We are pleased to announce the appointment of new Guest Editor for the IAFOR Journal of Business & Management, Professor Anshuman Khare of Athabasca University, Canada. Dr Khare joins the journal with a wealth of knowledge and wide-ranging publishing experience within the field, and we are positive that his forthcoming issues of the journal will reflect this. Longstanding member of the IAFOR International Advisory Board, Professor William Baber of Kyoto University, Japan, will join him as Associate Editor of the journal. Their combined expertise is sure to take the journal from strength to strength, and we very much look forward to sharing the forthcoming issues.
We would like to offer our thanks and appreciation for the hard work of outgoing founding Editor, Dr Merlin Levirs, who established the journal in August 2014.
Dr Khare is currently accepting submissions for his inaugural issue of the journal, to be published in March 2017. The submission deadline is December 31, 2016. The journal welcomes submissions related to Business and Management from academics, practitioners and professionals from within the field. Please see the journal homepage for Author Guidelines and more information.
Professor Anshuman Khare is Professor in Operations Management at Athabasca University, Canada. He joined Athabasca University in January 2000. He is an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and has completed two post-doctoral terms at Johannes Gutenberg Universität in Mainz, Germany. He is also a former Monbusho Scholar, having completed a postdoctoral assignment at Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan. He has published a number of books and research papers on a wide range of topics. His research focuses on environmental regulation impacts on industry, just-in-time manufacturing, supply chain management, sustainability, cities and climate change, online business education, transformation brought about by digital technologies, etc. Anshuman also serves as Associate Editor of International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education published by Emerald and International Journal of Applied Management and Technology.
Professor Will Baber has combined education with business throughout his career, teaching business students in Japan and Europe and working in economic development for the State of Maryland and language services in Washington, DC. In his work he has frequently encountered cross cultural conflicts and synergies. He studies these issues as an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Management of Kyoto University. Research interests include cross-cultural adaptation and the impact of expatriates on the workplace.