Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Call for Papers: Ethics, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations in an Era of Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Call for Abstracts and Proposals for Panels
King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
April 22-23, 2010

The interdisciplinary conference “Global Landscapes: Ethics, Entrepreneurship and Organizations in an Era of Global Economic and Financial Crisis” will assemble scholars, educators, graduate and undergraduate students, and community members interested in ethics, entrepreneurship, and organizations.

The global landscapes conference is sponsored by The McGowan School of Business, International Business Program and The McGowan Ethics Center. The objective of this interdisciplinary conference is to promote ethics and deliberation about the ethics of the impact of entrepreneurs and organizations on individuals and communities around the world.

The conference aims to bring together professionals, key decision makers, and leaders committed to ethics, development of entrepreneurship, and evaluation of the role of organizations during crisis.

The submission of student authored papers is also welcome. The undergraduate student research section of the conference is sponsored by the International Business Honor Society, Epsilon Chi Omicron, King’s College Chapter.

Suggested Topics
Papers/Abstracts can be submitted on any topic relevant to Ethics, Entrepreneurship (including social entrepreneurship), or Organizations (corporations, government, NGOs). Papers could emphasize the present scenarios and developments, as well as the emerging issues.

Submissions and Review Process
Proposals for panels and abstracts/papers must be submitted by January 30, 2010. Authors will be notified of the conference committee decision by February 15, 2010.
Submissions: To be considered for the program, please submit one of the following:
  • A completed paper with an abstract.
  • An abstract (between 100 and 600 words) outlining the topic.
  • A proposal (2-3 page summary) for a workshop, special session, or panel discussion, which includes the aims of the panel.
  • All submissions should include the title, a contact name, address, and email.

Registration fee: US $80.00 (includes three meals on campus). Additional registration and accommodation information will accompany invitation.

Conference Web site: www.kings.edu/GLC

Questions or submissions should be directed to:

Conference Chair:
Dr. Bindu Vyas, King’s College
E-mail: binduvyas@kings.edu

Conference Coordinators:
Attorney James Sysko, King’s College Dr. Margarita Rose, King’s College
E-mail: jamessysko@kings.edu E-mail: mmrose@kings.edu

McGowan School of Business, King's College
133 N. River Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Phone: 570-208-5900 Ext. 5787
Fax: 570-208-5989

Bindu Vyas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor International Business/Management
McGowan School of Business
King's College
133 N. River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Phone: 570-208-5900 Ext. 5787
Fax: 570-208-5989

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