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Publishing in International Journals Workshop

Publishing in International Journals Workshop


This workshop is designed for faculty and Ph.D. students who would like to learn more about preparing a manuscript for submission to English language journals related to operations and supply chain management.  It is hosted by the editors of the Journal of Supply Chain Management, the Journal of Business Logistics, theInternational Journal of Operations and Production Management and the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management, and sponsored by CEIBS and the Association for Supply Chain and Operations Management. The workshop will feature a combination of presentations, interactive sessions, panel discussions and opportunities to meet with the editors of the hosting journals.  Topics include:

  • How to position a paper and develop a compelling research question
  • Establishment of a strong theoretical foundation and using it to guide the development of a research project
  •  What do reviewers look for when they are evaluating a submission?
  • Acceptable and unacceptable methodological practices
  • What constitutes making a contribution
  • Establishing a contribution to the practice of operations and supply chain management
  • Tips for how to write a paper for an English language journal and practices to avoid
  • How to avoid having a manuscript desk rejected
  • Selection of a target journal
  •  What are the editors of each of the sponsoring journals looking for?


In addition, there will be hands-on sessions where participants will have the opportunity to do mock reviews of manuscripts in small groups, in order to develop a better understanding of what editors, AEs and reviewers consider in assessing submitted manuscripts.
The workshop will be held at CEIBS in Shanghai on June 17, 2018. Registration is limited to 60 participants, so you are encouraged to register right away.  The cost is USD 100 per attendee, with scholarships available for qualified Ph.D. students

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