The special topic calls for papers on Management in the East and such papers will appear in Management Science and Engineering as a special column.
Management science has grown tremendously over the past 60 years. Most of our paradigms originated, in terms of concepts, assumptions, and insights, from North America in the 1940s-1980s (resource dependence theory, institutional theory, transaction cost theory, agency theory, equity theory, justice theory, social exchange theory, social network theory, social learning theory, etc.), inspired by the empirical phenomena and cultural, philosophical, and research traditions of the time. They have also been applied to and tested in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa, leading to increasing numbers of publications. After centuries of Western leadership in most economic matters, China, India, and the rest of the East, with their emerging economies, are asserting themselves with new vigor on the world stage. Of course "the East" is not a monolithic entity; there are vast differences between the Confucian-based East Asian countries and the Buddhism and Islam-based South Asian cultures, each accounting for over 1.6 billion people. This region comprises countries with varying stages of economic development and a rich variety of cultures. This Special Topic encourages research and solicits submissions that offer insights (cf. Whetten, 1989) into the "what" (i.e., concepts), "how" (new relationships between concepts), and "why" (new theoretical logic regarding these relationships) of more traditional, as well as in the 21st century, emerging phenomena in Management in the East. We encourage authors to tap into the Eastern intellectual tradition to develop new concepts and theories, tested on data from the East or elsewhere.
In addition to the Review and Original Articles by invited speakers, we are inviting you to submit a relevant research paper on Management in the East for consideration. Papers will be subject to normal peer review and must comply with the Guide for Authors.
To submit papers to the “Management in the East” Special Topic, please go to http://www.cscanada.net. With your submission, please state clearly to the editor that your manuscripts are submitted to the Special Topic Management in the East.
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