*ACADEMY FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT (AGBA)* *www.agbaonline.net* * * *9th Annual World Congress* *March 19---21, 2012 * *At* *Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST)* *Ajman (Near Dubai), United Arab Emirates* *http://www.ajman.ac.ae/agba2011/index.htm* *CALL FOR PAPERS* *Conference Theme:* *"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise of UAE".* * *** *Conference Chair:*** *Prof. Dr. Mary B. Teagarden* *Editor: Thunderbird International Business Review* *Thunderbird School of Global Management* *Glendale, Arizona, USA* * * *AGBA Chair:*** *Prof. Dr. Norman Wright* *Dean: Woodbury School of Business* *Utah Valley University* *Orem, Utah, USA* * * *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]* * * *Registration and Submission Deadline: January 15, 2012* * *** *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). * * * *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. * * * *Major highlights of the conference would be (1) faculty development workshops, (2) industrial visits, and (3) one to one mentoring of selected doctoral students. * * * *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]* * * *Best papers presented at AGBA's 9th world congress would be published in the special issues of the Journal for Global Business Advancement ( www.inderscience.com/jgba), and the Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (www.inderscience.com/jibed). * * * *Registration:*** · *USD$400 Includes**:* · *Luncheons, Coffee/Tea* · *Dinner Banquet * · *Conference Proceedings* · *Recognition Awards* · *Special Rate for Ph.D., Students USD$200 * * * *Cheers. Zafar* -- *Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed* *BBA (New York), MBA (Texas), Ph.D., (Utah), D.Litt., (India)* *Professor of Marketing and International Business* *Director: Saudi Center for International Business Education and Research (Saudi CIBER)* *Formerly Tenured Professor of Marketing at Texas A&M University at Commerce (USA) * *Founding President/CEO: Academy for Global Business Advancement* *Founding Editor-in-Chief: Journal for Global Business Advancement* *Department of Marketing* *College of Management Sciences* *University of Dammam* *P. O. Box #: 2404* *Dammam City 31451, Eastern Province* *Kingdom of Saudi Arabia* *Email: [log in to unmask]* *Skype ID: zafaruahmed* *Mobile #: + (966)-541-248-100* ____ 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.