CALL FOR PAPERS
ASIAN JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31 AUGUST 2015
Iatrogenesis is “preventable harm resulting from medical treatment or advice to patients” (Wikipedia). Clearly, this concept applies to non-medical domains. In this vein, we define ‘business iatrogenesis’ as net reduction in organizational efficacy induced by efforts to solve a managerially identified problem. Under this proposed definition, net reduction in organizational efficacy relates to entities such as revenue, profit, market share, customer satisfaction, product value, competitive advantage, and ethical status; efforts to solve relate to words and/or deeds; and a managerial identified problem could be intersubjectively certifiable or imaginary.
An upcoming special issue of Asian Journal of Business Research will be dedicated to ‘business iatrogenesis’. The many diverse topics suitable for the special issue include, but are not limited to, the following possibilities as they relate to business practice:
The review process will be double blind, with multiple referees evaluating each manuscript. Prospective authors can find manuscript guidelines at http://www.magscholar.com/joomla/index.php/manuscript-requirements. Please submit an electronic version of your manuscript (in Word, WordPerfect, or pdf format) as an e-mail attachment to [log in to unmask] Manuscripts describing empirical (qualitative or quantitative), theoretical, or case studies are welcome. Pose any questions about manuscript suitability to the lead guest editor.
Michael R. Hyman, Distinguished Achievement Professor of Marketing, New Mexico State University ([log in to unmask]; http://business.nmsu.edu/~mhyman)
Jeremy J. Sierra, Associate Professor of Marketing, Texas State University ([log in to unmask])
Susan D. Steiner, Chair and Associate Professor of Management, University of Tampa ([log in to unmask])
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