Call for Scholarship in Business Communication
- Association for Business Communication
2010 Call for Papers
The Association for Business Communication invites submissions for
panels sponsored as an affiliate organization at the National
Communication Association Annual Convention
Conference Theme: “Building Bridges”
San Francisco; November 14-17, 2010
The Association for Business Communication (ABC) invites scholarship
that addresses all aspects of communication in business contexts,
including corporate communications and rhetoric, professional
communication practices, communication management, and business
Submission Deadline: February 17, 2010
Submission Process: Electronic submission is required in accordance with
NCA policies. Submissions will be accepted after December 21, 2009 at
www.natcom.org. Acceptance decisions will be announced by March 15, 2010.
Program Planner: Dale Cyphert, Dept. of Management, University of
Northern Iowa, dale.cyphert@...
Competitive Papers: Submitted papers should be no more than 25 pages in
length, exclusive of notes, citations, and tables. Title, author
information, and a 100-200 word abstract will be submitted separately
from the text, which should be stripped of any identifying text or
document coding to facilitate blind review. Competitively submitted
papers will be considered for the ABC Top Paper Award.
Paper Sessions: Session proposals should be no more than four pages in
length, and should include a justification and explanation of the
session theme, indications of the participants’ scholarly contributions
or credentials, and abstracts of all included papers. Panels will be
reviewed by multiple reviewers, but are not blind reviewed.
Student Submissions: Papers identified as student submissions will be
considered for the ABC Top Student Award. All authors must be students
for submission as student work.
The Association for Business Communication, established in 1935, is an
international organization committed to fostering excellence in business
communication scholarship, research, education, and practice. It has
been an affiliate organization of the National Communication Association
since 2008. For more information, see www.businesscommunication.org