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9TH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON TEAMWORKING (IWOT 9)


MONTE DE CAPARICA (LISBON), PORTUGAL - SEPTEMBER 8-9, 2005
WORKSHOP FOCUS AND THEMES

The aim of this international workshop is to bring together researchers interested in the issues raised by teamworking. The workshop will include work from a variety of perspectives, disciplinary backgrounds and geographical areas. While papers are welcome on any aspect of teamworking, one focus of the workshop will be on the question of the sustainability of teams and team effectiveness. Special streams can be organized around teamworking in the automotive industry, Quality Management Systems, working conditions and working teams, enterprise networks and teamworking, information systems management to support teamworking or on new forms of work organization in traditional industries (textile, shoemaking). Empirical work in general is favoured.

NATURE OF THE WORKSHOP

The workshop will be small and participative: it will be a two-day event made up of 35-50 participants. In parallel paper sessions, authors can briefly present their paper, after which the floor is open for general discussion. For each paper there are about thirty minutes.

HISTORY OF THE WORKSHOP

IWOT 1, September 18th-19th 1997 : Nottingham, United Kingdom
IWOT 2, September 1998: Adelaide, Australia
IWOT 3, September 14th-15th  1999  : London, United Kingdom
IWOT 4, September 4th-5th 2000 : Nijmegen, The Netherlands
IWOT 5, September 10th-11th  2000: Louvain, Belgium
IWOT 6, September 16th-17th 2002: Malmö, Sweden
IWOT 7, October 2nd-3rd  2003: Prato, Italy
IWOT 8, September 16th-17th 2004: Trier, Germany

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Steve Vallas
George Mason University, Georgia, USA

"Neo-Liberalism, New Technology, and the Ordeal of Workplace Democracy: Theorizing Teamwork under Late Capitalism."

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Miguel Pina e Cunha
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

"Positive paradoxes: Lessons from improvising teams"

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Conny Antoni, University of Trier, Germany
Jos Benders, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Richard Cooney, Monash University, Australia
Eric Molleman, Universiteit Groningen, the Netherlands
Antonio B. Moniz, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Stephen Procter, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom
Per Sederblad, Malmö University, Sweden
Graham Sewell, University of Melbourne, Australia
Geert Van Hootegem, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

PUBLICATION OF PAPERS

Selected papers will be published in a special issue of a leading journal. All previous workshops have resulted in edited volumes an/or special editions of journals:

Procter, S. and F. Mueller (2000) (eds) Teamworking, in the Macmillan Management, Work and Organizations series.
Human Relations Vol. 53 (11)
New Technology , Work and Employment Vol.16 (3), 2001
Personnel Review Vol.31 (3), 2002
Economic and Industrial Democracy Vol. 25 (2), 2004
International Journal of Human Resource Management Vol.16 (2), 2005

WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

The download the programme, please click HERE

PRACTICALITIES

The International Workshop will take place in the premises of the New University of Lisbon, Portugal -

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Campus da Caparica
Portugal


Please click HERE to download other practical information about the conference location.

The local organizer has pre booked rooms for the workshop participants in the
Hotel Costa da Caparica.
http://www.hotelcostacaparica.pt/en/

The hotel is situated in the surroundings of the workshop location.
You are requested to contact the hotel directly to make your booking. Please mention that you are attending the "IWOT conference" at the University to take advantage of the special rates mentioned below :

Single room - view on the mountain - EUR 55,50
Single room - view on the see - EUR 66,00
Double room - view on the mountain - EUR 62,00
Double room - view on the see - EUR 78,50

The attendance fees mentioned below include :

* the workshop documents;
* lunches;
* morning and afternoon reffreshments;
* the workshop dinner.

 
  Payment received
Before August 10, 2005
Payment received
After August 10, 2005
For participants affiliated with an institution that is member or associate member of the EIASM's
Academic Council
305 € 360 €
For participants coming from another academic institution 365 € 430 €

Cancellations made before August 25, 2005 will be reimbursed minus 20% of the total fee. No reimbursement will be possible after that date.

Payments should be made by :

  • The following credit cards: Visa or Eurocard/Mastercard/Access

DOWNLOAD LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

DOWNLOAD ACCEPTED PAPERS

ADMINISTRATION

Ms. Graziella Michelante - EIASM Conference Manager
EIASM - PLACE DE BROUCKÈRE-PLEIN - 31 - 1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
Tel: +32 2 226 66 62 - Fax: +32 2 512 19 29
Email: michelante@eiasm.be