Call for Chapters: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Organizational Governance During Health Crises


Carla Negrão, CeBER, Portugal
Isabel Cristina Guerreiro Maia, University of Coimbra, Portugal
JOÃO ANTONIO BRITO, University of Cape Verde, Cape Verde

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: December 19, 2022
Full Chapters Due: January 18, 2023


Despite technological advances accompanying growing globalization, the surprise of the pandemic COVID-19 declared by WHO, on March 11, 2020, changed our lives. The responses were unpredictable and the consequences incalculable. Economic, social, and health inheritances in the short, medium and long term are expected to be very serious. The challenges posed to governance in the various sectors of activity can be unique opportunities for future results. The importance of disseminating studies and academic discussions on the subject from a multidisciplinary perspective - economics, management, law, sociology, psychology, education, and communication - is emerging and can contribute to better governance policies. The editors aim to bring together several chapters whose themes can meet the interests of the target audience, especially researchers in the areas of economics, management, sociology, and communication. In the knowledge society in which we live, this book aims to contribute to an increase in the value of knowledge and literature, in addition to opening new structural and functional models that are more effective and adapted to the global recovery.


The general objectives of this book are: • Explore trends in governance models; • Present the current state of governance; • Explore / examine governance issues, challenges, and opportunities; • Explore post-Covid-19 governance responses; • Publish recent studies in the various disciplinary areas of governance; • Contribute to new lines of research emerging from governance.

Target Audience

This book will be a resource for researchers, academics, teachers, students, economists, entrepreneurs, consultants, policymakers for implementing multilevel governance.

Recommended Topics

In times of Covid-19 pandemic, emerging research topics for chapters include, but are not limited to: • Corporate Governance and the Covid-19 pandemic • Impact of Covid-19 on governance in education • Good governance in education • Covid-19 and health governance • Political Governance • Post Covi-19 and the influence on Governance • Governance and innovation • Leadership and governance in times of health crisis • Lessons from the pandemic for future governance models • Entrepreneurship and Governance • Governance and Economic Development • Governance and Sustainability • The new governance policies • Artificial intelligence as a governance tool • E-governance and covid-19 • new communication technologies and covid-19 • Public policies and economic and health crisis management • The economy post-covid-19 - development opportunities

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before December 19, 2022, Full chapters are expected to be submitted by January 18, 2023, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Multidisciplinary Approaches to Organizational Governance During Health Crises. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery® online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2022.

Important Dates

December 19, 2022: Proposal Submission Deadline
January 18, 2023: Full Chapter Submission
February 13, 2023: Final Chapter Submission


Carla Negrão
CeBER, University of Coimbra

Isabel Cristina Guerreiro Maia
University of Coimbra

University of Cape Verde


Business and Management; Computer Science and Information Technology; Education; Media and Communications; Government and Law; Social Sciences and Humanities
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