Call for papers: Internal Communication – BledCom 2011

IABC Europe & Middle East is proud to support the BledCom symposium – an annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in public relations and related disciplines to discuss contemporary communication and management problems.

BledCom 2011 will focus on the theme: internal communication:

18th BledCom International Public Relations Research Symposium Lake Bled, Slovenia 1 - 2 July 2011

“We invite conceptual and empirical papers addressing internal communication in corporations, non-profits, and government agencies. Some theme relevant to this topic are: employee communication, human resource management, employee engagement, change management/communication, corporate culture and its impact on employee satisfaction and participation, and measurement of internal communication processes and outcomes.

We welcome papers from academics and practitioners. Papers may be conceptual or based on empirical data (using quantitative and qualitative methodologies).

We also welcome case studies explicating various aspects of employee communication.”

The deadlines:

  • Abstracts and panel proposals – January 15, 2011
  • Notification of accepted abstracts and panel proposals – February 15, 2011
  • Full papers – May 1, 2011
  • Manuscripts for PRR – September 1, 2011

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