Special Issue on Triple Bottom Line Sustainability and CSR

Submission Deadline: Aug. 10, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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  • Special Issue Editor
    • Muddassar Sarfraz
      Department of Management and Human Resouses, Business School, Hohai University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
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    • Muhammad Ibrahim Abdullah
      Department of Management Sciences, Comsats University Islamabad, Lahore, Pakistan
    • Syed Ghulam Meran Shah
      Business School, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    • Bereket Regassa
      Departement of research and publication, South Melese Academy, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    • Jasim Tariq
      Department of Management Sciences, Iqra University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Introduction

    TBL (Triple Bottom Line) sustainability and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) are increasingly receiving attention as strategic business initiatives for both large and small scale industries. These are the strategic decisions whereby an organization accepts an obligation to society. In-turn, this helps the companies to expand their geographical reach and explore international markets, collaborations, new business ventures. This brings the strategic advantages like improved brand image, increased customer and employee satisfaction and hence an opportunity to create new revenue streams. Performance measurement can be defined as the process of quantifying the efficiency and effectiveness of action. It is “the periodic measurement of progress toward explicit short-run and long-run objectives and the reporting of the results to decision makers in an attempt to improve program performance” (Neely et al., 1995). Today, organizations need to revamp their performance measurement system with TBL and CSR focus. This expects them to discover and test new performance indicators in both theory and practice. The industries need to look for business process reengineering or restructuring of the business with respect to TBL and CSR oriented performance systems.
    Themes relevant to this special issue include, but not limited to:
    1. Business process reengineering with TBL and CSR performance indicators
    2. Design of performance measurements system for TBL-CSR competitiveness
    3. Investigation and testing of existing measures for TBL-CSR practices
    4. Evaluation and upgradation of existing performance measurement frameworks for TBL-CSR implementation
    5. Organizational restructuring and fit within industry and supply chain under TBL-CSR focus

    Aims and Scope:
    1. Triple Bottom Line
    2. Corporate Social Responsibility
    3. Environment
    4. Sustainability
    5. Organizational Performance
    6. One Belt one Road

  • Guidelines for Submission

    Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.

    Papers should be formatted according to the guidelines for authors (see: http://www.ijber.org/submission). By submitting your manuscripts to the special issue, you are acknowledging that you accept the rules established for publication of manuscripts, including agreement to pay the Article Processing Charges for the manuscripts. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the online manuscript submission system at http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/login. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website.

  • Published Papers

    The special issue currently is open for paper submission. Potential authors are humbly requested to submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript by clicking here.

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