Dear Authors,

We are pleased to invite you to submit your research papers and scholarly contributions to the Journal of Intercultural Communication (JICC) for the Strategy and Management section. We are committed to promoting knowledge exchange in the field of intercultural communication, and we offer open-access publication to ensure the broadest dissemination of your work.

About the Journal: The Journal of Intercultural Communication is a prominent platform for interdisciplinary research in intercultural communication. Our aim is to foster understanding and collaboration among researchers, practitioners, and academics in various fields, including Strategy and Management. We invite submissions related to intercultural communication within the context of strategy and management.

Why Publish with JIC?

  • Open Access: All articles published in the JIC are freely accessible to a global audience, ensuring the widest possible readership for your research.
  • Rigorous Peer Review: Our dedicated team of experts conducts a thorough peer-review process to ensure the quality and credibility of published work.
  • Interdisciplinary Focus: We welcome submissions from various disciplines to encourage diverse perspectives and insights.
  • Relevance: The Strategy and Management section seeks contributions that address the intersection of intercultural communication with strategy, leadership, and management practices.

Recommended Topics for the upcoming Volume 24-2024:  Intercultural communication plays a crucial role in the fields of strategy and management, especially in today's globalized business environment. Here are some topics in the area of intercultural communication that are relevant to strategy and management:

    1. Cross-Cultural Leadership Strategies: Exploring effective leadership strategies and styles that are sensitive to cultural differences and can enhance team and organizational performance.

    2. Global Team Communication: Investigating how culturally diverse teams can effectively communicate, collaborate, and manage conflicts to achieve organizational goals.

    3. Intercultural Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: Analyzing how cultural factors impact negotiation outcomes and identifying strategies for successful intercultural negotiations and conflict resolution in business settings.

    4. Cultural Intelligence (CQ) in Management: Examining the role of cultural intelligence in the decision-making process, leadership effectiveness, and overall management practices.

    5. Intercultural Communication Training for Managers: Evaluating the effectiveness of intercultural training programs for managers and their impact on decision-making, leadership, and team dynamics.

    6. Global Marketing and Branding: Investigating how cultural factors influence marketing and branding strategies, including product localization, advertising, and consumer behavior.

    7. Global Supply Chain Management: Analyzing how intercultural communication affects supply chain management, including relationships with international suppliers, logistics coordination, and risk management.

    8. Cross-Cultural Mergers and Acquisitions: Examining the role of intercultural communication in the success or failure of mergers and acquisitions involving companies from different cultural backgrounds.

    9. Diversity and Inclusion Strategies: Exploring how organizations can create and implement diversity and inclusion strategies that are sensitive to cultural differences and promote a multicultural work environment.

    10. Crisis Communication in Multinational Corporations: Investigating how multinational corporations manage and communicate during crises in culturally diverse regions, including reputation management and stakeholder engagement.

    11. Interorganizational Communication in Global Alliances: Analyzing how effective intercultural communication influences the formation, management, and success of global strategic alliances and partnerships.

    12. Digital Communication and Globalization: Exploring how digital technologies and social media platforms impact intercultural communication in the context of global business operations and digital marketing strategies.

    13. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Multicultural Environments: Examining the role of CSR initiatives in building trust and goodwill across cultures and their impact on corporate reputation and performance.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Manuscripts should adhere to the JICC Author guidelines available on our website. 
  • All submissions must be original and previously unpublished.
  • Submit your manuscript through our online submission system on the JICC website.

We look forward to receiving your valuable contributions to the Strategy and Management section of the Journal of Intercultural Communication. By publishing with us, you will be contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the field and making your research accessible to a global audience.

Should you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact our editorial team at jicc@immi.se.

Thank you for considering the Journal of Intercultural Communication as the platform for your research. We eagerly anticipate your submissions and the opportunity to collaborate with you.

Sincerely,

Section Editor, Journal of Intercultural Communication [https://immi.se/intercultural