Call for Chapters: Civic Engagement Frameworks and Strategic Leadership Practices for Organisation Development

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Call for Papers
April 11, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Business History / Studies, Public Policy

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2020.

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Susheel Chhabra, Periyar Management and Computer College, Delhi, India 
Muneesh Kumar, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies, Delhi, India

Call for Chapters
Proposals Submission Deadline: April 11, 2019
Full Chapters Due: May 25, 2019
Submission Date: September 2, 2019

The engagement of stakeholders has become imperative to develop and deliver services to citizens and customers worldwide. Individual or group participation in organizations including community engagements can help organisations to understand their needs and resolve issues of public concern. The civic engagement can help management to refine internal and external processes using strategic leadership initiatives for the overall development of organisations. 

Strategic leadership create organisational structures, manage resources and thereafter convert crafted visions to reality. The leaders need to apply civic engagement frameworks to remain competitive in this current global landscape for overall development of organisations.

The research book is expected to showcase civic engagement frameworks using strategic leadership practices, tools and techniques to bring significant change in organisations for development. The strategic competencies and proven capabilities of leaders along with engagement of stakeholders are expected to become role models of organisations worldwide. 

The book will help organisations to develop and use civic engagement frameworks through strategic leadership in organisations to remain competitive in this current dynamic global environment. The tools, techniques and frameworks show-cased in this book can be used as front-line processes to equip organisations for development and to sustain and win in turbulent times. The theme of the book will have significant impact on developing and using strategic leadership styles for civic engagement as a priority area to sustain and remain competitive in this ever changing organisation global landscape.

Target Audience
The book is intended to create value for faculty, scholars, students from universities all over the world in the fields of civic engagement, strategic leadership and organisation development. Furthermore, the professional managers, specialists, consultants, educationalists and the executives managing government, private and non-profit organisations.

Recommended Topics
* Civic Engagement and Strategic Leadership for Organisation Development 
* Strategic Leadership and Civic Engagement: Practices, Tools and Techniques 
* Civic Engagement Frameworks for Organisation Development 
* Strategic Leadership Styles for Civic Engagement in Public and Private Sector Organisations 
* Managing Individuals and Communities through Strategic Leadership Interventions 
* Networking, Communication, Negotiation, Decisions and Strategic Leadership for Civic Engagement 
* Strategic Leadership Analytical Tools & Techniques for Civic Engagement 
* Strategic Leadership, Civic Engagement and Social Media Strategies 
* Strategic Digital Leadership and Civic Engagement 
* Civic Learning and Engagement through Strategic Leadership Interventions 
* Managing Community Projects for Creating Value in Organisations 
* Community Engagements and Strategic Leadership Practices in Organisations 
* Government, Strategic Leadership and Civic Engagement Frameworks 
* Strategic Public Policy and Governance for Civic Engagement 
* Strategic Leadership Political and Non-Political Initiatives for Organisation Development 
* Ethical Strategic Leadership Interventions for Civic Engagement

Submission Procedure
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before April 11, 2019, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by April 25, 2019 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by May 25, 2019, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project. 

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process. 

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager. 

Editorial Advisory Board Members: 
- Krishna Paudyal, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, UK 
- Youssef ERRAMI, ESC Pau Business School, France 
- Dimitris Gouscos, Eleni-Revekka Staiou and Evika Karamagioli, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece 
- Anjali Kaushik, Management Development Institute, Haryana, India 
- Moni Mishra, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi, India 
- Edwin Agwu, Lagos Business School, Lagos, Nigeria 
- Srividhya Poosari kumaravel, Periyar Maniammai Institute of Science & Technology, Tamilnadu, India 
- Robert W. Kisusu, Tarime Institute of Business Management, Tanzania

Important Dates
April 11, 2019: Proposal Submission Deadline 
April 25, 2019: Notification of Acceptance 
May 25, 2019: Full Chapter Submission 
Jun 24, 2019: Review Results Returned 
Aug 19, 2019: Final Acceptance Notification 
Sep 2, 2019: Final Chapter Submission

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