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Publication possibilities:

(I) A SPECIAL ISSUE on 'Networks and Innovation' will be published in the journal 'Industrial Marketing Management’. The deadline for the submission of the final version is
                                                             APRIL 10, 2019.

Papers submitted must not have been published, accepted for publication, or presently be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Submissions should be about 6,000-8,000 words in length. Copies should be uploaded on Industrial Marketing Management’s homepage through the EVISE system. You need to upload your paper using the dropdown box for the special issue on “Networks and Innovation”. To ensure that all manuscripts are correctly identified for inclusion into the SI, it is important that authors select “SI: Networks and Innovation” as the issue type under the “Enter Manuscript Information” step of the submission process. The journal’s submission, review and decision process is managed entirely online using EVISE, which can be accessed using the below link:


For guidelines, visit www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/505720/authorinstructions. Papers not complying with the notes for contributors (cf. homepage) or poorly written will be desk rejected. Suitable papers will be subjected to a double-blind review; hence, authors must not identify themselves in the body of their paper. (Please do not submit a Word file with “track changes” active or a PDF file.)

For the preparation of the paper please apply the rules for authors published here:


(II) In addition, we will publish an edited BOOK “DESIGN and MANGEMENT OF INTERFIRM NETWORKS: Franchising Networks, Cooperatives and Alliancesin Springer Verlag.
Editors: Josef Windsperger, Gerard Cliquet, George Hendrikse, Marijana Sreckovic. The deadline for submitting the paper is APRIL 1!

Please send the paper to josef.windsperger@univie.ac.at.

Review Process for the edited book:
a.    In the first round of the review process the editors select a preliminary number of papers.
b.    The selected papers are subjected to a second round double-blind review process. Only the papers that survive the second round of the review process will be accepted for final publication.


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