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*8th Annual World Congress***

*September 15—17, 2011***

*Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE)***

*Dalian, China***


*Conference Theme:*

*"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era".*

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*Distinguished Patron ***

*Prof. Dr. Li Wei-An*

*President: Dongbei University of Finance & Economics*

*Dalian, China*

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*Conference Chair***

*Prof. Dr. Zhao Yanzhi*

*Dean: SII and Director IEC*

*Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE)*

*Dalian, China*

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*Conference Co-Chair***

*Prof. Dr. Mary B. Teagarden*

*Thunderbird School of Global Management*

*Glendale, Arizona, USA*

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*Conference Co-Chair***

*Prof. Dr. Tariq Malik*

*Founder & Deputy Director: ICOIS*

*Dongbei University of Finance & Economics, *

*Dalian, China*

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*AGBA Chair***

*Prof. Dr. Norman Wright*

*Dean: Woodbury School of Business*

*Utah Valley University*

*Orem, Utah, USA.*

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*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*

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*Registration and Submission Deadline:  August 15, 2011***

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*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). *

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*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. *

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*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
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*Best papers presented at AGBA's 8th world congress would be published in
the special issues of the Journal for Global Business Advancement (*** <>*), and
the Journal
for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (*** <>*). *

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*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)***

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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 Centre 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

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Mobile #: + 60--166--88--41—00
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