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Leading Editor Awards 2011


Awards for Excellence

Leading Editors

The Leading Editor awards acknowledge the high commitment Editors have to their journals and reward their efforts to raise and maintain the standing of the journals. In recognition of this work, we reward the following editors:

Mustafa Ozbilgin
Brunel University, UK
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal

Mustafa Ozbilgin is Professor of Human Resource Management at the Brunel Business School, Brunel University (UK). His research focuses on equality, diversity and inclusion at work from comparative and relational perspectives. He has conducted field studies in the UK and internationally and his work is empirically informed. He has authored and edited ten books and published large number of papers in journals including the Academy of Management Review and the Academy of Management Learning and Education.

Professor Ozbilgin edited Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal for four years between 2006 and 2010. In this role he transformed the journal from a UK oriented title to a highly respected, international publishing outlet. On Professor Ozbilgin’s recommendation the journal’s title was changed from Equal Opportunities International in 2008 and this further enhanced its profile and relevancy. During his tenure the journal gained a reputation for exceptional author support, particularly of those experiencing the publishing process for the first time. Professor Ozbilgin also commissioned numerous high quality special issues from leading scholars in the field and considerably expanded both the journal’s Advisory and Review Boards. He founded the annual Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference and established a key association with the Academy of Management (Gender, Diversity and Organization Division) by way of a Best Student Award sponsorship.

Barry Cooper
Deakin University, Australia
Philomena Leung
Macquarie University, Australia
Managerial Auditing Journal

Professor Cooper and Leung took over the Editorship of the Managerial Auditing Journal in 2005, and in the last five years they have done an outstanding job in developing the journal into one of the leading accounting titles and one of the best auditing journals in the world. In the five year period of their tenure, they have seen article downloads triple to almost 300,000 and have attracted an increasingly high quality, international mix of papers on all aspects of the auditing process. Most impressively, they have managed this in spite of having extremely successful academic careers away from the journal.

Barry Cooper is Professor of Accounting at Deakin University in Melbourne has been President of AFAANZ and will be only the second non-British President of ACCA in 2012. Philomena Leung is now Professor of Accounting and Head of Department at Macquarie University in Sydney.

Jeryl Whitelock
University of Bradford, UK
John Cadogan
Loughborough University, UK
International Marketing Review

Jeryl Whitelock is Professor of International Marketing and Head of Research Cluster at Bradford School of Management. Her research interests within international marketing include product strategy, international advertising, market entry strategy and international brands and branding. She has published on these on topics and others in journals such as Journal of International Marketing, Business History, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Management and International Marketing Review. Professor Whitelock is a Fellow of the RSA and of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, and has held visiting posts at the University of Murcia, Spain, the University of Cartagena, Spain, and the Instituto Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico. She is currently Visiting Professor at the University of Metz, France and EADA, Barcelona, Spain.

John W. Cadogan is Professor of Marketing and Deputy Director of Research at the Business School, Loughborough University. He has held faculty positions at Loughborough University since 2003, and has previously worked on the faculties of Swansea University (UK), the University of Wellington (New Zealand), and Aston University (UK). He holds a visiting Professorship at the University of Brighton, and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Professor Cadogan researches issues in marketing strategy, international marketing and sales, and has published over thirty journal articles on these topics in a wide range of outlets, including the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Business Studies and European Journal of Marketing. He is committed to developing research talent within the marketing academic community, and played a major role in founding and co-chairing the Biennial Academy of Marketing Science Doctoral Consortium.

Jeryl Whitelock has served as Co-Editor of International Marketing Review for over ten years. She has been instrumental in the journal’s rise to become one of the top two international marketing titles (and one of the top six international business titles) in the world. John Cadogan became Co-Editor of International Marketing Review in 2007, since when the journal’s impact factor has more than doubled (to 1.164) and the reputation of the journal has continued to increase. Both are valued as committed and careful editors, and their attention to detail and refusal to compromise on the quality of published papers has taken IMR from strength to strength.

Simon Dolan
ESADE Business School, Spain
Cross Cultural Management

Simon Dolan is Professor of the Department of Human Resource Management and Director of the Institute for Labour Studies (IEL) at ESADE Business School, Barcelona. He has taught as visiting professor/scholar in many universities (primarily on MBA and PhD programmes), including: Boston University, Northeastern University, The University of Minnesota and The University of Colorado; Tel Aviv University; McGill University, Concordia University and St Mary's University; Remini University of Beijing; Universität Wien, ESSEC-Paris, Université de Toulouse, Universidad de Cádiz, Universidad Pablo de Olavide and Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Federal University of Rio (Brazil) and ITESM (Mexico). His research interests include human resource management, industrial/organizational psychology and occupational stress, fields on which he has extensively written, having published over 40 books and over 100 articles in refereed journals.

Simon Dolan’s impact as Editor-in-Chief of Cross Cultural Management has been nothing short of extraordinary. He has taken a struggling journal central to the disciplines of international business and HRM, invited a renowned group of regional editors and orchestrated a rigorous and professional review process. His contacts in the field have enabled the journal to publish key special issues that have made real statements about the need to better understand culture when conducting business internationally. Simon’s commitment to the journal led to its rapid acceptance into the Social Science Citation Index in July 2010, and a 100% increase in article usage since 2007. He passionately believes that high quality research must have an impact on those outside the walls of academia.

Derek Walker
RMIT University, Australia
International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Derek is an absolute pleasure to work with. Since the launch of the International Journal of Managing Projects in Business in 2008 he has worked with enthusiasm and dedication to build the profile and standing of the journal as well as focusing on the support of new and emerging scholars. He readily embraces the trials and challenges of editing a journal, often applying an innovative and refreshing approach.

Professor Julie McLeod
Northumbria University, UK
Records Management Journal

Julie McLeod became full time Editor for Records Management Journal in 2005 after a successful Co-Editorship with her predecessor Catherine Hare. From this firm foundation the journal has moved from strength to strength under Julie’s energetic and intelligent direction.

Tangible achievements for the journal in the last five years include expansion of the Editorial board to represent key international regions; invitation of contributors from prestigious organizations such as JISC, the NHS and the Equality & Human Rights Commission in the UK alongside collaborators in the US, Australia and Canada, and usage increase by a factor of 6.

2010 has also seen the journal’s 20th anniversary which Julie has marked prestigiously with not one but three special issues charting the history, current state and future of the Records Management Profession. As part of the anniversary celebrations Julie has been fully active on the conference circuit delivering keynotes and making valuable connections with the leading lights of this field.

The journal is a prime example of excellence within Emerald’s publishing philosophy to create impact across practitioner and academic spheres: Julie’s tireless efforts in recent years demonstrate how an outstanding Editor can lead a vibrant community and produce thinking of the highest quality which can positively impact on public policy and organizational governance.

Leading Book Series Editors

These awards acknowledge the high commitment Book Series Editors have to their series and reward their efforts to raise and maintain the standing of the publications. In recognition of this work, we reward the following editors:

Timothy Devinney
University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Torben Pedersen
Copenhagen Business School, Fredriksberg, Denmark
Laszlo Tihanyi
Texas A & M University, Texas, USA
Advances in International Management

Since assuming editorship, Tim, Torben and Laszlo have shown a real dedication to building upon the impressive reputation set by the previous Editors, Joseph Cheng and Michael Hitt. The team co-ordinate an impressive number of events around each volume; including panel sessions at both the Academy of International Business and the Academy of Management annual conferences, and institutional workshop sessions to discuss and refine papers for submission. Their 2010 volume addressing “The Past, Present and Future of International Business & Management” presents a comprehensive read on the topic.

Future volumes promise to deliver a high calibre of authorship on key topics within the subject area.

Anthony Rotatori
St Xavier University, Illinois, USA
Advances in Special Education

Advances in Special Education always creates a sense of anticipation when it is announced on the frontlist. At conferences, it turns delegates’ heads in the direction of the Emerald stand. It rarely fails to draw approval from its varied readership. The credit for the book series’ success must go to its Series Editor, Anthony F. Rotatori andthe trusted and loyal editorial team he has built up since the first publication. Publications such as this have helped Emerald move forward as a publisher of social sciences and stamp our footprint onto the various subject communities that orbit the subject of education.

Solomon W. Polachek
Binghamton University, New York, USA
Konstantinos Tatsiramos
Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany
Research in Labor Economics

Their dedication to the field and to the series is exemplary. Solomon W. Polachek and Konstantinos Tatsiramos constantly sustain regular publication and high quality volumes, raising the profile of the title and subsequently Emerald. The association with the IZA ensures that wide readership and contribution is attracted; it also opens new and valuable networks for promotion and development of the series.

Michael Lounsbury
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Research in the Sociology of Organizations

Since Emerald’s acquisition of Research in the Sociology of Organizations at the end of 2007, Michael Lounsbury has always produced an extremely high standard of work. He is committed and well networked, and produces a high number of exceptional volumes every year. Mike ensures the content is current and forward-thinking, and works hard to recruit a superb network of contributors. He is full of ideas, energy and enthusiasm for the series, and is a delight to work with. Emerald is very proud to have Mike as a Series Editor, and would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his ongoing hard work and contribution to the field.