The 11th International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB) Conference, San Francisco, USA (IAMB 2012 Winter Con)

Venue: Washington Hotel

Location: San Francisco, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 14, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 16, 2011
Registration Date: Nov 06, 2011
Early Registration Date: Sep 11, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 21, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Aug 28, 2011
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Description

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 foster 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.

IAMB is inviting scholars and practitioners to submit papers, symposia, and posters for 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: $250 USD)
** Best Young Scholar Paper (recent Ph.D less than 3 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.

Please visit our website for more details http://www.iamb.net

PROCEDURES FOR ABSTRACTS/PROPOSALS SUBMISSION:
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 Submission for Early considerations of abstracts: July 24, 2011
Final Deadline for submission of Abstracts is: August 21, 2011
Deadline for submission of full manuscripts is August 28, 2011


The Program Committee advises to submit abstract before July 24, 2011.

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.

Refer to our website http://www.iamb.net for instructions on How to Submit.

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Additional Information

Registration to the IAMB Winter conference includes: • Attendance at all IAMB Winter Conference activities. • Present your accepted paper at the conference. • Conference program and conference proceedings on a CD. • A reception with food and beverage. • Daily lunch exclusive for IAMB. • Daily two refreshment breaks