1st Bangkok International Forum on Indigenous Management Practices (BIFIMP2008)
|Event Date/Time: Dec 08, 2008||End Date/Time: Dec 12, 2008|
|Registration Date: Oct 21, 2008|
|Early Registration Date: Oct 21, 2008|
|Paper Submission Date: Sep 01, 2008|
The goal of the forum is to provide a lively and informal venue where a variety of questions and ideas regarding Indigenous Management can be presented and discussed by academics and other professionals in an interdisciplinary and creative environment. The focus will be on the place of current management theories within the context of practical problems experienced by developing countries.
We invite for submission interesting papers that employ novel, indigenously sensitive or interdisciplinary approaches that reflect the views of those in various areas including the social sciences, arts or humanities. The deadline for papers is September 1st, 2008 and should include author's full name, affiliations, mailing address, telephone/fax numbers and e-mail address. Papers are expected to be in PDF format (APA style) and should be no longer than 5000 words excluding diagrams, tables and other attachments. Please send your submission by email to Nirundon Tapachai ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
All accepted papers will be assigned ISBN numbers and included in a complimentary CD ROM that will be provided all forum participants and contributors.
Agenda particulars will be provided forum participants following registration and will include exploration of different issues surrounding Indigenous Management including but not limited to the following:
Is there any place for modern day management theories in Indigenous Management?
What does Indigenous philosophy offer to Indigenous practice?
What does â€œpracticeâ€ mean to the Indigenous manager?
How can Indigenous â€œtheory-in-practiceâ€ be developed and promoted?
If you have a particular area you would like explored, please feel free to forward it to us as soon as possible at Sid Lowe S.Lowe@kingston.ac.uk