15th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies
9 - 10 June 2016, Kingston, UK

Location of Conference

Kingston Business School, Kingston University London, UK.

Welcome to ECRM 2016

Welcome to ECRM 2016

The European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies was established 15 years ago. This event has been held in 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 2016 is being held at Kingston University, London, England where the Conference Chair is Dr Vladlena Benson.

The conference plays host to the Innovation in Teaching of Research Methodology Excellence Awards

A recent addition to this conference are the Workshops which are held on the day preceding the conference.

ECRM Chairs

Conference Chair

Dr Vladlena Benson

Dr Vladlena Benson

Programme Chair

Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios

Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios

A personal message from the Conference Chair

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the 15th European Conference on Research Methods in Business and Management at Kingston Business School, Kingston University London, on 9-10 June, 2016. One of the largest business schools in the UK, Kingston Business School is a long established and leading provider of management and business education for business professionals at all stages in their career. On the research front, we collaborate with researchers and organisations across the world to study and develop new and influential ideas. We are therefore well placed to be hosting the ECRM and we will ensure that the conference offers a friendly environment and a developmental platform for both early career and established researchers to collaborate and develop new perspectives on contemporary issues in research methods.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline 19 November 2015 Completed
Notification of abstract acceptance26 November 2015 Completed
Full paper due for review7 January 2016 Completed
Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)17 March 2016 Completed
Earlybird registration closes31 March 2016 Now closed
Final paper due (with any changes)14 April 2016 Completed
Final Author registration date5 May 2016 Completed
Excellence awards abstract submission12 January 2016 Completed
Excellence awards notification of abstract acceptance26 January 2016 Completed
Excellence awards full case history submission29 February 2016 Completed
Excellence awards finalists announced23 March 2016 Completed

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:


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.
  • 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.