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Call for Papers: HICSS Conference in Hawaii in January 2025, Track on Digitalisation of Work

  • 1.  Call for Papers: HICSS Conference in Hawaii in January 2025, Track on Digitalisation of Work

    Posted 06-03-2024 03:27

    We cordially invite you to submit your work to the Minitrack on the "Digitalization of Work" at the 58th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (, planned to take place on the Big Island in January 2025!

    Here you can find the detailed call for papers:

    We anticipate submissions including (but not limited to) the following topics:

    Digital Work
    - Augmentation of the work interface
    - Balancing trust and surveillance in digital work and remote work
    - Cross-generational collaboration in digital work
    - Cybersecurity practices for digital workers
    - Digital professions and practices
    - Digitalized professions and work forms
    - Ethical use of AI and big data in empowering digital employees
    - Environmental sustainability in digital work practices
    - Platformization of digital work

    Employee Relations
    - 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
    - Intercultural communication and intercultural challenges
    - Motivating the future digital workforce
    - Resilience and adaptability training for digital work environments

    Human Resource Management
    - Balancing self-leadership and intrinsic motivation with self-exploitation
    - Distant leadership and management of the digitalized workforce
    - Empowerment and motivation of the employees digitally
    - Establishing human automation resource management in the organization
    - Ethics in AI and algorithmic decision-making
    - Gamification of performance measurements in digital work
    - Inclusive leadership strategies for a diverse digital workforce
    - Skill development, learning, and talent identification in the digital environment
    - The design of virtual recruiting (e.g., gamified assessment center)
    - The implications of AI and algorithmic leadership

    Virtual and Borderless Organization
    - Avoiding the digital Taylorism and tackling the power shift in the new work forms
    - Building resilience and flexibility in organizational culture
    - Dissolution of company borders into the borderless organization
    - Employee participation, collaboration, workers councils, and unions in a global digital world
    - Establishing employee-focused strategies and creating a sustainable business model
    - Foster (open) innovation and intrapreneurship
    - Juridical and regulatory issues concerning remote and digitalized work
    - Professionalization of a hybrid workplace
    - Strategies for managing remote work burnout
    - The role of the HR department in this digital world

    Guide for 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

    If you have any further questions do not hesitate to contact the Minitrack Chairs:
    Tobias Scholz | University of Agder |
    Juho Hamari | Tampere University |
    Stephanie Orme | Key Lime Interactive |
    Brian McCauley | Jönköping University |

    We look forward to your submission!

    Tobias Scholz
    University of Siegen