Western Business & Management Annual Conference 2006 (WBM 2006)

Venue: Sam\'s Town Hotel and Casino

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2006 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2006
Registration Date: Aug 31, 2006
Early Registration Date: Jul 26, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 15, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Aug 30, 2006
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This is a conference dedicated to research in areas of business, management and human resource management. This year’s theme is “Managing in a Digital World”. This conference includes a digital proceedings and two journals publishing the best papers from the conference.

The WBM 2006 conference and exhibition is the is a key annual event designed to bring together academicians and practitioners in the the fields of business administration and management.

Within the scope of the conference, the main areas of interest are organised in the following tracks. Submissions can be made to any of the track topics.

Track A. Business Disciplines.

This track is organized in the following topics:
A1. Operations Management
A2. Finance
A3. Accounting
A4. Marketing Research
A5. Internet Marketing
A6. Computer Information Science

Track B. Management, addressing all key areas of management and
human resource management..

This track is organized in the following topics:

B1. Human Resource Management
B2. Strategic Management
B3. Organizational Behavior
B4. Organization Development
B5. Quality Management
B6. Management Education
B7. Business Ethics
B8. Technology Management
B9. Knowledge Management
B10. Innovation / Creativity
B11. Cross-Cultural Management
B12. Labor Relations
B13. Organization Development & Change
B14. Radical Organizational Theory
B15. Careers
B16. Conflict Management
B17. Entrepreneurship
B18. Health Care Management
B19. International Management
B20. Management Consulting

Track C. Conference Themes

C1. E-Commerce / E-Business
C2. History of e-commerce
C3. E-commerce strategies and Tactics
C4. E-commerce infrastructures and technologies
C4. Future of e-business -trends, forecasts, predictions
C5. B2C (business to consumer)
C6 B2B, C2C, C2B
C7 Relationship marketing -One2One marketing
C8 Intranet/Intra-organizational e-commerce
C9 Knowledge Management
C10 Innovation & Creativity
C11 Managing Organizational Change

D1 Other (specify or propose)

Submission Guidelines
Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged.
Proposals for presentations will also be accepted by postal mail.
Presentation submissions must be typed in English
Postal submissions must include:
- 3 copies of the completed paper
- 3 copies of the Abstract and Summary
- A copy of the Abstract and Summary on an IBM compatible 3.5 inch diskette or CD-ROM as an RTF or MS Word or plain text format that can be edited. The diskette label should clearly indicate the formatting style (PC only not MAC) as well as the software program and version used to prepare the documents.

Electronic submissions or abstracts and summaries should be in Rich-text-format (RTF) or Microsoft Word format or plain text. If an author has need of special symbols that are likely to display incorrectly in a electronic submission please send an additional version of the documents in Adobe Acrobat format (i.e. PDF) with fonts embedded.

Abstract Preparation:

Please include the following within the body of the eMail:

1. Title
2. Author(s)
3. Affiliation
4. Text of Abstract (no fewer than 250 words)

3) Alternate

If you are having trouble submitting in any of the above methods, please email us at eh@hrmgt.com and we may be able to work out another means.

Submission email:


Submission address:

Edward H. Hernandez, Ph.D
950 West Zeering Road #2
Turlock, CA 95382


Additional Information

Conference Fees:

$335 early registration Register by July 26, 2006

$375 regular registration Register by August 31, 2006

$450 late registration Register by September 29, 2006

$200 student registration Must provide proof of student status.