Focus and Scope
The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (JCC) aims to publish the best ideas integrating the theory and practice of corporate citizenship in a format that is readable, accessible, engaging, interesting and useful for readers in business, consultancy, government, NGOs and academia. This peer-reviewed journal encourages practical, theoretically sound, and (when relevant) empirically rigorous manuscripts that address real-world implications of corporate citizenship in global and local contexts. Topics related to corporate citizenship can include (but are not limited to): corporate responsibility, stakeholder relationships, public policy, sustainability and environment, human and labour rights/issues, governance, accountability and transparency, globalisation, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as multinational firms, ethics, measurement, and specific issues related corporate citizenship, such as diversity, poverty, education, information, trust, supply chain management, and problematic or constructive corporate/human behaviours and practices.
In addition to articles linking the theory and practice of corporate citizenship, JCC also encourages innovative or creative submissions (for peer review). Innovative submissions can highlight issues of corporate citizenship from a critical perspective, enhance practical or conceptual understanding of corporate citizenship, or provide new insights or alternative perspectives on the realities of corporate citizenship in today’s world. Innovative submissions might include: critical perspectives and controversies, photography, essays, poetry, drama, reflections, and other innovations that help bring corporate citizenship to life for management practitioners and academics alike.
JCC continues to produce occasional special issues dedicated to a single theme. Recent theme issues include: Story Telling: Beyond the Academic Article Using Fiction, Art and Literary Techniques to Communicate, Sustainable Luxury , Responsible Investment in Emerging Markets, Business-NGO Partnerships, and Creating Global Citizens and Responsible Leadership. All special issues can be purchased individually as PDFs or in paperback.
A key feature is the ‘Turning Points’ section. Turning Points are commentaries, controversies, new ideas, essays and insights that we hope will be provocative and engaging, raise the important issues of the day and provide observations on what is too new yet to be the subject of empirical and theoretical studies.
- Rebecca Marsh
- David Murphy
|Open Submissions||Indexed||Peer Reviewed|
Turning Points are commentaries, controversies, new ideas, essays and insights that we hope will be provocative and engaging, raise the important issues of the day and provide observations on what is too new yet to be the subject of empirical and theoretical studies. Turning Points are not peer-reviewed, and will be subject to Editor review.Editors
- Rebecca Marsh
- David Murphy
|Open Submissions||Indexed||Peer Reviewed|
Peer Review Process
Submissions to The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (JCC) are subject to a double-blind peer review process. Papers will typically receive two reviews. Papers will receive initial reviews within two months.
The Journal of Corporate Citizenship is published quarterly, with issues appearing in March, June, September and December.
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