*Theme: Management and Leadership Innovations*

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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: *

    - Flexible and nimble organizational models
      - Alignment of structures with strategies rather than buildings
      - Use of social networks (blogs, wikis, Facebook etc.) as management
      and communication tools
      - Creation of data repositories and shared e-spaces in work
      - Methods to share and use tacit knowledge

*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

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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]** *

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*Schedule:**l *

         *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