The Handbook of Research on Managing Managers

Adrian Wilkinson, Director, Centre for Work,Organisation and Wellbeing & Dr Keith Townsend, Associate Professor,
Griffith University, Australia,
and Gabriele Suder, Professor of International Business & Jean Monnet Chair, SKEMA Business School,

Edward Elgar Publ. project


Part 1 – The Evolving Management Story in Context

1.  Introduction –the end of management ?                                         The editors

Part 2 – Processes Available to Managers within Organizational Boundaries

2. Talent management
3  Managing Performance
4. Rewarding Managers
5 Careers

Part 3 – Topics Cutting Across the Roles of Managers

6  Leadership
7  Ethics/Values
8 Front line managers
9  Professionals and management
10. New public management
11 . Evidence based mgt
12 Managing Work – Managers’ work

Part 4 – Contemporary Issues and New Directions

13 Management Learning, Education & Development
14 The Role of Business Schools
15 Organizational Knowledge and Knowledge Management
16 Work life balance
17 Managing Diversity
18 Cross cultural issues
19Gender in management
20Managing across boundaries
21 Managing across borders
22 Global Comparisons
23 Managers in developing countries

AIB members are specifically invited to propose their contributions in the field marked in yellow, yet not limited to these.

Responses to the call for chapters (with prov. abstract): by 15 April 2014
Confirmations between editors and potential authors: 15 May 2013
Chapters drafts- submission deadline: 30 November 2013

7500 words per chapter, including figures, illustrations, tables, notes and references (allowing 500 words
for each figure or illustration and 300 words for each table included)

More information upon request.

Best regards,

Prof. Dr Gabriele Suder, PhD
Jean Monnet Chair, Professor in International Business
SKEMA Business School
Rue Dostoievski- BP 85,
France- 06902 Sophia Antipolis

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