Submission Guidelines

The HRIC welcomes both empirical and theoretical submissions that relate to the conference theme of ‘Navigating the shifting landscapes of HRM’. We also welcome research that seeks to bridge the science/practice gap or address international/contemporary HR issues. All submissions MUST be made through the HRIC submission system.

Submission Guidelines - Papers

Paper Submission Rules

Papers should be submitted as per the following criteria:

  • Papers should represent original and new work . At the time of submission, submitted papers must not have been published or accepted for publication.
  • The 7 page paper is intended as an abridged version of a full paper as opposed to a proposal for a paper in early stages of development
  • NO changes in the paper title, abstract, authorship, and actual paper can occur AFTER the submission deadline.
  • A maximum of three papers as an author or a co-author, may be submitted
  • All paper submissions MUST be made through the HRIC Submission System

Formatting guidelines

  • Papers should not exceed a total of 7 pages, 5 pages for the body and up to 2 pages of references. The page limit includes all charts, graphs, diagrams, etc. and references.
  • All papers must be accompanied by a 150 word abstract for inclusion in the Conference Program.
  • Text requirements: Please use single spacing and Times New Roman or Arial 10 point font or larger.
  • The entire submission (title, abstract, text, figures, graphs, tables, and references) must be contained in one document.
  • The title should be listed in the header of each page.
  • Only Electronic submissions will be accepted. The submission system will be open for submissions in 2018.
  • Figures, graphs, tables, appendices and references should follow the Academy of Management Journal’s Style Guide.
  • Please follow these guidelines to ensure your paper is reviewed. Papers that are not prepared according to these formatting instructions risk NOT being reviewed.

Review process

  • To preserve anonymity, author names should NOT be identified in header/footer or in the body of the paper. Authors should be referred to in the text or notes in the third person only.
  • All papers will be blind peer reviewed by at least two (2) reviewers.
  • Reviewers will be invited to supply review comments to authors, there is no guarantee, however, that they will do so in every case.
  • Review notification (accept/reject decisions) will be communicated by the end of August 2018.
  • Reviewer decisions are final. Under no circumstances can communicated outcomes be revisited.

You can download the paper submission guidelines here.

Submission Guidelines - Symposia

Symposium sessions are structured discussions around pre-set themes. Symposia are single-blind reviewed. The reviewers see the names of the presenters, participants, and organizers. Proposals for symposia are judged based on overall quality, likely interest to HRIC attendees, relevance to the conference theme, innovation, and contribution. 

Formatting Your Symposium Proposal
Please follow these instructions to ensure your symposium proposal is reviewed.

  • Symposium proposals should not exceed a total of 20 pages. The page limit includes all charts, graphs, diagrams, etc. and references.
  • A symposium submission must include the following and be organized in the following order:
    1. A title page that includes:
      1. Title of symposium (in Title Case)
      2. Complete formal names and affiliations of all participants
    2. An overview of the symposium that includes:
      1. An explanation of why the symposium should be of interest to HRIC attendees
      2. Proposed format of the symposium.
      3. An additional 2-4 page synopsis of EACH presentation.
  • Text requirements: Please use Times New Roman or Arial 10 point font or larger.
  • The entire proposal must be contained in one document.
  • Be sure to number all of the pages of the submission.
  • All symposia proposals MUST be made through the HRIC submission system.

You can download the symposium submission guidelines here.

Submission Guidelines - Professional Development Workshops (PDWs)

The PDW format is highly flexible and allows for innovative approaches and content. However, all PDW proposals should adhere to the following submission criteria:

  • All PDW proposals must have a title that clearly flags key content and must be accompanied by a 150 word abstract
    for inclusion in the Conference Program.
  • PDW proposals should be a maximum of 5 pages including title, complete formal names and affiliations of all participants, workshop overview, description of the proposed format and an explanation of why the workshop would benefit HRIC attendees.
  • Text requirements: Please use Times New Roman or Arial 10 point font or larger.
  • The entire proposal must be contained in one document.
  • All PDW proposals MUST be made through the official platform: HRIC submission system
  • PDW proposals will be reviewed by the conference chairs/scientific committee. All communicated decisions are final decisions.

You can download the PDW submission guidelines here.

HRIC 2019 Best Paper Awards

Awards will be given to the author(s) of the Best Conference Paper and to the author(s) of the Best Student Paper. To be considered for the Best Student Paper award, the paper must be clearly identified as a student paper at the time of submission.

 

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