JEOD launches a call for papers for a special issue on Cooperative firms, participatory culture, and contemporary challenges. Essays in honour of Johnston Birchall.

It calls for papers that bring the work of Johnston Birchall to life by addressing current issues in social and economic recovery, and discuss his scholarly legacy and its relevance for contemporary economic and societal challenges across world regions, as well as from all sectors of activities – those where cooperatives traditionally operate – but also those addressing the production of meritorious goods, such as culture and education, social services and healthcare.

The call for paper is closed. The publication of the special issue is expected in June 2023.


The Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity (JEOD) deepens and expands the study of different enterprise types and organizational models, including (but not limited to) for-profit businesses, social enterprises, cooperatives, mutuals, nonprofit organizations and foundations. It places strong emphasis on their institutional and socio-economic contexts, as well as on their organizational features, practices, stakeholders and the development of communities and localities. JEOD also welcomes comparative research between different organizations and enterprise types, including different ownership and governance models, corporate social responsibility and network types. To this end, JEOD publishes full-length research articles, as well as book reviews, research proceedings and conference letters.