Publishing in the Organizational Sciences / Edition 1

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This comprehensive overview of all aspects of the publishing process has been written especially for prospective authors who want to learn more about the field to advance their careers and publishing success. More than just a 'how to' book, this volume explains the entire context of scholarly publishing and how it should, ideally, work toward advancing knowledge and successful management practice.
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A comprehensive overview of the publishing process for prospective authors/scholars who want to learn more about the field in order to advance their careers. Some of the topics covered are the manuscript review process, publication system, newcomers' perspectives, values, reviewing manuscripts, rejection, and the editorial process. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803971455
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/10/1995
  • Series: Foundations for Organizational Science Series, #1
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the 2nd Edition
Preface to the 1st Edition
1 Partisan Perspective: A Multiple-Level Interpretation of the Manuscript Review Process in Social Science Journals 13
2 The Social Production of Knowledge and the Commercial Artifact 44
3 Looking at Ourselves as We Look at Others: An Exploration of the Publication System for Organization Research 64
4 Repairs on the Road to Relevance and Rigor: Some Unexplored Issues in Publishing Organizational Research 85
5 A Customer's View of Organizational Literature 98
6 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Publication: Newcomers' Perspectives on Publishing in the Organizational Sciences 113
7 Publishing in the Organizational Sciences: The Dilemma of Values 132
8 Publishing From a Reviewer's Perspective 151
9 Why I Recommended That Your Manuscript Be Rejected and What You Can Do About It 164
10 The Reviewer as Defense Attorney 183
11 Becoming a Reviewer: Lessons Somewhat Painfully Learned 195
12 Journaling Careers 203
13 Some Propositions About Getting Research Published 216
14 The Grand Scrivener: Text and Commentary 227
15 On Being Published: A Contemporary Preoccupation 237
16 The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat: Reflections of a Psychiatrist 246
17 Balls, Strikes, and Collisions on the Base Path: Ruminations of a Veteran Reviewer 257
18 Editorial: Some Remarks From the Outgoing Editor 269
19 Editing Innovation Into Administrative Science Quarterly 284
20 Breaking Frames: The Creation of JMI 297
Epilogue 310
Index 315
About the Contributors 324
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