AAOM/APJM Paper Develop Workshop, November 5, 2016

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AAOM/APJM Paper Develop Workshop at:  School of Management, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China      November 5, 2016



Asia Academy of Management (AAOM) and Asia Pacific Journal of Management (APJM) will conduct a paper development workshop (PDW) on November 5, 2016 at the School of Management, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China.


The workshop will be led by Jane Lu, who is the Editor-in-Chief of APJM. Other panelists of PDW will include senior editors of APJM as well as other leading scholars.


The purpose of the PDW is to provide feedback to junior scholars and doctoral students on their research projects that are in advanced stage of development. Consistent with the mission of the Asia Academy of Management, our objective is to encourage scholars to do quality research on issues that are of relevance to Asia. While we certainly hope that the authors will develop their work and submit to APJM, there is no obligation to do so.

We encourage authors to submit their original work under two categories - full length papers and idea papers.  Full length papers should not be more than 10,000 words in length, while paper ideas should not be more than 2500 words in length. You can submit the papers that you have previously submitted to APJM or other journals to get development feedback during the PDW.  The space is limited to 20 papers.  


Please make your submissions to liuxx624@xmu.edu.cn by September 24, 2016.  We will make the final decisions and inform the authors by October 10, 2016.


Please note that AAOM members will receive priority to attend the PDW.  The annual membership fee is HK$700 (About US$ 90) for academics and HK$500 (about US$ 65) for students.  You get free electronic subscription to APJM with annual membership. Please feel free to write to Jane Lu (jane.lu@unimelb.edu.au) if you have any questions.


PDW Organizers:


Dr. Lu is James Riady Chair in Asian Business and Economics in the Department of Management and Marketing, the University of Melbourne. Her research centers on international strategy such as FDI location choice, entry mode choice and alliance partner selection. Her recent research continues this line of research but with a focus on emerging market firms and their internationalization.  Jane Lu has published in leading academic journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Business Studies, among others. Jane Lu is the Editor-in-Chief of Asia Pacific Journal of Management. She also serves on the editorial boards of various leading international journals.


 David Ahlstrom (PhD, New York University) is a professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD in Management and International Business after working several years in government and industry, including the computer field. His research interests include managing in Asia, innovation and entrepreneurship, decision-making, and management and organizational history. Professor Ahlstrom has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Strategic Management JournalAcademy of Management ReviewJournal of International Business Studies,Journal of Management StudiesR&D ManagementJournal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Academy of Management Perspectives, and the Brown Journal of World Affairs. His work has also appeared multiple times in The Wall Street Journal. Professor Ahlstrom co-authored the textbook International Management: Strategy and Culture in the Emerging World and guest edited two Special Issues of Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice. Professor Ahlstrom has also guest edited four Special Issues of Asia Pacific Journal of Management: ‘Turnaround in Asia’ (2004), ‘Managing in Ethnic Chinese Communities’ (2010), ‘Asia & Poverty: Closing the Great Divide through Entrepreneurship & Innovation’ and ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship in India’ (2015). He was Senior Editor ofAPJM 2007–2009, before serving as APJM’s Editor-in-Chief from 2010–2012, and is currently a Consulting Editor there. Professor Ahlstrom is also Senior Editor of Journal of World Business.


Xu Huang received his PhD from the University of Groningen (the Netherlands), MA from Lancaster University (UK), and Honors Diploma from Lingnan University (Hong Kong). Currently, he is a Professor at the Department of Management, Hong Kong Baptist University. Before joining Hong Kong Baptist University, he was a Professor of Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since 2010, he has served as an Adjunct Professor in the Centre for Work, Organization and Wellbeing, Griffith University. He has also been appointed as a Visiting Chair Professor in Shanghai University of Finance and Economics since 2012.

Professor Huang's research interests include leadership, power, proactive and abnormal work behaviors, employee well-being, cross-cultural psychology, and management issues in China. He has published more than 50 papers in international journals including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations and so forth. Professor Huang has been active in international and regional research communities. He is the Senior Editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and a member of editorial board for Academy of Management Journal, Management and Organization Review, and Human Relations. Also, he is now a board member of International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR) and is one of the co-chairs of the IACMR research committee. 


Long W. "Rico" Lam is Professor of Management and Head of the Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Macau. Rico is currently doing research on felt trust, emotional job demand, proactive behaviors, and dirty work. His research has appeared or been accepted for publication in the Journal of Management, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Business Research, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, and Journal of Business Ethics, etc. His work on trust and dirty work was also published in the Handbook of Chinese Organizational Behavior in 2012. Rico is currently Senior Editor of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Advisory Editor of Journal of Human Resource Management in Taiwan, and member of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Trust Research. Rico was Vice President of the Asia Academy of Management during 2013-15. Rico holds a Ph.D. in management from the University of Oregon.


Li-Qun WEI is Professor of Management in the Department of Management and DBA Program Associate Director of Faculty of Business Administration, Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research interests are strategic human resource management (SHRM), top management teams (TMTs) and Chinese business strategy, with recent projects mainly focusing on the HRM system evolution and founding team effectiveness in entrepreneurial firms in China. With those published at premier academic journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relation, Human Resource Management and Leadership Quarterly, she has published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed, quality academic journals, plus some at the Best Paper proceedings of AoM and AIB annual conferences. She is now serving as the Associate Editor at Journal of Management Studies, and also on the editorial board of International Journal of Human Resource Management. Actively involved in various executive trainings, she has experiences of working in businesses and providing consultancy services to various kinds of firms especially the small and medium sized firms in China.   

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