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ICMLG 2013
7-8 February 2013, Bangkok, Thailand
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Call for Papers, Posters, Round Table Proposals, Practitioner Contributions and Product Demonstrations for the International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance – ICMLG 2013


The Conference offers an opportunity for scholars and practitioners interested in the issues related to Management, Leadership, and Governance to share their thinking and research findings. These fields of study are broadly described as including issues related to the management of the organisations’ resources, the interface between senior management and the formal governance of the organisation. This Conference provides a forum for discussion, collaboration and intellectual exchange for all those interested in any of these fields of research or practice.

The conference committee welcomes contributions on a wide range of topics using a range of scholarly approaches including theoretical and empirical papers employing qualitative, quantitative and critical methods. Action research, case studies and work-in-progress/posters are welcomed approaches. PhD Research, proposals for roundtable discussions, non-academic contributions and product demonstrations based on the main themes are also invited. You can find full details in the submission types document (.pdf format).

Publication Opportunity
Papers accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment.  You can see details of the proceedings accreditations by clicking here.
Additionally, selected papers that have been presented at the conferences will be considered for a special issue of the Leadership & Organizational Development Journal ISSN: 0143-7739

In addition to the main conference topics below, the advisory group invite suggestions for mini tracks. If you would be interested in preparing and chairing a mini track, please contact the Conference Director, Sue Nugus

Submission details are given below. Possible topics include, but are not limited to:-

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Read the submission guidelines



Leadership and Entrepreneurship

  • Organizational/corporate performance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Trust, Ethics and Emotional intelligence
  • Innovation
  • Work-Life balance
  • e-Business integration
  • Core competencies for employees, especially graduates in relation to gender, occupation and industry
  • Management and bureaucracy
  • The management of Business finance
  • Project management
  • Managing business transformation
  • HR management and strategies
  • Education and human development in management
  • Managing the marketing role
  • Regional experiences in management
  • International relationships in management
  • Timetabling in management
  • Social communications in management
  • Knowledge management, competitions and motivation systems versus companies development
  • Management conflicts in enterprises, institutions and social organizations – and their solutions
  • The relationship between leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Leadership challenges faced by the 21st century entrepreneurs
  • The relationships between different leadership styles and the dimensions of innovativeness, risk-taking, and proactiveness (entrepreneurship constructs)
  • Gender and Leadership
  • The power and influence of management versus leadership
  • The role of leadership and entrepreneurship during times of economic crisis
  • Can parallels be drawn between the leadership and entrepreneurship fields?
  • The link between leadership qualities of entrepreneurs and sustained competitive advantage of their enterprises?
  • Can the life cycle stages of leadership be extrapolated to the entrepreneurship construct or domain?
  • Can we integrate leadership and entrepreneurship studies?
  • The relationship between leadership and Enterprise Systems (ES)
  • IT Leadership
  • Leadership for sustainability
  • From the CIO to the CKO and/or CTO roles in the organization
  • Leadership and operations management
  • Strategic thinking
  • The importance of Social Capital
  • Developing strategic leadership capabilities


  • Corporate Governance in Emerging Economies
  • Public Service leadership
  • Corporate governance in different countries
  • Corporate governance and firm value for IPOs


  • Legal aspects of corporate governance
  • Interfacing IS governance with corporate governance
  • Market oriented corporate governance
  • Corporate Governance practices and the role of chief Information Office

Participants will be asked to vote for the best poster and a prize will be given for the poster receiving the highest number of votes. Additionally a prize will be awarded to the best PhD paper presented at the conference.




Submission details


All submission types require an abstract in the first instance. Abstracts should be a minimum of 300 and no more than 500 words including up to five keywords and keyphrases to be received by 20 July 2012. (Extended until 20 August)Please read the online guidelines.


Submissions should be made via the online form. Please ensure that all required fields are completed. Abstracts must include the proposed title for the paper, the full names (first name and surname, not initials); postal addresses and email addresses of all authors and a telephone number for at least one contact author. Please indicate clearly if the contact author is not the lead author and select the appropriate submission track.

Full paper:

Only required for academic submissions to main conference streams once the abstract has been selected and not to be more than 5,000 words including abstract, keywords and references (the Harvard referencing rules need to be followed). Submission date will be no later than 7 September 2012. Papers should be submitted as .doc or .rtf file attachments by email to the Conference Manager, Kate French with the paper submission checklist and copyright form.

A prize will be awarded to the best PhD paper and best Poster


Important information

  • The selection panel of the conference committee will consider all abstracts received by the submission deadline to ensure that the proposed paper is relevant to the Conference.
  • The authors of abstracts that describe a relevant paper will receive a notification of abstract acceptance.
  • All full papers will be double-blind reviewed by members of the conference committee to ensure an adequate standard, that the proposed subject of their abstract has been followed, that the paper is of a suitable length, the standard of English is adequate and the paper is appropriately referenced.
  • For authors whose first language is not English we request that you have your work proof read prior to submission by a native English speaker (or at least a fluent English speaker). Papers can be rejected due to a poor standard of English.
  • Papers that are accepted will be published in the conference proceedings providing at least one author registers and presents the work at the Conference (see the registration section of the conference website for more information about registration).
  • Due to the large number of papers expected for this conference, the committee the committee prefers that an author presents only one paper. However, if multiple papers are accepted for presentation, each paper requires a separate registration fee. Author registration and payment must be completed by 4 January 2013.


Important dates:



Abstract submission deadline:

20 July 2012

  Extended until 20 August


Notification of abstract acceptance:

27 July 2012


Full paper due for review:

7 September 2012


Notification of paper acceptance (with any changes):

16 November 2012


Earlybird registration closes:

30 November 2012

  Now Closed

Final paper due (with any changes):

14 December 2012


Final author registration and payment date:

4 January 2013



  Last updated 28 December 2012





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