Desk rejection: How to avoid being hit by a returning boomerang, Family Business Review
Desk rejection is something that most scholars experience sometime during their career. The stories of woe are commonplace in conference hotel bars, campus coffee shops, and faculty photocopy room conversations, and reactions are shared in colorful language in various post rejection emails and phone calls among disenchanted. authors. This article contributes to this discourse and in so doing continues a series of editor’s notes aimed at reflecting on issues of importance to Family Business Review (FBR) readers and contributors. To date, the editorials from the current editorial team have addressed (a) publishing your qualitative research (Chenail, 2009), (b) the craft of reviewing (Sharma & Kellermanns, 2009), and (c) strengthening your literature review (Reuber, 2010).
Craig, B. Justin. 2010. Desk rejection: How to avoid being hit by a returning boomerang. Family Business Review. 25: 306-309.