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*AGBA’s 11th World Congress *


*September 12---14, 2014   *

*at *

*Jaipur City (State of Rajasthan), INDIA*


*Conference Theme*

*"Business and Entrepreneurship Development *

*in a Globalized Era and the Rise of India**”.*

*Conference Chair:*

*Mary Teagarden*

*Editor-in-Chief: *

*Thunderbird International Business Review*

*Thunderbird School of Global Management *

*Glendale,** Arizona, USA*

*Keynote Speaker:*

*Rajan Varadarajan*

*Texas A&M University*

*College Station, Texas, 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] <[log in to unmask]>*

*Registration and Submission Deadline: July 1, 2014*

*About the Conference:*

*The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship
Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise of India". 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.*

*Conference Highlights: *

*Major highlights of the conference would be (1) entrepreneurship
development seminars, (2) faculty development workshops, (3)  networking
with distinguished Indian entrepreneurs, traders and merchants,  (4) Doing
Business in India presentations by businesspersons, (5) one-to-one
mentoring of se*l*ected doctoral students, and (6) an opportunity to
socialize with few Indian royal families over gourmet dinner at the Jaipur
Palace Hotel.*

*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] <[log in to unmask]>*

*Publication Opportunities:*

*Best papers presented at the conference would be published in the special
issues of the following 8 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 (vii) Journal of
Transnational Management and (viii) Thunderbird International Business


·         *USD$500 includes:*

·         *Luncheons, Coffee/Tea*

·         *Dinner Banquet*

·         *Conference Proceedings*

·         *Recognition Awards*

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

·         *Special Rate for Indian Delegates:  TBA*

·         *Special Rate for Indian Ph.D., Students: TBA *

*Review Process:*

*Authors must submit full paper(s) as per submission guidelines. All full
length manuscripts will be subjected to a double blind peer review process,
which takes between 4 to 6 weeks for conclusion. Based on the
recommendation of the reviewers, the conference committee will then decide
whether the paper(s) should be accepted, revised or rejected. Accepted
manuscripts will be published in the referred US conference proceedings
(Advances in Global Business Research, ISS# 1549-9332). Reviewers play an
essential role in the peer review process. Our endeavor to administer a
fair and timely review process for all of our manuscripts and to publish
only papers of the highest quality is largely dependent upon the fabulous
contribution of our world-class anonymous reviewers. Reviewers’
contribution  in accomplishing these important objectives and meeting these
deadlines is greatly appreciated and would be recognized at the conference
award ceremony. *

*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,

*P.O.Box #: 13-5053, Chouran*

*Beirut 1102--2801*


*Skype ID: zafaruahmed*

*Email: **[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>

*Mobile #: **+961-70-972-480*<>
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