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Rotman-UTP Publishing Proposal Guidelines

Books from Rotman-UTP Publishing bridge research and practice, offering actionable learning for navigating today's complex business environment. Business professionals, students, and anyone interested in staying current with the latest in business thinking will be engaged by these titles, which reflect the Rotman School's vision for "a new way to think."

We are actively acquiring business titles and welcome proposals that fit the mandate described above. 

Areas of focus include:

Please direct proposals to Jennifer DiDomenico, editor for Business and Economics.

Proposal Guidelines

  1. A working title and capsule statement (2-3 sentences) about the subject of your book, the position it takes, and how it will benefit its readership.
  2. A description (one page or less) of your book's key message and unique contribution. You might discuss your key argument, evidence, and conclusions and describe how your book relates to existing books on the same or similar subject(s). Ensure that your description answers the questions: "Why is your book important?" and "What benefits does it provide to readers?"
  3. Information about intended audience(s). Please be as specific as possible. If the book is intended for course adoption, please list relevant course titles/departments. If you have information about where such courses are taught, or an idea of enrollment, please include here.
  4. Manuscript information:
    1. number of pages (specify double-spaced manuscript pages or printed book pages)
    2. number of figures and tables
    3. apparatus (i.e. cases, exercises, glossary)
    4. amount of copyrighted material you plan to use
    5. current manuscript status
    6. estimated delivery date
  5. A list of similar (including competing) books and information on how your book differs from and/or builds upon these.
  6. Author credentials (curriculum vitae or professional resume).
  7. A table of contents with brief synopsis of each chapter.