This issue of the Irish Journal of Management, 36(1), marks a change in the editorship of the journal. Prof. Edel Conway, Dublin City University has been replaced as Co-Editor by Dr. Michelle O’Sullivan, University of Limerick. The Irish Journal of Management would like to sincerely thank Prof. Conway for her hard work, dedication, commitment and expertise in progressing the Irish Journal of Management over the last number of years as Co-Editor. In particular, Prof. Conway was instrumental in a number of strategic initiatives to develop the journal including
resource management and stakeholder management) that are difficult to categorise without the use of this approach. Finally, content analysis has been previously used successfully to accumulate knowledge and conduct literature reviews in management and organisation studies ( Duriau et al., 2007 ; Cascio and Aguinis, 2008 ; Laplume et al., 2008 , Seuring and Gold, 2012 ).
The process of journal and article selection
The aim of the journal selection process was to identify leading journals that publish CSR articles and make contributions to the development of CSR
Graham Heaslip, Robert Galavan and Anne Sigismund Huff
In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, and the looming environmental crisis, management researchers have increasingly addressed the fundamental cultural, economic and organisational challenges that societies across the world are facing. The unifying theme from the 2012 conference was ‘transformation’: what new methodologies, theory-building approaches and areas of investigation does the management academy need to create value for our stakeholders. Similarly, there is a need to respond to repeated calls for the renewal of management
Irena Bakanauskienė, Rita Bendaravičienė and Laima Barkauskė
1. Alnıacik, E., Alnıacik, U. (2012). Identifying Dimensions of Attractiveness in Employer Branding: Effects of Age, Gender, and Current Employment Status // Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 58, p. 1336-1343. doi: 10. 1016/j.sbspro.2012.09.1117.
2. Ambler, T., Barrow, S. (1996). The Employer Brand // Journal of Brand Management. Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 185-206. doi: 10.1057/bm.1996.42.
3. Arachchige, B. J., Robertson, A. (2011). Business Student Perceptions of a Preferred Employer: A Study
1. Aladwani, A. M. (2001). Change Management Strategies for Successful ERP Implementation // Business Process Management Journal. Vol. 7, No. 3. pp. 266–275. doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/14637150110392764 .
2. Berna–Martinez, J., Macia–Perez, F. (2012) Overcoming Resistance to Change in Business Innovation Processes // International Journal of Engineering & Technology. Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 148–161.
3. Bristow, G., Healy, A. (2018) Innovation and Regional Economic Resilience: An Exploratory Analysis // The Annals of Regional Science
Lidia Sanchez-Ruiz, Beatriz Blanco and Asta Kyguolienė
1. Aastrup, J., Kotzab, H. (2010). Forty Years of Out of Stock Research – and Shelves Are Still Empty // The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research. Vol. 20, pp. 147–164. doi: 10.1080/09593960903498284.
2. Aastrup, J., Kotzab, H. (2009). Analyzing Out of Stock in Independent Grocery Stores: An Empirical Study // International Journal of Retail and Distribution management. Vol. 37, No. 9, pp. 765-789. doi: 10.1108/09590550910975817.
3. Adusei, Ch., Awunyo-Vitor, D. (2014). Determinants of Stock Out in Retail
This special edition is titled “Managing in a Changing Climate: Leading to New Realities”. The field of management is one of continuing evolvement and is no stranger to change. Events in the global economic and business environment have resulted in unprecedented turmoil and uncertainty for organisations, which have had to respond quickly to the new environment to recover and restore their position. Crises also bring the potential for new opportunities in, for instance, managerial innovation, new markets, new entrepreneurial ventures, technology use, and
5. Dambrauskienė, D., Liukinevičienė, L. (2017). Possibilities of Distributed Leadership Development in the Context of Changes: A Case of Pre-School Education Institutions. Management of Organizations: Systematic Research. Vol. 78, pp. 33-47. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/mosr-2017-0014 .
6. Duif, T., Harrison, Ch., van Dartel, N. (2013). Distributed Leadership in Practice. A Descriptive Analysis of Distributed Leadership in European Schools. Internet access: http
performance ( Leidner et al., 2011 ; Ravichandran and Lertwongsatien, 2005 ), as well as being a key enabler of business strategy ( Preston and Karahanna, 2006 ). IS strategy has been a significant concern for practice, dominating management agendas in recent decades ( Teubner, 2013 ) and becoming integral to business positioning and processes ( Stace et al., 2012 ).
The specific purpose of this article is to elucidate the methodological approach employed to achieve the wider study’s goal. The strategy-as-practice (SAP) and SISP literature sets are the two core strands