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Social Business

Special Issues & Proposals

Social Business invites proposals from parties interested in Editing a Special Issue

Social Business seeks to provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge, experience, insights and ideas about the theory and practice of social business. Among these the issues that Social Business wishes to address include:

  •     Corporate social responsibility
  •     Education
  •     Entrepreneurship
  •     Environmentalism and climate change
  •     Foreign Aid and Investment – ‘Trade vs Aid?’
  •     Globalisation
  •     Innovation – social and technological
  •     Micro-credit and microfinance
  •     Sustainability
  •     Transformational  marketing
    •     Green marketing
    •     Marketing for NPOs
    •     Social marketing
  •     Volunteer and charitable organisations
  •     Well-being


Guidelines for submitting a Special Issue Proposal

Proposals should include the following information:

  •     A description of what the issue would be about and how it fits in with SB’s philosophy.
  •     Who the editors would be with an indication of their editorial/review experience and details of potential reviewers.
  •     Details of any planned invited submissions.
  •     Draft text of Call for Papers.
  •     Details of how many papers there will be in the issue.

If the issue will be comprised of papers submitted to a conference, workshop or similar event, please make this clear in the proposal.

Please send proposals by e-mail to

The current availability of slots for special issues will be advised on submission of a proposal.

We would recommend that there is a minimum of two editors for a special issue.

Review Process

It is the responsibility of the guest editor(s) to handle the reviewing process. All papers will need to go through a standard double-blind review process and details of this will be provided on acceptance of a proposal.

Guidelines for Authors

Submitted articles must conform to journal style and we ask that authors follow our Guidelines for Authors.