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Minitrack: Economics of Knowledge Management and Transfer

Track: Knowledge Management Systems

Submission deadline: June 15 2011

Conference Site: Grand Wailea Maui

Dates: January 4-7, 2012 (Wednesday-Saturday)

Additional details may be found at:


With the advancement of knowledge society, knowledge

management and knowledge transfer play a vital role in

today’s business world. Particular interest of this

mini-track is on the relationship between the costs and

the business benefits of knowledge management and

knowledge transfer.

Possible contributions regarding the economics of

knowledge management and transfer may include, but are not

limited to the following:

- Costs associated with knowledge management and knowledge


- Tangible and intangible (business) value of knowledge

management systems

- Methods for measuring the costs and benefits of projects

involving knowledge management systems

- Measuring, managing, and promoting intellectual capital

- Economics of cross-organizational knowledge transfer

- Business models involving knowledge management and

knowledge transfer

- The role of human, intellectual, and social capital in

knowledge management and knowledge transfer

- Economics of knowledge transfer across developed and

emerging economies

- Value creation through education based knowledge


- Benefits and costs of considering knowledge in the

analysis of business processes

- Economics of sustainable knowledge management –

potentials, barriers and critical success factors

- Motivations and financial expectations of cross-border

knowledge transfer

- Contribution of knowledge management systems to firm

performance and competiveness

- Economics of talent management

- Financial effects of the Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO)

position, knowledge managers, and other knowledge

management related resources

- Financial rewards systems related to knowledge

management and knowledge transfer

- Frameworks, models and theories related to the economics

of knowledge management and transfer

Both conceptual and empirical papers with a sound research

background are welcomed. All submissions must include a

separate contribution section explaining how the work

contributes to the better understanding of knowledge

management and knowledge transfer.

Minitrack Co-Chairs:

Carsten Brockmann (Primary Contact)

Business Information Systems and Electronic Government

Universität Potsdam

August-Bebel-Str. 89; 14482 Potsdam, Germany

Phone: +49 331/ 977-3455, Fax: +49 331/977-3406


E-Mail: Carsten.Brockmann@wi.uni-potsdam.de

Narcyz Roztocki

School of Business

SUNY New Paltz

75 South Manheim Boulevard

New Paltz, NY 12561

Phone: 845-257-2935

Fax: 845-257-2947

E-Mail: roztockn@newpaltz.edu


HICSS conferences are devoted to the most relevant

advances in the information, computer, and system

sciences, and encompass developments in both theory and

practice. Accepted papers may be theoretical, conceptual,

tutorial or descriptive in nature. Those selected for

presentation will be included in the Conference

Proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society.

How to Submit a Paper: Follow Author Instructions to be

posted January 2011 on the conference web site.


- HICSS papers must contain original material. They may

not have been previously published, nor currently

submitted elsewhere. All submissions undergo a

double-blind peer review process.

- Abstracts are optional, but strongly recommended. You

may contact the Minitrack Chair(s) for guidance or

verification of content.

- Submit a paper to only one Minitrack. If a paper is

submitted to more than one minitrack either

paper may be rejected by either minitrack without

consultation with author.

- If you are not sure of the appropriate Minitrack, submit

an abstract to the Track Chair(s) for determination,

and/or seek opinion(s) of Minitrack Chair(s) before


- Do not author or co-author more than 5 papers. This

means that an individual may be listed as author/co-author

on no more than 5 submitted papers. Track Chairs must

approve any names

added after submission or acceptance.

Important 2011 Deadlines for Authors

June 15 Submit full manuscripts for review as

instructed. The review is double-blind; therefore, this

initial submission must be without author names.

Aug 15 Review System emails Acceptance Notices to

authors. It is very important that at least one author of

each accepted paper attend the conference. Therefore, all

travel guarantees – including visa or fiscal/ funding

procedures – should begin immediately. Make sure your

server accepts the address from our review system


Sept 15 Early Registration fee deadline. (Fees will

increase on Sept 16 and Dec 16.) Add author names to

paper, and submit Final Paper for Publication. At least

one author of each paper should register by this date in

order secure publication in the Proceedings.

Oct 15 Papers without at least one registered author

will be deleted from the Proceedings and not scheduled for

presentation; authors will be so notified by the

Conference Office.

Additional details may be found on HICSS primary website: