INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

7th SGBED Research Symposium of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development (SGBED)

Managing Business in a Digital Age: Opportunities & Challenges

 

December 17-19, 2018

Place: Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, UAE

Website: http://www.sgbed.com/7th-research-symposium/

Download Call for Papers: http://www.sgbed.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Call-for-papers_7th-SGBED-Symposium_Dubai.pdf

 

Nature and Scope of the Conference: Digital phenomenon is impacting all aspects of business, institutions and society at a speed and depth that never been experienced before. Diffusion of new technologies such as mobile, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, Big Data, robotics, 3D printing, apps, e-commerce, streaming and other web-based products and services have become an integral part of business and society. Digital formats have transformed production and delivery of a wide range of goods and services and created opportunities and challenges. Given the dynamics of the digital age the 7th SGBED research symposium is inviting conceptual and empirical research papers, research works in progress, case studies, and proposals for panel sessions on, but not limited to the following topics:

 

Advances in Digital Technologies and Development:

Digital Technologies across Urban and Rural Communities; Agriculture, Manufacturing & Services; Health Care, Education; Tourism & Hospitality, Entertainment, etc.

Knowledge, Human Capital & Data Management in a Digital Age:

HR, Intellectual Capital, Technology Management, Technological Forecasting & Big Data

Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Micro Enterprises in a Digital Age:

Mobile Technology, “Apps,” Crowd Funding & Enterprise Development

Marketing & Consumer Behavior in a Digital Age:

E-commerce; B to B; B to C; C to C Transactions

Sales Force Management & CRM in a Digital Age

Integrated Marketing Communications in a Digital Age:

Digital Advertising; Social Media & Social Networks

Supply Chain Management in a Digital Age

Digital Technology in Government & Delivery of Public Goods & Services:

Role of Biometric Identity Cards (e.g., Aadhaar in India)

Banking, Finance, Accounting, Taxation & Payment Systems in a Digital Age

Privacy, Cyber Threats & Security Issues

 

Deadlines:

Submission of Abstract or Full Papers: November 15, 2018

Acceptance notification will be sent on rolling basis.

 

Submission Guidelines:

Submission of Abstract or Full Papers: November 15, 2018

Acceptance notification will be sent on rolling basis.

 

Submission Guidelines:

Submissions must be formatted as follows: 8.5 “x11” or 216 × 279 mm), with one-inch (2.5 cm) margins, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12-point font. List of the notes and bibliography at the end of the manuscript

Paper should strictly adhere to the APA format and reference style.

Submit manuscript by email attachment to MS word to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Participate in the conference.

Please indicate Submission type : Full Competitive Paper, Special Topics / Panel Session, Abstracts, Doctoral Dissertation, and Student Paper.

Full Competitive Papers

The cover page should include authors’ information: names, affiliation, mailing addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers with the name of the primary author for further contact.

30 pages, double-spaced; including references, tables and figures, accompanied by an abstract, not 200 words, with key-words as appropriate for the theme.

 

Submission of Abstracts

Provide full name, affiliation, contact information, email, phone number in a separate page; and bibliography is not counted towards the page limit. The abstract should be limited to a maximum of 4 pages in double spaced. Provide an abstract and state the key word (s) as appropriate for the theme of your submission. The abstract should highlight research objectives, theoretical frameworks and / or hypotheses, proposed research methodology and results (if applicable), and expected contribution to literature as well as managerial implications.

If you are unsure if your presentation meets our guidelines, please ask us. We would rather talk to you about issues in advance of sending you to rejection notice.

Special Issues of Peer-reviewed Journals: (For details, contact special issue editors)

Only full papers are considered for special issues. All the submissions will be subjected to the review process of the concerned journals .

Journal of Knowledge Management (Emerald, ABDC A Category, Scopus Index)   Following the research symposium, the authors of selected high quality papers will be able to make substantial revision and improvement according to journals. Regular Issue of the Journal of Knowledge Management (IF5y: 3.293). Revised and submitted the traditional papers will be undergo the double blind peer review process.

International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets (Inderscience, ABDC) – View call for papers – Guest Editors: Isaac Wanasika, University of Northern Colorado, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;   Yam B. Limbu, Montclair State University,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Ying Hua, University of International Business and Economics,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;  Na Wang, Huaqiao University,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     

International Journal of Sustainable Society (Inderscience, Scopus) – View call for papers – Guest Editors: Gouher Ahmed, Skyline University College, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; C. Jayachandran, Montclair State University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Yam B. Limbu, Montclair State University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Journal of Business Analytics (IGI, Scopus) –  Guest Editors: Yam B. Limbu, Montclair State University,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Silvio Cardinali, Università Politecnica Delle Marche, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Gouher Ahmed, Skyline University College, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Special Issues of Peer-reviewed Journals: (For details, contact special issue editors)

Only full papers are considered for special issues. All the submissions will be subjected to the review process of the concerned journals .
  1. Journal of Knowledge Management (Emerald, ABDC A Category, Scopus Index) Following the research symposium, the authors of selected high quality papers will be able to make substantial revision and improvement according to journals. Regular Issue of the Journal of Knowledge Management (IF5y: 3.293). Revised and submitted the traditional papers will be undergo the double blind peer review process.

  2. JCC: The Business and Economic Research Journal (Emerald, Scopus Index) – Vincent Charles, CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School, PUCP, Peru, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Zhiyong Yang, Hebei University of Economics and Business, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Peng Zou, Harbin Institute of Technology, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  3. International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets (Inderscience, Scopus Index) – Isaac Wanasika, University of Northern Colorado, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Yam B. Limbu, Montclair State University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;

  4. Ying Hua, University of International Business and Economics, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Na Wang, Huaqiao University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  5. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector ( IGI Global, Scopus Index ) – Shuang Ma, Beijing International Studies University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Qiuyan Tao, Beijing Union University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  6. International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management ( IGI Gobal, Scopus Index ) – Yonggui Wang, University of International Business and Economics, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Xiaojun Fan, ShangHai University, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Best Paper Awards:

Best Paper Award: SGBED Cash Award for the Best Paper; Skyline University Award for the Second Best Paper

 

Registration Fee and Payment: The fee will be taken in AED at the time of payment

  Faculty Student Business / Executives
Early registration until November 16, 2018: $ 325.00
$ 200.00
$ 325.00
Regular registration after November 17, 2018: $ 375.00
$ 250.00
$ 375.00
Accompanying spouse or a friend: $ 250.00
   

Special rates ($275 each) are available for groups of 5 or more if the fees can be remitted all at once, valid until November 16, 2018.

 

Registration

Please follow the link for the payment of Registration Fees

https://payment.skylineuniversity.ac.ae/Outsiders.aspx

 

Refund Policy

All cancellations must be notified by e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to the Co-Chair & Host Coordinator. The following conditions will be applied:

- 30 days or more before conference: a 25% cancellation fee will be withheld for administrative fee

- 30 days or less days: no refund

Reimbursement will be processed after the conference

 

VISA

For information regarding visa, please visit the following link

https://www.visitdubai.com/en/business-in-dubai/plan-your-trip/visa-and-entry-information

Accommodation

For more information on Dubai, hotels and leisure, please visit the following link

https://www.visitdubai.com/en/business-in-dubai/plan-your-trip

Travel

For discounted air tickets from our official travel partner Emirates Airlines, please visit the following link

http://www.emirates.com/7thIntlresearchSymposium

 

Organizing Committee:

Mr. Kamal Puri, Patron, Skyline University College, UAE

Mr. Nitin Anand, Patron, Skyline University College, UAE

Dr. C. Jayachandran, President, SGBED, Montclair State University, USA

Dr. Samir Chatterjee, Chair, SGBED Board, Curtin University, Australia

Dr. Mohammad Inairat, Co-Chair, Skyline University College, UAE

Dr. Gouher Ahmed, Co-Chair & Host Coordinator, Skyline University College, UAE

Dr. Silvio Cardinali, Co-Chair & VP, SGBED, Università Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy

Dr. Yam B. Limbu, Co-Chair & VP, SGBED, Montclair State University, USA

Dr. Abdul Syed Malik, Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

 

Proceedings Editors:

Dr. Gouher Ahmed, Co-Chair & Host Coordinator, Skyline University College, UAE

Dr. Yam B. Limbu, Co-Chair & VP, SGBED, Montclair State University, USA

Dr. Silvio Cardinali, Co-Chair & VP, SGBED, Università Politecnica Delle Marche, Italy

Dr. C. Jayachandran, President, SGBED, Montclair State University, USA

 

Principal Sponsors:

Dubai Tourism, Government of Dubai 

 

Emirates Airlines, Official Travel Partner

 

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