AGBA---Thailand Chapter Annual Conference



January 8---10, 2014  


at the

King Mongkut's Institute of Technology at Ladkrabang

(Bangkok, Thailand)



Conference Theme:

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era”.


Conference Chair:

Shawn Carraher

University of Texas at Dallas

Dallas, Texas, USA


Conference Co-Chair:

John Humphreys

Texas A&M  University  at Commerce

Commerce, Texas, USA


Conference Hosts:

Jirasek Trimetsoontorn

Chalita Srinuan

King Mongkut's Institute of Technology at Ladkrabang

Bangkok, Thailand


Conference Keynote Speaker:

Craig Julian

Southern Cross University



Conference Distinguished Speaker:

Cihan Cobanoglu

Professor and Dean
College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership 
University of South Florida at Sarasota-Manatee

Sarasota-Manatee, Florida, USA

AGBA Chair:

Norman Wright


Woodbury School of Business

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah, USA


Program Chair:

David N. McArthur


Department of Management

Woodbury School of Business

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah, USA

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Registration and Submission Deadline: December 1, 2013


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 process and will be published in the refereed American conference proceedings (Advances in Global Business Research, ISS# 1549-9332).


Conference Goal:

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, and (2) 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]


Publication Opportunities:

Best papers presented at AGBA's Thailand Chapter annual conference would be published in the special issues of the following 6 globally respected journals: (i)Journal for Global Business Advancement, (ii) Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, (iii) Journal of Management History, (iv) Journal of Technology Management in China, (v) Journal of Family Business, (vi) Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, and (vii) Journal of Transnational Management.



·         USD$500 includes:

·         Luncheons, Coffee/Tea

·         Dinner Banquet

·         Conference Proceedings

·         Recognition Awards

·         Special Rate for Ph.D., Students USD$250

·         Special Rate for Thai  Delegates: TB 6,000

·         Special Rate for Thai Ph.D., Students: TB 3,000.


Thank You Very Much.



Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed

BBA (New York), MBA (Texas), Ph.D., (Utah), D.Litt., (India)

Professor of Marketing and International Business

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


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