Journal of Leadership Studies

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Online ISSN: 1935-262X

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Winner of the 2010 ASBPE Award for Special Section

We are pleased to report that Journal of Leadership Studies has been awarded an Award in the category of Special Section by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASPBE). Founded in 1964, ASPBE is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors and writers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press. ASPBE is widely known for its annual Awards of Excellence competition, which recognizes the best in editorial, design, and online achievement in both regional and national categories. To learn more about ASPBE and its Awards of Excellence competition, please visit www.

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Seeking Qualified Candidates

NML Editor-In-Chief Search (PDF)

Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand, and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences seek qualifed candidates for the Editor-in-Chief position for the quarterly journal, Nonprofit Management & Leadership(NML).

LAUNCHED IN 1990, NML was the first journal to bring together the best thinking and most advanced knowledge and research about the special needs, challenges, and opportunities of nonprofit organizations. NML is committed both to academic excellence and to advancing creative interaction between rigorous research and engaged practice. It is currently one of the leading journals in the field of nonprofit management.

The new editor, who will have earned significant distinction in the field of nonprofit management and leadership, will lead NML and be charged with raising its profile among researchers and practitioners. The editor must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant academic discipline and have a record as a scholar themself, have extensive experience in evaluating and working with research manuscripts and their authors, be able to work effectively with journal staff and an editorial board, and manage journal operations efficiently.

For more information:Nonprofit Management & Leadership Editor-in-Chief Search (PDF)

Journal of Leadership Studies Honored at APEX 2013 Awards for Excellence

The Journal of Leadership Studies,edited by Jeremy Moreland and published on behalf of the School of Advanced Studies of the University of Phoenix, was recognized for publication excellence in the categories of Magazines and Journals -- Print over 32 Pages and Magazine and Journal Design & Layout in the 2013 APEX Awards for Publishing Excellence.

APEX 2013 AwardThe award-winning issue, available online, featured articles focusing on leader self-awareness metrics, corporate social responsibility, servant leadership's role in knowledge creation, a symposium on global leadership and more.

The Journal of Leadership Studies also won an APEX Award of Excellence in the category of Magazines and Journals: Design and Layout in 2011 and the APEX Grand Award in 2012.

The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. Communications Concepts, Inc. sponsors the APEX Awards, and advises professionals who write, edit and manage business communications, on best strategies and practices. Concepts publishes business communication reports, including Writer's Web Watch, an e-report for professional communicators, and special reports on topics such as corporate writing and Web publishing.

In the Twenty-fifth Annual APEX Awards, awards were given in 138 individual categories, within 12 main categories including: newsletters; magazines and journals; magapapers and newspapers; annual reports; brochures, manuals and reports; electronic media; social media; websites; campaigns, programs and plans; writing; design and illustration; and one-of-a-kind publications.

According to the APEX 2013 judges, “The awards were based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the success of the entry in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence.”

Journal of Leadership Studies Call for Media Reviews

The Journal of Leadership Studies is looking to publish reviews of leadership theory, practices, and experiences outside of the boundaries of scholarship and formal organizational practice. The Journal presently publishes peer-reviewed research articles that address leadership inquiry from a social science perspective, as well as a symposium section that highlights invited conversation around topics in leadership theory, practice, and research. However, as leadership inquiry extends into other facets of contemporary life, we are seeking to expand the Journal’s capacity to represent manifestations of leadership that do not fall neatly into the conventional categories of scholarship.Read More