*** Apologies for cross postings *** The Open University of Hong Kong Institute of International Business and Governance 2017 Annual Conference CALL FOR PAPERS The paper submission deadline has been extended to Oct 15, 2017 Competing in an Innovation-Driven Global Economy: Institutions, Infrastructures, and Organization Design Hong Kong, 13-14 December 2017 The Institute of International Business and Governance (IIBG) of The Open University of Hong Kong will organize the 2017 Annual Conference on the theme of 'Competing in an Innovation-Driven Global Economy: Institutions, Infrastructures, and Organization Design' on 13 and 14 December 2017. Within the context of fierce global competition, the ability to innovate has become one of the key drivers of competitiveness for entrepreneurs, teams, organizations, industries, countries, as well as economies of all sizes. Because of this, the question of why, how, and under what conditions and circumstances that various types and forms of innovation can emerge and thrive has drawn considerable research attention from academic scholars. In addition, how infrastructures and organization structure and design may promote innovation has also been put under research spotlight. We invite papers that respond to the theme and sub-themes of the conference. Conceptual, theoretical, and empirical papers, using qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies are welcome. Conference participants are welcome to join the practitioners' conference 'Strengthening Innovation Capability for Global Competitiveness Conference' to be held on 15 December 2017. Conference (13-15 December) Keynote Speakers: Professor Joseph Cheng Professor Emeritus of Business Administration College of Business The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Professor Michael Hitt University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management Mays Business School Texas A&M University, USA Professor Mario Kafouros Professor of International Business and Innovation Leeds University Business School University of Leeds, UK Professor Charles Snow Professor Emeritus of Strategy & Organization Smeal College of Business The Pennsylvania State University, USA Accepted full papers will be included in the conference proceedings. A selection of full papers will be reviewed for consideration of publications in the special issue of Journal of Teaching in International Business or Journal of Organization Design, or an edited book. The deadline for submission of full papers is 15 Oct 2017. For more information, please refer to our conference website<http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/iibg2017conference/index.html> or email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. Key Dates Submission of Full Papers Deadline 15 Oct 2017 Early-bird Registration Ends 16 October 2017 Conference registration closing date 30 November 2017 <<Email Disclaimer>> This e-mail and its attachments, if any, are confidential and contain information for an intended recipient. The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) disclaims any liability for any loss or damage if this e-mail is received by any person who is not the intended recipient. E-mail transmissions cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure, error or virus free. No responsibility is accepted by the OUHK for any loss or damage arising in any way from receipt or use thereof. Arrangements or statements appearing to bind OUHK are not binding upon OUHK unless made in accordance with OUHK's constitution and duly authorised. OUHK staff are expressly prohibited from breaching applicable law, infringing third party rights, making defamatory statements and committing tortious acts by e-mail communications. ____ 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.