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Workshop: Avoiding Rejection and Crafting Conceptual Papers

In this workshop, Dr Howard Klein, Professor of Management and Human Resources in the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, will share insights into the publication process, and will help attendants to craft conceptual papers.

 How to avoid rejection? 
How to craft conceptual papers?

Do you want to know the answers to these questions?

If so, do not hesitate to attend the workshop by Prof. Howard Klein next March 13th in Barcelona!



In the first part of the seminar, Professor Klein will share his insights into the publication process having served as an Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor, Associate Editor, and member of eight Editorial Review Boards. Topics will include: choosing an outlet, maximizing your chances of a positive review, framing your ideas, making a contribution, the revise and resubmit process, and knowing when to move on from a project. The second part of the seminar will be a workshop on crafting conceptual papers with further insights into making conceptual contributions and time for you to receive feedback on your ideas for papers, or early drafts, from Professor Klein. So please bring specific ideas for a conceptual article with you to the session.


Important Information

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  • Date March 13, 2020
  • Time From 9:30 to 13:30
  • People Max. 30 people
  • Place UPC Barcelona
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The workshop will be hold at the 7th floor of the Barcelona School of Industrial Engineering (ETSEIB).
Av. Diagonal, 647. 08028 Barcelona (Spain) - Link



Members of the UPC-BarcelonaTech community have priority to attend the workshop. For people from outside the UPC-BarcelonaTech community, the registration process will be on a first come first served basis. To register, press the following button

On-line Registration



Howard J. Klein is a professor of management and human resources in the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Professor Klein received his B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota in psychology, his M.B.A. from Michigan State University in human resource management, and his Ph.D. degree in organizational behavior and human resource management from Michigan State University.  His research interests center on the study of workplace commitments, socialization, and motivation. Professor Klein has authored more than 65 articles and book chapters and made over 75 presentations at scholarly conferences on these and other topics. His articles have been published in outlets including the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology and, according to Google Scholar, have been cited over 11,700 times. Professor Klein has received multiple awards each for his research, teaching, and service. Professor Klein was Editor-in-Chief for Human Resources Management Review and serves, or has served, on several other editorial review boards including the Academy of Management Discoveries, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology. He is a past Chair of the Human Resources Division of the Academy of Management and served on the Board of Directors for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation and was Board Chair. Professor Klein is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology..


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