Call for Papers - EMNet 2015
7th International Conference on
Economics and Management of Networks
Cape Town, South Africa
December 3rd - 5th, 2015
The seventh international conference on ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF NETWORKS will be held in cooperation with the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of the Western Cape (http://www.uwc.ac.za/faculties/ems) from December 3 – 5, 2015, in Cape Town, South Africa. The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for research in economics and management of networks.
Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers from all areas in economics and management of franchising, retailing, cooperatives, financial networks, joint ventures, strategic alliances, clusters, virtual networks and other hybrids are invited.
Retail and Service Chains
Relevant topics that are related to these network forms include those listed below:
|Theories of Networks||Ownership and Incentives||Contract Design and Decision Rights||Economics & Law and Regualtion|
|Trust and Informal Governance Issues||Strategic Management Issues||Outsourcing and Vertical Integration||Knowledge Management|
|Industry Studies||International Business Studies||IT and Networks||Comparative Institutional Analysis|
|Marketing and Distribution Channel||International Market Entry Strategy||Entrepreneurship and Networks||Management of Alliance Portfolios|
In addition, we organize two SPECIAL WORKSHOPS with an interdisciplinary focus:
(I) COLLABORATIVE GOVERNANCE, which refers to the research on the interconnectedness of the institutional structure of the economy, which examines how networks within the public sector and between public and private sector as well as NGOs facilitate the functioning of the overall system, and
(II) LEADERSHIP, NEGOTIATION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN NETWORKS, which recognizes that conflict is inherent in network relationships and that leadership (in different forms) may be needed for network governance, in order to ensure network effectiveness. Possible workshop themes are:
-Bridging the skills gap through network relationships
-Negotiation and conflict resolution within networks
-Leadership in multi-organisational networks
-Resolving diversity conflict in network relationships
Leadership, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in Networks
For researchers from African countries who want to present their research in FRENCH LANGUAGE, we will offer workshop sessions in French language.
Kobus Visser, Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of Western Cape
Josef Windsperger, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna (Organizing Chair)
Marieta Du Plessis, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of Western Cape
Ricardo Peters, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of Western Cape
Maria Jell-Ojobor, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna
Kamal Loux, ENCG, University Ibn Zohr, Agadir, Morocco
Kobus Visser, Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of Western Cape, South Africa
Leon Bosman, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of Western Cape, South Africa
Marieta Du Plessis, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of Western Cape, South Africa
Ricardo Peters, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of Western Cape, South Africa
Ilan Alon, Rolins College and Harvard University, USA
Gerard Cliquet, IGR-IAE, Université de Rennes 1, France
Anne Marie Doherty, Department of Marketing, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Rajiv Dant, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma, USA
Lorelle Frazer, Griffith Business School, Australia
Thomas Ehrmann, University of Muenster, Germany
Manuel Gonzalez Diaz, University of Oviedo, Spain
Anna Grandori, Bocconi University, Milano, Italy
Marko Grünhagen, Eastern Illinois University, School of Business, USA
George Hendrikse, RSM, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Claude Ménard, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, Université de Paris, France
Lahsen Oubdi, ENCG, University Ibn Zohr Agadir, Morocco
Rozenn Perrigot, IGR-IAE, Université de Rennes 1, France
Udo Schlentrich, University of New Hampshire, USA
Andrew Terry, University of Sydney, Australia
Anna Watson, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Josef Windsperger, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna
Procedures for Submitting Abstract and Paper
Authors who want to present a paper should submit an abstract (1-2 pages).
Please e-mail the registration form to:
University of Vienna
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 A-1090 Vienna, Austria
New deadline for paper submission: November 19, 2015.
(I) Regular Conference Fees: 200 EUR
(II) Reduced Fees: Researchers from African countries and less developed countries are requested to pay 150 EUR.
The conference fee covers reception on Thursday, coffee breaks, lunch on Friday and Saturday and conference dinner on Friday.
SPECIAL ISSUE and BOOK
A SPECIAL ISSUE will be published in the Journal:
Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal
Here is the CALL for PAPERS
In addition, we will publish an edited BOOK in Springer.
The conference will be held at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences (EMS), University of the Western Cape (http://www.uwc.ac.za/faculties/ems) (Dec. 3, 2015 - Opening Sessions) and the
President Hotel (http://www.presidenthotel.co.za/) (Dec. 4 and 5, 2015) in Cape Town. Special rates for staying in the conference hotel will be negotiated.
Please send an abstract to Josef Windsperger (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You will receive a decision letter within ONE WEEK after submission!
|October 31, 2015||Payment of the conference fees|
|November 19, 2015||One copy of the paper to email@example.com|
|November 25, 2015|
Final program available (http://emnet.univie.ac.at)