Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines


Authors and proponents are encouraged to submit both theoretical and applied research papers. The submissions can be done according to the following types of proposals*:

  • Research Result Submissions
  • Research in Progress Submissions
  • Teaching concepts and cases
  • Student projects and initiatives
  • Practitioner Presentations

* Please see guidelines for each type in Outline Structure Table below.

Submission types and details.

Type of submission Description Required documents (in English language)
 Outline  Abstract  Extended Abstract Authors and Affiliation & Lead Presenter Profile  

Presentation slides

by May 31, 2017 by August 15, 2017 by Sep. 13, 2017
Research Result Submissions Complete academic research of an empirical or theoretical nature 700 words, using structured headings One-page abstract (max. 500 words) summarizing the submission Maximum length 4-6 pages Presenter Profile: Max. 100 words of text See guidelines for presentations
Research in Progress Submissions Academic work-in progress where authors will receive feedback.
Teaching concepts and cases Description of teaching concepts and cases advancing curricula in management education.  

300-400 words, using structured headings

Innovative and creative ways of presentation (including experimental exercises) are welcome


Student projects and initiatives Interesting stories of student projects and initiatives including challenges and successes.
Practitioner Presentations Insights on challenges and solutions in practice thereby learning from the business world.


Complete submissions are limited to 4-6 page extended abstracts to allow authors of accepted conference work to pursue journal publication opportunities.

All outlines are double-blind evaluated for acceptance. Thus, authors must avoid revealing their identities in their submissions as a failure to do so will result in automatic rejection.

Please send the documents:

  • Selection of submission for inclusion in the conference program will be based upon quality, originality, and relevance as determined by the review process.
  • For accepted submissions, the abstract will be published in the RME Research Conference 2017 Proceedings. Specific formatting requirements will accompany the acceptance notice.
  • Authors submitting outlines agree that if accepted, at least one author will register, pay, attend the conference and present the submission.



Outline structure (in English language) *
Research Result Submissions
Research in Progress Submissions
Teaching concepts and cases
Student projects and initiatives
Practitioner presentations
Title of submission

· Conference track (see “Tracks” list)
· Aim of submission
· Theoretical background
· Methodology
· Results and implications
· three to five key words

Reference list (APA-citation style), max. 5 references.

Title of submission

· Conference track (see “Tracks” list)
· Issue
· Interest
· Implications and benefits
· three to five key words
No references required.

*information on other authors will be required only by the complete proposal submission.