Active Call for Submissions:



Strategic Organization

Submission deadline: 30 November 2022

Special issue on “Impact Driven Strategy Research for Grand Challenges

Organization Studies

Submission deadline: 30 November 2022

Special issue on “Dialogic Organizing: Affirming Public Engagement for Hope and Solidarity”

Journal of Business Ethics

Submission deadline: 1 December 2022

Special issue on “The Business of ​(Im)migration: Bodies Across Borders”

Management Communication Quarterly

Submission deadline: 15 December 2022

Special issue on “CSR Communication in an Age of Digitalization and Polarization”

Business & Society

Submission deadline : February 1, 2023

Special issue on “Unbelievable! How fake news affects the relationship between business and society

Business & Society

Submission deadline : February 28, 2023

Special issue on “Heath is Everyone’s Business : Embodying Business-Heath Research”

Business & Society

Submission deadline : March 1, 2023

Special issue on “Responsible Leadership Action for Business and Society: Addressing the Grand Societal Challenges of Our Time”

Journal of Mangement Studies

Submission deadline : May 1, 2023

Special issue on “Repurposing Management for the Public Good: Processes, Obstacles and Unintended Consequences”

Organization Studies

Submission deadline : June 30, 2023

Special issue on “Trust in Uncertain Times”

Academy of Management Perspectives

Submission deadline : March 15, 2024

Special issue on “Global Value Chains and the Natural Environment: Advancing Knowledge for Research, Practice, and Policymaking”


In Process:

Journal of Business Ethics

Submission deadline: 31 October 2022

Special issue on “Fashionable ethics?”

Journal of Business Ethics

Submission deadline: 31 October 2022

Special issue on “Ethical Issues in Family Business”

British Journal of Management

Submission deadline: 15 October 2022

Special issue on Reimagining Business and Management as a Force for Good

Journal of Organization Design

Optional proposals : 28 February 2022
Full manuscripts : 30 September 2022
Special issue on “Organizing for Good”

Organization Studies

Submission deadline: September 30, 2022 (extended deadline)
Special Issue on “Overcoming Shortcomings of Measuring Organizational Sustainability: Assessing and Driving Societal Impact

Management Information Systems Quarterly

Submission deadline: June 30, 2022

Special Issue on “Digital Technologies and Social Justice

Critical Perspectives on Accounting

Submission deadline: June 30, 2022

Special Issue on Digitalization, Work, and Professions

Journal of Business Ethics

Submission deadline: 31 March 2022

Special issue on “Abilities and ableism as ethical dilemmas of organizing”

Journal of Business Ethics

Submission deadline: extended to 1 March 2022

Special issue on “Save our cities? Exploring the intersection of ethics, diversity and inclusion, and social innovation in revitalizing urban environments”

Journal of Service Research

Submission deadline: 1 March 2022

Special issue on “Sustainable Service”

Management and Organization Review

Submission deadline: December 1, 2021
Special Issue on “Responsible Leadership in China and Beyond: A Responsible Research Approach”

Organization Studies

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2021
Special Issue on “Collective Action in Crisis”

Academy of Management Review

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2021
Special Topic Forum— “The New Normal: Positive Organizational Impact in an Age of Disruption”

International Journal of Management Reviews

Letter of inquiry : August 25, 2021

Grand Synthesis:Unifying the Fragmented Science of Business for All Stakeholders

Journal of International Business Studies

Submission Deadline: September 1, 2021
Special Issue on “The Global Scope of Corporate Sustainability: Multinational Firms, Supply Chains, and the Private Governance of Social and Environmental Issues”


Submission Deadline: September 15, 2021
Special Issue “Entrepreneurial Orientation for Sustainable Development”

Academy of Management Learning & Education

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2021
Learning and Education Strategies for Scholarly Impact: Influencing Regulation, Policy and Society through Research

Academy of Management Journal

Submissions between November 1 and November 30, 2020
AMJ Special Research Forum – Joining Conversations in the Society on Management and Organizations

Journal of Applied Psychology

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2020
Invitation to develop full manuscript: December 15, 2020
Full submissions due: May 1, 2021
Special Issue — “Understanding Racism in Organizations”

Management Science

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020
Special Issue on “Business and Climate Change”

International Journal of Management Reviews

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2021
Grand Societal Challenges: the Contributions of Business, Management and Organisation Studies

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Abstract submission deadline: August 1, 2020
Special Issue on “Responsible Research in Operations Management”

Australasian Marketing Journal

Abstract Submission Deadline: May 1, 2020
Special Issue on “Re-imagining Marketing Scholarship in the era of the UN Sustainable Development Goals”

Journal of Service Research

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2019
Transformative Service Research and Unintended Consequences: Helping Without Harming

Information Systems Journal

Abstract submission deadline: August 31, 2019
Responsible IS Research for a Better World

Journal of Consumer Psychology

Submission deadline: August 1, 2019
Consumer Psychology for the Greater Good

Journal of Business Ethics

Submission deadlines:
Theme 1: Empirical contributions that follow the logic of pre-registration: January 1, 2019
Theme 2: Critical inquiry into hypothesis testing research and pre-registration: July 1, 2019
Pre-Registered Research on Business Ethics: Critical Inquiry and Practical Application

Journal of Management Studies

Submission period: May 1 – May 31, 2019
Grand Societal Challenges and Responsible Innovation

Human Resource Management Journal

Submission Period: April 1st – April 30th 2019
The Role of HRM in Refugee Workforce Integration

Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal

Submission deadline: January 7, 2019
Accounting’s contributions to achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Business Ethics: A European Review

Submission deadline (extended): March 15, 2018
Special Issue on “Grand Challenges in Developing Countries: Context, Relationships, and Logics”

Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM)

Submission deadline: December 31, 2017
Special Issue on “Social Innovation in an Interconnected World”

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM)

Submission deadline: September 30,2017
Special Issue on “Responsible Operations and Supply Chain Management”

Published Issues:


Organization Studies, Volume 43 Issue 10, October 2022

Organizing for Social and Institutional Change in Response to Disruption, Division, and Displacement

Journal of International Marketing, Volume 30 Issue 2, June 2022

Well-Being in a Global World—Lessons from a Global Pandemic

Journal of Marketing, Volume 85, Issue 3, May 2021

Better Marketing for a Better World

Academy of Management Journal, Volume 62, Issue 6, December 2019

Special Research Forum: “New Ways of Seeing”

Academy of Management Discoveries, Vol 5, No 4, December 2019

Special Issue on “Sustainable Development for a Better World: Contributions of Leadership, Management and Organizations”

Organizational Studies, Vol. 39, Issue 9, September 2018

Special Issue on “Inequality, Institutions and Organizations”

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 55, Issue 3, May 2018

Special Issue on “Social and Economic Inequality: Origin, Consequences, and Implications for Business and Society”

Human Relations, Vol. 68, No. 7, July 2015

Special Issue on “Economic Inequality and Management”

Journal of Service Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, August 2015

Special Issue on “Transformative Service Research: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Service and Wellbeing”

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