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Invitation!! AEPP’s 22nd Annual International Conference –Nashville, Tennessee Oct. 8-10, 2014 fr. Dr. John Keenan and AEPP!!


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Dear Friend and Colleague - …

Dear Friend and Colleague -

Seasons Greetings…….and Happiest of Holidays To You and Your Family!!

I am inviting you next year to the 22nd Annual AEPP International Conference Oct. 8-10, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee (home of the “Grand Ole Opry”) and hosted by Austin Peay State University’s School of Technology and Public Management. Ensure your place on the Program by sending in your papers, abstracts, or other proposals in now. Copies should be sent in word format to BOTH Conference President and Program Chair – Dr. Robert Halliman at and to AEPP Admin at

Conference Theme: “Transformation and Change for the Future: Employment Practices and Principles in Transition”
Conference Early Call for Papers With Full Details and Download Link:

Additional information on AEPP and the Conference can be found at

Video Testimonials: See video of testimonials about value of Conference from past participants at

Registration Link: :
Includes easy payment via PayPal and Credit Card.

Location: At the beautiful and world famous The Inn at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.Hotel info at: See more on Nashville at

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Wishing you all the best……and looking forward to greeting you personally in Nashville!!!


Dr. John Keenan
Founder and President,
The Association on Employment Practices and Principles(AEPP)

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  • 1. CALL FOR PAPERS/PROPOSALS The Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP) 22nd Annual International Conference Oct. 8-10, 2014 Nashville, Tennessee (USA) Sponsored By: School of Technology and Public Management Austin Peay State University The Inn at Opryland Dr. Robert Halliman, Conference President and Program Chair - Austin Peay State University The Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP) and its parent, the Council on Employee Responsibilities and Rights (CERR), focus on the quality of life in work organizations, and promote an awareness of ethics, social responsibility and justice. We host annual international conferences that are personal, inclusive, supportive and democratic. We also sponsor the International Journal for Responsible Employment Practices and Principles (IJREPP), our official journal that continues in the tradition of our 23 year history of accomplishments and success in developing and editing the premiere journal in this field. Special emphasis this year will include encouraging “practitioner” engagement in varied track areas in addition to our traditional scholar emphasis. Special Paper Awards Highlights From Nashville Best Paper Award Best Practitioner Award Best Paper Based On a Dissertation Award Best Case Studies Paper Award Nashville Tennessee Location Reasonably Priced Room Rates Keynote Speaker on Conference Theme Special Night on the Town Conference Theme: “Transformation and Change for the Future: Employment Practices and Principles in Transition” Papers related to the conference theme are encouraged from all business disciplines. Proposals for symposia and panels are also welcome. Theme-related topics include employee engagement, social media, immigration reform, health care, managing demographics, managing work-life balance, global organizations, multi-cultural issues, boundary-less careers, new regulations on employment, layoffs, unemployment, delocalization of firms, executive compensation, rights to privacy, and other areas. Papers and proposals from both academics and practitioners are welcomed. Issues might be approached from the internal and micro point-of-view, such as employee relations and HR practices, to the more external and macro aspect, such as interorganizational alliances and relationships, as well as inter-cultural dynamics. A full listing of track areas from which selections will be made are found below.
  • 2. This is an opportunity to engage in the discussion of significant, domestic and international employment issues and visit a vibrant city in the Southeast with many points of interest and excellent transportation. Among other attractions, you can explore the world-famous honkytonks, located on Broadway in Nashville, offering free live music 365 days a year. And with more than 130 music venues around town ranging from large arenas and concert halls to small intimate clubs, it’s easy to see why this is the city that “music calls home.”Nashville is also a living history lesson. A must-see is The Hermitage where U.S. President Andrew Jackson lived in the 1800s. Also worth seeing in Nashville is the Parthenon, the world’s only full-sized reproduction of the Greek Parthenon in Athens, Greece. Content Areas/Tracks  Human Resource Management: Management Development, Education and Training, Skills Gap, Pay Equity, Executive Compensation, Managing Demographics, Labor and Employee Relations, Offshoring, Health Care Mandate, Background Checks, Crosscultural Studies, FMLA Abuse, Pension Trends.  Employee and Employer Rights and Responsibilities: Workplace Ethics, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Marginalization and Discrimination, Bullying, Collective Bargaining, Employee Privacy, Social Media, Office Distraction, Workplace Flexibility, Religious Accommodation.  Public Policy and Administration: Business and Society, International Trade Agreements, Right-to-Work Legislation, Health Care Policy, Public Employee Unionization, Public Personnel Management, Tax and Benefit Reform, Immigration Reform, Legislative Initiatives, Private-Public Pay Comparison.  Leadership and Organizational Management: Organizational Behavior, Organizational Leadership, Change Management, Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, International Comparative Studies, Leadership in Times of Crisis, Crosscultural Leadership.  Violence in the Workplace, Bullying, and Terrorism: Causes and Consequences; Controlling Bullying and Employee Abuse; Impact of Terrorism on Business and Government.  Strategic Management: Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance, Technology Management, Industry Studies, Alliances and Ventures, Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management.  Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Development and Management of New Businesses, Special Problems of Entrepreneurs (including small businesses), Economic Development Effects.
  • 3.  Finance/Accounting/Economics: Financial and Economic Implications of Current Employment Practices, Principles, and Trends. Legal/Ethical Issues and Dimensions, CSR, Human Capital Accounting.  Information Technology: Development and operation of computer-based information systems related to human and organizational factors, ethical issues, privacy, property rights, access, and related topics.  Marketing and Customer Relations Management: Customer Relations Management (CRM), CRM Implementation Strategies, Case Studies of Exemplary CRM Programs.  Education/Training: Issues and challenges associated with teaching in the above areas as well as specific strategies, designs, cases, or exercises. Teachers’ rights, Changing Roles in Education, Private v. Public Delivery of Education.  Eclectic Paradigms and Perspectives: Postmodernist, Feminist, or Critical Perspectives and Insights, New Methodological Approaches. SUBMISSIONS (Either complete papers, developmental papers, or proposals) For Papers. Only full, complete papers (no abstracts) may be submitted and will be double-blind peer reviewed. Accepted papers must conform to APA guidelines and will be published in the Conference Proceedings “CD and website Publication”. In addition to the conference Proceedings, selected papers will be considered for Best Paper awards and publication in the International Journal for Responsible Employment Practices and Principles and the Journal of Human Resources Education. Both journals are listed in Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities. For Developmental Papers. The purpose of developmental papers is to allow authors to discuss work that is still in its developmental stage. All developmental papers will be presented together in the same sessions during the conference. The main focus of the sessions will be on discussion rather than on a standard presentation. Submissions to the developmental thread should be extended abstracts of 1000-2000 words (excluding references). A comment should be included at the end of the extended abstract on how the authors expect to advance the paper between now and the conference. For Proposals. In addition to formal page submissions, we invite submission of proposals for panels, symposium, roundtables, or workshops. Coordinators of such proposals should include a theme or title for the session as well as a one-page description of each participants role and contribution. Submissions and Program Inquiries: Please address inquiries to AEPP and include email and full contact information for each author and email all papers and proposals in MS Word (APA Format) to BOTH: (1) AEPP Admin -; and (2) Conference President and Program Chair, Dr. Robert Halliman at . For
  • 4. any questions on specific track chair area, please copy Dr. Halliman. The deadline for receipt of full papers (no abstracts) for review as well as for refereed and non-refereed panels and symposia is 30 May, 2014, although early submission is encouraged and appreciated and to receive full consideration. Authors of accepted presentations must register for the conference by 22 June, 2014 to ensure inclusion in the conference Proceedings. Conference Location: The Inn at Opryland is the official conference hotel. The conference rate is $169 per night, plus taxes. Mention the AEPP Conference when making reservations and do so before September 8, 2013 to obtain the discounted rate. See more details on accommodations and local attractions at AEPP website at: . For information on Conference theme, Nashville, and related questions: contact Conference President and Program Chair, Dr. Robert Halliman at Austin Peay State University: Special Edition of International Journal for Responsible Employment Practices and Principles (IJREPP) From Best Papers. Selected papers will be invited to be submitted for review for possible publication in IJREPP – ISSN: 1946-6596. This is the official publication of the non-profit Council on Employee Responsibilities and Rights (CERR) and the Association on Employment Practices and Principles (AEPP). It is listed in Cabell’s Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Management. For further information on IJREPP, please contact the Editor-in-Chief, Dr John Keenan at .