Program Chair: Mousumi Bhattacharya, PhD

Dolan School of Business, Fairfield University

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CONFERENCE THEME: BEING HUMAN IN THE DIGITAL WORLD

Tracks for conceptual, empirical papers, panels, symposia, posters

Strategy, International Management 

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Information Technology 

Human Resources Management 

Organizational Behavior

Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, Leadership 

Management Education & Development 

Tracks for alternative formats

Experiential Learning Activities (ELA)

Teaching Cases 

Professional development workshops (PDWs)

Idea Incubator 


Strategy, International Management

Track Chairs: Vishal Gupta, University of Alabama;

Shanthi Gopalakrishna, 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

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

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.


Organizational Behavior

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.

Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, Leadership

Topics include codes of conduct and labeling programs, supply chain management, outsourcing, issue management, reputation and brands, business and government relations, corporate governance, the provision of global public goods, international stakeholder management, and headquarter-subsidiary relationships. contemporary problems of leadership like shared leadership, team leadership, followership, leadership as process, leadership of self, leadership for the common good, and virtual leadership.

Management Education & Development

Work addressing teaching and learning at the classroom, program, or institutional level; workplace and organizational learning; and innovation with technology in the classroom. Especially welcome are contributions that highlight the conference theme in the classroom.

Experiential Learning Activities (ELA)

Have you developed a new learning exercise, game, simulation, role-play, or other learning tool or activity? ELA submissions (a) describe the activity, (b) explain the pedagogical theory/evidence behind the activity, and (c) outline a session plan that includes learning goals, instructions, timing, and any crucial handouts/props. At the conference, authors facilitate a hands-on learning session that demonstrates key experiences from the activity.


Teaching Cases

The CASE Association holds its annual conference in conjunction with EAM's and attendees enjoy the benefits of both. You are invited to submit a teaching case or related materials. CASE has tracks for: (1) "embryo" cases i.e., in the idea development stage (special form required), (2) a fully developed case without an instructor's manual, (3) a fully developed case with an instructor's manual, or (4) workshop/symposium. Please review the details for submitting your teaching case at:https://www.caseweb.org/resources/

Professional Development Workshops (PDWs)

Develop a panel, presentation, or hands-on session to share your best professional practices with EAM colleagues! Topics vary and have included: research roundtable, research methods, writing strategies, administration, career balance, assessment, service learning, curriculum development, Professors of practice etc. Submissions are 4-6 pages and include: title, brief abstract with key words, time requested for session (30, 45, 60 minutes), learning objective(s), and a detailed description of the workshop plan (including timeline).

Idea Incubator

Do you have a scholarship idea that is promising, but needs more development? Submit an abstract (500+ words) outlining your research idea. These sessions are structured as roundtable discussions to facilitate development and coaching of individual papers. Authors and project titles are listed in the program, but the abstracts will not appear in the proceedings. 

Academic Consortia

There is no additional fee for these programs, but conference registration is required.

Doctoral Student Consortium. Students at any stage of their Ph.D. or D.B.A. programs are welcome to join this dynamic consortium. The goal is to contribute to their professional development as scholars, teachers and colleagues.

Junior Faculty Consortium. Participants will learn practical strategies for successfully navigating the demanding first stage of an academic career.

Mid-Career/Senior Faculty Consortium. This consortium is designed to help established faculty develop their own “six-year plans” for the future.

Affiliate Organization

CASE Association. Join us at our workshops focusing on case writing, reviewing, teaching, and publishing. Case topics can include: Management, Strategy, Organizational Behavior/Development Human Resources, Business Ethics, Operations, Project Management, Accounting, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and others. CASE invites you to submit: (a) Embryo cases – a one-page outline of a case idea including a list of developmental issues for which the author seeks guidance (limit of one embryo submission per author); (b) Caseswithout an Instructor’s Manual – cases in development, authors will be assisted in preparing the teaching note; (c)Cases with an Instructor’s Manual – case and Instructor’s Manual sufficiently developed to facilitate constructive criticism in preparation for submission for publication; and/or (d) Compact Cases (1,000 words or less) – provide a focused exploration of a real event, issue, or incident in a real organization. A full Instructor’s Manual must be included. See www.caseweb.org for more details.

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