JIBS Special Issues address under-researched or controversial topics, and
new emerging themes in international business. Special Issues should
encourage new streams of insightful and influential research, in line with
the JIBS Statement of Editorial Policy. The JIBS Editors welcome in
particular Special Issue proposals that connect mainstream research
performed within the AIB community and streams of research on international
business issues developed in related disciplines, and where these strands of
research have so far been developed largely independently of one another.
The team of Guest Editors for a Special Issue will typically include at
least one JIBS Editor, but there is no requirement to include a JIBS Editor
in any initial Special Issue proposal. There are typically two JIBS Special
Issues published each year.


JIBS also plans to publish one issue per year with 'Review Articles'. A
Review Article should include a compelling summary of the state-of-the-art
in a well-researched subject area within the international business field.
In addition, it should explore the links, both explicit and implicit ones,
between this subject area and complementary research streams in related
disciplines: here, it should demonstrate the value of cross-fertilization of
ideas from international business and from these complementary research
streams, and it should establish an agenda for future research. The team of
authors of a Review Paper should ideally include a recognized scholar from
another discipline than international business. A JIBS Editor will be
actively involved in providing feedback to the authors at an early stage,
after proposal acceptance. First drafts of Review Articles will be subjected
to a double blind review process, but the reviewers will be informed that
the submitted manuscript results from a Review Article proposal that has
been accepted by the Editors. The expectation is that manuscripts should go
through only one round of revisions.


All proposals for Special Issues and Review Articles should be submitted by
June 15, 2020,to the JIBS Managing Editor,
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> Ms. Anne Hoekman ([log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]> ). 


A proposal should be approximately 3 pages long, excluding references and
bios or CVs, which can be added in an appendix to the proposal.


For more information and suggestions about developing a Review Article
proposal for JIBS, please see this document containing answers to frequently
asked questions:


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