Topic: Employability and employment outcomes as drivers of higher education practice: Implications for development of a future-capable workforce This special issue is edited by Professor Denise Jackson and Professor Ruth Bridgstock and explores the policy focus on universities’ employment outcomes, resultant strategies to enhance students’ employability, and the impact of these on higher education practice.
The ‘gig economy’ refers to an economic system that uses digital platforms to connect workers with consumers and clients (Harris, 2017). More than 7.6 million individuals are expected to undertake gig work in the US by 2020 which would be double the numbers in 2015 (Sharpe, 2015). Some of the household organisational names in the gig economy include Uber, Lyft,… Continue Reading.
Special Issue: HRM and Employability: an international perspective The objective of the proposed Special Issue is to provide an analysis and to progress our understanding of how HRM affects workers’ employability. In particular, we invite both theoretical and empirical contributions that illuminate the central question as to how and under what circumstances HRM impacts workers’ employability and subsequent outcomes. We… Continue Reading.
Theme: Business model innovation in social purpose organizations The emergence of social purpose organizations (SPOs) and their contribution to the economy and societal well-being has been well-documented. SPOs include various types of organisations established to achieve a social mission, including conventional non-profits (NFPs), for-profit social enterprises, and hybrid legal forms that are increasingly evident around the globe.
Submissions are now invited for the 8th Annual ABEN Conference on Business Ethics, to be hosted by Massey University at their Albany campus in Auckland, New Zealand. The conference will begin on the afternoon of 9 December 2018 with a Doctoral Workshop, followed by a Welcome Reception for all participants. Sessions for the delivery of papers at the 8th Annual… Continue Reading.
Call for Stream Proposals The Open University Business School’s Department of People and Organisations is excited to host the 11th International Critical Management Studies Conference 2019, in collaboration with VIDA. The theme of the conference will be around “Precarious Presents, Open Futures”.
The current Academy of Management membership profile is reaching a significant turning point: more new members now come from outside North America than from within it. In the not-too-distant future, the majority of AOM membership will be based outside North America. The HRIC conferences are designed to better integrate this global community and disseminate HR knowledge to management researchers and… Continue Reading.