Theme: Management and Leadership Innovations

Please forgive any cross postings.

Topics of interest for the proposed chapters can include, but are not limited to, topics such as the following:

Staff issues such as:

Strategic human resources management for future roles

Evidence based staff development

Research on effective teams

Building and sustaining learning cultures

Fixing toxic structures and operations

360 degree performance evaluations

Educational environments, programs, and experiences that produce creative and strong leaders and managers

Organization issues such as:

Funding issues such as:

Funding sources apart from parent or governing organizations

Different or alternative budget and funding models being tested

Customer issues such as:

Social network marketing practices: Successes and failures

Producing services that customers truly want and need in times of rapid change

Other issues such as:

Conceptual papers on future generations of management practices

New ways of measuring the value of what works in the real world

Author guidelines and further information on the annual book series can be requested from the editors, or found at:

Questions, comments and chapter proposals should be addressed to the Editors, Dr. Anne Woodsworth at [log in to unmask] and Dr. W. David Penniman at [log in to unmask]


Chapter proposals due to editors March 1, 2013

First drafts of chapters due to editors August 1, 2013

Final drafts due to editors November 1, 2013