GRONEN Reading Group (GROReG) sessions offer a platform to discuss papers at the revise & resubmit stage with high quality journals. The sessions provide the opportunity to constructively discuss reviewer and editorial comments in order to improve the papers and increase likelihood of their acceptance. The goal is to help scholars from the field to publish their work on sustainability-related topics in high quality academic journals.
GROReG sessions are held three times per year at different business schools across Europe. They are organized as half-day events. Sessions typically have around 10-15 participants. During GROReG sessions each paper are assigned to a one hour time slot. After a brief presentation (10 minutes) of the main challenges regarding the revision process of the paper by the author(s), a discussant gives her/his view before the general discussion is opened. Participants receive the papers as well as the review reports and the editorial letter before each session and are expected to have read these documents beforehand. The focus of the discussion is how to deal with reviewer and editorial comments to improve the papers and increase likelihood of their acceptance. GROReG sessions are characterized by a non-competitive, constructive working atmosphere with the aim to help authors to progress in the revision process. Usually, GROReG sessions are associated to a joint lunch or dinner.