Procurement and Sourcing in Supply Management

The Procurement and Sourcing in Supply Management track invites researchers to submit full papers, working papers, abstracts and proposals for panels that encompass sourcing decisions, buyer-supplier relationships, and supply networks.

Possible topics on which papers can be submitted include but are not limited to:

  • Buyer-supplier relationships
  • Supply networks
  • Outsourcing, offshoring and reshoring
  • Global sourcing decisions
  • Decision-making for sourcing professionals
  • Specialized sourcing practices including services and lean
  • Teaching in procurement and global sourcing
  • Ethics and law in sourcing
  • Sustainability and corporate social responsibility in sourcing
  • Strategic cost management
  • Total cost and life-cycle cost
  • Supplier Management
  • Supplier Development
  • Supplier Performance Measurement
  • Supplier involvement in new product development

Important Dates:

Please Note: The deadlines for submissions have been extended.  The new deadlines are:

  • Full Paper Deadline: May 26, 2019
  • Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Panel Proposal Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Workshop Proposal Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Award Competition Deadline: June 15, 2019

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

07/01/2019    Authors Notified of Paper Acceptance Decision

09/01/2019    Full Paper Revisions Resubmission

09/15/2019    Conference Registration Deadline