Rules for Submission

  • Submission of papers can only be done online
  • Submission of papers are free of charge and the registration fee for the event will be announced in due course, not exceeding the values applied in the previous year. For values and information from the previous edition: Go to.
  • The work must be original, but works in progress may be accepted, even if they have already been presented at conferences other than SemeAd and have not already been submitted to and/or published in scientific journals.
  • Four (4) submission modalities will be evaluated in the format of articles: theoretical, based on an in-depth theoretical framework covering a particular topic; theoretical-empirical, based on primary and/or secondary data (qualitative and/or quantitative); applied articles; and teaching cases.
  • Papers can be submitted in Portuguese, English, or Spanish.
  • Each paper can have a maximum of five (5) authors.
  • Up to three (3) paper submissions will be allowed (among the modalities of theoretical articles, applied articles, and teaching cases) per author plus one thesis project for the Doctoral Consortium activity.
  • The paper cannot contain any identification or indication of authorship in the “ownership” field and in the body of the work.
  • Files should be submitted in PDF format.
  • The version sent can be updated up to the closing date for submissions.
  • For paper submissions, the authors must be registered in the system. Apart from the author who submits the paper, confirmation of authorship of the other authors will be required in the system. Authors who do not confirm their co-authorship in the system will not be listed in the annals.
  • To register, authors should have the CPF number of each of the Brazilian authors at hand. There is a specific procedure for foreign authors.
  • Alterations to the authors’ information (inclusion, exclusion, and changes in the order of authorship) can only be made up to the closing date from submissions.

Paper Categories:

Theoretical Articles: works aimed at reviewing, discussing, and developing theories, whether or not the result of systematic literature reviews.

Formatting the paper:

  • Paper format: A4;
  • Font: Times New Roman/size 12;
  • Spacing: single, with the text arranged in one column;
  • Alignment: justified;
  • Margins: upper: 3 cm; lower: 2 cm; left: 3 cm; right: 2 cm;
  • Pagination: insert page number at the bottom right hand side;
  • Titles in upper case letters and subtitles in lower case letters;
  • File format: PDF;
  • The paper may have a maximum of 16 pages, including the text itself, illustrations, and bibliographical references;
  • The text should start with the title, followed by the introduction. We suggest the authors prepare an extended abstract in a separate document and copy and paste each item in the specific field when submitting;
  • Notes: these should not be placed in footnotes, but instead included as notes at the end of the text.
  • The bibliographical references should be cited throughout the text according to the (author-date) system and presented in alphabetical order at the end of the paper, according to the APA or ABNT/NBR-6023 standards.

Suggested structure of the paper:

  • Introduction
  • Research Problem and Objective
  • Theoretical Framework
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion/Contribution
  • Bibliographical References

Structured Abstract (submission page):

When submitting an article, on the paper submission page itself (stage 1), the structured abstract should be completed, including:

  • Title (maximum of 190 characters);
  • Keywords (3 words);
  • Introduction (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Research Problem and Objective (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Theoretical Framework (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Discussion (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Conclusion (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Contribution/Impact (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Bibliographical References (maximum of 600 characters).

The paper can be sent to Sapiens in parallel – Sessões de Aprimoramento de Estudos Científicos.

Papers that do not comply with the formatting rules will not be accepted.

 Paper format:

Theoretical-Empirical Articles: are anchored in theoretical problems (gaps or contradictions in the theory) and, based on these, using inductive (propositions) or deductive (hypothesis) logic, conducts empirical research applying qualitative or quantitative methods. It proposes an advance in theory.

 Paper format:

  • Paper format: A4;
  • Font: Times New Roman/size 12;
  • Spacing: single, with the text arranged in one column;
  • Alignment: justified;
  • Margins: upper: 3 cm; lower: 2 cm; left: 3 cm; right: 2 cm;
  • Pagination: insert page number at the bottom right hand side;
  • Titles in upper case letters and subtitles in lower case letters;
  • File format: PDF;
  • The paper may have a maximum of 16 pages, including the text itself, illustrations, and bibliographical references;
  • The text should start with the title, followed by the introduction. We suggest the authors prepare an extended abstract in a separate document and copy and paste each item in the specific field when submitting;
  • Notes: these should not be placed in footnotes, but instead included as notes at the end of the text.
  • The bibliographical references should be cited throughout the text according to the (author-date) system and presented in alphabetical order at the end of the paper, according to the APA or ABNT/NBR-6023 standards.

Suggested structure of the paper:

  • Introduction
  • Research Problem and Objective
  • Theoretical Framework
  • Methodology
  • Results Analysis
  • Conclusion/Contribution
  • Bibliographical References

Structured Abstract (submission page):

When submitting the article, on the paper submission page itself (stage 1), the structured abstract should be completed, including:

  • Title (maximum of 190 characters);
  • Keywords (3 words);
  • Introduction (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Research Problem and Objective (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Theoretical Framework (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Methodology (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Results Analysis (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Conclusion (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Contribution/Impact (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Bibliographical References (maximum of 600 characters).

The paper can be sent to Sapiens in parallel. – Sessões de Aprimoramento de Estudos Científicos.

Papers that do not comply with the formatting rules will not be accepted.

Applied Articles: employ theoretical models to reveal knowledge about organizations or groups of organizations (sectors or networks), develop and/or test management models for organizations.

 Paper format:

  • Paper format: A4;
  • Font: Times New Roman/size 12;
  • Spacing: single, with the text arranged in one column;
  • Alignment: justified;
  • Margins: upper: 3 cm; lower: 2 cm; left: 3 cm; right: 2 cm;
  • Pagination: insert page number at the bottom right hand side;
  • Titles in upper case letters and subtitles in lower case letters;
  • File format: PDF;
  • The paper may have a maximum of 15 pages, including the text itself, illustrations, and bibliographical references;
  • The text should start with the title, followed by the introduction. We suggest the authors prepare an extended abstract in a separate document and copy and paste each item in the specific field when submitting;
  • Notes: these should not be placed in footnotes, but instead included as notes at the end of the text.
  • The bibliographical references should be cited throughout the text according to the (author-date) system and presented in alphabetical order at the end of the paper, according to the APA or ABNT/NBR-6023 standards.

Suggested structure of the paper:

  • Introduction
  • Investigated Context;
  • Diagnosis of the Situation-Problem;
  • Proposed Intervention: mechanisms adopted to solve the problem;
  • Results Obtained: objective description of the results obtained in the organization, also highlighting circumstantial factors that may have affected this result beyond the intervention.
  • Technological-Social Contribution.

Structured Abstract (submission page):

When submitting the article, on the paper submission page itself (stage 1), the structured abstract should be completed, including:

  • Title (maximum of 190 characters);
  • Keywords (3 words);
  • Introduction (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Investigated Context (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Diagnosis of the Situation-Problem (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Proposed Intervention (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Results Obtained (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Technological-Social Contribution (maximum of 600 characters).

More information (Article: Protocol for Elaborating Technical Production Reports).

Papers that do not comply with the formatting rules will not be accepted.

Teaching Cases: this type of work is exclusively intended for the Teaching Cases area.

Paper format:

  • Paper format: A4;
  • Font: Times New Roman/size 12;
  • Spacing: single, with the text arranged in one column;
  • Alignment: justified;
  • Margins: upper: 3 cm; lower: 2 cm; left: 3 cm; right: 2 cm;
  • Pagination: insert page number at the bottom right hand side;
  • Titles in upper case letters and subtitles in lower case letters;
  • File format: PDF;
  • The paper may have a maximum of 15 pages, including the text itself, illustrations, and bibliographical references;
  • The text should start with the title, followed by the introduction. We suggest the authors prepare an extended abstract in a separate document and copy and paste each item in the specific field when submitting;
  • The bibliographical references should be cited throughout the text according to the (author-date) system and presented in alphabetical order at the end of the work, according to the APA or ABNT/NBR-6023 standards.

Suggested structure of the paper:

Teaching cases should be composed of two parts: the case itself and the teaching notes.

  1. The case itself
  • Introduction
  • The case: portray the real story
  • References
  1. Teaching notes
  • Teaching objective
  • Sources and collection methods
  • Relationships with the objectives of a course or discipline
  • Disciplines suggested for use of the case
  • Possible tasks to propose to the students
  • Possible organization of the class for use of the case
  • Bibliography suggestions

Structured Abstract (submission page):

  • Title (maximum of 190 characters);
  • Keywords (3 words);
  • The case (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Teaching objective (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Source and collection methods (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Disciplines suggested for use of the case (maximum of 600 characters);
  • Bibliography suggestions (maximum of 600 characters).

More Information: (Example of Teaching Case)

Papers that do not comply with the formatting rules will not be accepted.

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