Responsible Management: Challenges and Opportunities
Program Chair: Tejinder K. Billing, Rowan University
Tracks for conceptual/empirical papers
Strategy, International Management (STR, IM)
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Information Technology (ENTP, INV, IT)
Human Resources Management (HRM)
Organizational Behavior (OB)
Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, & Ethics (CSR, SUS, ETH)
Hospitality Management/Crisis Management (HM,CM)
Management Education & Development (MED)
Tracks for alternative formats
Experiential Learning Activities (ELA)
Teaching Cases and case-related work (CASE)
Professional development workshops (PDWs)
Idea Incubator (IDEA)
Strategy, International Management
Track Chairs: Vishal Gupta, University of Alabama;
Shanthi Gopalakrishnan, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Topics focus on addressing the wide range of management and organizational issues related to the formulation, implementation, and execution of business policy and strategy. Additional topics in this track include cross-border business operations, strategic alliances, as well as social and cultural considerations in doing business in varied cultures.Theme topics would focus on the use of digital technology in strategic decision making.
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Information Technology
Track Chairs: Huy Q. (David) Tran, Albright College; Heidi Bertels, College of Staten Island / CUNY
Topics include new venture creation and failure, new and small firm management practices, new and small firm financing strategies, corporate venturing and innovation, and women-, minority-, and family-owned business. Submissions can also address the innovation process, the management of information technology, and the cognitive and social impacts of information systems.
Human Resources Management
Track Chair: Alison Wall, Southern Connecticut State University
This track seeks submissions covering all aspects of human resource management, including recruitment, selection, training, performance appraisal, compensation, socialization, gender, diversity, strategic HRM and human capital.
Antigoni Papadimitriou, Western Kentucky University
Robin Frkal, Nichols College
Papers that study individuals and groups in organizations as well as the dynamics of organizations in terms of practice, growth, and change. Areas of interest include individual and group differences and effectiveness, perception, communication, motivation, team dynamics, conflict, negotiation, organizational design, and organizational change.