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CfP: Minitrack on “Digitalization of Work“ at the 57th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2024

We cordially invite you to submit your work to the Minitrack (it will be our third time) on the “Digitalization of Work“ at the 57th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2024, planned to take place at the beautiful island of Maui in January 2024!

We anticipate submissions including (but not limited to) the following topics:

Employee Relations

  • Motivating the future digital workforce
  • Work-life-balance, work-life separation, and work-life-blending
  • Dealing with mental health issues in digitized work
  • Dealing with social isolation in digitized work
  • Dealing with the digital divide from a temporal and spatial perspective
  • Temporary groups (pick-up groups) transforming into long-term team
  • Intercultural communication and intercultural challenges

Human Resource Management

  • Distant leadership and management of the digitalized workforce
  • The implications of AI and algorithmic leadership
  • Leadership for cloud-worker, click-worker, crowd-worker, and digital nomads
  • Gamification of performance measurements in digital work
  • Balancing self-leadership and intrinsic motivation with self-exploitation
  • Empowerment and motivation of the employees digitally
  • Skill development, learning, and talent identification in the digital environment
  • The design of virtual recruiting (e.g., gamified assessment center, virtual onboarding)
  • Establishing human automation resource management in the organization

Digital Work

  • Digital professions and practices
  • Balancing trust and surveillance in digital work and remote work
  • Augmentation of the work interface
  • Utilization of big data to empowering the digital employees
  • Platformization of digital work
  • Digitalized professions and work forms

Virtual and borderless organization

  • Foster (open) innovation and intrapreneurship
  • Fostering an organizational culture, work climate, commitment, and retention in a virtual organization
  • Dissolution of company borders into the borderless organization
  • Employee participation, collaboration, workers councils, and unions in a global digital world
  • Avoiding the digital Taylorism and tackling the power shift in the new work forms
  • Establishing employee-focused strategies and creating a sustainable business model
  • Professionalization of a hybrid workplace
  • Juridical and regulatory issues concerning remote and digitalized work
  • The role of the HR department in this digital world

There are several mini-tracks related to this call, and we all coordinate. They include Games & Gaming (in Digital and Social Media), Gamification (in Decision Analytics and Service Science), Streaming Media in Entertainment (in Digital and Social Media), Esports (in Internet and the Digital Economy), Game-based Learning (in Knowledge Innovation and Entrepreneurial Systems), and the Metaverse (in Organizational Systems and Technology).


  • Tobias Scholz, University of Siegen
  • Juho Hamari, Tampere University
  • Stephanie Orme, Emmanuel College
  • Brian McCauley, Jönköping University

View the detailed Call for papers here.
View the guide for authors here.
Deadline for submission of papers: 15 June 2023.
Conference date: 03 to 06 January 2024.

CfP: Annual Leibniz ScienceCampus Conference (30 Nov & 01 Dec in Regensburg): Sustainability and firm performance in Europe and the Americas

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set a global roadmap for reducing inequality, improving institutions, and enhancing economic growth while tackling climate change. This brings both opportunities and challenges for firms worldwide, ranging from technological development and reorganization of value chains in response to the green energy transition to the implementation of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG). This conference will take a closer look at firm-level sustainable behavior, its drivers, costs, and benefits. Following the SDGs, we focus on different aspects of sustainability, including but not limited to institutional frameworks, inequality, and the environment. Our aim is to generate a better understanding of the role of sustainability in firm behavior and performance. We use a broader definition of „firms“ and their performance that includes looking at profits, employment, corporate social responsibility, and ethics issues while focusing on firms of all sizes from individual entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to multinational corporations.

The conference topics include (but are not limited to) the following key questions:

  • Firm-level factors shaping the sustainable and energy-efficient behavior
  • The effects of sustainability on firm profitability, employment, and overall performance
  • Issues of corporate social responsibility
  • Governance and management of firms’ sustainable behavior in different industries
  • Non-financial reporting of companies and the related national and global standards
  • Firm-level perspectives on financing energy transition and green growth
  • The role of social, ethical, and institutional factors in firms’ sustainable behavior

We welcome applications, regardless of discipline, that address these or related topics using quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods. Comparative perspectives between Europe and the Americas are particularly welcome.


  • Olga Popova, IOS (Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies)
  • Thomas Steger, Universität Regensburg

The conference language is English. There is no conference fee.
Accommodation in Regensburg for one author of each accepted paper will be provided by the organizers. Early career researchers and presenters with a lack of travel support from their own institution are also welcome to enquire about contributions towards travel costs.

Deadline for extended abstract submission: 01 May 2023.
Notification of acceptance: 01 June 2023.
Deadline for submission of full papers: 01 November 2023.
Conference homepage.
The complete CfP.


CfP: Employer, Employee, and Linked Datasets (LEE). Datasets ‒ Availability, Quality, Perspectives (Seminar & Special Issue)

Combining data from employees on the one hand and establishments on the other is considered a promising research basis from different perspectives. Such datasets ideally provide information from different sources, which can increase the validity of the data, and operationalise a multi-level design, which is called for by various theoretical approaches. Furthermore, such data are of interest to different disciplines. Examples from different disciplines are:

  • 1) occupational and organisational psychology use such data to study subjective stress and leadership style,
  • 2) personnel research is interested in turnover rates and how this relates to relations between employers and employees,
  • 3) situational research is interested in fluctuation rates and situational conditions of personnel management,
  • 4) sociology is interested in career paths in different work organisations and the social structure of society, and
  • 5) economics interested in labour market outcomes more generally.

Of course, from these perspectives survey design in terms of e.g. information in questionaire and time dimension with possible panel structure is of interest in assessing the research potential of LEE datasets. The construction of such surveys is costly and entails a series of aspects concerening design. Therefore, their subsequent use is desirable, which necessitates institutional archiving and, better still, institutional data production. Most importantly, an overview of available data sets and projects on LEE data would promote international research. This entails systematic archiving, documentation and methodological research on possible caveats in specific survey designs producing LEE datasets. The advantages and disadvantages of these practices and quality management are also of great interest. Furthermore, a great interest is associated with theoretical and methodological questions on survey designs as well as possible applications in different disciplines. Accordingly, this workshop brings together researchers on methods concerning survey designs of LEE datasets with researchers doing research using LEE datasets to promote the mutial understanding of potentials and caveats in different designs of LEE datasets. Examples of contributions could be:

  • Specific employer, employee, and in particular linked data sets and projects
  • Methodological difficulties and solutions in the context of data collection, archiving and re-use
  • Theoretical issues dealt with when using LEE datasets in different disciplines and what  dimensions on LEE datasets are essential in that respect
  • Aspects of quality assurance and solutions on such issues
  • Issues concerning weighting, non-response and attrition in different types of survey datasets
  • Types of LEE datasets based on registers or surveys and issues therein
  • Examples of using LEE datasets for research in different disciplines

Course Directors & Guest Editors

  • Chris Brewster, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK
  • Wenzel Matiaske, Helmut-Schmidt-University/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg (Germany)

Deadline for abstract submission for the seminar: 31 July 2023.
Seminar at the IUC Dubrovnik: 2-6 October 2023.
Deadline for submission of the full paper for the Special Issue: 30 November 2023.
Publication date: Issue 4/2024

View the complete Call here.

Striving for Impact: Sustainable HRM for the Common-Good, 14/15 March, online & free of charge

This conference hosted by the Institute for Human Resource Management, WU Vienna, Austria and the Louvain Research Institute in Management and Organizations (LouRIM) at UCLouvain, Belgium, focuses on the task of taking stock of the impact of Sustainable HRM theories and practices on the Common Good. Embedded in a background of multi-level crises (e.g. Covid-19, violent-conflict, inflation, climate-change, growing social inequalities), and growing threats to the commons (democratic freedom, human rights, ecological integrity), our call can be considered a response to an urgency for business and HRM to adopt a more societal role and to critically reflect on the impact of HR policies, strategies and practices on wider societal and ecological shared “Common-Good” interests. While scholarly concepts of and approaches to sustainable HRM are diverse (e.g. Aust et al., 2020), our aim of this conference is to offer an opportunity for international scholars to present and discuss how and when our research can have a real-life impact by making contributions to today’s sustainability challenges as framed through the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and beyond.

Scientific Committee:

  • Ina Aust (LouRIM at UCLouvain, Belgium)
  • Julia Brandl (Universität Innsbruck, Austria)
  • Michael Brookes (SDU, DK)
  • Fang Lee Cooke (Monash University, Australia)
  • Marco Guerci (Università Delgi Studi Di Milano, Italy)
  • Michael Müller-Camen (WU Vienna, Austria)
  • Shuang Ren (Queen’s Management School, UK)
  • Douglas Renwick (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
  • Judith Semeijn (Open Universiteit, NL)
  • Philip Yang (Universität Tübingen, Germany)
  • Geoffrey Wood (Western University, Canada)

Format: Online.
Participation: free of charge. Register here and receive Zoom-link by e-mail. The registration is open up to the conference day.
Workshop program.

Governance in Wissenschaftsorganisationen – Konstruktiver Umgang mit Konflikten und Vorwürfen,16./17. März in Wuppertal

Veranstalter: Bergische Universität Wuppertal, die Universität Passau und das Bayerische Staatsinstitut für Hochschulforschung und Hochschulplanung  (IHF)  in Kooperation mit  dem Deutschen Hochschulverband (DHV) und der Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)

Am ersten Tag werden wir die Herausforderungen und Probleme kennenlernen, die bei der Etablierung und Umsetzung von Verfahren an Wissenschaftseinrichtungen auftreten. Wir werden diskutieren, welche Folgen dies für Einzelne und das System hat. Wir freuen uns auf Beiträge von Professor Bernhard Kempen (DHV) und Professor Oliver Günther (HRK), Professor Dr. Nicole Boivin (MPG), Michael Balter (Freier Journalist; ehem. Korrespondent f. SCIENCE Paris), Dr. Heide Ahrens (Generalsekretärin DFG), Professor Ulrike Beisiegel (Universität Göttingen) und Professor Thomas Krieg (Leopoldina). Gespannt erwarten wir fundierte Hintergründe über die rechtlichen Kontexte von Professor Sascha Herms (HTW Berlin), sowie Einblicke in interne Verfahren von Inge Bell (Bell Consulting), Professor Ursula Keller (ETH Zürich) und Professor Eric Steinhauer (Sprecher des Gremiums „Ombudsman für die Wissenschaft“).

Am zweiten Tag stehen Lösungsansätze und notwendige Veränderungen im Vordergrund. Hierzu erhalten wir empirische Einblicke in Wissenschaftshierarchien und Perspektiven von außen auf Governance im Wissenschaftssystem von Dr. Nicholas Russell (MPG), Thomas Sattelberger, Parlamentarischer Staatssekretär a.D aus der Politik, Hauke Paasch, CEO des Unternehmens Vorwerk aus der Wirtschaft und Kristin Haug (SPIEGEL) aus der Medienperspektive. Lösungen und nächste Schritte diskutieren wir mit Kerstin Dübner-Gee (Personalentwicklung & Chancen, MPG), Dr. Norbert Sack (Leadership Advisors for Academia), Prof. Dr. Ulrike Beisiegel (Univ. Göttingen) und Alina Fahrenwaldt (MPG).

Zur Konferenz-Website.
Zum Tagungsprogramm.
Teilnahmegebühr: 35 € (für Studierende 10 €)
Zur Anmeldung.

Extended deadline for submissions: The 16th International Human Resource Management conference (London, June 2023) is online now

The 16th International Human Resource Management conference will take place in London, June 28-30, 2023.

View the IHRM Conference’s Website here.

IHRM in Action:
In Search of Organizational Resilience in Multinational Enterprises
Details on the Call for Submissions also here.

Conference committee:

  • Dana Minbaeva, King’s College London,
  • Ian Hill, King’s College London,
  • Hyun-Jung Lee, LSE,

Extended abstract (max 2,000 words) submission deadline: 20 February 2023.
Decisions of acceptance: 3 April 2023.
Application for the PhD consortium: 10 April 2023.
Application for the Publishing Workshop: 8 May 2023.
Venue: King’s College London.

Schmalenbach-Tagung in Köln am 09. März 2023

Digitalisierung, Globalisierung und die Entwicklung Künstlicher Intelligenz eröffnen neue Chancen und Möglichkeiten in der Ausführung und Organisation von Arbeit. Hinzu kommen der demografische Wandel und die veränderten Anforderungen und Erwartungen der Mitarbeitenden. Unternehmen stehen vor enormen Herausforderungen in turbulenten Zeiten und reagieren mit Flexibilisierung, Qualifizierung und neuen Formen der Führung.

Wie wird die Arbeitswelt von morgen aussehen? Der Tradition der Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft entsprechend interessieren uns vor allem die betriebswirtschaftlichen Implikationen der neuen Entwicklungen.

Detailliertes Programm

CfP: Conference on Attendance Behavior, July 2023 in Tilburg

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for a conference named “Be There or Be Square? Theoretical and Empirical Advancements in Workplace Attendance Behavior Research” that will take place at Tilburg University (Netherlands) on the 20th and 21st of July 2023.

In a nutshell, we aim to bring together researchers from different fields interested in various aspects of Workplace Attendance Behavior (such as absenteeism and presenteeism) to discuss new projects, ideas, and to advance the field.

The submission deadline for extended abstracts to be reviewed is 3 April, 2023. Feel free to share this with interested colleagues and coauthors. If you have any questions about the conference or your potential submission, feel free to reach out.

View the complete Call here.

Herbstworkshop 2023: Deadlines & Call for Papers

Wichtige Deadlines

  • Deadline Einreichung von Beiträgen: 28. April 2023.
  • Deadline Einreichung von Gutachten: 22. Juni 2023.
  • Mitteilung über Annahme: 05. Juli 2023.


  • 19. September 2023: PhD Workshop (digital)
  • 20. September 2023: Habilitand*innen-Workshop an der ESCP & abendliches Get-together im Harnack-Haus
  • 21. September 2023: Konferenz-Dinner
  • 21. & 22. September 2023: Hauptvortrags-Programm im Harnack-Haus

Call for Papers

Hiermit laden wir zur Einreichung von Aufsätzen und Kurzbeiträgen für den kommenden Herbstworkshop der Wissenschaftlichen Kommission Personal ein. Eine Vielfalt an Themen, Theorien und Methoden ist erwünscht. Neben Forschungsergebnissen können auch Projekte in einem frühen Stadium präsentiert werden (Kurzbeiträge). Entsprechend sind zwei Formen von Beiträgen möglich:

  • Aufsatz: Bitte reichen Sie einen vollständigen Aufsatz in Deutsch oder Englisch mit 8.000 bis 10.000 Wörtern (exklusive Literaturverzeichnis) ein.
  • Kurzbeitrag: Bitte reichen Sie eine ausführliche Zusammenfassung Ihres Projektes mit etwa 1.500 bis 2.000 Wörtern (exklusive Literaturverzeichnis) ein.

Zum vollständigen Call for Papers.

Call for Abstracts: CHIMSPAS 2023 (International Conference on Challenges in Managing Smart Products and Services (24 & 25 August 2023, Bielefeld, Germany)

Smart products and services are about to transform both markets and companies. Since 2019, scientists discuss corresponding managerial issues during the Conference on Challenges in Managing Smart Products and Services (CHIMSPAS, see videos from the first event and the last one). CHIMSPAS 2023 will take place on-site in Bielefeld, a lovely town in the center of East Westphalia. In these past years, a vivid community of researchers with various backgrounds, especially from the fields of service management, innovation management, and business information systems, emerged. Again, we cordially invite researchers and practitioners from these and other management fields as well as from other disciplines such as engineering, psychology, or law to join us for another CHIMSPAS event. We welcome conceptual, empirical, and analytical works to be presented at CHIMSPAS. Possible contributions should be submitted as extended abstracts. Both completed research and work in progress are eligible. Awards for the most influential conference contributions will be presented during the conference.

Topics of Interest: Conference contributions need to be related to challenges in managing smart products and services, which might arise in diverse fields such as those listed in the following:

  • Business Information Systems Engineering (e.g., establishing smart service platforms)
  • Entrepreneurship (e.g., collaboration with startups in developing smart products)
  • Human Resource Management (e.g., new skills required, new working styles or cultural norms)
  • Innovation and Technology Management (e.g., barriers to smart product adoption and diffusion, acquisition of required technologies)
  • Logistics (e.g., continuous tracking of products w.r.t. location, current condition, environment)
  • Marketing (e.g., finer customer segmentation, better after-sale service, novel pricing strategies)
  • Organization (e.g., new organizational structures to coordinate units more closely)
  • Production (e.g., predictive analytics enabling service innovation in manufacturing, industry 4.0)
  • Services Management (e.g., smart service systems)
  • Strategic Management (e.g., new business model, importance of data, open or closed system)

Conference Co-Chairs

  • Prof. Nicola Bilstein, University of Bayreuth
  • Prof. Christian Stummer, Bielefeld University

Submission Deadline: 03 April 2023.
Conference:  24-25 August 2023.
Conference Website: here.
View the complete Call here.