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Welcome to SAGE Business & Management News. Read on to discover impactful research from the leading journals in Business, Management, Industrial Relations & Labor, and Economics, including new special issues and noteworthy articles. Don’t forget to keep up-to-date with the latest calls for papers and submit your manuscript to our journals!

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Journal of General Management

SAGE is delighted to announce the publication of Journal of General Management, a quarterly peer reviewed journal, with a mission. The mission of the Journal of General Management is to provide thought leadership by publishing articles on managerial practices with organisation-wide or cross-functional implications. The journal seeks original theoretical and practical insights into general management in all types of organisations.

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Special Issues


Economic and Labour Relations Review

Read the June 2017 special issue on Industry Policies, FInancialisation and Globalisation.

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Editor’s Choice Collection: History Research in Management and Organization Studies.

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Accounting History

Read the lastest special issue from Accounting History: Accounting History in Diverse settings, guest edited by Alessandro Lai and Grant Samkin.

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Journal & Society News


Can, and should, social science contribute to better quality jobs? A 70-year retrospect and prospect

As part of the Tavistock and Human Relations 70th anniversary, this workshop will address the contribution of research to practice. It will take place Tuesday 10 Oct 2017, 10.00‒17.00, at The British Academy, 10‒11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH.

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Organization introduces a new article type

Organization is introducing a new type of paper to the journal: ‘Acting Up’. Acting Up sets out to create a platform for radical politics and political activism in Organization. Acting Up papers are short pieces (around 4,000 words excluding references), developing a genre of academic writing that supports relevance, political engagement, resistance, and activism.

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Society Name Change: OBTS is now MOBTS

The Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (OBTS) is now officially known as Management & Organizational Behavior Teaching Society (MOBTS). Journal of Educational Management and Management Teaching Review are the official journals of MOBTS.

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Announcing New Editors

Journal of Management: David G. Allen, Texas Christian University, became Editor on July 1st.

Human Resource Development Review: New editorial team consists of Editor Jia Wang, Texas A&M University; Associate Editors Mina Beigi, Liverpool John Moores University & Yonjoo Cho, Indiana University; Managing Editor Yasmeen Makarem, Texas A&M University

Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice: Incoming Editor Johan Wiklund, Syracuse University

Noteworthy Articles 



Why do economists study happiness? by Marcin Piekałkiewicz


Barriers to ethnic minority and women’s enterprise: Existing evidence, policy tensions and unsettled questions by Sara Carter, Samuel Mwaura, Monder Ram Kiran Trehan, and Trevor Jones

Leadership Cover

Being Native American in business: Culture, identity, and authentic leadership in modern American Indian enterprises by Daniel Stewart, Amy Klemm Verbos, Carolyn Birmingham, Stephanie L Black, and Joseph Scott Gladstone

Calls for Papers 


JSCAN: The Present and Future of Contracting and Megaprojects

‘It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.’ – Alan Shepard, US Astronaut (1923-1998)

JSCAN welcomes submissions for the forthcoming special issue on megaprojects. Deadline for paper submissions: 1st November 2017.

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Strategic Organization: Exploring the strategy–identity nexus

Strategic Organization invites submissions for a special issue focusing on exploring the strategy–identity nexus. Deadline for submissions is 31 October 2017.

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Recherche et Applications en MarketingMarketing and cross-fertilization

Recherche et Applications en Marketing is pleased to announce a special issue exploring Marketing’s long tradition of multi- and cross-disciplinarity, both among practitioners and researchers. Manuscripts can be submitted in either English or French. Deadline for submissions is January 8 2018.

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International Small Business Journal

International Small Business Journal is now accepting papers for a special issue titled “Entrepreneurial Orientation: International, Global, and Cross-Cultural Issues”. Deadline for submissions is 10 November 2017.

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The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation: The Evolution of Entrepreneurial Finance – 10 years after the Global Financial Crisis

The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation invites submissions for a special issue forcused on innovations in entrepreneurial finance. The journal, in particular, welcomes submissions that would not normally be considered by mainstream entrepreneurial finance journals. Deadline for submissions 31st October 2017.

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Business & Society

Business & Society is now accepting papers for a number of special issues, including “Collaborative Cross-Sector Business Models for Sustainability” and “Governing Business Responsibility in Areas of Limited Statehood.” Visit the B&S website for more information.

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Cornell Hospitality Quarterly: Hospitality Finance and Accounting

Cornell Hospitality Quarterly is now accepting papers for a special issue on hospitality finance and accounting. Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2018.

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ILR Review: Special Series on Industry and Organization Studies

The ILR Review features a special series on Industry and Organization Studies in partnership with the Industry Studies Association (ISA). The goal of this article series is to promote rigorous scholarship that examines the complex, real-world problems faced by industries and organizations. 

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Upcoming Conferences 

British Academy of Management (BAM)

This year BAM takes place at Warwick Business School. If you’re attending, come by the SAGE stand to browse our journals, books and digital products including SAGE Business Cases.

5-7 September

International Leadership Association (ILA)

ILA 2017 takes place in Brussels, Belgium. If you’re attending, come by the SAGE stand to browse our journals, books and digital products.

October 12-15

Southern Management Association (SMA)

SMA 2017 takes place at St. Pete Beach, Florida. SAGE is proud to publish Journal of Management, the official journal of the Southern Management Association.

October 24-28



Entrepreneurship: The Practice and Mindset by Heidi M. Neck, Christopher P. Neck and Emma L. Murray

Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership

Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow by Craig E. Johnson

Operations Management

Operations Management: Managing Global Supply Chains by Ray R. Venkataraman and Jeffrey K. Pinto

Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior: A Critical-Thinking Approach by Christopher P. Neck, Jeffery D. Houghton and Emma L. Murray

Cross-Cultural Management

Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts by David C. Thomas and Mark F. Peterson

Human Resource Information Systems



From California Management Review: Overcoming Cognitive Biases in Business

Cognitive biases affect our decision-making every day. How have the four types of biases shaped the corporate response to a modern issue like climate change?

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