Submission of contributions

Two different types of contribution may be submitted:

  • Full paper: of 5,000 to 8,000 words (excluding references, tables, and graphs)
  • Extended abstract/short paper: of 2,000 to 4,000 words (Excluding references, tables, and graphs)


Contributions must be written in MS Word format, using the following parameters: 2.5” margins, Times New Roman 12, single line spacing. Contributions may be written in Italian or English (with the exception of the Symposium of the JMG and the Doctoral Colloquium, for which only English will be accepted). Authors must state whether they intend to make their presentation in Italian or English. The conference’s scientific committee expects the authors of the contributions to be willing to act as reviewers and to act as session chairs and/or discussants during the conference proceedings. Contributions will be submitted to anonymous refereeing. The evaluation will be based on the following elements, adjusted proportionally for full papers and extended abstracts/short papers:

  • importance of the theme with regard to the development of knowledge;
  • innovativeness;
  • clearness of the research objectives and questions, quality of literature references, methodological rigour, importance of the conclusions for the improvement of business practices.

Those interested in presenting a new and unpublished research contribution to the conference (even in preliminary form) are invited to submit it from 31 March 2019 and by midnight on 15 June 2019, following the online procedure available on the website The authors (presenting authors) of contributions accepted for presentation must register for the conference (otherwise they will be not included in the programme) by midnight on 31 July 2019. Authors must upload the final version of their contribution (a non-anonymous version) by midnight on August 31st 2019.