Call for Papers: Journal of Social Media for Organizations (JSMO)
JSMO welcomes contributions that cross, blend, and integrate various interdisciplinary threads. It welcomes both theoretical and empirical research, using accepted and applicable analytical, computational, laboratory, and field research methods.
The intended readership of JMSO consists of academic, government, and corporate researchers; designers of social media systems; and information technology decision-makers who want to enhance their organizations’ use of social media. JSMO welcomes contributions from academic, government, and corporate researchers and anyone who has thoroughly analyzed and cogently described their organization’s experiences with using social media.
Topics of Interest
- Theory and concepts, introducing new ideas and approaches regarding the use of social media to enhance communications between team members and/or to change or improve work practice.
- Systems design and development, providing guidance and lessons learned on how to implement and successfully deploy social media technologies within a group or organization.
- Experimentation and assessment that documents any substantial study conducted in the laboratory or the field, yielding qualitative and/or quantitative insights that would benefit the community.
- State of the science, art, and practice of Social Media for organizations.
- Analysis, Tools, and Methods to study the use and efficacy of Social Media as a change-agent in the workplace.
Examples of specific topics that may be appropriate are the following:
- Social media strategies for strengthening organizations’ internal collaboration and cohesion
- Adoption of social media in the organization
- Enhancing social media literacy among the organization’s population
- Effects of different social media approaches on the organization
- Measuring the effect of enterprise social media on the organization’s performance
- Best practices for social media usage based on organizational type
- Models, taxonomies, or theories for social media for the organization
- Approaches for managing social media communities in the organization
- Perceptions of organizational social media
- Sustaining social media participation in the organization after the initial rollout period
- Handling the demands of initial participation when it is much greater than expected
- Novel organizational social media tools
- Organizational social media and identity, privacy, safety, and security
- Using social media to break down organizational silos or fiefdoms
- Using social media in crisis communication
- Learning from customers via social media
- Measuring social media content quality and its effects on the organization
- Integrating or choosing among the large variety of social media options for the organization
- Designing social media approaches for multi-generational organizations
- Social media policies as set by organizations: what rules should there be?