2nd Annual Summit on Business and Entrepreneurial Studies (2nd ASBES 201)

Venue: Hilton Hotel

Location: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 16, 2012
Registration Date: Sep 14, 2012
Early Registration Date: Aug 31, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 17, 2012
Paper Submission Date: Sep 14, 2012
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2nd Annual Summit on Business and Entrepreneurial Studies (2nd ASBES 2012) is a traditional conference for scholars of business and entrepreneurial studies, welcoming participants from around the world, with broad and diverse research interests. Among the many topics related to business and entrepreneurship, the special focus of 2nd ASBES 2012 is on Social Responsibility, Professional Ethics and Management. Issues of ethical business, social and environmental sustainability and cohesion of organizations, fair remuneration of workers and management have become prominent during the recent financial crises.

The aim of the conference is to present and discuss research that contributes to the sharing of new theoretical, methodological and empirical knowledge, and to better understanding of business and entrepreneurship practices, in particular in the field of social responsibility and ethics in business. Papers related to issues of business in multicultural societies are also welcome.

All papers will undergo a blind peer review process and all accepted papers will be published in the Refereed Conference Proceedings with an ISBN.

Conference Proceedings also will be submitted to Thomson Reuters for indexing in Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science) and Scopus -Subject to their approval.


Contributions from various areas of business and entrepreneurship are welcome. Meanwhile, scholars in other disciplines offering new perspectives on the conference theme are encouraged to participate. The conference will focus on the following topics:

1. Business Law & Ethics
2. Entrepreneurship
3. Business Research Methods & Teaching-Related Issues
4. Growth & Innovation
5. Auditing And Corporate Governance
6. Management Science & Strategic, Operational, Production Management
7. International Business & Management
8. Innovative Business Models & Organizational Change
9. Consumer Behaviour & Marketing
10. Information Science And Technology & Business Information Systems
11. IT Governance & E-Business
12. Sustainable Development & Resource Management
13. Capital Resources & Financing Entrepreneurship
14. Human Resources & Health Care Management
15. Human Resource Management & Education
16. Public Administration & Regional Development
17. Rural Development & Agribusiness
18. SME Development
19. Tourism & Hospitality
20. Economic Development & Globalization
21. Sustainable Development & Business
22. Development Research & Methods
23. Business, Comparative Advantages & Developing Countries
24. European Union & Developing Regions
25. Development Aid
26. Developing Countries & Global Finance Crisis Consequences
27. International Migration & Development
28. Natural Resources & Security
29. Environmental Limits To Economic Development
30. Indigenous Management Education
31. Human Resource
32. Finance
33. Commercial Insurance/Islamic Insurance (Takaful)
34. Any other related areas pertaining to any issue which is related to Business & Entrepreneurial aspects


Hilton Hotel
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching, 93100, Malaysia

Additional Information

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS Conference Proceeding All accepted papers at our conference are blind reviewed and will be published in the conference proceeding with a ISBN in a CD form. It also will be available in the website and other open source academic site (i.e RePec) for a wider view. These proceeding also will be forwarded to ISI Thomson and Scopus for indexed purpose (subject to their approval). Thus, please follow the submission guideline that can be download from our website. Journal Publication The paper will be reviewed and accepted for journal publication by “Global Research Agency” (which is a print and online peer reviewed international journal) subject to compliance to the comments of the editorial board that will be sent to you on the next January or July issue after the conference if you pay for publication fees. The fee will cover reviewer fee, printing, a complimentary copy for author and courier charges. VENUE, CONFERENCE LUNCH AND DINNER Our conference venue will be at Hilton Hotel, Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia (Tel: +60 82 248200). You will have several feedings such as morning and after-noon break-foods, buffet lunch and conference grand dinner. We welcome you to this international gathering of academics and researchers from many countries of the world.