Re: A new journal

Barry Cooper (
Fri, 19 Feb 1999 14:21:57 -0000

Hi Devi,
This sounds interesting and relevant to my PCP/social work organisational
development research thesis - perhaps you could send me details to:
Barry Cooper
37 Oldville Avenue
BS21 6HF
-----Original Message-----
From: Devi Jankowicz <>
To: <>;
<>; David Bull <>; Carole Elliott
<>; Jean Woodall <>
Date: Sunday, February 07, 1999 9:12 PM
Subject: A new journal

>Colleagues might like to hear about a new journal with which I'm
>associated. While the fields covered are, loosely, "training and
>development" within and of organizations, articles written in a
>constructivist / constructionist are particularly welcome.
>It's called _Human Resource Development International_; published by
>Routledge. And in the fields of training, personal development,
>organizational development, and change management it welcomes
>contributions which challenge conventional distinctions: between theory
>and practice; scholarship, profession, and practice; traditional and
>radical methodological approaches.
>Anyone with anything interesting (conceptual or empirically-based) to say
>about personal, group-based, or organizational change; the provision for,
>and management of, such change; the weasel concept of resistance to
>change; matters of agency in change; is most welcome to submit
>a) articles for blind reviewing: c.5000 words
>b) articles about advanced practice: c. 2000 words
>c) research-in-progress / innovative development projects: c.1000 words
>d) "soap-box" articles, in which you argue the case on an issue you feel
>strongly about: c.1000 words
>e) book, video, software, and conference reviews; interviews with
>scholars and practitioners
>a) to d) above to Ms. Carole Elliott, Management School, Lancaster
>University, Lancaster
>LA1 4YX, U.K.; these reach me, as Acting Editor-in-Chief
>e) above to our Reviews and Interviews Editor, Prof. Jean Woodall,
>Kingston School of Management, Kingston University, Kingston-on-Thames,
>Surrey KT2 7LB, U.K.
>As well as the more recognizably conventional
>business/management-flavoured items you'd expect in an HRD journal,
>articles submitted during its first 18 months have argued the case for
>anarchy in organizations; explored the function of storytelling in
>organizations; examined the Latin etymology of contemporary concepts of
>power in organizations; reviewed some conceptualisations of emotional
>labour and the "self" of the organization.
>Anyone wishing to subscribe or interested in making a library
>recommendation: please send me your snail-mail address by e-mail; I'll
>send you a copy of the publisher's handout giving full particulars.
>Devi Jankowicz