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Journal of Managment History: Volume 28, Issue 3

  • 1.  Journal of Managment History: Volume 28, Issue 3

    Posted 05-17-2022 09:19
    We are pleased to announce Volume 28, Issue 3 in JMH is now live.

    Jeff Muldoon and Bradley Bowden

    Ideals-based accountability through history: the case of an Italian glass-maker's family business
    Eleonora Masiero, Giulia Leoni, Carlo Bagnoli

    The growth of unproductive labour and the new crisis of management: the case of Australia
    Kaylee Boccalatte

    Path-dependency theory in a post-conflict state: the case of Fiji
    Patricia Loga, Andrew Cardow, Andy Asquith

    State management of industrialization and social engineering in the early Turkish republic: the case of Sumerbank and its textile plants
    Murat Ali Yülek, Betül Gür

    The relevance of management research debate: a historical view, 1876-2018
    Thomaz Wood, Renato Souza, Miguel P. Caldas

    Managing the most important asset: a twenty year review on the performance management literature
    Ebina Justin M.A., Manu Melwin Joy

    Publish with us!
    Emerald's Journal of Management History is one of the leading journals in the field of management and business history, alongside Management & Organizational History, Business History and Business History Review.

    JMH's editorial team continuously seek first-rate contributions that explore the historical origins of contemporary management-related themes. Every society is confronting an unprecedented crisis brought about by the economic, social, political, and psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are also pre-existing challenges that persist in the COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 eras.  Across the OECD, virtually every economy has witnessed stagnant or falling productivity levels. In the 13 years between 2008 and 2021, for example, Britain experienced falling levels of productivity in six. Real wages are also falling or stagnant. Most OECD nations are also witnessing falling levels of female and, more particularly, male labor force participation. Social divisions relating to climate change abatement, gender, sexuality and race are becoming more rather than less marked.

    We believe that history can provide examples that provide insight into current problems. We therefore seek contributions that address current managerial and societal problems from an historical standpoint or, alternatively, address contemporary management concepts from a historical point of view. We are especially interested in literature reviews of current theories, topics, or constructs that take a historical perspective. 

    Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

    1. Corporate Social Responsibility-is CSR a fad? Or repackaged ideas?
    2. The divergence between research and practice
    3. The historical development of management ideas and practices.
    4. Historical manuscripts that develop theory.
    5. The influence management concepts have had on shaping the present.
    6. The historically contextualized employee-how do work relationships change?
    7. Development/application of historical methods (aside from replaying the debates in management history, JMH been fortunate to be "home" for developing a number of historical/theoretical approaches).

    Conceptually and methodologically, JMH seeks to provide a 'broad-church", opening to conflicting and divergent approaches. Submissions can take a traditional, critical, or postmodernist perspective.

    Check us out here: https://www.emerald.com/insight/publication/issn/1751-1348

    Nicholous Deal
    Graduate Student
    Mount Saint Vincent University
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada