Opening the Black Box of Editorship

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EditorYehuda Baruch

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Understanding the roles of editors, and the processes of editorship in knowledge dissemination, are highly relevant issues for most scholars. Written by leading scholars with strong editorial experience, this book will serve as a guide for editors and scholars wishing to become editors in management and behavioral sciences.

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Understanding the roles of editors, and the processes of editorship in knowledge dissemination, are highly relevant issues for most scholars. Written by leading scholars with strong editorial experience, this book will serve as a guide for editors and scholars wishing to become editors in management and behavioral sciences.

YEHUDA BARUCH (DSc Technion, Israel) is Professor of Management at UEA Norwich UK. He is the Editor of Group & Organization Management and former editor of Career Development International, serving on the Editorial Board of several journals, including Journal of Management. Professor Baruch served as the Chair for the Careers Division...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:296 pages, 8.5 × 5.6 × 0.9 inPublished:July 1, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230013600

ISBN - 13:9780230013605

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Table of Contents

Preface--Yehuda Baruch, Alison M. Konrad, Herman Aguinis, and William H. Starbuck
 
PART I: GENERAL/INTRODUCTORY CHAPTERS
Knowledge Creation and the Journal Editors Role; ALison M. Konrad 
The Role of Editing in Knowledge Development: Consensus Shifting and Consensus Creation--John R. Hollenbeck 
How may I help you? Editing as Service--Ann Marie Ryan 
A Letter to Editors--Stephen R. Barley
 
PART II: EFFECTIVE EDITORSHIP
Setting up an effective manuscript review process--K. Michele Kacmar  
Communicating with authors--Sara L. Rynes 
Building and maintaining strong editorial board and cadre of ad-hoc reviewers--Daniel C. Feldman 
Managing the Editorial Review Process: Its the People That Matter--Angelo S. Denisi 
Being an Ethical Editorial Board Member and Editor: The Integral Role of Earned Trust--Debra L. Shapiro &--Jean Bartunek 
Use of technology in improving the editorial process--Martin Kilduff 
Moving a journal up the rankings--Gerard P. Hodgkinson 
The developmental editor: Assessing and directing manuscript contribution--Donald D. Bergh 
The Case for an Activist Editorial Model--Jerry A. Jacobs 
Balancing Authorial Voice and Editorial Omniscience: The "It's My Paper and I'll Say What I Want To" versus "Ghostwriters in the Sky" minuet--Arthur G. Bedeian
 
PART III: EDITING DIFFERENT TYPES OF JOURNALS
Editing a top academic journal; Sheldon Zedeck 
Editing a bridge journal--Theresa M. Welbourne 
Developing a Global Journal: Embracing Otherness--Haridimos Tsoukas 
Sustaining independent journals--Timothy Clark &--Mike Wright 
Reflections on Creating a New Scholarly Journal: Perspectives from a Founding Editor--Larry J. Williams 
Running an electronic journal: Considerations and Possibilities--Bernard Forgues &--Jeanie M. Forray
 
PART IV: EDITORSHIP AND ACADEMIC CAREER
Opening the Black Box of Editorship: Editors voice--Yehuda Baruch 
The motivating potential of an associate editors role--Carol T. Kulik 
How editors are selected--Wayne F. Cascio 
What Authors Need to Know to Navigate the Review Process Successfully: Understanding and Managing the Editor's Dilemma--Dov Eden 
Epilogue: Tradeoffs among Editorial Goals in Complex Publishing Environments--William H. Starbuck, Herman Aguinis, Alison M. Konrad, and Yehuda Baruch

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"This book is one of the most innovative contributions to academe for many years.  Central to the scientific process is the role of the editor of scholarly journals and the processes used to evaluate the scientific contribution of research.  This book is a 'must' read for all academic scholars, want-to-be editors and all those newly entering the academic community." Professor Cary L. Cooper, CBE, Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University, UK."This superb book is the one we have all been waiting for. Finally, four leading scholars have produced a book that opens up the black box of editing. The outstanding quality of all the contributors makes this a terrifically instructive work for junior and senior scholars alike. This marvellous volume provides the mother lode of insights into journal editing. I'll be consulting this book and sharing its wealth of knowledge with others for many, many years to come."Christine Oliver, Professor and Henry J. Knowles Chair in Organizational Strategy, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada "Editorial decisions in the organization sciences shape both the field and the careers of its members.  This collection of essays by editors and former editors provides a unique look at what editors do and takes on a number of myths about the journal editing process."Jeffrey Pfeffer, Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford University