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*9th Annual World Congress*

*March 19---21, 2012 *

*Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST)*

*Ajman (Near Dubai), United Arab Emirates*


*Conference Theme:*

*"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise
of UAE".*

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*Conference Chair:***

*Prof. Dr. Mary B. Teagarden*

*Editor: Thunderbird International Business Review*

*Thunderbird School of Global Management*

*Glendale, Arizona, USA*

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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:***

*Dr. David N. McArthur*

*Chair: Department of Management*

*Woodbury School of Business*

*Utah Valley University*

*Orem, Utah, USA*

*Email: [log in to unmask]*

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*Registration and Submission Deadline:  January 15, 2012*

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*About the Conference: ***

*The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship
Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise of UAE." 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 process 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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*Major highlights of the conference would be (1) faculty development
workshops, (2) industrial visits, and (3) one to one mentoring of selected
doctoral students. *

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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: Dr. David N.
McArthur via his email:   [log in to unmask]*

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*Best papers presented at AGBA's 9th 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 Ph.D., Students USD$200 *

·       *Special Rate for Delegates Based in the Least Developed Countries:

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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

Email: [log in to unmask]
Mobile #: + 60--166--88--41—00
Skype ID: zafaruahmed

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