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Call For Papers l The 2nd Asia-Pacific Global Sourcing Conference

Call For Papers l The 2nd Asia-Pacific Global Sourcing Conference
开始时间:2018-09-14 08:00
活动地点:中国人民大学商学院
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由中国人民大学商学院、北京联合大学商务学院联合主办的“第二届亚太地区全球外包会议”将于2018年9月14-16号在中国人民大学商学院召开。

 

此届会议旨在探讨外包和离岸外包中涌现的新兴形式如何挑战现有的管理实践和理论,并因此为相关研究和实践确定新方向。此届会议邀请到国内外外包领域的知名专家学者出席,包括德州奥斯汀大学Sirkka Jarvenpaa教授,新西兰奥克兰大学Julia Kotlarsky教授、Ilan Oshri教授,以及中国人民大学毛基业教授。他们浸渍外包领域多年,并曾在诸如MIS Quarterly、JMIS、JIT等学科顶级期刊上发表学术论文。他们将和大家分享他们的研究和洞见。

 

从即日起,会议面向国内外学者征集征文,且诚挚邀请您参与本次会议。

 

会议具体信息可点击网址进行浏览(http://apgsc.rmbs.ruc.edu.cn/)。

 

We are pleased to release this Call for Papers for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Global Sourcing Conference, which will be held on September 14-16, 2018 in Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

 

The conference will aim to explore how new and emerging forms of outsourcing and offshoring challenge sourcing practices and theories, and consequently identify new directions for research and practice. The conference aims to bring together viewpoints from various disciplines, including information systems, international business, operation management and strategy on global sourcing of IT, Business Services and Innovation.

 

The keynote speech will be delivered by Professor Sirkka Jarvenpaa, Rauscher Pierce Refsnes Chair in Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin. Prof. Jarvenpaa is known for her academic leadership in inter-organizational research, focusing on collaborative modes including outsourcing. To learn more about her work and publications please visit: https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Directory/Profiles/Jarvenpaa-Sirkka

 

Paper Track

We invite research articles, work in progress and ‘focus on practice’ papers that investigate topics relating to global outsourcing and offshoring. Some of the specific themes that are of interest include:

  1.  Sourcing decision making
  2.  Sourcing configurations (multi-sourcing, plural sourcing, supplier networks, eco-systems)
  3.  Relational and contractual governance issues
  4.  Supplier and client capabilities and competences
  5.  Automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning and blockchain
  6.  Innovation through outsourcing
  7.  Cultural and social issues
  8.  Knowledge issues in outsourcing
  9.  Impact sourcing
  10.  Cloud services (as service economy)
  11.  Crowdsourcing
  12.  Repatriation/backsourcing

 

We are interested in papers that are both conceptual and empirically based.

 

Selected papers from the conference will be published as book chapters in Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (by Springer).

 

PhD Research in Progress

We also invite PhD students to present their research in progress on topics relating to global sourcing as listed above. This track will mainly focus on providing constructive feedback to PhD students and helping them to develop their ideas further as a part of their PhD training.

 

Important Dates

May 30th 2018:  Registration opens

June 8th 2018:  Deadline to submit extended abstract

June 22nd 2018:  Notification of accepted extended abstract

August 1st 2018:  Early registration deadline

September 14-16 2018:  Conference

 

Extended abstracts should be in English, between 800-1000 words and should include

Motivation of the study & research question(s)

Theoretical conceptualization / literature review

Research method

Empirical base/results

Main conclusions

 

All submissions should be sent in MS Word format to: asia.pacific.globalsourcing@gmail.com with 'Abstract submission APGSC 2018' as the subject of the e-mail and a clear indication whether this is a PhD Research in Progress or Paper Track.

 

Registration

Registration will start in May 2018. We will circulate information about the method to pay fees.

Early registration fees by August 1st are US$100(¥650) per person which include a reception, two light lunches, and one dinner.

Late registration (from August 1st onwards) is US$150(¥950).

Conference venue

Business School, Renmin University of China, 59 Zhongguancun St. Beijing, China.

 

Accommodations

There are two four-star hotels near the conference venue. Participants should make your own reservations as early as possible, through your preferred online travel agency or use Ctrip: 

http://english.ctrip.com/

1)  Ariva Beijing West Hotel & Serviced Apartment, Address: 36 South Haidian Road (Haidian Nan Lu). It is the closest one, only about 10 minutes walking distance from the conference venue, which is near the west gate of Renmin University.

2)  Beijing Yanshan Hotel,Address: A-38 Zhongguancun Street (Zhongguancun Dajie). The hotel is almost right across from the east gate of Renmin University, about 25 minutes walking distance from the conference venue.

 

Workshop Organizers

Prof. Ji-Ye Mao, Business School, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Prof. Julia Kotlarsky, The University of Auckland Business School, Auckland, New Zealand

Prof. Ilan Oshri, The University of Auckland Business School, Auckland, New Zealand