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CfP HICSS-57 Digitalisation of Work

  • 1.  CfP HICSS-57 Digitalisation of Work

    Posted 05-30-2023 21:28

    Dear colleagues,

    We cordially invite you to submit your work to the Minitrack (it will be our third time) on the "Digitalization of Work" at the 57th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2024 (https://hicss.hawaii.edu), planned to take place at the beautiful island of Maui in January 2024!

    Here you can find the detailed call for papers: https://hicss.hawaii.edu/tracks-57/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

    · 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

    There are several mini-tracks related to this call, and we all coordinate. They include Games & Gaming (in Digital and Social Media), Gamification (in Decision Analytics and Service Science), Streaming Media in Entertainment (in Digital and Social Media), Esports (in Internet and the Digital Economy), Game-based Learning (in Knowledge Innovation and Entrepreneurial Systems), and the Metaverse (in Organizational Systems and Technology).

    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