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Special issue on strategic directions for innovation management
Article Type: Call for papers From: Management Research Review, Volume 34, Issue 8
Guest Co-Editors: Tanya Sammut-Bonnici and Sotirios Paroutis
Special Issue purpose
The aim of this special issue is to promote new theoretical and empirical research on the developments within the field and practice of innovation management. A more complex view of the emerging branches of innovation offers new directions for research on strategic management and organizational performance.
This special issue seeks to merge traditional and modern perspectives in Innovation Management by exploring the strategic foundations of industry dynamics, technology, leadership, strategy practice, product development, marketing, sustainability, and the multi-disciplinary perspectives of network economics, evolutionary change, and complexity theory.
The journal welcomes contributions across a wide range of issues, including but not limited to:
Industry clusters, networks and strategic innovation
Organizational and technological dimensions of innovation
Strategic leadership and innovation
Innovation in strategy practice and strategic tools
Innovation management and new product development
Innovation and sustainability
Innovation diffusion, critical mass and network externalities
Multidisciplinary models of innovation: from Darwin to complexity.
We invite conceptual or empirical (case study, field study, or survey- based) papers dealing with established and emerging insights on innovation management. Management Research Review, published by Emerald, is a peer-reviewed academic journal, which has been in publication for over 34 years. Its emphasis is to publish internationally focused management research studies that have timely results and implications for research, with rapid feedback and turnaround time.
Deadline for submission of papers: 30 November 2011Notification of decision: 29 February 2012Final papers due: 30 April 2012Expected publication date: Fall 2012
Guidelines for authors
Articles should be about 6,000 words in length. Longer papers will be considered. Further information and guidelines for authors are listed at: www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines. htm?id=mrr Submissions to be made via the journal web site at: mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mrr
Guest Co-Editors contact details
Tanya Sammut-Bonnici, Associate Fellow,Warwick Business School, UKE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sotirios Paroutis, Associate Professor,Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UKE-mail: email@example.com