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Mehdi Boussebaa appointed to editorial board of Journal of Professions and Organization

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Dr Mehdi Boussebaa

Dr Mehdi Boussebaa, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies at the School of Management, has been appointed to the editorial board of a new management journal, The Journal of Professions and Organization, published by the Oxford University Press.

This new journal aims to be the premier outlet for research on organisational issues concerning professionals, including their work, management and their broader social and economic role.

The editorial board is made up of world-leading management scholars and the journal is expected to receive accreditation from Web of Science (WOS) and Social Science Citation Information (SSCI) and gain “A” status within 3-5 years.

Officially launched on 18 March at the Novak Druce Centre for Professional Service Firms at Said Business School, University of Oxford, the journal is already accepting submissions and expects to publish its first volume in early 2014.

Prospective authors and reviewers should contact David Brock for more information.

Notes to editors

Mehdi Boussebaa is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies and his key research interests are in: Organisation Theory (principally Institutionalism); International and Comparative Management; Professional Service Firm Management; and Globalization Theory.

His most recent research examined the organisational challenges that globalisation creates for major management consultancies, focusing on project staffing, global teamwork and knowledge transfer. For further information, visit Mehdi’s faculty page.

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Email: pr@management.bath.ac.uk
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General Notes For Editors:

The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.