Dear AIB List Moderator, 

Please distribute the below attached call for submissions for the 14th IHRM conference to AIB List.

Thank you.

Kind regards.


Pawan Budhwar, PhD, MCIPD, FBAM, AcSS, FHEA
Professor of International HRM
Editor-in-Chief, British Journal of Management
Associate Editor, Human Resource Management
Aston Business School
Aston University
Birmingham B4 7ET
Tel: +44-121-2043049
Fax: +44-121-2043327


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Call for Abstracts/ Papers





June 21 – 23, 2016

Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA



Honouring the Past, Embracing the Now, Envisioning the Future


Join a distinguished, international community of Human Resources academic teachers and researchers, and industry professionals as they convene in picturesque Victoria, British Columbia at the 14th meeting of the International Human Resources Management Conference (IHRM 2016). The conference offers the opportunity to:


§  dialogue about the latest research in Human Resources;

§  exchange insights about how to move research into practice; and,

§  expand one’s professional network to include new international collaborations.


We invite submissions on any topic pertaining to human resources management.


We welcome submissions that cover conceptual, theoretical and empirical investigations that adopt different methodologies and highlight the context-specific nature of IHRM.


At your discretion, we invite you to submit a maximum of two of the following:


  1. Working and developmental papers (Abstracts of up to 700 words).
  2. Competitive papers (up to 5,000 words as per Academy of Management Journal submission style).
  3. Proposal for a Poster Presentation (up to 700 word description).


For all submissions, please include the theoretical or empirical background, research question and/or objectives, methodology, and (anticipated) implications or outcomes. All submissions must be original and should not have been previously accepted for publication in a journal, or presented in another conference. All papers will be peer reviewed.


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Important Dates


Deadline for all Submissions:                              31 January 2016
Decision on Abstracts/Papers:                           29 February 2016 
Registration Deadline for Presenters:               25 April 2016
Conference Registration Closes:                        15 June 2016
IHRM Conference                                                  21 – 23 June 2016




For more conference information and to register,

please visit our website:

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Royal Roads University






Gwen E. Hill, Research Development Coordinator

Office of Research | Royal Roads University

T 250.391.2600 ext. 4105 | F 250.391.2624

2005 Sooke Road, Victoria, BC  Canada  V9B 5Y2 |





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