• Managing Global Transitions

    Aims and Scope

    Managing Global Transitions (MGT) is a quarterly, scholarly journal that covers diverse aspects of transitions and welcomes research on change and innovation in increasingly digitalized and networked economic environments, from a societal, organizational, and technological perspective. MGT fosters the exchange of ideas, experience, and knowledge among developed and developing countries with different cultural, organizational, and technological traditions. MGT invites original scientific, research, and review papers advancing the field of transitions in societies, organizations, and technologies.

    Transitions in societies

    • Geo-political transitions, transition experiments, pathways and mechanisms
    • Social, demographic, cross-cultural, ethical, geo-political and security aspects of transitions
    • Social change, prosperity, wellbeing, happiness
    • Policy making, government regulation, social responsibility
    • Knowledge-based society and world futures
    • New and emerging metrics for measuring, assessing and evaluating societal transitions

    Transitions in organizations

    • Organizational analysis and design, modeling, developments and changes in organizational learning and behavior
    • International strategy and strategic alliances, networked businesses and operations
    • Entrepreneurship and leadership, decision making
    • Knowledge sourcing and innovation management, personal development, education and training, international HRM
    • Business systems and business models
    • Connective intelligence and collective intelligence in organizational behavior

    Transitions in technologies

    • Managing technological/organizational change and innovation
    • Technology networks, technology transfer benefits and risks, technology acquisition and diffusion
    • Smart technologies and development discontinuities, renewable sources and sustainability
    • Digitalization, IoT, ICT, cybernetics, forecasting
    • Technological traditions, strategic surprise and response systems
    • Studies that promote understanding of the dynamics of socio-technical systems change
    • Science and technology policy that fosters transformative advancement
    • Modeling technological change in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) environments