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MCB University Press: articles invited

Editorial Objectives

The primary goal of this international journal is to disseminate information on career management research and professional practice to HR professionals, academics and other interested managers, executives and career management professionals. Articles can be the results of research, position papers, papers that provide propositions for research and or professional practice, reflections on professional practice and case studies. Articles should reflect trends, techniques, issues and challenges of significance to professional career management research and practice. Overall, articles should inform professional career management practice and research and enhance the professional understanding of knowledge in the field about career management strategy and the process of career management. Letters to the Editor and/or commentaries / critiques of past articles are also welcome, as are book reviews and reviews of HR and career software.

Preparation of Manuscripts

Articles should normally be between 3,000 and 6,000 words in length, typed with wide margins, and double spacing. Three paper copies and one copy on disk should be sent to the address below, together with a brief autobiographical note, up to six keywords, an abstract of approximately 150 words and a suggested title of not more than 8 words. References to other publications should be in Harvard style. More detailed notes on article format and presentation may be obtained from the Publisher.

Review Process

CDI is divided into three sections. Section 1 comprises research and academic based articles. Section 2 comprises articles based on professional practice and activity, whilst Section 3 comprises letters to the Editor, book reviews commentaries on practice and general career management information.

The Editor will undertake a desk review of each article. If considered suitable for the journal it will be sent for review. For articles submitted for Section 1, a double blind review process will be followed. Upon receipt of both reviews, the Editor will communicate to the author(s) indicating any necessary changes. Where changes are recommended, author(s) will need to show to the Editor how changes have been addressed prior to publication. For
articles submitted for Section 2, a single blind review process will occur.


Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. For ease of dissemination and to ensure proper policing of use, papers and contributions become the legal copyright of the Publisher unless otherwise agreed.

Manuscripts, abstracts or outlines of proposed articles should be submitted to:

Juliet Peters
Managing Editor
MCB University Press Ltd.
60/62 Toller Lane
Tel: 01274 777700
Fax: 01274 785200


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