The Twenty First World Business Congress of The International Management Development Association (IMDA) devoted to "Global Competitiveness in a Time of Economic Uncertainty and Social Change: Current Issues and Future Expectations" will be held in Helsinki, Finland from July 4th through 8th, 2012 in cooperation with HAAGA-HELIA  University of Applied Sciences.  Scholarly papers, panel/special session proposals, and case study exercises for presentation and subsequent publication in the award winning refereed Congress Proceedings in a book and CD form and in a number of scholarly journals are invited. In addition to sharing scholarship regarding global business issues, the Congress is designed to offer an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world and exchange of information and ideas on a variety of global business topics. 

The call for papers is attached. Please note that the paper submission deadline is April 2nd, 2012. The manuscripts should  be submitted to the appropriate track co-chairs according to the outline suggested in the Congress Call for Papers. Will you please circulate this call for papers among your colleagues whom you may think might attend the congress. 

For more information about the Congress, visit the Association's Web site at  

Any specific Congress related questions should be directed to Congress Program Co-chairs  Dr. Erdener Kaynak at  [log in to unmask]  or Dr. Kip Becker at [log in to unmask]  

Best regards.

Erdener Kaynak
Congress Program Co-chair
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