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1ST WORKSHOP ON JOURNAL PUBLISHING FOR NON-NATIVE ENGLISH-SPEAKING RESEARCHERS IN OM AND NPDM


NICE-SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, OCTOBER 30-31, 2008
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SPONSORED BY

http://www.euroma-online.org

BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION

This Publishing Workshop aims to help researchers to transform their submitted and presented papers for the upcoming EurOMA '08 and IPDM '08 conferences into journal-level submissions. We welcome in particular non-native English-speaking Faculty in the field of Operations Management (OM) and New Product Development Management (NPDM), who wish to increase the quality of their publications in recognised international academic journals.

Target journals are:

  • International Journal of Operations and Production Management (IJOPM)
  • Journal of Operations Management (JOM)
  • Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM)
  • Creativity and Innovation Management (CIM) 

(Other journals may be added to the list.)

The following members of the Editorial Team will act as Discussants for the papers submitted to the Workshop:

  • Andrew Taylor, Bradford School of Management, Editor of IJOPM
  • Margaret Taylor, Bradford School of Management, Editor of IJOPM
  • Cipriano Forza, Università di Padova, Associate Editor of JOM
  • Christopher Voss, London Business School, Member of the Editorial Board of JPIM
  • Klaasjan Visscher, University of Twente, Editor of CIM

Academics are judged on their ability to produce research papers appearing in good-quality international journal articles. These publications are also the basis of Business School and University prestige and success.

Organisations, such as the British Academy of Management or other associations managed by EIASM, have sought recently to support publishing activity by organising journal publishing workshops – either to encourage young researchers to publish for the first time, or to help seasoned researchers move up the publishing ladder. These workshops have been highly successful, to the extent that it is now possible to envisage a more specific targeting of researchers, both in terms of discipline and in terms of language focus.

It has been recognised for some time that the EurOMA and IPDM conferences present an ideal opportunity for increasing participation by researchers for whom English is not a first language. Many such researchers either face a perceived language barrier or have limited access into Anglo-Saxon OM and NPDM research networks. To our knowledge, there has been no specific workshop organised in Europe to foster publications in OM and NPDM. Moreover, no workshop has targeted non-native English-speaking researchers in order to facilitate their participation to these international networks.

The Publishing Workshop has three specific objectives:

1 – Input
Through plenary sessions with members of the editorial board of the four journals, the participants will be briefed on the editorial policy, publication process, strategies for submission, writing and responding to reviews, resubmission process, etc. The specifics of publishing for non-English authors will be discussed in particular..

2 – Transformation
The process of transforming an abstract into a publication-standard paper starts with the acceptance of the abstract by the EurOMA and IPDM conference boards. Following acceptance, it is expected that each participant will develop the abstract and present the paper at either the EurOMA or IPDM conferences. It is also expected that the participant will then incorporate the feedback received and the experience gained at the conference(s) in a re-drafted full paper. This re-drafted paper forms the basis for participation in this Workshop. Each paper will be allocated to a journal editorial board member as Discussant, who will comment on the content and clarity of presentation of the ideas. The discussions will take place in small group sessions.

3 –  Output
Small group sessions will enable participants to obtain feedback on their papers from the journal editorial board members, as well as suggestions for further development to bring the paper up to publication standards.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Marie Koulikoff-Souviron
CERAM Business School, Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
Professor of Supply Chain Management
Member of the EurOMA board

Jacques Colin
CRETLog
(Centre de recherche et d’expertise en transport et logistique)
Université de la Mediterranée, Aix en Provence, France
Director of the Research Centre

Juliana Hsuan
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen
Associate Professor, Department of Operations Management
Member of the EurOMA board

Joe Miemczyk
Audencia, Nantes, France
Assistant Professor of Operations Management

 

WORKSHOP VENUE

The Workshop will take place at:

CERAM EXECUTIVE CENTER
905 rue Albert Einstein
BP 085
06902 SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS
Tél : +33 (0)4 93 95 45 85
(www.ceram.edu)


The Publishing Workshop will begin on Day 1 at 12.00 with registration and lunch.
The workshop dinner shall be offered that evening.
The workshop will end on Day 2 after lunch.

We request that each participant stays for the full duration of the workshop.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Applications are welcome from researchers in two broad research areas:

Workshop applicants are required to submit an abstract, and prior to participation, a full paper must be sent. The abstract must have been accepted by either the EurOMA '08 or IPDM '08 conferences.

Applications to the Workshop must be submitted by March 10, 2008

Upon acceptance, a full paper based on this abstract must be submitted by August 31, 2008. The full paper must incorporate the feedback received and the experience gained at the conference. This requirement means a re-drafting of the presented conference paper prior to submission to the workshop.

Applications to the workshop MUST be submitted through this website!!!

Decisions regarding acceptance to the Workshop will be made by March 31, 2008.
Submission of the full paper on time is a condition of participation.

Participation will be limited to 25 people in order to ensure quality interaction.

PRACTICALITIES

ACCOMMODATION:

We have reserved a limited number of rooms in 2 hotels. You are requested to contact them directly to make your reservation.
The code for booking is: CERAM-EIASM.


• Hôtel Omega : (3 stars hotel)
80 € + 13 € breakfast – 3 minutes walk to CERAM Executive
49, rue Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sophia-Antipolis
06560 Valbonne
Tél : +33 (0)4 92 96 07 07
Fax : +33 (0)4 92 38 98 08
www.hotelomega.com

• Etap Hotel : (2 stars hotel)
48 € + 5 € breakfast – 5 minutes by bus to CERAM Executive
3550, route des Dolines
06410 Biot Sophia-Antipolis
Tél : 08 92 70 20 32
www.accorhotels.com


TRAVEL INFORMATION:


BY PLANE:

Nice Airport (www.nice-airport.fr) is connected with all major European cities and airports.

To go from Nice Airport to CERAM Executive at Sophia-Antipolis:
- Take bus n° 230 which goes directly to Sophia-Antipolis (http://www.nice.aeroport.fr/acces_stationnement_en/bus/recherche.asp). Price for 1 ticket is 1.30 €.
- Take a taxi. Taxi fare to Sophia-Antipolis is approx. 40 EUR.


BY TRAIN:
The nearest station is Antibes. For more information: www.sncf.fr
- Take bus n° 1 or 9 to CERAM Executive at Sophia-Antipolis. Price for 1 ticket is 1.30 €.
- Take a taxi. Taxi fare to Sophia-Antipolis is approx. 25 EUR.

BY ROAD:
Coming from Cannes by A8 motorway, take the exit N°44 Antibes/Sophia Antipolis. Stay on the right lane after the tollgate, "sophia Antipolis" direction.

Coming from Nice by A8 motorway take exit N°44 Antibes/Sophia Antipolis. Stay on the left lane after the tollgate "Antibes" direction D535. Then turn right towards "Grasse-Vallauris" direction.

Drive straight ahead as far as "access 3 les lucioles" on your right (rue Albert Einstein). 

Please click HERE to download a map of CERAM and surroundings.

FEE:

   
For participants coming from another academic institution 190 €

Cancellations made before October 1, 2008 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

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ADMINISTRATION

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