The 17th International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB) (IAMB 2014 Spring Conference)

Venue: UNINOVE, Universidade Nove de Julho, (The University of the Ninth of July)

Location: São Paulo,, Brazil

Event Date/Time: Apr 09, 2014 / 8:00 am - (GMT -3:00 hours) End Date/Time: Apr 11, 2014 / 6:00 pm - (GMT -3:00 hours)
Registration Date: Feb 18, 2014 Time: 23:00:00(GMT -3:00 hours)
Early Registration Date: Jan 19, 2014 Time: 23:00:00(GMT -3:00 hours)
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 05, 2014 Time: 23:00:00(GMT -3:00 hours)
Paper Submission Date: Jan 19, 2014 Time: 23:00:00(GMT -3:00 hours)
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IAMB is a professional association dedicated to advancing the research, teaching and practice of management and business worldwide in an intellectually stimulating, constructive, and supportive environment.

IAMB fosters a small conference setting (under 200 participants) with multi national delegates. The small setting offers professional development opportunities for scholars and practitioners through personal contacts and networking. IAMB conferences attract scholars from 25-30 different countries covering wide range of universities, academic institutions and businesses. The friendly atmosphere, the one on one opportunity for exchange and networking, and the multi national exposure were cited among the top benefits from conference attendees.

The 17th IAMB Conference is organized in collaboration with the Universidade Nove de Julho, (The University of the Ninth of July), UNINOVE and the University of São Paulo, School of Economics, Business Administration and Accounting, São Paulo, Brazil. The conference facilitates the presentation of papers, symposia, and posters in research, teaching, and practice of management and business worldwide. IAMB and Universidade Nove de Julho (UNINOVE) and the University of São Paulo are inviting scholars and practitioners to submit papers, symposia, and posters for presentation. Authors are encouraged to submit an abstract, extended abstracts (4 to 6 pages) or full paper of their presentation. Topics in management and business-related areas are welcome:

** Organizational Studies (Organizational Behavior, Organizational Theory, Negotiation, Conflict Resolution)

** International Business (Globalization, International Law, International Finance, Mgt in Multicultural Society, International Market Entry, Cross Cultural Management)

** Technology & Innovation Management Innovation, Research & Operations, Production Management, Cost management, Entrepreneurship, Global Technology Transfer

** Strategic Management (Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Small - Medium size Firms in Crisis, Social Issues in Management, Collaboration and Strategic Alliances, Supply Chain Management)

** Marketing Management (Advertising, Promotion & Marketing Communication, Branding & Positioning, Consumer Behaviour, Innovation & New Product Development, International and Cross-Cultural Marketing, Marketing Technology, Social Responsibility, Ethics and Consumer Protection, Human Resource Marketing, Public Relation)

** Human Resource Management (Strategic HR Management, Conflict Resolution, Global and Multicultural Issues, Education Technology, Education & Training, Entrepreneurship in Education, Social Issues in Education)

** Management of Social Issues (Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Philanthropy, Business and Public Policy)

** Management Studies (Project Management, Public management, Management of nonprofit organizations)


Scholars and students are invited to enter the Best Paper Competition for awards in the following categories:

** Best Student Paper (Graduate Students, the winner will receive: $400 USD)

** Best Young Scholar Paper (recent Ph.D less than 4 yrs)

** Best Overall Paper (open to all)

** Best Applied Paper (practical applicability, open to all).

Each submitted abstract/paper is peer reviewed. When appropriate, the reviewers’ comments are sent to the author(s) for revision. Only accepted abstracts/papers will be presented.

The submissions of all conference participants will be published in the Conference Proceedings on a CD-ROM (ISSN 1949-9094) and Online (ISSN 1949-9108). In addition, selected manuscripts will be peer reviewed for journal publication and if accepted, they will be published in the International Journal of Management and Business, IJMB.

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The submission of abstracts and full papers involves several steps. First, submit an abstract of the paper, full paper or extended abstract (3-5 pages, in lieu of a full paper). Submit proposal for a symposium on one page describing the subject, scope and potential participants. Each submission must be accompanied by the ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM. The submission of abstracts and proposals should be contained in a single file (MS Word compatible), and can be sent (uploaded) with the form from the web site or can be sent as an email attachment.


When the paper/abstract is received, it will be peer–reviewed by the Program Committee. Authors will receive notification by email within 30 days whether their abstract was accepted, rejected or accepted with reservation. Authors will be notified later whether the paper was accepted for oral or poster presentation.

Authors of accepted submission will then receive a letter of acceptance and other appropriate instructions. In the case of multiple authors, only the submitter will be notified. He or she is responsible for notifying co-authors.

Once your submission has been accepted for presentation, you must REGISTER for the conference in order to present and to have your paper included in the Conference Proceedings.

Deadline for submission of Abstracts is: January 5, 2014


The conference is open to all who find value in participating. All accepted program participants must register and attend the conference in order to present their paper. Scholars and professionals may attend the conference without presenting.