ECMLG Future and Past

If you would be interested in hosting ECMLG, please read the hosting document and contact Sue Nugus, Conferences Director, for more information.

Hosted by:

Hosted by Bayes Business School, the conference will be held at: 
City, University of London
10 Northampton Square
London EC1V 8HB

Website :  

23 - 24 November 2023


The Electronic Proceedings from ECMLG are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase in 2 different formats.

      • CD Version - ¬£50 plus Postage  and Packaging
      • Printed Version - ¬£60 plus Postage and Packaging

Purchase Proceedings from previous ECMLG Conferences

Winners at ECMLG 2023

Physical PhD Presentation

Pre-recruiting HR Marketing for New Gen Talent Acquisition: The Mediating Role of Word of Mouth
Sofia Panagiotidou, University of Macedonia, Greece

Virtual PhD Presentation

Servant Leadership Knowledge Structures: A Bibliometric Review
Ghulam Kalsoom, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic

Special Commendation for the Posters

Lean and Safety Management in Primary Care Centres: An Italian Case Study
Caterina Pozzan, Anna Tiso, Fabrizio Ronchi and Chiara Verbano, University of Padova, Italy

Lean and Safety Management: A Project to Improve the Continuity of Care for Chronic Patients
Anna Tiso, Chiara Verbano, University of Padova,Italy, Macarena Torrego-Ellacuría, Joan Cháfer-Vilaplana, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Spain and Manuel Francisco Morales Contreras, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Dr Martin Rich,Bayes Business School, City, University of London

Key Note Speakers:
Professor Pumela Msweli, University of South Africa.
The Leadership Dance on a Geopolitically Entangled Dance Floor:  Towards Unitive Consciousness

Jeffrey Ridley, 
A Lifetime of Management and Governance Learning - a wish for you all

Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the Bayes Business School, University of London, and the assistance provided by the Conference and Programme Chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference. Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process. We trust that that overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback

Previous ECMLG Conferences

ECMLG 2022

Hosted by:

Iscte ‚Äď Instituto Universit√°rio de Lisboa
Av. das Forças Armadas,
1649-026 Lisbon
Phone: (+351) 217 903 000

Website :

10 - 11 November 2022

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Professor Florinda Matos, Iscte Business School 

Programme Chair:
Prof √Ālvaro Rosa,
Iscte Business School

Key Note Speakers:
Stefan G√ľldenberg
Rethinking Leadership in the Knowledge Economy

Miguel Pina e Cunha
Paradoxes of power and leadership

ECMLG 2021

Hosted by:

University of Malta,
Valletta Campus,
Old University Building,
St Paul Street,

8 - 9 November 2021

Winners at ECMLG 2022

PhD Winner
Success Factors to Promote Innovative Behaviour in Organizations
Natineeporn Rattanawichai, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Poster Winner
Presence and Impact of Teal practices Among French organizations
Muriel Davies and Stéphanie Buisine, CESI, LINEACT, Nanterre, France

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Professor Frank Bezzina, University of Malta

Programme Chair:
Professor Vincent Cassar, 
University of Malta

Key Note Speakers:
Eric Barends, Center for Evidence-Based Management
10 Years of Evidence Based Management: Challenges, Insights and Developments

Professor Sandra C. Buttigieg, University of Malta
Leading and Managing Health Systems During COVID-19 Times

ECMLG 2020

Hosted by:

EM Normandie Business School Jericho Building,
Oxpens Road
Oxford OX1 1SA
Tel :  + 44 (0)1865 681 407

Website :  

26 - 27 October 2020

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Dr Paul Griffiths, Ecole de Management de Normandie, Oxford, UK

Key Note Speakers:
Dr Jayshina Punwasi, Helen Joseph Hospital in Gauteng
Befriending uncertainty: When life and death decisions are made everyday

Prof. Aldwyn Cooper, Regent‚Äôs University London
Stairway to Heaven: An Alternative Approach to Education

ECMLG 2019

Hosted by:

ISCAP / IPP ‚Äď School of Accounting and Administration
Polytechnic Institute of Porto
4465-004 S. Mamede de Infesta

14 - 15 November 2019

Winners at ECMLG 2019

Best PhD Paper :

1st Place:
Framework for Managing Change in a Digital Transformation environment
Mervyn Christoffels, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

2nd Place
The Shadow of Trust: The Methodological Choices of a Case Study on Leader Communication
Päivi Kosonen, University of Eastern Finland, Business school, Joensuu, Finland

Honorable mention: Master paper:
How Can Digital Leadership Guide The Customer Journey? An Exploratory Study Ibtissam
El Attoti
 and Joyce Van Ee with Suzie Joku and Benny M.E. De Waal, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Netherlands (Masters Research)

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Professor Anabela Mesquita
, ISCAP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

Programme Chair:
Paulino Silva, 
ISCAP, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal

Key Note Speakers:
Manuel Pérez Cota,University of Vigo, Spain
The Changing Role of Industry Knowledge for Global Businesses

Luis Borges Gouveia, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal
Emerging Alternatives to Leadership and Governance in a Digital Ecosystem

Isabel Ramos, University of Minho, Portugal
Collective Attention to Digital Transformation: how Smart Organizations use IT

ECMLG 2018

Hosted by: 

HU University of Applied Sciences,

18 - 19 October 2018

Winners at ECMLG 2018

Best PhD Paper :
The Buffering Role of Ethical Leadership in Moral Disengagement: Anti-Competitive Behavioural Tendancy Link
Salim Khan, The Harbin University of Technology, China

Best Masters Presentation:

Privacy Governance and the GDPR: How are Organisations Taking Action to Comply with the New Privacy Regulations in Europe?
Xander Seerden, Tilburg University/University of Turku, Finland/The Netherlands

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
 Dr. Pascal Ravesteijn, HU University of Applied Science

Programme Chair: 
Dr. Ing. Benny M.E. de Waal, 
HU University of Applied Science

Key Note Speakers:
Brian Johnson, ASL BISL Foundation
BiSL next as a Generic Conceptual model for Digital Transformation

Lineke Sneller
Agile in Control: A Square Circle or White Snow?