Dear AIB moderator and Researchers,

Request you to circulate the call for papers
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Special issue on " Corporate Announcements, Breaking News and Firm Performance" for International Journal of Comparative Management, Inderscience publishers.

I invite research papers for this special issue on following topics, but are not limited to:
  • Public announcement of launching firms' new products/services including technology and firm's performance (e.g. Sorescu et al., 2007; Talay et al., 2017; Zhang and Choi, 2018)
  • Stock market reactions to press notices by companies with wide economic moats
  • Crashes/black days/reversal/correction in stock markets resulting from major corporate announcements
  • Irrational exuberance resulting from major corporate announcements
  • Corporate performance after the announcement of mergers and acquisitions
  • Industry shocks resulting from mergers and acquisitions (e.g. telecommunications)
  • Consequences of announcements concerning money laundering and corporate frauds
  • Impact of whistleblowing on firm's performance
  • Corporate announcements relating to initial public offerings
  • Vaporware announcements (e.g. Prentice and Langmore, 1994; Bayus et al., 2001; Haan, 2003)
  • Notifications concerning litigation, disputes and final verdict
  • Business/banking/economy breaking news and firm's quick reactions and outcomes (e.g. unexpected top-level managerial deaths, Quigley et al., 2017)
  • Political/jurisdiction breaking news and firm's quick reactions and outcomes
  • World's breaking news and firm's quick reactions and outcomes (e.g. the effects of Brexit, Ramiah et al., 2017)
  • Global financial crisis, corporate restructuring announcements and firm performance
  • Budgetary remedies and central banks' policies in aftermath of the financial crisis
  • Contemporary challenges and policy solutions in corporate performance and governance management

Important Dates


Manuscripts due by: 15 August, 2018


Notification to authors: 30 September, 2018


Final versions due by: 30 November, 2018

Notes for Prospective Authors


Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).


All papers are refereed through a peer review process.


All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

For detailed information, please check following links:
In case of any queries please feel free to contact.

Dipasha Sharma, PhD
Guest Editor, International Journal of Comparative Management,
Inderscience Publishers


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