8th Academy of Global Business Advancement(AGBA)-DUFE International Academic Conference (AGBA)

Venue: Surrey International Institute-Northeast University of Finance and Economics

Location: Dalian, Liaoning Province, China

Event Date/Time: Sep 15, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 17, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 15, 2011
Early Registration Date: Sep 14, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Jul 20, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Aug 01, 2011
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Global Institute of Management Education (GIME) and the School of Business Administration of Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE) will co-host AGBA’s 8th Annual World Congress in Dalian.
The main theme of the conference this year is “Business and Entrepreneurship Development in the Context of Globalization and Rise of China”.
It will be held on 15th to 17th of September, 2011 in DUFE. This conference will adhere to AGBA’s goal to provide an open academic exchanging forum for the faculty at home and aboard to discuss and analyze the core issues in the international business and entrepreneurship development area, in order to have an impact on global developments and shape the destiny of developing countries such as Peoples Republic of China in the contemporary globalized economy. We invite your participation and intellectual contribution to the conference.
1. Subject Areas of Interest
We welcome the submission of papers that address the conference theme as well as all functional areas of business and entrepreneurship. While the general focus is global perspective, papers with a national and/or regional focus are also welcomed. Authors may consider any of the subject areas listed below, but need not limit their options to these areas.
- Global and Regional Economic Development
- Global Business Environment
- Off shoring and Outsourcing Global Entrepreneurship
- International Law Marketing
- International Human Resource Management
- 2008 Global Economic Meltdown
- Impact of Technologies
- E-Commerce and E-Business
- International Supply Chain
- International Strategy
- Cross-Cultural Management
- Organizational Development
- Multinational Corporations Management
- Ethics and Social Responsibility
- Tourism and Hospitality
- Accounting and Auditing in MNE
- Finance and Banking in MNE
All submissions will be double-blind reviewed and the excellent one will be recommend to the Journal for Global Business Advancement or the Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development to be published. And also this conference will set the Best Paper Award in each category.

2. Details
(1) Paper form
All types of papers should be submitted in English language only. And Paper submissions should follow the style guidelines of the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) and must include a full list of all references cited in the paper. The main contents are as follows:
â‘  Competitive papers must be original and should not exceed 10 single-spaced pages;
â‘¡ Working Papers, Doctoral Colloquium papers and Proposals for Special Sessions should be submitted in long abstract form to a maximum of 5 single spaced pages;
â‘¢ all papers ought to use 12 point Times Roman font; A4 format with 2.5 cm margin on all sides; the word count excludes abstract (approximately 150 words), references and any of the appendices. The first page should indicate the title of the paper, the name(s) of the author(s), their affiliation(s) and their correspondence, as well as the abstract not exceeding 150 words and the keywords not exceeding 5 words. The main body of the paper should follow the keywords. The main body of the paper should follow the abstract.
For additional guidelines, please refer to AGBA’s website and also you can download the paper template in the GIME’s Website.
(2) Submission deadline: The submission deadline is August, 1, 2011.
(3) Paper submission: The author(s) should submit his or her paper to the main paper reviewer’s E-mail: David.McArthur@uvu.edu
(4)Registration and payment: It will be informed later.
For more information about the conference, please visit the following websites:
AGBA: http://agbaonline.net/8th_Annual_World_Congress.html
GIME: http://www.iec.dufe.edu.cn/iecresearch/en/Home.aspx
For further information, please contact: Ge Tingting
Telephone: +86-411-84710812
Email: getingting@dufe.edu.cn / DUFE.Conference.query@gmail.com


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Additional Information

Registrations: USD$400 Includes: Luncheons, Coffee/Tea Conference Proceedings Recognition Awards Special Rate for Local Chinese Delegates: RMB1300 Special Rate for Delegates Based in Least Developed Countries: $200 Foreign Ph.D. Students: $100 Chinese Ph.D. Students: RMB600 Payment: Paypal link is under construction. On site: you could pay cash when you attend the conference.