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Date: 3-5 April 2019
Venue: University of Gothenburg, Sweden

The Centre for Global Human Resource Management (CGHRM) cordially invites scholars from all disciplines to an international interdisciplinary conference on HRM.

We invite you to:

  • Submit on any topic that concern challenges within HRM which cover conceptual, theoretical or empirical investigations that promote a balanced and sustainable work-life - locally, nationally and globally.
  • Listen to excellent keynote speakers:

       Professor Julia Brandl, University of Innsbruck
       Professor Åsa Wettergren, University of Gothenburg
       Professor Phillip Brown, Cardiff University

  • Participate on Research Sandpit where scholars meet practitioners

Paper and poster presentations

The conference will offer concurrent tracks of sessions where research papers will be presented and discussed in peer-to-peer dialogues. There will also be an opportunity for poster presentations during the event. On a preliminary basis the topics of interest hosted at this year’s conference includes, but is not limited to, the following areas:

• Managing the global HR function • Staffing and competence
• Human Resource Development • Compensation and benefits
• Trade unions and labor relations • Employer branding
• Restructuring and change • Employee well-being
• Employee engagement • Leadership of the future
• Digitalization and HRM • Age management
• Psychological contract • Work-life balance
• Equal opportunities & Diversity management                                  • HRM and Scaling-up SMEs


Special Issue
The Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance is pleased to announce that it will publish a special issue of papers presented at the conference subject to sufficient numbers being submitted and their acceptance through the Journal’s normal double-blind review process. The final submission date is 30 June 2019. Full papers should be no more than 9000 words, including all references, figures and tables.

We look forward to seeing you in Gothenburg in April 2019!

The Conference Committee:
Freddy Hällstén & Ylva Ulfsdotter Eriksson
Marissa Ekdahl & Peter O’Reilly

To reach the Conference Committee, cghrmconference@gu.se


Important dates

1 September 2018: Open for submission of abstract
15 December: Deadline for abstract submission for both papers and posters (max 500 words)
21 December 2018: Notification of acceptance of abstract
1 February 2019: Early bird registration deadline
15 February 2019: Registration deadline
10 March 2019: Deadline for paper submission
15 March 2019: Announcement of the program for peer-to-peer dialogue


Sidansvarig: Sofia Nyström|Sidan uppdaterades: 2019-02-28

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