An ILA Leadership Perspectives Webinar

So, You Want to Get Published? Tips from the Editor of Gender in Management: An International Journal

Leadership Development

Presenters: Adelina Broadbridge, Marlene Janzen Le Ber, and Rita Gardiner (Moderator)

Organized by the ILA Women and Leadership Member Community


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This webinar is designed to expand your knowledge about how to successfully submit articles to the journal Gender in Management: An International journal.  This will be a practical session with information beneficial to those interested in learning more about publishing in this journal, as well as more general tips about publishing articles. The editor will discuss her experience as an editor and provide “dos and don’ts” regarding being published in this journal. Panelists will also provide an overview of a forthcoming special issue of the journal entitled: “From Intent to Action: New Directions in Women and Leadership Research,” which initially came out of the ILA women and leadership colloquium, held in June 2021. This international panel will share their knowledge and experiences having served in the roles of journal editor, editng a special issue, acting as journal reviewers, and successfully published authors. 

Outcome of Attending

  • Learn practical tips on what to do and not to dos when submitting a journal article, either for a special issue or the journal more generally.
  • Learn more about Gender in Management: An International Journal
  • Learn about the forthcoming special issue that came out of the research colloquium
  • Gain insights into how special issues work
  • Gain insights into what it is like to edit a journal

Speaker Information

Adelina Broadbridge

Dr. Adelina Broadbridge works in the division of Management, Work and Organisation, Stirling Management School, University of Stirling, and is Editor of Gender in Management: An International Journal.   A core theme of her teaching and research examines career development issues, with a specific focus on gender and diversity issues. She is internationally recognised for her work on issues of HRM in the retail industry.  Her PhD examined the Career Development Issues of Retail Managers and built on, and consolidated, some of her previous research activities. Some of her more recent publications include the books Handbook of Gendered Careers in Management:  Getting In, Getting On, Getting Out, (2015) and Research Handbook of Diversity and Careers(2018) which she edited with Dr Sandra Fielden and both published by Edward Elgar.  She is currently working on a book on Appearance in the workplace.  Adelina is the founding chair of the British Academy of Management’s Gender in Management Special Interest Group has been track and co track chair for gender in management at various international conferences including the European Academy of Management and the British Academy of Management. She has run various programmes on the professional and personal development of women for the university.  She led a successful application for the Athena Swan bronze award for Stirling Management School (an initiative to enable more diversity in higher education). 

Marlene Janzen Le Ber Webinar

Dr. Marlene Janzen Le Ber is Professor, Leadership Studies & Distinguished Chair, Centre for Women and Leadership at Brescia University College @Western University in Canada. Publications include Organization, Journal of Business Ethics, Business & Society, Journal of Leadership Studies, The Qualitative Report as well as numerous health related journals. She has co-edited the book, “More Women on Boards: An International Perspective.” A multiple research grant holder in complex processes of leadership, her current research spans core topics in leadership, i.e. leader character, leader aspirations, and leader identity development in women to policy and social change. An ongoing research grant, funded by SSHRC Partnership Development Grant “Mobilizing Narratives for Policy and Social Change” builds on an earlier SSHRC Insight Development Grant, titled “From Intractable to Tractable: Transdisciplinary Processes of Innovation.” Marlene co-chaired the 2021 Advancing Research in Women and Leadership Academic Colloquium and is the lead editor of a special issue emerging from this colloquium. Prior to her doctoral studies, Marlene was a seasoned health care executive within academic health sciences centers, known as a strategic leader who spearheaded numerous health system innovations. Marlene earned a PhD (Strategy) from Ivey Business School, MScN (Admin) and BScN from Western University. 


Rita A. Gardiner

Dr. Rita A. Gardiner is Assistant Professor, Critical Policy, Equity, and Leadership Studies, in the Faculty of Education, Western University, Canada. Publications include Gender, Authenticity and Leadership: Thinking with Arendt (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015). She was also lead editor of a special issue on Leadership and #Me Too for Gender and Management: An International Journal in 2020. Additionally, she has published papers in Gender, Work and OrganizationJournal of Educational HistoryBusiness Ethics QuarterlyLeadership and Organization Studies. Currently, she is working on a SSHRC-funded project that examines the implementation of gender-based violence policies in Ontario universities.  Currently, Rita is the Chair of the Women’s Leadership Research Committee for the International Leadership Association, and Co-Chair of the International Research Colloquium for Women and Leadership. With Marlene Janzen Le Ber and Liza Howe-Walsh, she is involved in a new special issue that emerged out of the ILA Women and Leadership Research Colloquium.