*ACADEMY FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT (AGBA)* *www.agbaonline.net* <http://www.agbaonline.org/> * * *8th Annual World Congress* *September 15—17, 2011* *Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE)* *Dalian, China* *CALL FOR PAPERS* *Conference Theme:* *"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era".* * * *Distinguished Patron * *Prof. Dr. Li Wei-An* *President: Dongbei University of Finance & Economics* *Dalian, China* * * *Conference Chair* *Prof. Dr. Zhao Yanzhi* *Dean: SII and Director IEC* *Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE)* *Dalian, China* * * *Conference Co-Chair* *Prof. Dr. Mary B. Teagarden* *Thunderbird School of Global Management* *Glendale, Arizona, USA* * * *Conference Co-Chair* *Prof. Dr. Tariq Malik* *Founder & Deputy Director: ICOIS* *Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, * *Dalian, China* * * *AGBA Chair* *Prof. Dr. Norman Wright* *Dean: Woodbury School of Business* *Utah Valley University* *Orem, Utah, USA.* * * *Program Chair and Conference Director * *Dr. David N. McArthur* *Chair: Department of Management* *Woodbury School of Business* *Utah Valley University* *Orem, UT 84057-5999, USA* *Email: **[log in to unmask]* *Registration and Submission Deadline: August 1, 2011* * * *About the Conference: * *The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era." The conference will feature competitive papers, plenary sessions, case studies, poster presentations, student papers, and panel sessions. Submissions will be subjected to a double-blind review and will be published in the refereed conference proceedings (Advances in Global Business Research, ISS# 1549-9332). * * * *The primary goal of the conference is to provide a unique global platform to facilitate the exchange of leading edge ideas for effective advancement of knowledge in the field of business administration and entrepreneurship. This will be achieved through multi-disciplinary presentations and discussions of current business and development issues in developing and developed countries. * * * *We welcome the submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as well as all functional areas of business administration and entrepreneurship. If you are uncertain whether your paper fits the conference theme or not, please contact our Program Chair and Conference Director: **Dr. David N. McArthur at **[log in to unmask]* * * *Best papers presented at AGBA's 8th world congress would be published in the special issues of the Journal for Global Business Advancement (** www.inderscience.com/jgba* <http://www.inderscience.com/jgba>*), and the Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (** www.inderscience.com/jibed* <http://www.inderscience.com/jibed>*). * * * *Registrations:* *USD$400 Includes**:* · *Luncheons, Coffee/Tea* · *Dinner Banquet * · *Conference Proceedings* · *Recognition Awards* * * · *Special Rate for Local Chinese Delegates: USD$200 (or equivalent in Yuan)* · *Ph.D. Students USD$100 (or equivalent in Yuan)* * * *Cheers. Zafar* -- Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed BBA (New York), MBA (Texas), Ph.D., (Utah), D.Litt., (India) Renong Distinguished Endowed Chair of Marketing and Professor of International Business Director: Malaysian Center for International Business Education and Research (Malaysian CIBER) President/CEO: Academy for Global Business Advancement Editor-in-Chief: Journal for Global Business Advancement Graduate School of Management Universiti Putra Malaysia 43400 UPM Serdang Selangor Darul Ehsan MALAYSIA Email: [log in to unmask] Office Phone #: +60-389-46-77-89 Mobile #: + 60-166-88-41-00 Skype ID: zafaruahmed "Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear & the blind can see." (Mark Twain) http://gsm.upm.edu.my/gsm-Renong_Chair.htm ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.