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Editorial: the role of the editor – managing fair play

Editorial: the role of the editor – managing fair play PurposeThis editorial aims to highlight the challenges and dilemmas faced by journal editors and the implications for the editorial process.Design/methodology/approachA sporting metaphor has been used. A soccer referee is used to highlight the tasks, roles and dilemmas faced by editors.FindingsEditors need to identify the role they wish to play in the editorial process, and this role involves balancing the dilemmas and identifying trade-offs.Originality/valueThis research offers insight into the editorial role for authors to assist them in understanding both the process and the decisions that are made in a complex, competitive environment of publishing. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Services Marketing Emerald Publishing

Editorial: the role of the editor – managing fair play

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0887-6045
DOI
10.1108/JSM-03-2017-0073
Publisher site
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Abstract

PurposeThis editorial aims to highlight the challenges and dilemmas faced by journal editors and the implications for the editorial process.Design/methodology/approachA sporting metaphor has been used. A soccer referee is used to highlight the tasks, roles and dilemmas faced by editors.FindingsEditors need to identify the role they wish to play in the editorial process, and this role involves balancing the dilemmas and identifying trade-offs.Originality/valueThis research offers insight into the editorial role for authors to assist them in understanding both the process and the decisions that are made in a complex, competitive environment of publishing.

Journal

Journal of Services MarketingEmerald Publishing

Published: May 8, 2017

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