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Call for Papers and Special Tracks for the European Business Ethics Network EBEN Annual Conference 2017 – co-organized by WeAllFinland

31/01/2017

The organizers would like to welcome contributions for the European Business Ethics Network EBEN Annual Conference 2017 ‘Searching for Sustainability in Future Working Life’

June 14 –16, 2017

University of Jyväskylä, Finland

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Much of the discussion around sustainability has focused only on the environmental aspect. In this conference we aim to extend the discussion to include other aspects of sustainability, especially in the context of future working life, its organizing, managing and leadership. Working life is facing significant social, technological, cultural, economic and environmental changes. We want to explore the meaning of these changes and their challenges to private and other organizations, their management and leadership.

We invite contributions from academics, policymakers and practitioners. We are interested in contributions on topics which are on the rise in changing working life. The range of possible topics includes, but is not limited to, the following themes from the perspective of working life:

Workforce diversity, intersectionality, inclusion and equality

24/7 demands, work-life/family integration, work wellbeing and quality of life

Development of human and social capital

Organizational change, renewal and culture

Labor and human rights concerns

Responsibility/ethics in leadership and HRM

Good governance

Human and social aspects of accounting

Social/organizational innovation and social enterprise

Ethical challenges of digitalization/social media

Stakeholder engagement and value creation

(E-)learning/teaching and business ethics

Climate change and other environmental challenges

Submissions:

The language of the conference is English.

Special track proposals, due to December 30st, 2016

Special track proposals should be about 1000 words long and should be submitted in a doc-format to pasi.sajasalo@jyu.fi and tommi.p.auvinen@jyu.fi

Abstracts or full papers for presentations, due on March 1st, 2017

Internet abstract and paper submission system is soon open. Please, follow the conference website.

Decisions on acceptance will be sent at latest by April 1st, 2017.

Pre-conference doctoral seminar

PhD candidates are invited to attend a one-day pre-conference doctoral seminar on Tuesday June 13, 2017. The aim of the workshop is to provide guidance and support for advancing the student’s doctoral dissertation and the presentation of her/his ideas. The workshop will consist of a joint programme for all the participants and individual mentoring discussions.

The conference is organized by

The WeAll Research Consortium ‘Social and Economic Sustainability of Future Working Life: Policies, Equalities and Intersectionalities in Finland’ (funded by the programme Equality in Society, Strategic Funding of the Academy of Finland, n:o 292883),

The University of Jyväskylä School of Business and Economics,

The University of Tampere School of Management, and

The Finnish Chapter of the European Business Ethics Network EBEN

Sincerely

Anna-Maija Lämsä

Professor

Conference chair

Johanna Kujala

Associate professor

Programme chair

For further information and electronic abstract system, please visit:

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