The KWB Annual Summit Begins in Less Than 24 Hours!!!

The KWB Annual Summit Begins in Less Than 24 Hours!!!

The 2022 Annual Research Conference is this Thursday!
 
We are at 500 registrants and growing, and are so excited about this event.
 
Here are a few highlights from the schedule.
 
Our interim President Chris Lynne, will be opening the conference, and we will hear from noted guest speaker Dr. Ron Jacobs, Principal of SiTUATE, LLC., and Professor Emeritus at both the Ohio State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Jacobs has been mentioned in various books on dissertation writing for how he teaches the development of the problem statement - which is brilliant - but most notably he has a great business background. He was the Shaw Distinguished Professor of Human Resource Management at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and a distinguished professor of education at Huazhong University in Wuhan, China. His most recent book, Work Analysis in the Knowledge Economy: Documenting What People Do in the Workplace for Human Resource Development, is based on over 30 years of research and practice and has become the foremost resource for training professionals on this topic.
 
On Day 2 we will have IGI Global Publishing President Lindsay Wertman, Vice President of Editorial Melissa Wagner, and  Open Access Publishing CoordinatorMarissa Massare presenting about the publishing house and what's ahead. IGI Global is a leading international academic publisher committed to facilitating the discovery of pioneering research that enhances and expands the body of knowledge available to the research community. Working in close collaboration with expert researchers and professionals from leading institutions, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Tsinghua University, and Australian National University, IGI Global disseminates quality content across 350+ topics in 11 core subject areas.
 
On day 3 we will hear from the Journal of Leadership Studies Senior Editor Mark Ludorf about the journal and up-and-coming potentials for researchers. Additionally there will be Dissertation of the Year recognitions by Dr. Hinrich Eylers and Dr. Mansureh Kebritchi, and a special group presentation by Dr. Kimberly Underwood on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.
 
The event will showcase more than 40 professional presentations with some fascinating and compelling topics like the following:
 
Mark Weiss on first responders and their surrounding issues-Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors of Firefighters: A Quantitative Descriptive Study
 
Joy Taylor on the Impact of Intersectionality on Women of Color in the Workplace
 
Stella Smith and Roxanne Williams on how and why online students persist.
 
Herman van Niekerk on Postmodernism and its Challenges for Leadership in a Time of Uncertainty,
 
and more!
 
You can pick and choose presenters and time slots you would like to attend for flexibility in your schedule and learn about opportunities for publishing or simply enjoy the dynamic of a variety of interesting topical matter.
 
You can register through our Eventbrite link and the conference is free for everyone. As well, please spread the word, as this is an open conference, and we are always open to those who would like to attend. Hope to see you there!
 
 
 

 

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