** *ACADEMY FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT (AGBA)* ** *www.agba.us* <http://www.agba.us/>**** * * *10th Annual World Congress* ** *June 15---17, 2013 * *at the* ** *Asian Institute of Technology * *(Thailand)* *www.ait.asia* <http://www.ait.asia/>**** ** * * *CALL FOR PAPERS* ** *Conference Theme:* *"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era" * * * ** *Conference Keynote Speaker:* *Rajan Varadarajan* ** *Former Editor: Journal of Marketing and Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science * ***Department Head and Distinguished Professor of Marketing Ford Chair in Marketing and E-Commerce Mays Business School * *Texas A&M University* ** *College Station, Texas, USA * * * ** *Conference Chair:* *Mary B. Teagarden* ** *Editor: Thunderbird International Business Review* *Thunderbird School of Global Management* ** *Glendale, Arizona, USA* * * *AGBA Chair:* *Norman Wright* *Dean: Woodbury School of Business* ** *Utah Valley University* *Orem, Utah, USA* * * *Program Chair:* *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: April 15, 2013* * * ** *Proceedings: * *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 process and will be published in the refereed US 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. * ** * * *Conference Highlights:* *Major highlights of the conference would be complimentary (1) faculty development workshops, (2) AACSB accreditation seminar, (3) industrial visits focused on doing business in Thailand, and (4) 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: David N. McArthur via his email: **[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>** ** ** * * *Journal Publications:* *Best papers presented at AGBA's 10th world congress would be published in the special issues of following 6 journals: * *(i) Journal for Global Business Advancement, (ii) Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, * *(iii) EuroMed Journal of Business, (iv) Journal of Management History, (v) Journal of Technology Management in China * *and (iv) Journal of Family Business. * ** * * *2013 BEST AGBA Dissertation Award:* ** *Proposals for the conferment of “2013 BEST AGBA Dissertation Award” are invited to be submitted to the Chair of AGBA Board of Trustees at: ** [log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>**** ** * * *Registration Fee:* * * *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 * *Founding President/CEO: Academy for Global Business Advancement * *Founding Editor-in-Chief: Journal for Global Business Advancement * *Department of Marketing * *School of Business * *(Candidate for AACSB Accreditation) * *Lebanese American University * *(Chartered in the State of New York, USA) * *(Accredited by the New England Association of Universities and Colleges, USA) * *P.O.Box #: 13-5053, Chouran * *Beirut 1102--2801 * *Lebanon * *Skype ID: zafaruahmed * *Email: **[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]> ____ 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.