16th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies
22-23 June 2017, Dublin, Ireland

Location of Conference

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Dublin, Ireland

Welcome to ECRM 2016

Welcome to ECRM 2017

The European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies was established 15 years ago. This event has been held in countries across Europe, including England, France, Malta, Portugal, Spain to mention only a few of the countries who have hosted it. The conference is generally attended by participants from more than 25 countries. The Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods publishes a special edition of the best papers presented at this conference. ECRM 2017 is being held at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland where the Conference Chair is Dr Anthony Paul Buckley.

The conference will once again play host to the 2nd Innovation in Teaching of Research Methodology Excellence Awards


ECRM Chairs

Conference Chair

Dr Katrina Lawlor

Programme Chair

Dr Anthony Buckley

Dr Anthony Buckley

A personal message from the Conference Chair

We extend a ‘Cead Mile failte’ (One hundred thousand welcomes) to you to the 16th European Conference on Research Methods in Business and Management at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) on 22-23 June, 2017.

The College of Business in DIT is Ireland’s largest business school. Our 20,000 sq. m campus is ideally located in the heart of the central business district in downtown Dublin. We are therefore ideally placed to be hosting ECRM and we will ensure that the conference offers a supportive and friendly environment to both early career and established researchers in business and management research.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline01 December 2016Extended to 15 December 2016
Notification of abstract acceptance11 December 2016
Full paper due for review19 January 2017
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)30 March 2017
Earlybird registration closes13 April 2017
Final paper due (with any changes)27 April 2017
Final Author registration date18 May 2017
Excellence awards abstract submission06 January 2017
Excellence awards notification of abstract acceptance13 January 2017
Excellence awards full case history submission22 February 2017
Excellence awards finalists announced03 April 2017

ECRM Publication Opportunities

Publication Opportunities



ECRM Publication Opportunities

Papers accepted for the ECRM will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration and payment. The conference proceedings have an ISSN ( 2049-0968) and will be assigned an ISBN on publication.

Papers that have been presented at the Conference will be considered for further development and publication in the following journals:

Papers that have been presented in the Mini Track on the Systems Approach and its Applications in Management Research will be considered for further development and publication in the following journals:


ECRM Conference and Journal Accreditations

Accreditations & Listings


ECRM 2016 Conference and Journal Accreditations

Proceedings of the European Conference on Research Methods (ECRM) are:

  • indexed in the Thomson Reuters ISI  (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index
  • indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK
  • indexed by Elsevier SCOPUS abstract and citation database
  • listed in the EBSCO database
  • listed in the ProQuest database
  • indexed by Google Books
  • indexed by Google Scholar

Proceedings are submitted for accreditation on publication. Please note that depending on the accreditation body, this process can take several months.