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Procedures for Submitting Papers
Program Committee

The first International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks will be held at the University of Vienna from June 26 to June 28, 2003, in Vienna, Austria. The purpose of the conference is to provide an international discussion forum for the research in economics and management of franchising networks. Theoretical, conceptual and empirical papers from all areas in economics and management of franchising are invited.

Theories of Franchising Ownership and Control Organization Structure Economics and Law
Knowledge Management Strategic Management Contract Design Organizational Behavior
Industry Studies International Management IT and Franchising Network Comparative Institutional Analysis
Marketing Market Entry Entrepreneurship Competition between Network Forms

Procedures for Submitting Papers

Authors who want to present a paper should submit an abstract (1 page) and return the enclosed response form as soon as possible, but not later than March 15, 2003. Please e-mail or fax the response form to:

Josef Windsperger
University of Vienna
Center for Business Studies
Brünner Str. 72
A-1210 Vienna, Austria
Fax: 00431-4277-38174

Conference information can be found at: www.univie.ac.at/EMNET

Researchers from eastern european and less developed countries do not have to pay the conference fee; they can apply for financial support.

Electronic conference proceedings will be published.



March 15, 2003
Abstract and response form
March 31, 2003Confirmation of acceptance of the proposal
May 1, 2003Conference registration
June 15, 2003Payment of the conference fee: 120 EUR
May 31, 2003

One copy of the paper through e-mail to Josef Windsperger

Program Committee

  • Gerard Cliquet, Université de Rennes, France
  • George Hendrikse, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Eva Kocsis, Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, Hungary
  • Jörg Sydow, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Mika Tuunanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Josef Windsperger, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Krzystof Zieba, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland




International Conference on Economics and Management of Networks

EMNet 2003 - Vienna

Special Topic:
Franchising Networks

Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics
University of Vienna

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