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Publishing in the Organizational Sciences : Foundations for Organizational - L. L. Cummings

Publishing in the Organizational Sciences

Foundations for Organizational

Hardcover Published: 1st April 1995
ISBN: 9780803971448
Number Of Pages: 344

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Publishing in the Organizational Sciences is a comprehensive overview of all aspects of the publishing process. This unique volume is written especially for the prospective author/scholar who wants to learn more about the field to advance his or her career and publishing success. Some of the topics covered in this provocative volume are the manuscript review process, publication system, newcomers' perspectives, values, reviewing manuscripts, rejection, and the editorial process. The book explains the entire context of scholarly publishing and how it should work toward advancing knowledge and successful management practice.

Preface to the 2nd Edition
Preface to the 1st Edition
Conceptual Perspectives: Introductionp. 3
Partisan Perspective: A Multiple-Level Interpretation of the Manuscript Review Process in Social Science Journalsp. 13
The Social Production of Knowledge and the Commercial Artifactp. 44
Looking at Ourselves as We Look at Others: An Exploration of the Publication System for Organization Researchp. 64
Relevance and Rigor in Publishing: Introductionp. 79
Repairs on the Road to Relevance and Rigor: Some Unexplored Issues in Publishing Organizational Researchp. 85
A Customer's View of Organizational Literaturep. 98
Positional Perspectives: Introductionp. 108
Entering the Field: Commentaryp. 111
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Publication: Newcomers' Perspectives on Publishing in the Organizational Sciencesp. 113
Publishing in the Organizational Sciences: The Dilemma of Valuesp. 132
From Inside the Field: Commentaryp. 149
Publishing From a Reviewer's Perspectivep. 151
Why I Recommended That Your Manuscript Be Rejected and What You Can Do About Itp. 164
The Reviewer as Defense Attorneyp. 183
Becoming a Reviewer: Lessons Somewhat Painfully Learnedp. 195
Journaling Careersp. 203
Some Propositions About Getting Research Publishedp. 216
The Grand Scrivener: Text and Commentaryp. 227
On Being Published: A Contemporary Preoccupationp. 237
The Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat: Reflections of a Psychiatristp. 246
Reflections on Realities: Introductionp. 253
Balls, Strikes, and Collisions on the Base Path: Ruminations of a Veteran Reviewerp. 257
Editorial: Some Remarks From the Outgoing Editorp. 269
Editing Innovation Into Administrative Science Quarterlyp. 284
Breaking Frames: The Creation of JMIp. 297
Epiloguep. 310
Indexp. 315
About the Contributorsp. 324
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ISBN: 9780803971448
ISBN-10: 0803971443
Series: Foundations for Organizational
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st April 1995
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised