustainability; marketing and the metaverse
Catalyzing Growth: Nurturing Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Business Development submission deadline 1 Dec 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1787 | Submission Open
Keywords: innovation ecosystems; agile entrepreneurship; sustainable business models; cross-cultural innovation; business innovation; venture creation
Emerging Trends in Innovative Learning Environments and Entrepreneurial Learning submission deadline 17 Dec 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 2683 | Submission Open
Keywords: entrepreneurship education; emerging learning technologies; innovation; creativity; entrepreneurship; digitalization in entrepreneurship; small and medium size entrepreneurs; sustainable development; entrepreneurial eco-system
Human Resource Management Innovation and Practice in a Digital Age
edited by Alan Nankervis, John Burgess and
submission deadline 20 Dec 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 5267 | Submission Open
Keywords: HRM; policies; innovation; digital era; public sector; not-for-profit Sector; developing and emerging economies
Business Development within the Sustainable Development Goals submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | 2 articles | Viewed by 3141 | Submission Open
Keywords: SDG; regional growth; sustainable development
Advanced Quantitative Techniques in Entrepreneurship Research submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 2301 | Submission Open
Keywords: entrepreneurship; machine learning; advance statistical methods
New Challenges and Directions in the Development of Human Resource Management submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 2176 | Submission Open
Keywords: human resource management; human capital development; gender diversity; age diversity; generations of employees; outplacement; labor force migration; digitalization; competence development; transformation of occupations
AI, Tokenization, and FinTech: Implications of Governance Issues
edited by Seoungpil Ahn and Young Kim
submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1370 | Submission Open
Keywords: corporate governance; Fintech; tokenization; cryptocurrency; machine learning; AI finance; board structure; shareholder activism; capital market
Effective Leadership and Management in the Sustainable Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | Viewed by 679 | Submission Open
Keywords: leadership; governance structures; directors’ diversity; environmental social and governance (ESG); corporate social responsibility (CSR); small and medium enterprises (SMEs); sustainability; managers’ characteristics
Current Challenges in Strategy and Public Policy
edited by Richard K. Common
submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | Viewed by 463 | Submission Open
Fostering Social Entrepreneurs in Organizations: Nurturing of Social Intrapreneurial Behaviors While Addressing Employees' Concerns
edited by Galit Klein
submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | Viewed by 218 | Submission Open
Keywords: entrepreneurship; entrepreneurs; intrapreneurial behavior; employees
(This special issue belongs to the Section International Entrepreneurship)
Supply Chain Management in Emerging Economies
edited by Sarah J. Wu and Haiju Hu
submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | Viewed by 201 | Submission Open
Keywords: supply chain management; emerging economies; risk management; collaboration; integration; innovation; information technology; sustainability
Dialogue between Tourism and Well-Being submission deadline 31 Dec 2024 | Viewed by 182 | Submission Open
Keywords: tourism; well-being; sustainable development; community resilience; overtourism; social cohesion; environmental sustainability; ethical tourism; public health; socio-economic development
Organizational Adaptation to Exogenous Shocks: How Organizations Respond to Environmental Disruptions
edited by Mzamo P. Mangaliso, Alfred O. Lewis, Cristina Vlas and dt ogilvie
submission deadline 15 Jan 2025 | Viewed by 122 | Submission Open
Keywords: strategic management; exogenous shocks; environmental disruptions; organizational adaptation; sustainability
Leadership and Sustainability: Building a Better Future
edited by , Nasir Aminu and
submission deadline 20 Jan 2025 | 3 articles | Viewed by 4145 | Submission Open
Keywords: knowledge sharing and transfer; organisational learning for leadership and sustainability; diverse leadership and sustainability; environmental; Social; and Governance (ESG) for sustainable development; sustainability challenges and opportunities; building a sustainable economy; leadership and sustainability in education/higher education; sustainability performance targets; indicators; success factors and reporting; innovation and technology for sustainability and sustainable leadership
Innovation Management of Organizations in the Digital Age submission deadline 31 Jan 2025 | 3 articles | Viewed by 10611 | Submission Open
Keywords: innovation management  ; digital transformation  ; digitalization  ; organization  ; open innovation  ; stakeholder engagement
Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance: A Future Research Agenda submission deadline 31 Jan 2025 | 2 articles | Viewed by 4845 | Submission Open
Keywords: corporate social responsibility; corporate governance; ESG
Advancing Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) Research: Integrating Sustainability in Corporate Practices and Reporting submission deadline 31 Jan 2025 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1289 | Submission Open
Keywords: ESG reporting; sustainability; impact accounting; green finance; sustainable corporate strategy
Challenges and Future Trends in Digital Government
edited by Kostas Zafiropoulos and Konstantinos Antoniadis
submission deadline 28 Feb 2025 | 4 articles | Viewed by 4269 | Submission Open
Keywords: digital government; e-government
Research on Blockchain Technology and Business Process Design
edited by Luna Fu
submission deadline 28 Feb 2025 | Viewed by 210 | Submission Open
Keywords: blockchain; bpm; distribute business process; business process; workflow
Towards Sustainable and Resilient Economy: The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Transforming Public Administration
edited by Anca Florentina Vatamanu and
submission deadline 13 Mar 2025 | Viewed by 197 | Submission Open
Keywords: digital government; digital administration; intelligent administration; artificial intelligence and public administration; automated decision making; sustainable and resilient economy
Strategic Innovation and Emerging Markets: Trends, Issues and Future Directions submission deadline 31 Mar 2025 | 6 articles | Viewed by 16482 | Submission Open
Keywords: strategic innovation  ; developing markets  ; economic growth  ; development  ; digitization  ; economic policy  ; crisis  ; sustainability  ; entrepreneurship  ; tourism  ; hospitality  ; marketing  ; management  ; economic and social forecasting  ; business administration
(This special issue belongs to the Section Strategic Management)
Human Resource Development and Retention in the Digital Age: Best Practices and Technologies for Maximizing Positive Employee Outcomes
edited by Stephanie J. Thomason
submission deadline 31 Mar 2025 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1438 | Submission Open
Keywords: human resource development; retention; turnover; well-being; job satisfaction; artificial intelligence; social media; multi-generational workforce; organizational culture
New Challenges in Accounting: Sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals submission deadline 31 Mar 2025 | 1 articles | Viewed by 780 | Submission Open
Keywords: SDGs; SMEs; CSR; sustainability reporting; integrated reporting; ESG; corporate governance; diversity; culture; digitalization
Workers’ Psychophysical Health and Engagement in Hybrid Contexts: How to Build Sustainable Organizations amidst the Technological Revolution
edited by and Monica Thiel
submission deadline 31 Mar 2025 | Viewed by 205 | Submission Open
Keywords: occupational health; technostress; digital connectivity; sustainability; hybrid contexts; human– technology interface
Inclusive Ventures: Navigating Entrepreneurial Ecosystems & Economic Policies for Black and Minority Entrepreneurs
edited by Robert P. Singh
submission deadline 31 Mar 2025 | Viewed by 52 | Submission Open
Keywords: black and minority entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial ecosystems; racial economic disparity; social and economic justice; structural racism; diversity; equity and inclusion (DEI)
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