OCIS 2010 Authors: Call For Papers

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS (OCIS)

2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting August 6-10, 2010 – Montreal, Canada

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline: January 14, 2010 at 5:00 PM EST

Review Deadline: February 12, 2010

Status Notification: April 7, 2010

Program Chair:

Manju Ahuja, College of Business, University of Louisville, aomocis@louisville.edu

Submission Website: http://submissions.aomonline.org/2010/

What to Submit:

OCIS invites the submission of innovative empirical or conceptual papers and symposia on all themes of interest to the Academy that touch on organizational communications and/or information systems.  Topics that are specifically oriented to the 2010 all-Academy theme of “Dare to Care: Passion and Compassion in Management Practice and Research” are especially encouraged.  This year’s theme encourages reflection on the contributions communication and information technology can make toward well being of individuals, organizations, and society. How can we ensure that we consider the interests of all involved and integrate passion for this technology with compassion for others impacted by this technology?

OCIS focuses on the study of behavioral, economic, and social aspects of communication and information systems within and among organizations or institutions.  Major topics include:

  • interpersonal communication;
  • verbal, nonverbal, and electronic communication;
  • vertical, horizontal and diagonal communication;
  • inter-group and intra-group communication;
  • communication networks;
  • applications of information technology in business and society;
  • organizational adoption of communication and information technology;
  • communication and information strategy and policy;
  • communication and organizational culture;
  • communication and information research methodology;
  • managing information technology services;
  • virtual teams, virtual work, and virtual organizations;
  • the management of information systems professionals;
  • e-communications;
  • information systems development;
  • managing IT-related organizational change;
  • e-business, e-commerce, and e-markets;
  • electronic value systems, value chains, and value webs;
  • privacy and ethics;
  • knowledge work, knowledge workers, and knowledge networks;
  • IT infrastructure;
  • governance of IT services;
  • and organizational networks.

Submission Guidelines:

The entire paper (title page, abstract, main text, figures, tables, references, etc.) must be in ONE document using one of the following formats: Portable Document Format (.PDF), Microsoft Word 2003 or later (.DOC), and Rich Text Format (.RTF) and should not exceed 40 pages. The format for tables and figures, references, and appendices should follow the Academy of Management Journal’s Style Guide.

Additional information is available at the meeting website, http://meeting.aomonline.org/2010/

For more information, please contact:

Manju Ahuja

OCIS 2010 Program Chair

College of Business – Computer Information Systems

University of Louisville

E-mail: aomocis@louisville.edu

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