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Call for Papers "Digitalization of Work" at the 56th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

  • 1.  Call for Papers "Digitalization of Work" at the 56th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

    Posted 05-23-2022 12:45
    Dear colleagues,

    We cordially invite you to submit your work to the Minitrack on the "Digitalization of Work" at the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2023 (https://hicss.hawaii.edu), planned to take place at the beautiful island of Maui in January 2023!

    Here you can find the detailed call for papers: https://hicss.hawaii.edu/tracks-56/knowledge-innovation-and-entrepreneurial-systems/#digitalization-of-work-minitrack

    We anticipate submissions including (but not limited to) the following topics:

    Employee Relations
    · Motivating the future digital workforce
    · Work-life-balance, work-life separation, and work-life-blending
    · Dealing with mental health issues in digitized work
    · Dealing with social isolation in digitized work
    · Dealing with the digital divide from a temporal and spatial perspective
    · Temporary groups (pick-up groups) transforming into long-term team
    · Intercultural communication and intercultural challenges

    Human Resource Management
    · Distant leadership and management of the digitalized workforce
    · The implications of AI and algorithmic leadership
    · Leadership for cloud-worker, click-worker, crowd-worker, and digital nomads
    · Gamification of performance measurements in digital work
    · Balancing self-leadership and intrinsic motivation with self-exploitation
    · Empowerment and motivation of the employees digitally
    · Skill development, learning, and talent identification in the digital environment
    · The design of virtual recruiting (e.g., gamified assessment center, virtual onboarding)
    · Establishing human automation resource management in the organization

    Digital Work
    · Digital professions and practices
    · Balancing trust and surveillance in digital work and remote work
    · Augmentation of the work interface
    · Utilization of big data to empowering the digital employees
    · Platformization of digital work
    · Digitalized professions and work forms

    Virtual and borderless organization
    · Foster (open) innovation and intrapreneurship
    · Fostering an organizational culture, work climate, commitment, and retention in a virtual organization
    · Dissolution of company borders into the borderless organization
    · Employee participation, collaboration, workers councils, and unions in a global digital world
    · Avoiding the digital Taylorism and tackling the power shift in the new work forms
    · Establishing employee-focused strategies and creating a sustainable business model
    · Professionalization of a hybrid workplace
    · Juridical and regulatory issues concerning remote and digitalized work
    · The role of the HR department in this digital world

    Guide for authors: https://hicss.hawaii.edu/authors/

    Important dates
    · April 15: Paper Submission System Reopened for HICSS-56
    · June 15: Paper Submission Deadline
    · August 17: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
    · September 4: Deadline for authors whose papers are conditionally accepted to submit a revised manuscript
    · September 22: Deadline for Authors to Submit Final Manuscript for Publication
    · October 1: Deadline for at least one author of each paper to register for the conference

    If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact the Minitrack Chairs:
    Tobias Scholz | University of Siegen | tobias.scholz@uni-siegen.de
    Juho Hamari | Tampere University | juho.hamari@tuni.fi
    Stephanie Orme | Emmanuel College | ormes@emmanuel.edu
    Brian McCauley | Jönköping University | brian.mccauley@ju.se

    We look forward to your submission!

    Tobias Scholz
    University of Siegen