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IMPORTANT UPDATE: People who have registered for a PDW in advance have the first right to attend if the room fills up. If there are extra seats even people who did not register in advance are welcomed to attend. However, sessions which are marked with an * are only open to people who have registered in advance. Advanced registration for PDWs is now closed.

Please note: The plenary session on publishing tips from journal editors--session 21A does not require enrollment. Session 19F (dissertation proposal development) is based on an earlier competition and is closed for enrollment. As noted in the descriptions below, you sign up for sessions 19A (doctoral consortium), 22A(MOR paper development workshop), and 22C (indigenous Chinese management research workshop) by writing to the organizers and not via the website since you must submit an application package.

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*19A: IACMR Doctoral Consortium, 8:00-12:00
Carl Fey, China Economic Research Center at Stockholm School of Economics (Chair and Organizer),
Katherine Eisenhardt, Stanford University
Mark Huselid, Rutgers University
Ya-Ru Chen, Cornell University,
Jeffery Reuer, Purdue University
Bill Glick, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University
Xu Jiang, China Economic Research Center at Stockholm School of Economics and Xi’an Jiaotong Univeristy
Mary Teagarden, Thunderbird School of Global Management
Tony Tong, University of Colorado at Boulder
Eric Tsang, University of Texas at Dallas
Zhixing Xiao, CEIBS 
Weiying Zhang, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University
The doctoral consortium seeks to provide knowledge and contacts useful for doctoral students and is designed primarily for doctoral students who plan to defend their dissertation proposal by June 2010. The consortium will include talks by several prominent scholars about the evolution of their careers, insight from a journal editor, suggestions from a prominent scholar on how to do a good review, a chance for participants to talk about their research and career issues in small groups with senior scholars, a presentation by deans of two prominent business schools about how to get a job, and a presentation by a recent graduate about how to successfully transition to being an assistant professor, etc. You do not need to sign up for this PDW on the PDW signup website . Instead, to apply to attend the doctoral consortium send a copy of your CV (including a list of any conference presentations you have made and publications you have if any), a one page description of your dissertation research/research interests, an indication of what year you are in the doctoral program, and an indication of when you expect to graduate to by April 30, 2010. .
In English

19B : Doing research in China – A Dialog Between Academicians and Practitioners, 8:00-12:00
Jean Lee, CEIBS (Chair and Organizer)
Rama Velamuri, CEIBS
Zhang Wei, CEIBS
Lorna Doucet, CEIBS
Wei-Ru Chen, INSEAD
Wendy Yuan, Senior HR Director, Marykay Corporation (China)
Christabel Lo, Chief People Officer, Yum! Brands Inc.
Jesse Price, Reya Group
Sally Wu, ISS Hongrun Facility Services Ltd, Managing Director
Que Weidong, Chairman/GM, Wuxi Quechen Silicon Chemical Co. Ltd.
Zhongping Huang, President, Wuxi Sino-future bio-technology Co. Ltd
The purpose of the workshop is to create a dialog between academicians and practitioners on doing research in China. Various methodology and approaches will be explored and problems and difficulties will be shared and discussed. The aim is to identify the gaps between research and reality.
In English

19C: Spurring More Market Demand for Innovation in China: Toward a Research Agenda, 8:00-10:00
Qing Wang, Professor, Warwick University (Co-chair and co-organizer)
Yanmei Zhu, Associate Professor, Tongji University (Co-chair and co-organizer)
Rufei Ma, Lecturer, Tongji University (Coordinator)
Chang-Chieh Hang, Professor, National University of Singapore
Changhui Zhou, Associate Professor, Peking University
Haiyang Li, Associate Professor, Rice University
Jiang Yu, Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences
This workshop will explore a number of critical research questions related to the issue of market dynamics and demand for disruptive innovations vs. continuous innovations and the approaches to accelerate market acceptance and/or create new demand for such innovations in China from the perspectives of the firms, the users, and the government. This PDW will discuss the nature and dynamics of new market demand in China and the implications for the development of the emerging strategic industries; approaches to stimulate domestic demand and to promote indigenous innovation; relationships between market size, structure, growth and innovation characteristics; the role of the domestic market in building Chinese firms’ international competitiveness; and disruptive innovation and the BOP market in China.
In English

19E: Explorations of the Impact of Personal Values at Work, 8:00-10:00
Ping Ping Fu*, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Chair and Organizer)
Guantao Yu, The Central University of Finance & Economics
Yan Zhang, Peking University
Yanxia Li, Fudan University
Le Tan & He Yi Song, Xi'an Jiaotong University
This PDW will discuss individual value profiles, how to understand the self-actualization of values or being a social herd, the relationship between leaders’ personal values and motives, the interaction effect of Leaders’ personal values and personality on adaptive leadership, how to understand leadership processes from a personal values perspective, and other issues related to the impact of personal values at work.
In English

*19F: Dissertation Proposal Development Workshop, 8:00-12.00
George Z.X. Chen, The Australian National University (Chair and Organizer)
Anne S. Tsui, Arizona State University (Co-chair)
Gilad Chen, University of Maryland
Deborah Dougherty, Rutgers University
Barry Gerhart, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Xu Huang, Hong Kong Polytechnique University
Bradley L. Kirkman, Texas A&M University
Peter Ping Li, Copenhagen Business School
Zhiang Lin, University of Texas at Dallas
Justin Tan, York University
Dean Xu, University of Hong Kong
Zhixue Zhang, Peking University
Changhui Zhou, Peking University
Registration for this workshop is already closed. This by invitation only workshop aims to provide an additional learning opportunity to the PhD students who submitted their PhD proposals for the IACMR-Li Ning Dissertation Proposal Grant. This workshop will provide feedback about the students’ dissertation proposals by the faculty advisers who are experienced management researchers.
In English

19G: The Chinese School of Modern Guanli Science, 8:00-10:00
Dongchuan Sun, Institute of Science and Engineering, Jinan University
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This PDW will introduce our research results of the Chinese School of Modern Guanli Science (CSMGS) and future plans at first hour, and discuss at second hour. (Note: The meaning of guanli is more than management.) The basic characters of the CSMGS are: it is the Chinese and also world, it has a Chinese characteristics and learn widely from others' strong points, it is a system theory and methods of guanli based on the computer and Internet. The basic paths of setting up the CSMGS are making foreign things serve China, making the past serve the present, making the latter days serve the present, and meta-synthesis. To study a basic term system of Chinese and Western styles combined.
In Chinese

19H: Writing Cases, 8:00-12:00
Katherine Xin, CEIBS and Harvard Business Review China (Chair and Organizer)
Jack Yan, Harvard Business Review China
Spring Liu, Harvard Business Review China
This workshop will focus on writing issue-driven short cases for executive audiences. Issues raised and discussed in these types of cases could be from a real live organization or from challenges that many companies and executives are facing but they are not from particular real organizations. This PDW will focus on the process of how to write a scenario case and key success factors in creating an effective scenario cases for executive audience. HBR Case Studies will be used as example for this PDW.
In Chinese

20C: Caucuses
Three exciting caucuses,

East meet West: Evolution, conflicts and complementarities amongst traditional vs. Emerging values in the Chinese labor force
Simon L. Dolan, ESADE Business School, Ramon LLull University

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Hongyi Sun, City University of Hong Kong

20D: Improve Your Chances of Publishing in the Very Best Journals!: Understanding Professional Ethics and Standards in management research, 10:00-12:00
Maureen Ambrose, University of Central Florida
Marshall Schminke, University of Central Florida
Publishing in the very best journals is a rewarding--but challenging--experience. This PDW will improve your chances of publishing your work in top management journals, by providing insights and advice from two former Associate Editors of the Academy of Management Journal (AMJ). The PDW will involve presentation and discussion (and a few secrets) of what editors look for in manuscripts, and what can save or kill a manuscript, including the professional standards and ethics authors are expected to uphold.
In English

20E: Towards a Dual Integration Approach to Management Innovation Studies of Chinese Firms, 10:00-12:00
Shilong He, Professor, School of Business, Hohai University (Chair and Organizer)
Xudong Gao, School of Economics & Management, Tsinghua University
Mingfang Li, California State University, Northridge
Zheng Tang, School of Business, Hohai University
Yajun Wu, Peking University
Yang Zhang, School of Business, Hohai University
Yu Zhou, School of Business, Hohai University
This PDW will examine the need for and the execution of a dual integration framework, for China management innovation research, that emphasizes the integration between Western and Eastern theory development approaches, and the intergation between Western and Eastern research methodologies. The panel members will present the underlying rationale, possible application examples, and future challenges related to the dual integration framework. Scholars interested in developing indigenous research to advance the field of management are encouraged to join.
In Chinese

20G: Chinese Management Research in Europe, 10:00-12:00
Yingying Zhang, CUNEF, Complutense University of Madrid (Chair and Organizer)
Ingmar Björkman, Hanken School of Economics
Simon Dolan, ESADE, Ramon Llull University
Carl Fey, Stockholm School of Economics
Joaquin Lopez, CUNEF, Complutense University of Madrid
Jan Selmer, Aarhus University
This professional development workshop is designed for promoting Chinese Management Research in Europe and explaining to others about European perspectives on Chinese Management Research. The workshop will be interactive and both faculty members and doctoral students are warmly welcomed to attend the workshop. While all are welcomed, people affiliated with a European University or interested in interacting with scholars from European universities are especially urged to attend. The workshop will consist of several brief presentations followed by small groups discussions to facilitate dynamic conversations.
In English

Lunch, 12:00-13:00

21: Tips on How to Get Published and How Not to Get Published from Editors of Major Journals, 13:00-14:00
Carl Fey, Stockholm School of Economics, Chair and Organier)
Xiaoping Chen, University of Washington, Incoming Editor, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Bradley Kirkman, Texas A&M, Former Associate Editor, Academy of Management Journal
Kwok Leung, City University of Hong Kong, Consulting Editor, Journal of International Business Studies
Marshall W. Meyer, University of Pennsylvania, Editor, Management and Organization Review
Jing Zhou, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University, Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Psychology
This PDW is a plenary session and thus the only IACMR activity going on at this time. Anyone can attend and you do not need to sign up in advance. This PDW aims to provide participants with a chance to hear from and ask questions to editors of major international management journals. The workshop will start with short presentations by the journal editors listed above including tips for getting published, a clarification of the type of articles their journal is looking for, and an explanation of what are the most common mistakes to avoid. Following the presentations participants will have a chance to ask questions to the journal editors.
In English

*22A: Management and Organization Review Paper Development Workshop, 14:00-18:00
Lynda Song, Renmin University of China (Co-Chair and organizer)
Dean Xu, University of Hong Kong, (Co-Chair and organizer)
Ingmar Bjorkman, Hanken School of Economics
Xiaoping Chen, University of Washington
Joe Galaskiewicz, University of Arizona
Kwok Leung, City University of Hong Kong
T. K. Peng, I-Shou University, Taiwan
Lois Tetrick, George Mason University
Tony Tong, University of Colorado
Eric W. K. Tsang, University of Texas at Dallas
Anne S. Tsui, Arizona State University
Heli Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Ann Yan Zhang, Peking University
Zhen Zhang, Arizona State University
Kevin Zhou, University of Hong Kong
This workshop is aimed at supporting the participants in their efforts to finalize papers for submission to leading management journals like Management and Organization Review (MOR). The MOR PDW is a platform for continuous learning and development along our journey of publication. You do not need to sign up for this PDW on the PDW signup website . Instead, to apply to take part in this PDW, you must submit a paper By APRIL 30th to: , and Click here for more information about this PDW.
In English

22B: Competitive Advantage of Social Capital: Foundations and State of the Art, 14:00-18:00
Zhixing XIAO, CEIBS (Introducer)
Ronald Burt, University of Chicago
This workshop is a tour through key issues in contemporary research on the competitive advantage provided by social networks. We will begin with the foundation mechanisms by which brokerage and closure in networks create advantage (brokerage triggering a vision mechanism associated with advantage in detecting and developing good ideas, closure triggering a reputation mechanism associated with trust, collaboration, and efficiency). With the foundation in place, we will spend the bulk of the workshop on selected current developments: spillover advantage from neighbor networks, strategic partners and illegitimate brokers, personality versus network, and structural holes in virtual worlds.
In English

*22C: Indigenous Chinese Management Research, 14:00-18:00
Peter Ping Li, Copenhagen Business School (Co-Chair and Co-Organizer)
Kwok Leung, City University of Hong Kong (Co-Chair and Co-Organizer)
Chao C. Chen, Rutgers University
Jar-Der Luo, Tsinghua University
To promote indigenous research on Chinese management, we focus on clarifying the conceptual confusion about the nature and features of indigenous research in contrast to contextualized research. We also focus on the proper methodologies for indigenous research. An interactive format will be adopted in our PDW. The workshop is by invitation via a process of open competitive application. Application is open to all scholars who are interested in indigenous research, including both faculty members (i.e., junior, mid-career and senior faculty members) and doctoral students at the dissertation stage. You do not need to sign up for this PDW on the PDW signup website . Instead, The application package should be sent as an e-mail to Professor Peter Ping Li ( Application should include a short resume and a statement of interest. The application can be in either Chinese or English. In Chinese.

*22D: Improve the Profession and Your Career by Becoming a Master Reviewer, 14:00-16:00
Maureen Ambrose, University of Central Florida
Marshall Schminke, University of Central Florida
Donald O. Neubaum, Oregon State University
The publication process depends on high quality reviews. However, although most scholars spend years learning to perform high quality research, most receive little or no training in how to craft high quality reviews. This PDW will provide valuable information, insights, and few secrets about how to perform excellent reviews. You will not only learn skills that will make you a better reviewer, but you will also gain insights about what editors look for when making publication decisions. Thus, you will not only become a better reviewer, but a more successful scholar as well. The workshop will involve presentations, discussion, and hands-on exposure to reviewing technique and tips. The workshop is open to all conference attendees who have completed their Ph.D. or anticipate completing their Ph.D. by the end of 2011. Participation requires advance registration via the IACMR PDW website by April 30th. It also requires advance preparation in the form of reading and preparing a preliminary review of a research paper that will be provided by the session chair. Participants will submit the preliminary review to the session chair, by email, by June 9th.
In English

22F: The Process and the Beast: Using IT Tools to Indigenize and Contextualize MBA Teaching, 14:00-18:00
Hanno Roberts, Norwegian School of Management (Chair and Organizer)
Jan Ketil Arnulf, Norwegian School of Management
Weitao ZHAO, Fudan School of Management
Drawing on experience from teaching in China and paying special attention to Chinese cultural factors, this PDW aims to engage in developing a framework using IT to enhance dissemination, pre-course engagement, ensure group processes and visualize the teaching outcomes along the progress of the course. This PDW is intended for MBA teachers that want to improve their teaching process and contextualize their teaching using electronic means. The PDW is open to both novice and advanced MBA teachers that have no, limited or some experience with using IT-facilitated teaching processes. PDW participants should bring their laptops to the PDW. Participants need to purchase an internet access card at the start of the PDW for 100 RMB.
In English

22G: Sustainable Entrepreneurship in the Chinese Context: Practices and Lessons from Foreign (non-China based) Entrepreneurs and Scholarly Implications, 14:00-18:00
Lei Li, PhD, University of Nottingham 861 Bedford Rd (Chair and Organizer)
Jeff Nuss, President/CEO, GreenWood Resources, Inc., USA
Brian Liu, Vice President and General Manager, GreenWood Resources (Beijing) Forestry Co., Ltd
Matthew Lam, President, PlyNet, Inc., USA
How do foreign entrepreneurs decide to venture into China and try to be “doing well by doing good” given the nascent stages of their businesses? Two Oregon, US-based entrepreneurial companies will share their experiences and lessons. A subsequent dialogue between academics and practitioners is intended to provide both scholarly and managerial implications.
In English

22H: Exploritory Factor Analysis, Confirmitory Factor Analysis, and Structual Equation Modeling, 14:00-18:00
Kenneth S. Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
This workshop aims to allow students who do not have good mathematical background to understand the technique of exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and structural equation modeling.
In English

Additional File for PDW 22H: SEM files