Purchasing and Supply Management

Purchasing and supply management is crucial for the effective and efficient operation of manufacturing and services firms. This track is designed to facilitate presentations that advance knowledge and theory of practices evolving in the field of purchasing and supply management. Topics of interest in this track include, but are not limited to outsourcing, global sourcing, risk and disruption in the upstream supply chain, supply networks, services purchasing, relationship management and buyer-supplier relationships, supplier innovation, supplier development, contracting, behavioral issues, technological advances for purchasing (e.g. artificial intelligence, data analytics), as well as issues related to sustainability, and ethical and green supply management. Furthermore, this track welcomes papers based on all types of methodologies and theoretical perspectives.

Important Dates:

  • Full Paper Deadline: June 15th, 2020
  • Abstract Deadline: June 30th, 2020
  • Panel Proposal Deadline: June 15th, 2020
  • Workshop Proposal Deadline: June 15th, 2020
  • Award Competition Deadline: June 30th, 2020

All deadlines are final as of 12 midnight Central Standard Time (Houston)

07/01/2020    Authors Notified of Paper Acceptance Decision

09/01/2020    Full Paper Revisions Resubmission Deadline

09/15/2020    Conference Registration Deadline