Call for Contributions

March 23, 2009

EABIS Annual Colloquium 2009
Barcelona 21-22 September

“The Role and Purpose of Business in Society: Challenges and Issues for Global and Corporate Governance”

IESE Business School

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EABIS colloquium : call for contributions

March 5, 2009

“The Role and Purpose of Business in Society: Challenges and Issues for Global and Corporate Governance”


EABIS is pleased to launch the Call for Contributions for its 8th Annual Colloquium at IESE Business School (Barcelona, Sept 21-22). Please download the Full Call and Submission Guidelines from the EABIS website <>


More information will be made available in the coming weeks at the official Colloquium site:


For further information, please contact: Prof. Joan Fontrodona, Colloquium Co-Chair, at

Sustainable tourism – call for papers

March 5, 2009

Silpakorn University

International College


International Tourism Conference

14-15th May, 2009

Vatel Restaurant, Talingchan, Bangkok




First Call for Papers (case studies welcome)


“Sustainable Hospitality and Tourism Management:

Beyond the Global Economic Recession”



Organized by Silpakorn University International College ( Thailand ) in cooperation with Perpignan University and Institute Vatel (France).


Concept papers, full papers and case studies are invited for presentation and poster presentations. We are inviting scholars and practitioners to submit papers for presentations related to the conference theme of Tourism Management and Sustainability.



Electronic submissions are required in either PDF or Word format. E-mail your abstract (and full paper if available now) to the Conference Chairs at



FINAL SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY Tuesday 7th April, 2009.

We will respond quickly after receiving your submission, through a rolling review and acceptance /rejection procedure. 


All accepted presentations and papers will be published as either long abstracts or full papers as conference proceedings.




The conference aims to raise awareness over the future impact of tourism and its effects upon society.

The current economic recession has left many countries around the world asking various questions about tourism and how it might make a bigger contribution to Gross Domestic Product’s (GDP).  To assist with local economies, emerging tourist destinations and traditional popular hotspots will look to entice tourists. The current situation is therefore an opportunistic time for all stakeholders involved in the tourism industry to think carefully about the goals, strategies and implications of tourism for the future.


The topics include all disciplines related to tourism management and sustainability including:-

Pro Poor Tourism, Human Resources Development, Socio Cultural Impacts, spirituality, environmental issues, sustainability, Consumer Behavior, tourism and hospitality education etc.


The conference is aimed at policy makers, industry practitioners, academics and hospitality/ tourism training institutions.


GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION (All submissions are refereed):


  • Abstracts may be from 1 to 2 pages in lengthFull papers should be a maximum of 20 pages (approximately 250 words per page, 12 font double spaced) words.


  • Submissions should include: A separate title page which clearly indicates the name(s) of the presenting author(s) and other co-author(s), affiliation(s), complete mailing address(es), phone numbers and email address(es) and the title of the paper; and up to four key words that describe the paper. (Providing your mobile phone number would be appreciated in case of emergency.)


  • The text of the full paper, abstract or proposal must include the title, but should not include the name(s) of the author(s) as papers will be blind reviewed.


For details of the conference location, please visit our website at


Conference Chairs: –


Assoc Prof. Dr Gaysorn Chansiri (Phd)

SUIC Deputy Director (Academic Affairs)


Robert Mckenzie

SUIC Business Development Director


Christophe Mercier

SUIC Program Manager, MBA Hotel & Tourism Management


Lavanchawee Sujarittanonta (Phd)

SUIC Research Team Leader  


General inquiries may be made to:-  

Latest calls

February 24, 2009

Some calls from the latest BAM newsletter:


Conference: Ashridge International Research Conference: Global Leadership, Global Ethics? In search of the ethical leadership compass – CALL FOR PAPERS

Abstract submission by 15 March 2009

Dates of conference: 15-17 May 2009

Ashridge Business School, near London

The conference is being run in association with a special issue of the Journal of Business Ethics. Authors may opt to submit a paper to the conference and for consideration for the special issue 12 of JBE.

Contact: Professor Carla Millar, Conference Chair,



Conference: Sustainable Industrial Development in China – CALL FOR PAPERS

Abstract submission by 15 December 2008 and full paper by 1 March 2009

Dates of conference: 16-17 April 2009 Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Organised jointly by Fudan University, China; Lancaster China Management Centre and Brunel University Business School

Contact: Professor Alasdair MacBean, Conference Co-Director,



5th Annual Family Enterprise Research Conference, Canada, April 2009.

“Rethinking Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability and Stakeholder Management: Does Family Make a Difference?”


Submission deadline: January 31st, 2009.

Further information is available at

And the conference website: HERE

For general information please contact Reg Litz,

Ashridge Sustainable Innovation Award deadline extended

February 17, 2009

Due to unprecedented demand for workshops at business schools and universities across the EMEA region, the deadline for entries to the Ashridge Sustainable Innovation Award is being extended until May 3, 2009. Ashridge, in association with EABIS, and supported by HP and WWF, is running this competition to find the best ideas from management and other post-graduate students on how organisations can innovate to create value from the shift to a low carbon economy.

The author of the best submission as judged by a distinguished panel will be awarded with a cash prize of €7000, a six-month mentorship with HP and career advice from Spencer Stuart. Second prize is €5000 and third prize is €3000, also with career advice from Spencer Stuart. Workshops around the award are led by Dennis Pamlin, Global Policy Advisor at WWF.

For more information about the award, please visit the award website.

Pre-Announcement – Call for Contributions – EABIS 2009 Colloquium

February 17, 2009

For the 2009 Colloquium, at IESE Business School, Barcelona, 21-22 September, we invite research proposals and corporate presentations and case studies that address the theme

“The Governance Challenges at Corporate and Global Levels in Times of Crisis & Implications for the Purpose and Role of Business in Society”

The submission deadline for contributions is FRIDAY 22 MAY. The full call and submission guidelines will be released in the weeks to come. For more information, please contact Prof. Joan Fontrodona:

For the PhD Day, taking place on September 23 at ESADE, submission deadline is 22nd of June. For all questions regarding the PhD Day, please contact Prof. Daniel Arenas at:

BAM2009 conference – CSR track

January 29, 2009

*** REMINDER ***


15-17 September 2009

The Brighton Centre, Brighton


You can now make a submission to the BAM Conference at (there is a track specifically on CSR)


Please note for 2009 there are four submission categories: Full paper, Developmental paper, Symposia and Workshop. Information on the submission process for each category can be found at


The closing date for all submissions is Friday 27 February 2009.


Contact the track chair: Ian Harwood (