<http://cladea.org/> <http://cladea.org/> www.cladea2011.com CALL FOR PAPERS CLADEA Sheraton Convention Center San Juan, Puerto Rico October 20-23, 2011 Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development: The Economic Future of Latin America The Latin American Council of Schools of Management (CLADEA) and the Ana G. Méndez University System (AGMUS) invites academics, administrators, and practitioners to participate in the XLVI Assembly of CLADEA. This event is designed for all people whose research is related to the study of Latin American Business and Economic development, especially in terms of innovation and entrepreneurial development. Guidelines for Submitting Proposals Papers may be submitted in Spanish, Portuguese, or English. Text, quotes and bibliographic references must follow style guidelines established by the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition. Papers will be reviewed by scholars in each track under a blind review process. To personally present a paper and have it included in the Conference proceedings publication, at least one of the authors must be dully registered to attend the CLADEA 2011 Annual Conference and have paid the corresponding registration fee. The presented papers may be considered for publication on a special issue of ACADEMIA. The papers must be unpublished and must relate directly to one of the following tracks: I. Entrepreneurship II. Management of Innovation and Technology III. Management and Operations Management IV. Economic Policies and Economic Development V. Human Resources and Business Social Responsibility VI. Accounting and Finance VII. Marketing and Sales VIII. Professional Development Workshops I. Entrepreneurship a. Business Development b. SME's c. Social Entrepreneurship d. Family Business e. Sustainable Development f. New Ventures II. Management of Innovation and Technology a. Commercialization b. Technology Transfer c. New Venture Creation through Web based Technologies d. Management of Information Security III. Management and Operations Management a. Business Policies and Strategies b. Business Competitiveness c. Corporate Governance d. International Management e. Supply Chain f. Operations Management in Services Industry g. Transparency IV. Economic Policies and Economic Development a. Economic Models b. Economic Development and Regional Integration c. Globalization d. The Impact of Neoliberal Economic Policies e. Fiscal and Monetary Policies in Government f. The Impact of Public Policy on Economic Development V. Human Resources and Business Social Responsibility a. Organizational Behavior b. Diversity c. Gender Studies d. Expatriates Management e. Motivation on the Workplace f. Leadership Styles g. Labor Relations h. Triple Bottom Line (People, Planet, Profit) i. Social Capital Development VI. Accounting and Finance a. Financial Markets b. Investments and Risk Management c. International Accounting and International Finance d. Microfinance and Micro-lending e. Banking Policies f. Forensic Accounting g. Auditing h. Behavioral Finance VII. Marketing and Sales a. The Marketing Concept b. Pricing and Product Decisions c. Consumer Behavior d. Retail Sales Management e. The Massive Distribution f. Markets and Marketing Research g. Marketing Ethics VIII. Professional Development Workshops a. Learning Assessment b. Bloom's Taxonomy c. Teaching and Research Strategies d. Use of Technology in the Classroom e. Teaching using the Case Methodology f. Business Simulations Style guidelines for submitting papers: To have a paper considered, authors must provide the contact information requested in the section for submitting papers. Format guidelines for submitting papers: 1. Letter size paper (8.5" x 11") 2. MS Word for Windows (1997-2003 o more recent) 3. Font: Times New Roman, Size: 12 4. Double Spaced (2.0) 5. One inch (1") margins all around (top, bottom, right, left) 6. Titles centered, in bold, font size 16 7. Subtitles aligned on left margin, bold, font size 14, single spaced Text guidelines for submitting papers: 1. Do not include name(s) of author(s) 2. The paper must have the following sections: a. Abstract: 200 words maximum b. Three Keywords c. Introduction d. Theoretical Basis (Literature Review) e. Research Objectives f. Methodology g. Data Analysis h. Results Conclusions j. References (APA style) i. Appendix, tables, figures and/or graphs (APA style) 3. Number of pages: eight (8) minimum and sixteen (16) maximum, including illustrations, notes, and bibliography. Guidelines for the Abstract: 1. Do not include name(s) of author(s) 2. Submission of the abstract is required to ensure the paper's topic adheres to the track indicated by the author(s). 3. The abstract should have no more than 300 words and its content must include a brief introduction, the methodology, results and conclusions. a. Cover Page b. Title c. Name(s) of author(s) d. University or Organization e. School, Faculty or Department Address f. Country g. E-mail address h. Telephone (country code + city code + telephone) i. Text j. Abstract or Complete Paper DEADLINES Deadline for receiving abstracts June 15, 2011 Notice to authors of accepted papers July 15, 2011 Deadline for receiving revised papers in final form August 15, 2011 Disclosure of accepted papers September 15, 2011 For additional information, please visit http:www.cladea2011.com or contact : Prof. Pedro A. Hernández López ([log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> ) Chair, CLADEA 2011 Dean, School of Business Administration Universidad Metropolitana Dra. Maritza I. Espina ([log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> ) Co-Chair, CLADEA 2011 Dean, School of Business Administration Universidad del Este Dr. Marcelino Rivera López ([log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> ) Co-Chair, CLADEA 2011 Dean, School of Business and Entrepreneurship Universidad del Turabo About CLADEA The Latin American Council of Schools of Management is a premier global network of business schools. This worldwide organization provides a forum for international cooperation and reciprocity between the world's leading academic institutions. CLADEA's membership includes over 140 leading business schools in Latin America, North America, Europe, and Oceania dedicated to offering high quality professional education and fostering scholarly research into public and private sector management. Saludos, Juan Carlos Sosa Varela, MBA, PhD Associate Professor School of Business & Entrepreneurship Turabo University P.O. 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