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GLOGIFT 13
Thirteenth Global Conference on Flexible Systems Management
December, 13 – 15, 2013
Venue: Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
Theme: Managing Flexibility: People, Process and Technology
Annual Conference of
Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management
www.giftsociety.org

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Hosted By

Department of Management Studies,IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India

ANNOUNCEMENT

‘GLOGIFT 13’, an International Conference with the theme “Managing Flexibility: People, Process and Technology” is an effort to provide a global forum for practitioners, policy makers, teachers, researchers and learners to share their practical experiences, knowledge and insight in the evolution, formulation and implementation of strategies and models for flexible enterprises to meet the changing requirements of global business. The objective of the conference is to provide a knowledge sharing platform for dissemination of research and experiential findings through empirical study, qualitative modeling, case studies, new concepts and state-of-the-art studies.

CALL FOR PAPERS

‘GLOGIFT 13’, invites researchers, learners and practitioners to submit research-based as well as practical papers linked with the Theme of the Conference. The broad areas / sub-themes that will be of interest for the conference are given below. Papers can be submitted in any one of the following sub-themes.

Sub-themes

  • Enterprise Flexibility
  • Strategic Flexibility
  • Organizational Flexibility
  • Financial Flexibility and Risk Management
  • Marketing Flexibility
  • People Flexibility
  • H R Systems Flexibility
  • Information System Flexibility
  • Process Flexibility
  • Flexible Supply chains
  • Flexibility in offering
  • Flexibility Maturity Models
  • Flexibility in service management
  • Flexibility in Technology
  • Flexibility in Performance Management
  • Global Competitiveness
  • Business Excellence
  • Global / Transnational Strategy
  • Global Business
  • Business Process Management
  • Knowledge Management & Learning Organizations
  • Technology and Innovation Management
  • Sectoral Applications
  • M&A and Strategic Alliances
DEADLINES
15 September, 2013 Extended abstracts/papers (optional)         
25 September, 2013 Acceptance of Extended abstract/paper for presentation only
07 October, 2013 Submission of paper in final form for review / Proposals for Symposia, Tutorials and Workshops
15 October, 2013 Acceptance of papers for proceedings    
15 October, 2013 Early Bird Registration
31 October, 2013 Submission of paper in final form for inclusion in proceedings
31 October, 2013 Regular Registration
30 November, 2013 Late Registration
SUBMISSION

Papers should be thought provoking and based on current research. The titles should be brief. Although there is no word limit, concise papers are encouraged. Papers can be accepted for presentation based on the extended abstracts. Publication in Proceedings is subject to a strict set of standards of review and deadlines.

Accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of the conference on CD and a selection of these papers will be considered for publication in Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management.

All submissions to be made through e-mail at: glogift2013@gmail.com  or through our site glogift.net

For details, see Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management (www.giftsociety.org , glogift.net)

SYMPOSIA, TUTORIALS AND WORKSHOPS

If you wish to conduct a symposium, tutorial or workshop, submit a summary of at least two pages on what you propose to do in your session and why it is of interest and importance to the participants. All participants must register and attend the meeting.

VOLUNTEERS

Anyone interested in participating in the program by serving as a reviewer, session chair, or discussant, should contact the Conference Chairs.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

REGISTRATION FEE

Particulars

Regular Registration Fee*

Within India  (Rs)

Overseas (USD $)

Delegates from Industries

6,500

400

Delegates from Academic/R&D Org.

5,000

350

Delegates from GIFT,

4,500

300

Students

2,000

150

GIFT Student Members

1,500

125

  • Early Bird discount of Rs 500/- within India and US$ 50 from overseas for all categories.
  • Late Registration – additional Rs 500/- within India and US$ 50 from overseas for all categorie
  • Spot Registration – additional Rs 1000/- within India and US$ 100 from overseas for all categories

The registration fee for the event covers attendance, program kit, lunches, and light refreshments.

The payment is to be made in favour of “Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management” payable at New Delhi

SPONSORSHIP

Organizations are invited to sponsor the conference. The contribution made will be prominently acknowledged in all promotional and other conference material. The payment is to be made in favour of “Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management” payable at New Delhi.

Chief Sponsor: Rs 2,00,000/-

  • Representation in Steering Committee
  • One speaker in Plenary session/one chairperson for a technical session
  • Four complementary delegates
  • Company logo on conference promotional material
  • Provision of a time slot for the presentation/demo of the products/services/innovations of the organization leading to new business models.

Sponsor: Rs 1,00,000/-

  • Representation on Steering Committee/one chairperson for a technical session
  • Two complementary delegates
  • Company logo on conference promotional material

Co-sponsor: Rs 50,000/-

  • Representation on Steering Committee
  • One complementary delegate
  • Company logo on conference promotional material
SOUVENIR (Containing Programmes and Abstracts)

A souvenir will be published at the time of the conference and shall be provided to all delegates and sponsors. It will include various messages, conference programme, list of delegates, abstracts of papers to be presented, and other relevant information. Advertising in the souvenir will give wide coverage to the advertisers. The advertisement tariff is as given below. Payment is to be made in favour of “Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management” payable at New Delhi.

  • Back cover (Colour)    Rs 30,000/-
  • Full page    Rs 20,000/-
  • Half page    Rs 10,000/-

Conference Chairs

Prof. Kanika T. Bhal, Professor & HeadDepartment of Management Studies
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Vishwakarma Bhwan,Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
New Delhi – 110 016
Ph: 91-11-26591175
E-mail: kanika@dms.iitd.ac.in 
Prof. Sushil,
Abdulaziz Alsagar Chair Professor (Professor of Strategic, Flexible Systems & Technology Management) Department of Management Studies
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Vishwakarma Bhwan, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
New Delhi – 110 016
Ph: 91-11-26591167
E-mail: sushil@dms.iitd.ac.inprofsushil@gmail.com
Prof. K. B. Akhilesh Professor Management StudiesIISc BangaloreBangalore 560 012Phone:+91-80-22932397

Fax:+91-80-23604534

E-mail: kba@mgmt.iisc.ernet.in

International Advisory Committee
  • Edward Stohr, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, USA
  • Henk W. Volberda, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
  • Massoud Amin, Centre for Development of Technology Leadership, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
  • Vijay Verma, TRIUMF, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Rashmi Jain, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, National University of Singapore
  • Renate Motschnig, Faculty of Computer Science, University of Vienna
  • Natalia Kryvinska, Department of e-Business, School of Business, Economics and Statistics, University of Vienna
  • Takao Fujiwara, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan
  • Ushio Sumita, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Sameer Chatterjee, Curtin University
Steering Committee
  • K. M. Mital, President GIFT, Director, GIFT School of Human Values and Management Ethos
  • Brig. R. C. Pathak, President Elect GIFT, Principal, Imperial College of Engineering & Research, Pune
  • Shyam Sethi, Ex-President GIFT, Life Time Associate, Whirlpool Corporation and Consultant
  • P. K. Jain, Director Finance, GIFT and Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi
  • Gerhard Chroust, Secretary General, IFSR, Austria

(Names from sponsor’s representatives will be added later)

International Program Committee
  • Vijay K. Agrawal, University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA
  • R. Palanisamy, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Canada
  • Z. Husain, UAE University, Al-Ain, UAE
  • Alex Gorod, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Nirmal Pal, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Sumita Raghuram, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Aarti Sharma, Founder & Managing Director, Sustainable Value Alliance LLC, USA
  • B. V. Chowdary, Deptt. of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engg., The University of the West Indies
  • Vandana Mangal, UCLA, USA
Organizing Committee
  • S. P. Singh, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi (Convener)
  • Shveta Singh, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi (Co-convener)
  • Mahim Sagar, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi
  • P.Vigneswara Ilavarasan, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi
  • Ruchi Sharma, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi
  • J. Madaan, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi
  • Shuchi Sinha, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi
  • Abid Haleem, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi
  • Kirankumar Momaya, SJM School of Management, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
  • R. K. Garg, , Dean Research and Industrial Liaison, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar
  • R. K. Mittal, Vice Chancellor, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad
  • Manoj K. Sharma, Director General (Hon.), GIFT, New Delhi
  • P. K. Suri, Professor & Head, Delhi School of Management, Delhi Technological University, Delhi
  • Nripendra Singh, Jaypee Business School, Noida
  • Prabhat Kumar, Former Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise
  • S.Rangnekar, Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee
  • Rajiv Thakur, Jaipuria Institute of Management, Noida

FOR DETAILS REGARDING

– Submission of Papers- Nomination of Delegates- Advertisements- Sponsorships

Contact:
Conference Secretariat GLOGIFT 13
Department of Management Studies
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Vishwakarma Bhwan, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
New Delhi – 110 016
Ph: 011-26591171, 26852122
E-mail: glogift2013@gmail.com
Website: www.giftsociety.org, glogift.net

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