CfP "Digitalization of Work" at the 56th HICSS Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

Starts:  Mar 8, 2022 09:00 (ET)
Ends:  Jun 15, 2022 17:00 (ET)
Associated with  Human Resources Division (HR)
Dear colleagues,

We cordially invite you to submit your work to the Minitrack on the "Digitalization of Work" at the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences 2023 (, planned to take place at the beautiful island of Maui in January 2023!

Here you can find the detailed call for papers:

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

Employee Relations
· Motivating the future digital workforce
· Work-life-balance, work-life separation, and work-life-blending
· 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
· Temporary groups (pick-up groups) transforming into long-term team
· Intercultural communication and intercultural challenges

Human Resource Management
· Distant leadership and management of the digitalized workforce
· The implications of AI and algorithmic leadership
· Leadership for cloud-worker, click-worker, crowd-worker, and digital nomads
· Gamification of performance measurements in digital work
· Balancing self-leadership and intrinsic motivation with self-exploitation
· Empowerment and motivation of the employees digitally
· Skill development, learning, and talent identification in the digital environment
· The design of virtual recruiting (e.g., gamified assessment center, virtual onboarding)
· Establishing human automation resource management in the organization

Digital Work
· Digital professions and practices
· Balancing trust and surveillance in digital work and remote work
· Augmentation of the work interface
· Utilization of big data to empowering the digital employees
· Platformization of digital work
· Digitalized professions and work forms

Virtual and borderless organization
· Foster (open) innovation and intrapreneurship
· Fostering an organizational culture, work climate, commitment, and retention in a virtual organization
· Dissolution of company borders into the borderless organization
· Employee participation, collaboration, workers councils, and unions in a global digital world
· Avoiding the digital Taylorism and tackling the power shift in the new work forms
· Establishing employee-focused strategies and creating a sustainable business model
· Professionalization of a hybrid workplace
· Juridical and regulatory issues concerning remote and digitalized work
· The role of the HR department in this digital world

Guide for authors:

Important dates
· April 15: Paper Submission System Reopened for HICSS-56
· June 15: Paper Submission Deadline
· August 17: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
· September 4: Deadline for authors whose papers are conditionally accepted to submit a revised manuscript
· 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 Siegen |
Juho Hamari | Tampere University |
Stephanie Orme | Emmanuel College |
Brian McCauley | Jönköping University |

We look forward to your submission!
Dr. Tobias M. Scholz
University of Siegen
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