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Global Management Conference, Lille, France
 June 06 – 09, 2017

Globalization P3: People, Prosperity & Posterity
Call for Papers

Globalization P3, the theme of the 2017 Annual Global Management Conference in Lille (France), invokes the image of a world of People interconnected in the collaborative enterprise of creating Prosperity today yet sustainable for Posterity.

The Conference adopts this three-dimensional perspective of Globalization to encourage scholarly exchanges analyzing globalization trends, its pros and cons, with a view to understanding how globalization today impacts future generations. Globalization P3 invites presentation and debate of scholarly work that considers People first as the engines of globalization, Prosperity as an immediate impact for all, and sustainability as the cornerstone for a better Posterity.

The world is facing many socio-economic challenges. “Mature economies” have to manage a low-pace growth and dramatic structural changes, both at macro-economic and macro-social levels. “Emergent economies” are experiencing stress of profound transformations with multiple challenges, from inequitable prosperity and social crisis to unsustainable development. “Less advanced countries” are setting up a more inclusive economy structure for an effective development take off. These competing socio-economic models may lead to geopolitical tensions on internationalization settings so, Globalization seems to be not always harmonious and creates conflictual situations. Thus, Globalization P3 is a lens on the essence of globalization in 21st century.

Reflecting on interactions of People, Prosperity and Posterity in the context of Globalization generates numerous questions for consideration, among them;

1. How can corporations grow and flourish by putting the wellbeing of people first?
2. What conditions result in a global working environment that is inspirational, stimulating and more productive?
3. What can we learn about the relationship between personal prosperity and corporate growth: does globalization offer the means to more effectively balance both?
4. How international firms can be actors of sustainable development?
5. How does globalization engage corporations in becoming more responsible and proactive within the Globalization P3 perspective?
6. How does Globalization P3 perspective stimulate conceptualization of fair emerging management approaches in field of Globalization?
7. Are Governance processes and bodies support for a better globalization? Do management tools improve performance?
8- Globalization and migration relationship: how do immigrants add value to host countries?


By addressing these and similar questions, delegates to the 2017 GM Conference will participate in building a richer understanding of Globalization and the P3 perspective which the Conference views as the cornerstone of sustainable globalization. Can globalization be re-conceptualized to embrace the principles of the P3 perspective?

We encourage submission of scholarly papers, symposia proposals and suggestions for track themes within the Globalization P3 perspective. Papers presenting literature reviews on management topics will also be welcomed if they lead to possible researches designs.

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Global Management Conference, Lille, France
 June 06 – 09, 2017



In addition to regular sessions, workshops are organized. Three are already determined:

Practitioners Workshop: open for exchange between managers and consultants. The proposed topic for this Practitioners workshop is: conflict management and collective bargaining, possibly in international settings/ contexts. It will be linked with the thematic workshop (See below).

Public servants Workshop: open for exchanges between managers and consultant in public local authorities. The prosed topic for this Public servants workshop is: City management facing new challenges: aging population, national and international migrants, smart cities.

Thematic Research workshop: Conflict management at work. (A special page presenting some key questions will be open in a few days)


The submissions will be double-blind reviewed on a rolling basis to ensure a rapid decision. Accepted papers will be published in the Global Management Conference proceedings and the best papers will be considered for publication in the Journal of Global Business Administration (JGBA) and in Journal of Organizational Change Management and possibly Management International and a French Academic Journal (for French papers).

Authors of accepted papers must register for the conference to have papers published in the proceedings and will have access to the evaluations and feedback of the reviewers. Authors may revise their papers accordingly prior to the proceedings publication deadline.


Scientific Committee of the host Institution

Dominique Besson, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab

David Bourghelle, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab

Najet Boussaa, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab

Oliviane Brodin, Professor, University of Lille, Director of the Research Team RIME Lab

Laurent Carpentier, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab

Fabrice Caudron, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab

Carine Drapier, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab

Hadjila Krifa, Professor, University of Lille, adjunct Director of the Research Team RIME Lab

Jean-Jacques Nowak, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab

Côme Segretain, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab

Eric Severin, Professor, University of Lille, Research Team RIME Lab



350 euros for early registrations (early birds);

450 euros « normal » fées. .

PhD students : 200 euros.



- Intentions (not mandatory): February, 13.

- Communications final deadline: March, 13.

- Reviewing due no later than April 10.

- Early birds deadline for fees: April, 24. 

Author Guidelines:

Submission Preparation Checklist

1.            The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another conference for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Director).

2.            The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.

3.            All URL addresses in the text (e.g., http://pkp.sfu.ca) are activated and ready to click.

4.           The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

5.            The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Conference.

6.            If submitting to a peer-reviewed track of the conference, authors' names are removed from submission, with "Author" and year used in the bibliography and footnotes, instead of authors' name, paper title, etc.

7.            If submitting to peer review, all Microsoft Office documents (including Supplementary Files) have been saved by going to File and selecting Save As; clicking Tools (or Options in a Mac); clicking Security; selecting "Remove personal information from file properties on save"; clicking Save.

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 June 06 – 09, 2017



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