Academy of Valued Based Management (A Unit of ISOL Foundation) publishes the bi – annual International Journal on Spirituality and Organizational Leadership (ISSN 2320 –222X) since January 2013. To be published in IJSOL, a manuscript must make strong empirical and / or theoretical contributions in integrating spirituality and organizational leadership and its application to various spheres of management activities and practice.
The mission of the International Journal on Spirituality and Organizational Leadership is to publish empirical and theoretical research that tests, extends or builds management theory on integrating spirituality and organizational leadership and its application to various spheres of management activities and practice. All empirical methods – both qualitative and quantitative are welcome. To be published in IJSOL, a manuscript must make strong empirical and / or theoretical contributions and highlight the significance of those contributions in understanding the role of spirituality in renewing the contemporary management praxis. The focus of IJSOL is to systematically explore and map the field from different perspectives referring to different disciplines and spiritual and wisdom traditions. Thus, preference is given to the submissions that test, extend or build theoretical frameworks while empirically examining issues with high importance related to holistic and inclusive management theory and practice. IJSOL also welcomes theoretical articles that have strong foundations for future researches. The International Journal on Spirituality and Organizational Leadership is not restricted to any particular discipline, level of analysis, or cultural or national context.
Criteria for Publication
Articles published in the International Journal on Spirituality and Organizational Leadership should be original, insightful and interesting, theoretically strong and / or application oriented and clearly communicates the nature of their contribution in relation to role of spirituality in renewing the contemporary management praxis. Particular emphasis will be placed on potential practical applications.
The submissions will be peer reviewed.
We encourage authors to write manuscripts in a simple and concise way so that the clarity of exposition is revealed. Guidelines are as follows: Articles should not ordinarily exceed 25 double – spaced pages (using one – inch margins and the Times New Roman 12 – point font) inclusive of references, tables, figures and appendixes.
When authors submit their manuscripts to IJSOL for publication consideration, they agree to abide by IJSOL publication requirements. Specifically an author must agree that manuscript has not been submitted anywhere else for publication and will not be submitted to another publication entity during the review period of IJSOL.
The Review Process
When manuscript received the initial review is made by the Editor about the suitability of the manuscript for IJSOL. Each issue will have a ‘Guest Editor’. The Review Committee consists of ‘Guest Editor’ and three reviewers from Editorial Board. The Committee is empowered to make all publication decisions. All submissions will be blind reviewed.
The IJSOL strives to provide constructive feedback to the authors within approximately four months. In order to increase the probability of acceptance at IJSOL we encourage authors to get their manuscript peer reviewed at their own level.