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EAWOP Small Group Meeting: Teamworking Virtually: Business as usual?

  • 1.  EAWOP Small Group Meeting: Teamworking Virtually: Business as usual?

    Posted 24 days ago
    Dear Members of the OB Division,

    On behalf of the organizing committee, I am happy to invite you to submit your research to the upcoming EAWOP Small Group Meeting entitled "Teamworking Virtually: Business as Usual?", which will take place on the 22nd-24th of July 2019, at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal.

    You can find more information on the Small Group Meeting in the text bellow.

    We look forward to see you in Lisbon!

    Best regards,
    Pedro Marques-Quinteiro


    EAWOP Small Group Meeting: Teamworking Virtually: Business as usual?
    22nd-24th July 2019
    Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal
     
    Call for Papers

     

    We are pleased to announce the call for papers for this EAWOP Small Group Meeting.

    According to the European Political Strategy Centre (2016), one of the most relevant trends and transformations that work is undergoing, both in Europe and worldwide, is the breaking down of jobs into projects that "assemble physical or virtual teams, across borders or time-zones" (p. 2). This new paradigm allows organizations to maximize time zone differences (for instance, in 24/7 customer service availability), to cut down travel and moving costs, and to take advantage of a larger pool of talents across the globe. These new arrangements also have stark implications for other domains, like Human Resource Management and teamwork. This SGM is aimed at discussing the specific implications of working virtually (namely in multiple projects simultaneously) for team effectiveness, both in what tangible outputs or products, and influences on team members (collective and individualistic) are considered.


    Submissions to the Small Group Meeting may include but are not limited to:

    • Specificities of virtuality for teamwork
    • Technology-mediated interaction
    • Multiple team membership
    • Global teams/Geographically dispersed teams


    Location and date

    The Small Group Meeting takes place at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Lisbon, Portugal, from the 22nd to the 24th of July 2019. Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics is the business school of the Catholic University of Portugal, one of best European business schools according to the Financial Times. Its multicultural faculty and students, and its commitment to high quality teaching products and publications characterize its culture. Lisbon has a cosmopolitan atmosphere that mixes with its strong historical and culture identity. The city offers a variety of monuments, museums, restaurants, and, obviously, many houses of Fado. Lisbon has plenty of fine hotels at affordable prices that are at a walking distance from Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics and Lisbon's downtown.  

     

    Conference Fees

    PhD students will pay 50€ and PhDs and professionals will pay 100€. The registration fee includes a reception dinner, two lunches, and four coffee-breaks.

     

    Submissions

    Abstracts should be submitted before March 1, 2019 to Patrícia Costa at patricia.costa@ucp.pt. Abstracts should have a maximum of 500 words (excl. references), and can include empirical research, theory development, a review, or methodological advancements. Please provide full name, position, institution, discipline, and contact information for all authors. Decisions regarding acceptance/rejection will be communicated by April 1, 2019. SGM participants will be invited to submit their papers to a special issue of European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.

     

    If you have any questions regarding submission, please contact Patrícia Costa (patricia.costa@ucp.pt) .

     

    Organizing Committee

    Patrícia Lopes Costa (Contact Person), UCP - Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Lisbon, Portugal

    Pedro Marques-Quinteiro, ISPA - Instituto Universitário, Lisbon, Portugal

    Catarina Marques Santos, Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht, The Netherlands

    Ana Margarida Graça, Henley Business School, University of Reading, United Kingdom

    David L. Patient, UCP - Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Lisbon, Portugal

    Ramón Rico, The University of Western Australia, Australia



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    Pedro Marques-Quinteiro
    Post Doctorate
    William James Center for Research, ISPA-Instituto Universitário.
    Lisboa. Portugal
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