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CALL FOR PAPERS – EMNET 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS – EMNET 2015
7 th International Conference on
ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF NETWORKS
CAPE TOWN, South Africa
December 3rd - 5th, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS

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. 

In addition, we organize two SPECIAL WORKSHOPS with an interdisciplinary focus:

(I) NETWORK GOVERNANCE, which refers to the research on the interconnectedness of the institutional structure of the economy, which examines how interconnections 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

​​Franchising

 

Retail and Service Chains

Joint Ventures

 

Strategic Alliances

 

Licensing

Cooperatives

 

Financial Networks
Clusters

 

Virtual Networks

 

Other Hybrids

Network Governance

​​Leadership,

Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

in Networks

 

Organizing Committee

  • 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
  • Elitsa Nestorova, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna (Administrative Support)

Scientific Committee

  • Kobus Visser, Dean of the 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
  • Gerard Cliquet, IGR-IAE, Université de Rennes  1, France
  • Rajiv Dant, Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma, USA
  • Thomas Ehrmann, University of Muenster, Germany
  • Manuel Gonzalez Diaz, University of Oviedo, Spain
  • Markus Grünhagen, Eastern Illinois University, School of Business, USA
  • George Hendrikse, RSM, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 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 (2 pages) and return the response form as soon as possible, but no later than April 30, 2015. Please e-mail or fax the response form to:

 

Josef Windsperger

University of Vienna

Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, A-1090  Vienna, Austria

E-mail: josef.windsperger@univie.ac.at

Fax: 00431-4277-38174; Phone: 00431-4277-38180

 

The paper must be submitted by October 31, 2015.     

                        

CONFERENCE FEES

The details will be published in September 2014.

SPECIAL ISSUE AND BOOK

We plan to publish a SPECIAL ISSUE in a high-quality international journal and to edit a BOOK at Springer.

CONFERENCE LOCATION AND HOTEL

The conference will be held at the University of the Western Cape (http://www.uwc.ac.za/faculties/ems) (December 3) and in a HOTEL at the seaside in Cape Town (Dec. 4 and 5). Special rates for staying in the conference hotel will be negotiated.  

Further conference information will be announced soon at the conference web page: http://emnet.univie.ac.at.​

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

APRIL 30, 2015 Abstract to Josef Windsperger (josef.windsperger@univie.ac.at)
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 Payment of the conference fees
OCTOBER 31, 2015​ One COPY of the PAPER through e-mail to​
Josef Windsperger (josef.windsperger@univie.ac.at)
NOVEMBER 20, 2015 Final program available (http://emnet.univie.ac.at)
 
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