The Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (IBAM) has issued a call for papers on entrepreneurship, social enterprise, and sustainability papers for  its annual conference, IBAM 17, which will be held in  Washington, DC, October 1-3, 2009.  IBAM  is a professional association of college and university professors and students who are studying the field of management, and practitioners in business, not-for-profit organizations, and government who have a strong interest in the issues and concerns related to management.

They will gather in Washington D.C. for IBAM 17, to discuss, debate, and present our ideas about the future of behavioral and applied management. Submit your original paper, symposium, work-in-progress, panel or workshop proposal to one of the six major divisions, for anonymous peer review for presentation and publication in conference proceedings.

On of the six divisions is: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise, and Sustainability – This includes new enterprise development, vision, opportunity creation, innovation, venture capital, debt and alternative funding, management of growth, investment harvesting, social entrepreneurship, corporate responsibility, organizational and personal ethics, leadership integrity, green technology, eco-entrepreneurship and any other topic related to entrepreneurship, social enterprise and sustainability.

Other divisions for peer review are as follows:

I. Human Resource Management
II. Organizational Behavior, Theory and Development
III. Strategic and Global Management
IV. Management Education and Pedagogy
V. Student Papers – Any paper on any topic submitted by a graduate or undergraduate student (may include collaborating faculty as co-authors)

In addition to presenters, there are also other options to participate as a reviewer, session chair, discussant, volunteer or division chair.

For more information, contact Program Chair, Christy Hutchison, JD, chutchison_AT_peru_DOT_edu and visit the  Institute of Behavioral and Applied Management (IBAM) web site.

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2009

© 2009, Tracey de Morsella. All rights reserved. Do not republish.

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine,, Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine,, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.