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Call for Papers: HICSS Conference in Hawaii in January 2025, Track on Digitalisation of Work

  • 1.  Call for Papers: HICSS Conference in Hawaii in January 2025, Track on Digitalisation of Work

    Posted 06-03-2024 06:53

    We cordially invite you to submit your work to the Minitrack on the "Digitalization of Work" at the 58th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (https://hicss.hawaii.edu), planned to take place on the Big Island in January 2025!

    Here you can find the detailed call for papers: https://hicss.hawaii.edu/tracks-58/knowledge-innovation-and-entrepreneurial-systems/#digitalization-of-work-minitrack

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

    Digital Work
    - Augmentation of the work interface
    - Balancing trust and surveillance in digital work and remote work
    - Cross-generational collaboration in digital work
    - Cybersecurity practices for digital workers
    - Digital professions and practices
    - Digitalized professions and work forms
    - Ethical use of AI and big data in empowering digital employees
    - Environmental sustainability in digital work practices
    - Platformization of digital work

    Employee Relations
    - 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
    - Intercultural communication and intercultural challenges
    - Motivating the future digital workforce
    - Resilience and adaptability training for digital work environments

    Human Resource Management
    - Balancing self-leadership and intrinsic motivation with self-exploitation
    - Distant leadership and management of the digitalized workforce
    - Empowerment and motivation of the employees digitally
    - Establishing human automation resource management in the organization
    - Ethics in AI and algorithmic decision-making
    - Gamification of performance measurements in digital work
    - Inclusive leadership strategies for a diverse digital workforce
    - Skill development, learning, and talent identification in the digital environment
    - The design of virtual recruiting (e.g., gamified assessment center)
    - The implications of AI and algorithmic leadership

    Virtual and Borderless Organization
    - Avoiding the digital Taylorism and tackling the power shift in the new work forms
    - Building resilience and flexibility in organizational culture
    - Dissolution of company borders into the borderless organization
    - Employee participation, collaboration, workers councils, and unions in a global digital world
    - Establishing employee-focused strategies and creating a sustainable business model
    - Foster (open) innovation and intrapreneurship
    - Juridical and regulatory issues concerning remote and digitalized work
    - Professionalization of a hybrid workplace
    - Strategies for managing remote work burnout
    - The role of the HR department in this digital world

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

    Important dates
    · June 15: Paper Submission Deadline
    · August 17: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
    · 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 Agder | tobias.scholz@uia.no
    Juho Hamari | Tampere University | juho.hamari@tuni.fi
    Stephanie Orme | Key Lime Interactive | Orme.stephanie@gmail.com
    Brian McCauley | Jönköping University | brian.mccauley@ju.se

    We look forward to your submission!

    Tobias Scholz
    University of Siegen