Publishing in 4* Journals: From Research Design to Research Impact

Joint Event: British Academy of Management and Centre of People, Innovation and Performance, NBS

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The Centre of People, Innovation and Performance, Nottingham Business School, and the British Academy of Management (BAM) are delighted to run the above event, which is open to all BAM Special Interest Group members but especially relevant for HRM, International Business and OB scholars.

  • From: Tuesday 26 April 2016, 9 am
  • To: Tuesday 26 April 2016, 5 pm
  • Location: Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU

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Event details

The Centre of People, Innovation and Performance, Nottingham Business School, and the British Academy of Management (BAM) are delighted to run the above event, which is open to all BAM Special Interest Group members but especially relevant for HRM, International Business and OB scholars.

Objectives of the event are fourfold:

  1. To foster understanding and appreciation of how to formulate research questions and design your research, targeting top-tier journals
  2. To provide insight into the writing process and using feedback to enhance your work, through the lens of Special Issue Editor (HRMJ) and Editor-in Chief (British Journal of Management)
  3. To gain inside knowledge about the process of achieving scholarly impact, through the eyes of a journal editor (Journal of World Business)
  4. To receive feedback on your submitted abstract, from your peer group and your nominated subject expert (see above proviso)

Submission of abstracts

To participate in this event, you should submit a 10 to 14 page abstract summarising your research paper, under the following headings:

  • 100 word summary
  • Introduction and research objectives (2 pages)
  • Theory (3- 5 pages)
  • Methodology (1-2 pages)
  • Discussion (2- 3 pages)
  • Conclusion (1 page)

A theoretical paper should be structured along similar lines, with the exception of the methodology above, and more space allocated for theory and discussion.


Your abstract needs to be submitted by Friday 1 April 2016, by email marked for the attention of Helen Shipton.

Programme

Programme

  • 9 am - 9.30 am Registration and Coffee
  • 9.30 am - 9.45 am Welcome and Introduction – Professor Baback Yazdani, Dean of Nottingham Business School, and Professor Helen Shipton, Centre of People, Innovation and Performance, Nottingham Business School
  • 9.45 am – 1 pm 4* Authors and Journal Editors Presentations
    1. Anders Dysvik and Karin Sanders: Research Questions and Research Design
    2. Pawan Budhwar and Helen Shipton: Writing and Responding, including an Editor’s perspective (British Journal of Management)
    3. David Collings: Achieving impact through publication: An Editor’s perspective (Journal of World Business)
  • 1 pm – 2 pm Lunch and networking
  • 2 pm – 3 pm Discussion and feedback on your abstract in peer review groups, led by a relevant subject expert
  • 3.15 pm – 4.15 pm Panel Q and A
  • 4.15 pm – 4.30 pm Next steps for your research? Working with the Centre for People, Innovation and Performance
  • Concluding comments

Booking information

To register for this event you need to book through the British Academy of Management Website.

Delegate cost – £70.00 for standard delegates, £50.00 for PhD Students (the PhD offer is only available to the first 12 to register).

For more information about this conference, please email.

Location details

Room/Building:

Nottingham Conference Centre

Address:

Burton Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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