ICEB 2007 Dissertation Competition


International Consortium for Electronic Business 2007 Doctoral Dissertation Competition; Deadline 1 Jul 2007

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ICEB 2007 Doctoral Dissertation Competition

Submission Deadline: JULY 1, 2007.

ICEB encourages young scholars to engage in research with significant contribution. An outstanding doctoral dissertation accepted by a degree-granting institution within the 2006 calendar year may be recommended by the dissertation advisor to participate one-time-only in the best dissertation competition. Best Dissertation Awards will be presented in the ICEB Luncheon.

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  1. The dissertation must deal with the development of methodology for, or application of, electronic business.
  2. The dissertation must have been accepted by a degree-granting institution within the 2006 calendar year. It is not necessary for the degree to have been awarded by the end of 2006. Also, the dissertation may not have been submitted previously to any other dissertation competition.
  3. The submission materials consist of the following:
    1. A nominating letter on university letterhead stationery submitted by the student’s major professor. This letter introduces the student, the supervisor of the dissertation, and the degree-granting institution. It also certifies the acceptance of the dissertation by the institution within the required time frame. All contact information for both the author and the major professor should also be stated in the letter.
    2. A separate statement by the major professor about why the dissertation deserves special recognition.
    3. A summary of the dissertation. This summary should answer the following questions: (1) What is the problem? (2) Why it is important? (3) How did you solve it? (4) What have you found? (5) What do you recommend? The length of this summary should be no more than 10 pages. At the top of the first page, please indicate the topic area as well as 5 to 10 keywords that capture the essence of your dissertation.
    4. The complete dissertation in one single file. Separate files for individual chapters or appendices are NOT acceptable.
  4. Because of the double-blind review process, it is essential that the author, degree-granting institution, and supervising professor not be identified in items 3b, 3c, and 3d. All acknowledgments or other references that would identify the author, institution, or professors must be removed from the dissertation and all accompanying documents except the nominating letter.
  5. All the above documents must be in PDF format. Please compress them into a large ZIP file and send it to the following e-mail address.

Direct all inquiries and applications to:
Professor Chien-Chih Yu
Department of Management Information Systems
National Chengchi University
Tel. +886-2-2939-3091 ext. 89058
Fax: +886-2-2939-3754