International Conference on Business Management 2011 (ICoBM 2011)

Venue: Pearl-Continental Hotel, Lahore.

Location: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Event Date/Time: Jan 05, 2011 End Date/Time: Jan 06, 2011
Registration Date: Jun 15, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jun 15, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 15, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Jun 15, 2010
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Financial crisis that hit the global economy recently has brought business management practices into focus into a number of ways. From corporate governance issue to improving productivity and securing organizations against shocks that start from one corner of the globe and rapidly reach all sectors in domino effect.

The first international conference on Business management aims to capturing the knowledge, both theoretical and empirical which will assist in preparing organization to manage business under all environmental conditions.

This Conference is organized collectively by the School of Business and Economics of the University of Management and Technology, Institute of Administrative Science of Punjab University and Institute of Business Administration, Sukkur.

Following are the conference tracks:



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General Management 1. Change Management 2. Crisis Management 3. Facilities Planning & Management 4. Behavior Change: Methodology, Concepts, and Practice 5. Cognitive modeling 6. Innovation and management issues within multinational corporations Operations Management 1. Six Sigma and Quality Management 2. Productivity 3. Operations Planning & Control 4. Process Measurement & Improvement 5. Project Management 6. Scheduling 7. Human Factors in Operations Management 8. Inventory Management 9. Maintenance & Management Knowledge Management 1. Intellectual property and knowledge management 2. Human Capital Management 3. Knowledge Management and Systems Supply Chain Management 1. Modeling Supply Chain Performance 2. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Supply Chain Management 3. Sustainability and Supply Chain management 4. Logistics and Scheduling 5. Innovation in services, logistics and supply-chain management 6. Distributed Product Development in Supply Chains 7. Interdependencies between Innovation Management and Supply Chain Performance 8. Global Logistics Management Human Resource Management 1. HR System and Organizational Performance 2. Adaptability of SHRM in developing countries 3. Role of SHRM in Strategy Formulation and Implementation 4. Role of SHRM in Knowledge-based Competition 5. Human Capital Diversity and Organizational Performance 6. Transferability of HR Practices between Parents and Subsidiaries in MNCs Economics 1. Micro Economics 2. Macro Economics 3. International Economics and Finance 4. Development Economics 5. Developing Countries and Global Economy 6. Public Sector Economics 7. Econometrics: Theory and Practice 8. Environmental Economics 9. Other Areas of Economics Leadership and Governance 1. Leadership and Change 2. Gender and Leadership 3. E-leadership 4. Corporate Governance and Leadership 5. Leadership Assessment 6. Leadership Simulations 7. Leadership Development 8. Leadership and Entrepreneurship 9. Public Administration Finance 1. Technological Alliances, Mergers and Acquisitions 2. Business Process Re-engineering 3. Business Intelligence 4. Stock Market Bubbles 5. IPO Strategies 6. Corporate Finance and Governance 7. Risk Diversification in Emerging Economies 8. Corporate Disclosure Practices, Institutional Investors, and Stock Return Volatility 9. Emerging issues in Behavioral Finance Marketing 1. Technology Transfer, Marketing and Commercialization 2. Market Structure and Pricing 3. Product Design and Management 4. Brand Management 5. Retail and Distribution Management 6. Consumer Behavior & Customer Satisfaction 7. Advertising 8. E-Commerce 9. Service Marketing 10. Corporate Social Responsibility Entrepreneurship 1. Small Business Entrepreneurship 2. Cultural Entrepreneurship: Legitimacy and the Acquisition of Resources 3. Alliance Entrepreneurship and Firm Market Performance 4. Entrepreneurial Management 5. Entrepreneurial Resources and Organizational Choices 6. Family Business Management 7. Women Entrepreneurship 8. Small & Medium Enterprises Organization Behavior 1. Power and Politics in Organization 2. Effective Communication between Departments in Organization 3. Cultural Impacts of Internal & External Environment on Organization 4. The Impact of Strength of National Organization Culture 5. Impact of Diversity in Organization 6. Power Distance and Gender Issues in an Organization 7. How Globalization / Internationalization Impacts Organizations in Pakistan Information System 1. Social Capital and Information & Communication Technology 2. E-Business in Developing Countries 3. Information Technology and Organizations 4. Information System Strategy and Management Conversions 5. Sociology of Technology 6. Business Information Technology Alignment 7. User Behavior in E-Commerce and M-Commerce 8. Business Process Management 9. Technopreneurship