In addition to facilitating intellectual exchange, this program supports the development of a global network of young graduates interested in management and organization studies from institutional, organizational and behavioral perspectives.
Workshop Conveners & Faculty Members
Target Group and Eligibility
The target group of the workshop is early career scholars who intend to pursue an academic career inthe fields of organization and management theory, strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, HRM, international management or public management. The workshop is open to academics in early stages of their academic careers and PhD students who have already completed a substantial part of their dissertation projects.
The Austrian Early Scholars Workshop is open to and invites research that draws from a broad range of theoretical and methodological approaches. Given several faculty members’ extensive expertise in institutional theory, the Workshop provides an environment particularly conducive to research in this area.
Applicants are requested to email a CV and a short essay (max. 2,000 words; excluding bibliography) to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 10, 2020. This short essay should summarize the research to be presented in the workshop. Notification of acceptance is sent no later than March 20, 2020. A longer paper – either an extended essay (max. 4,000 words) or a full paper (max. 8,000 words) – must be sent by April 30, 2020 for distribution to discussants and workshop participants.
All participants present a research study during the workshop. A selection of works is presented in plenary sessions (eighteen minutes for presentation, followed by ten minutes for feedback from two discussants and ten minutes for open discussion); others are discussed at roundtables consisting of three or four early scholars and two faculty members (five minutes for presentations followed by everyone at the roundtable providing feedback based on their advance reading of the paper, and open discussion).
To be able to contribute fully to the discussions and help their fellows’ research, participants are required to prepare by reading their colleagues essays and papers prior to the workshop. Essays and papers are distributed electronically one week prior to the workshop.
Program and Fees
The workshop commences on at 10 a.m. on May 14. We adjourn no later than 5 p.m. on May 15.
There are no workshop fees for accepted participants. The workshop dinner on Thursday is covered by the organization.
Georg Reischauer & Roman Duffner, Institute of Organization Science at JKU Linz.
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The workshop is held at the JKU Campus in Linz, Austria. For more information, see
Participants are responsible for their travel arrangements and accommodation. We reserved hotel rooms close to the campus. The program coordinators will contact accepted participants and, if desired, provide support with booking suitable accommodation.