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Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership

Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership

ISSN: 2514-7641

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal

Content: coming soon
Information: Journal information  |  Editorial Team  |  Author Guidelines
Other: Journal News (inc. calls for papers)  |  Recommend this journal

Submit you paper.New for 2018: Emerald Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of the Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership (JPEO) edited by Richard Freeman (Harvard University) and Takao Kato (Colgate University). Follow the journal at: https://twitter.com/JPEOJournal 

Aims and scope

The Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership (JPEO) is seeking to publish original empirical and theoretical research in the broad area of employee participation and shared capitalism. In particular, the journal is calling for rigorous analysis of: employee participation in decision making at the top and grassroots levels; high-performance, high-involvement work systems; cooperatives; employee ownership; profit sharing; team incentives; broad-based stock option; and other related management practices and human resource management policies.

Audio interview

Professor Richard Freeman.


Professor Richard Freeman, Co-Editor of JPEO, introduces the field and the journal.

The journal embraces diverse methodologies ranging from conventional economic analysis (including both econometric and theoretical studies) to new institutional economics (including qualitative analysis) to behavioural and experimental economics. The journal welcomes contributions from a wide range of disciplines, from economics to management science, sociology, political science, public policy, and all other relevant disciplines. 

The title will publish 15 papers across 3 issues from 2018, which will be made freely available throughout 2018 to allow greater visibility of authors’ work. The editors strive to ensure a reasonable timeframe from submission to initial review and final decision, while operating a rigorous double-blind peer review system. Once accepted, individual articles will be typeset, proofed and published online as the Version of Record within an average of 32 days.

High quality editorial board 

The journal is managed by a highly respected and experienced editorial team, which spans the globe and reflects the disciplines covered by the title. 


Associate Editors

The complete list of the Editorial Board can be found here

Strong endorsement

The Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership is endorsed by the Fellowship Program on Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA as well as the International Association for the Economics of Participation (IAFEP).

Special Issues

JPEO welcomes proposals of special issues on topical areas, please contact the editors, Richard Freeman and Takao Kato at jpeoeditor@gmail.com for further information. Currently the journal invites submissions for a special issue entitled  Workplace Representation and Its Implications for Workers and Employers edited by Alex Bryson, University College London, UK and Lutz Bellmann, Institute for Employment Research, Germany. The submission deadline is 15 December 2017.

For queries on the title, please email the editors at jpeoeditor@gmail.com or the Publisher at Emerald Publishing, Valerie Robillard, vrobillard@emeraldgroup.com. You can follow the journal at: https://twitter.com/JPEOJournal 

Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Accounting, Finance & Economics eJournals Collection. For more information, please email collections@emeraldinsight.com or visit the Emerald Accounting, Finance & Economics eJournals Collection page.

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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in our Publication Ethics guidelines.