Special Issue International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management Call for Papers Sustainability and Strategic Change Management Dr. Mee-Shew Cheung Department of Marketing Williams College of Business Xavier University Dr. Lynda Kilbourne Dr. Rebecca Luce Dr. Daewoo Park Department of Management & Entrepreneurship Williams College of Business Xavier University Sustainability: The most well-adopted and most often quoted definition of sustainability is that of Brundtland Commission (World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987, p. 8): "development that meets the need of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs." Included within this broad rubric of sustainability are such issues as: understanding the environmental impact of economic activity in both developing and industrialized economies; ensuring that basic human needs are met; and assuring the conservation of non-renewable resources. Unfortunately, this macro-economic, societal definition of sustainability is difficult for organizations to apply and provides little guidance regarding how organizations might identify future versus present needs, determine the technologies and resources required to meet those needs, and understand how to effectively balance organizational responsibilities to multiple stakeholders such as shareholders, employees, other organizations in the supply chain, and broader stakeholders including society and the natural environment (Reuter, et al., 2010). With this special issue, we seek to encourage scholars to examine topics such as these as well as other, related topics by submitting manuscripts that are theoretical, empirical and/or offer insightful for practitioners. Subject Coverage Topics of interest include, but are not limited to: Sustainability and new business models Sustainability and change management Change versus stability as sustainability Sustainable supply chain management Sustainability and BOP (base of the pyramid) Sustainable project management Sustainability and coopetition (competition & cooperation) Sustainability and cross-cultural business responses Sustainability and entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship Sustainability and consumer marketing Sustainability and brand positioning Assessing sustainability outcomes Notes for Intending Authors Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers are referred through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Papers Submission section under Author Guidelines. To submit a paper, please go to Submission of Papers of Inderscience Website. Important Dates Paper submission by prospective authors: September 30, 2012 Communication of results of peer review to authors: November 25, 2012 Final manuscript submission: January 25, 2013 Editors and Notes As an alternative to using the Submission of Papers site, you may send one copy of each manuscript (in hard copy) or one copy in the form of an MS WORD file attached to an e-mail (details of both formats in Author Guidelines) to one of the following: Dr. Mee-Shew Cheung ([log in to unmask]) Dr. Lynda Kilbourne ([log in to unmask]) Dr. Rebecca Luce ([log in to unmask] ) Dr. Daewoo Park ([log in to unmask] ) ________________________________ John E. Spillan, Ph.D. Professor of Business Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management School of Business University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, North Carolina 28372 (910) 775-4357= ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.