Call for Papers

13th China goes Global Conference

Globalization, Cooperation and Conflict Redefined

Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2019

Rollins College, Orlando, Florida

The 13th Annual China goes GlobalTM conference will be held at Rollins College in Winter

Park (Orlando), Florida. We encourage paper writers, panel presenters, book authors,

professionals, representative of firms and PhD students studying China’s globalization to

submit their work on our website (

CGG is interested in examinations of how Chinese movements of people, ideas,

money and products affect nations, industries and companies from around the world. We

seek multi-disciplinary, multi-method and multi-level studies on the globalization of China in


Our call for papers includes, but is not limited, to the following topics:

Context & Theories

Theory, Research and Education on Chinese firm’s globalization

Globalization of Chinese Capital, Companies, and People

Negotiation, Language, and Culture


China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Chinese Investment and Trade with Regional Focus


Systems & Sectors

China and Energy Policy

China goes global by industries: Automobile, Finance, Telecommunication, Health

Care, Service, etc.

The Role of Communication, Media and Public Relations

Management Issues

Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment, M&A, subsidiaries

Resource, strategic asset and market seeking of Chinese MNCs

Corporate Governance and Strategic HRM of Chinese MNCs

Supply chain management of Chinese MNCs

Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics of Chinese MNCs

Specificity of Innovation Process

Upgrading processes of Chinese firms

Upgrading of Capabilities, Technology, and Strategic Assets

Education, University-Industry Partnerships and the Not-for-Profit sector

Chinese Small and Medium Enterprises and Entrepreneurship

“Made in China 2025”, “China A.I. by 2030” Policies and the National Innovation


Please submit your paper through our online submission system no later than xxx, 2019.

Papers should follow the author style and referencing guide provided on the conference

website. By submitting a paper, all authors also agree to review up to 3 papers, and at least

one author agrees to attend the conference.

Important Dates

Deadline for submission: April 15, 2019

Paper acceptance/rejection: May 30, 2019

Revised paper submission: June 30, 2019

As in past years, several points of distinction will mark this year’s conference:

Special Issue: A special issue from the conference will be published by the International

Journal of Emerging Markets, an Emerald journal that is indexed and ranked by Scopus and

ABS. Articles from past Special Issues have achieved a high number of downloads and

citations. (see:

Keynoters: This year’s keynoters will be among the foremost experts in emerging markets.

We will utilize both an academic and a practitioner to keynote. For a list of previous

keynoters, see:

Doctoral consortium: a doctoral paper development program will be given to early-career

researchers, with the purpose of helping them publish the ideas/papers in a top peer-reviewed


Local Attractions: There will be some local tours to internationalizing companies and/or


Awards: A number of awards will be given to recognize excellent contributions, including

best paper, best reviewer, and best PhD paper awards. The best paper awards will also confer

on the recipient priority review to the International Journal of Emerging Markets.

Conference Organizers:

Prof. Dr. Ilan ALON, School of Business and Law, Universitetet i Agder, Norway

Dr. Julian CHANG, PwC China, Shanghai, China

Prof. Dr. Christoph LATTEMANN, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Prof. Dr. John R. MCINTYRE, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Dr. Francesca SPIGARELLI, University of Macerata, Italy

Prof. Dr. William Hua WANG, emlyon business school, France & China

Prof. Wenxian ZHANG, Rollins College, USA (Conference Chair/Host)



James Hoadley

Associate Director

Center for International Business Education and Research (GT CIBER)

Georgia Institute of Technology

800 West Peachtree ST NW

Atlanta, GA 30308-1149  USA



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