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Editorial IJMPB 10,1 From the editor in chief Over the last nine years, the former Editor-in-Chief Derek Walker (RMIT University) crafted a remarkable body of work to establish the International Journal of Managing Projects in Business (the journal), define its orientation and position it as an innovative and open-minded journal in the field of project management. First and foremost, a special thanks must go to Professor Derek Walker who has accomplished an inspiring and devoted contribution to the journal over these years. As the new Editor-in-Chief, I have accepted the mandate with great pleasure and enthusiasm. My commitment to the journal, its authors and reviewers is to continue to develop its innovative spirit, imaginative mind-set and to strike the right balance between audacity and wisdom. Thus, it means to welcome papers that follow the path of “Being scientific is being practical” (Fox, 2016). Practically speaking, it signifies that papers submitted to the journal meet the expectations of well-defined research ontologically, epistemologically and methodologically with the underlying basis of innovation, discovery and credibility. It states research as the practice of working in a scientific manner (Mårtensson et al., 2016, p. 594). It articulates research as a conscious action that builds upon http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Managing Projects in Business Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1753-8378
DOI
10.1108/IJMPB-11-2016-0086
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IJMPB 10,1 From the editor in chief Over the last nine years, the former Editor-in-Chief Derek Walker (RMIT University) crafted a remarkable body of work to establish the International Journal of Managing Projects in Business (the journal), define its orientation and position it as an innovative and open-minded journal in the field of project management. First and foremost, a special thanks must go to Professor Derek Walker who has accomplished an inspiring and devoted contribution to the journal over these years. As the new Editor-in-Chief, I have accepted the mandate with great pleasure and enthusiasm. My commitment to the journal, its authors and reviewers is to continue to develop its innovative spirit, imaginative mind-set and to strike the right balance between audacity and wisdom. Thus, it means to welcome papers that follow the path of “Being scientific is being practical” (Fox, 2016). Practically speaking, it signifies that papers submitted to the journal meet the expectations of well-defined research ontologically, epistemologically and methodologically with the underlying basis of innovation, discovery and credibility. It states research as the practice of working in a scientific manner (Mårtensson et al., 2016, p. 594). It articulates research as a conscious action that builds upon

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International Journal of Managing Projects in BusinessEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 4, 2017

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