The Carework Network is organizing a 2nd three-day conference to bring together carework researchers from across disciplines and across the globe. The Carework Network is an international organization of scholars and advocates who focus on the caring work of individuals, families, communities, paid caregivers, social service agencies and state bureaucracies. Deadline for Papers/Panels/Workshops: 1 December 2018
The Review of Business: Interdisciplinary Journal on Risk and Society, invites submissions on how a publicly-traded firm can quantify the relative value of integrating sustainability-related initiatives in its core operations. The best paper will receive an honorarium of $6,000 underwritten by Munich Re, a leading advocate of sustainable business tactics and strategies. For more information, click HERE.
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.
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.
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.
This special issue (SI) will bring together leading scholars in a holistic view of the delivery and implementation of HRM in modern organisations. Debates within HRM journals indicate that there is an under-developed understanding of what a shared HRM function is and in what way HRM agents should cooperate to be most effective. This SI will focus on the collective… Continue Reading.