GEM&L Call for Papers 2018

12th GEM&L International Workshop on Management & Language

The impact of language on knowledge creating and sharing

Paris, 22-23 May 2018

The call for papers 2018 is now online



The short paper should indicate the key theoretical, methodological and empirical questions addressed in the paper, the conceptual field(s) informing the paper, if applicable the data set used in the paper and the major theoretical and empirical contributions of the paper. All submissions must be original and should not have been previously accepted for publication.
First page with author’s name, affiliation, e-mail and postal address.

Text of the proposal: in .doc(x), anonymous, justified, 2.5 cm margins throughout.
Title: Times New Roman, bold, size 16.
Other titles: Times New Roman, bold, size 12.
Short paper (around 3000 words, excluding references) with 8 – 10 keywords. Text: Times New Roman, size 12. Authors are required to precede their short paper with a short abstract (around 10 lines) to be included in the final programme.

Proposals in French or in English in Word format to be uploaded on the GEM&L website, by 16 January, 2018

All submissions will be subjected to a double blind competitive review process on the basis of originality, rigor and relevance with members of the Scientific Committee serving as reviewers. No author information or other identifying information should appear anywhere in the submission.

Please note that the conference will host a doctoral session, which will offer PhD students the possibility of discussing their doctoral thesis project with research fellows and to be advised by the most prominent senior scholars in this field of research. The review process of PhD students’ papers is subjected to the same rules as for regular papers.

All authors will be informed about the outcome of the review process no later than 15 March, 2018.

At least one author of each paper must register for the conference and present the paper. A final paper is not required before the conference.

    Format for references

  • Austin, J. L. (1962). How to Do Things with Words. Cambridge (Mass.): Harvard University Press.
  • Steyaert, C., Ostendorp, A., & Gaibrois, C. (2011). « Multilingual organizations as ‘linguascapes’: Negotiating the position of English through discursive practices », Journal of World Business, 46(3): 270-278.


Instructions for sending the full paper:

Short papers/extended abstracts are to be uploaded via the GEM&L website

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the GEM&L scientific committee: