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Call for Papers: Special Issue on Social Media in Business and Education

Special issue call for papers from Journal of Enterprise Information Management

The Journal of Enterprise Information Management is seeking submissions

Dear Colleagues,

The Journal of Enterprise Information Management (JEIM) invites submissions of quality manuscripts for its Special Issue on Social Media in Business and Education. Manuscripts should be submitted via ScholarOne

Introduction

JEIM strives to publish high quality articles of significant intellectual interest and commercial relevance to managers, consultants, lecturers and students operating within business enterprise environments. All papers submitted to JEIM are initially filtered by the Editor and then subjected to rigorous review by a team of qualified internationally acknowledged academics. JEIM now has a history of contributing to the normative literature, providing conceptual and practical insights and generating innovative ideas from recent research into organizational enterprise.

JEIM (ISSN#1741-0398) http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=jeim) is currently in its 25th year of publication, is published and distributed six (6) printed issues a year by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd in UK. The journal aims to publish articles that will be of value and interest to business managers, consultants, teachers and students concerned with issues of enterprise and management. In all cases, the aim is to feature practical applications.

Special Issue Scope

The aim of the Special Edition is to explore Web 2.0 & Web 3.0 technologies, including Blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Wikis and YouTube, etc, for business and education exploitation. The next generation of social media will involve social networking, document sharing, collaboration and interoperability. JEIM will consider evolving managerial, academic and pedagogical approaches and raise the profile of research in technology-enhanced applications; spread good practice in the use of Web 2.0 & Web 3.0 technologies for business and learning; and facilitate collaboration between practitioners, researchers, and policy makers.

Coverage

To ensure that the JEIM has the most comprehensive, current and relevant coverage of all topics related to Social Media in Business and Education, we are inviting researchers and leading experts in their particular areas of research to contribute manuscripts that offer an in-depth discussion of the key issues, concepts and trends related to this special issue topic. All manuscripts should be formatted according to the submission guidelines. 

Manuscripts for the Special Issue on Social Media in Business and Education will include, but are not limited to:

• Web 2.0 & Web 3.0 in business/education
• Enterprise 2.0
• Impact of Web 2.0 on organisational strategies
• e-Learning and Social Media
• Social Computing and social networks
• Facebook in business/education
• Micro-blogs and Twitter in business/education
• Wikis in business/education
• Blogs in business/education
• YouTube in business/education
• Collaboration and Knowledge Management using Web 2.0 in business/education
• Mashups based inter-organisational collaborative services
• Semantic web applications and developments
• The future of Virtual Learning Environments
• The future of the “university lecture”

Important Dates

Manuscripts must be submitted to ScholarOne at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/jeim, no later than September 21st, 2012

Guest Editors

Professor Ray Hackney
Professor of Business Systems
Brunel Business School
Brunel University
Middlesex, UB8 3PH
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Chris Evans
Senior Lecturer
Brunel Business School
Brunel University
Middlesex, UB8 3PH
Email: [email protected]