2nd IBS Ahmedabad International Conference on Management, IBSA- ICON 07 (IBSA- ICON 07)

Venue: SPIPA

Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Event Date/Time: Jul 09, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 15, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Oct 01, 2007
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2nd IBS Ahmedabad INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANAGEMENT - 2007
IBSA ICON 07
27-29 Dec. 2007

Conference Theme:
GLOBALIZATION: OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES

Conference will examine the impact of globalization on the world market and the opportunities globalization creates for the world economy. The global marketplace increasingly is becoming a reality and success of firms is normally driven by global strategy. The conference offers an opportunity for researchers, policy makers and industry practitioners from across the globe to engage in a constructive dialogue on globalization and emerging issues. The conference program is designed to offer a mix of research papers, presentations including case studies, invited lectures and roundtable/panel discussions.

RESEARCH PAPERS/CASE STUDIES ARE INVITED FROM

• Researchers including students from educational institutions and universities in India and Abroad
• Professionals including executives, practitioners and consultants from industry in India and Abroad
• Policy makers, professional bodies and associations.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

• The deadline for submission of full papers is October 1, 2007. Names of authors, their addresses (postal and email), and phone/fax numbers should be indicated. Only electronic submission in the form of a word file or PDF file as an e-mail attachment is required to be sent to the Conference Conveners at pankaj@ibsindia.org.

• Papers submitted to the conference will be blind reviewed. Selected papers will be eligible for publication in the conference proceedings provided at least one author registers for the conference by November 1, 2007.

PAPER PRESENTATION IN ABSENTIA

Those who cannot come to the conference, but wish to present a paper in absentia are encouraged to send in full paper by October 1, 2007. Such papers, if fit the conference theme and volume, could as an exception, be included in the conference proceedings. A processing fee of US $ 50 (Rs. 500 for scholars in India) should be included for each paper submitted for presentation in absentia.

BEST PAPER AWARDS

Outstanding paper awards will be given to best papers, one in each of the three categories viz., research, conceptual and student categories presented at the conference.

REGISTRATION FEE

For Indian Participants/Delegates:

• Rs 2500 Academia from Institutions within India
• Rs 1000 Students from Institutions within India
• Rs 3500 Corporate from India

For Foreign Participants/Delegates: US$ 200 or equivalent in Indian Rupees.

All participants attending the conference are required to register for the conference by November 1, 2007. Participants who will register after this deadline will be required to pay an additional amount of Rs. 500 in case of Indian registrations and US$ 50 in case of foreign registrations.

The registration fee includes admission to all technical sessions, tea breaks, lunches (December 27-29, 2007), the welcome reception dinner and other social events. The participants are welcome to bring guests. A nominal guest registration fee of Rs. 1000/- will include lunches (December 27-29, 2007), the welcome reception dinner and other social events.

ACCOMODATION

Accomodation will be provided at certain University and Institute Hostels at a nominal rate. In addition, there are a good number of hotels available in Ahmedabad. We are negotiating rates with some of the hotels and information will be available shortly.


INVITED PRESENTATIONS / PLENARY SESSIONS

The conference would have invited presentations on major themes by eminent personalities. Also, the plenary sessions will be chaired/conducted by experts in the respective fields.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Dr. Pramod Verma (Conference Chair)
Prof. Bala Bhaskaran (Patron)
Prof. Pankaj Madhani (Conference Convener)

ADVISORY COMMITTEE :

Dr. V.V. Rama Subba Rao, I.A.S. (Retd.), Gandhinagar.
Prof. T.V. Rao, Director, T.V.Rao Learning Systems, Ahmedabad
Dr. Binod C. Agrawal, Director, TALEEM Research Foundation, Ahmedabad
Mr. Ashok Garde, Ex-Director, ATIRA.
Mr. Sunil Parekh, Advisor, Zydus Cadila, Ahmedabad
Mr. Alan D’Souza, Executive Director, Mudra Communications Ltd.

HIGHLIGHTS OF FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
HELD IN JAN. 2007

Theme : “Double Digit Growth : Asian Perspective”

Date & Venue : 5th to 7th January 2007 – SPIPA Premises, Opp. ISRO, Ahmedabad.

Key Speakers : Mr. Jay Narayan Vyas, Dr. Charan Wadhva, Prof. Surinder Raina, Prof. Atul Tandon, Prof. Shantanu Ray, Mr. V.R.S. Cowlagi, Mr. Sushil Handa,
Mr. R. Sridhar, Mr. Coumara Radja

Sessions : Inaugural Session + 8 Plenary Sessions spread over 3 days.

No. of Delegates Present : 300 (including 11 from abroad)

Papers Presented : 75

Please address all queries regarding papers and other conference details to
Pankaj Madhani
Conference Convener
IBSA ICON 07
(IBS Ahmedabad International Conference On Management)
Icfai Business School
ICFAI House, Nr. GNFC Info. Tower
S.G. Road, Bodakdev
Ahmedabad 380 054, INDIA

Tel: 079-26858632
Fax: 079-26850107
Email: ibsa.icon07@ibsindia.org or pankaj.madhani@gmail.com

Venue

SPIPA
Ahmedabad
Gujarat
India
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Additional Information

MAJOR AND SUB THEMES OF IBSA-ICON 07 HUMAN CAPITAL Talent Management Retention Management Training and Development Strategic HR Organization Dynamics Workforce Diversity & Work Culture Knowledge Worker Changing Nature of HR Learning Organizations Performance Management Value Based Management New Managerial Practices Corporate Social Responsibility Organization Culture and Motivation Creating High Performance Organization HR Issues in M & A EDUCATION India-Emerging Knowledge Hub Foreign Universities in India Educational Infrastructure Educational Reforms Emerging Branches in Global Economy Quality Enhancement in Education Education Standards and Accreditation Vocational Education Ethics in Education India: Major Source of Skilled Work Force Role of IT in Education Distance Learning FINANCE Financial Sector Reforms Micro Finance Financial Services Financial Reporting and Disclosure practices Towards Unified Accounting Practices Transparency and Voluntary Disclosure Accounting Standards and practices Transfer Pricing Intangible Assets: Measurement and Evaluation Global Integration of Capital Market Enterprise Risk Management ECONOMY FDI Changing Role of Government Emerging Markets in Developing Countries Emergence of SMEs Infrastructure and Development Inflation and Growth Trade, Exchange Rate and BOP Growth With Equity MARKETING Product Innovations Global Service Marketing Diffusion of Creativity Global Branding and Positioning Retailing and Globalize Economy Global Supply Chain Management Emerging Countries in Globalize Economy High Performance Culture Socio-Cultural Issues in Marketing Internet & Social marketing Customer Value Creation Product Lifecycle Management CRM Network Marketing Retail Management: Mall Vs Hyper Market STRATEGY Business Competitiveness and Strategy Strategies in Global Integration Globalization and Social Welfare Collaboration Vs Competition Project Management Strategic Decision Making for Competitive Advantage Strategic Management Control Business and IT Mergers and Acquisitions Business Process Management Strategies for Sustainable Performance Next Practices Corporate Restructuring TECHNOLOGY Cyber Laws and Network Security E-Commerce and M- Commerce E- Governance Wireless Applications Knowledge Management Emerging Technologies Technology Transfer and Absorption ERP / ERP II Data Warehousing and Data Mining Business Intelligence Technology Convergence and Integration Technology and Health Care Technology and Retailing Sector IT Driven Education and Training SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT RFID Enabled Supply Chain Warehouse Management Logistics Management Inventory Management E-Procurement and Web-based Supply Chain Management 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) / 4PL GLOBAL Outsourcing and Off shoring Knowledge Industry and KPO Tourism Health Tourism Eco-Tourism IT & ITES Clinical Research and Global Pharma Industry Contract Research Ecology and Environmental Issues WTO Role of UN Sustainable Development Intellectual Property Rights GOVERNANCE Corporate Governance and Business Ethics Forms of Government Terrorism Role of Judiciary

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