*** Apologies for cross-posting*** >> >> >> Please note that the submission deadline for the AJBS PDW has been EXTENDED >> to APRIL 15. >> There is still time to submit your proposal, please see below for more >> details: >> >> >> Call for Submissions: >> Association of Japanese Business Studies Paper Development Workshop >> >> >> The Association of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS) will hold a special Paper >> Development Workshop, on June 23rd, 2011, in Nagoya, Japan. This special PDW >> is being held in conjunction with the AJBS annual conference (June >> 24th-25th), which immediately precedes the annual meeting of the Academy of >> International Business (AIB). >> >> The primary purpose of the AJBS PDW will be to provide advice to scholars who >> are currently undertaking research in the broad area of Japanese business and >> who aim to publish their research in international journals. Specifically, >> the PDW will offer researchers the opportunity to receive feedback on their >> work, through round-table sessions with established and internationally >> active scholars, as well as insights into international publishing, methods >> and topics, through panel discussions and presentations. In addition, the PDW >> aims to promote and strengthen research ties between Japan-based and >> international researchers, and to stimulate discussion on current topics of >> interest to scholars in the field of Japanese business and management. >> >> The planned structure of the AJBS PDW is as follows: The morning session will >> focus on presentations by leading scholars, addressing various topics >> including publishing strategies, research agendas, and methodologies. In the >> afternoon, participants and senior faculty will split up into smaller groups >> to discuss current reseach topics and to exchange feedback on submitted >> papers and research ideas. >> >> Submission to the AJBS PDW is open to both faculty (regardless of rank) and >> Ph.D. candidates that have not previously published in international >> journals. Submissions may be of two types: shorter research proposals >> (maximum of 3,000 words) or longer papers (maximum of 40 pages). The shorter >> research proposals should include specification of a research question, >> literature review and hypotheses, research design and methods, and expected >> contributions. Longer papers should be fully developed, including literature >> review, data and analysis, references, etc. Any topic or empirical focus is >> welcome, as long as it involves management-related issues of relevance to >> Japan and/or Japanese companies. Papers do NOT have to pertain to >> international business, but they must be in English. >> >> The deadline for submissions is April 15th 2011 Submissions should use 12 pt >> Times New Roman font, 1-inch (2.5 cm) margins and double-spacing. The word >> and page limitations listed above are inclusive of all tables and figures. >> Submissions, along with the participantıs CV and list of research interests >> and publications, should be sent to Jesper Edman ([log in to unmask]). >> Please send submissions in Word or pdf (but no text files). Authors will be >> notified of acceptance by May 1st 2011. ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.