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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:*

*Shawn M. Carraher *
*Naveen Jindal School of Management *

*The University of Texas at Dallas*

*Richardson, 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*

*Conference City Profile:*

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the "Pink City of India". There are direct daily flights from New Delhi to
Jaipur. It is also part of the Golden Touristic Triangle consisting of
(Delhi, Agra and Jaipur).*

*About the Conference:*

*The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship
Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise of India as a member of
BRICS". 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 Gala Dinner at the
Jaipur Palace Hotel.*

*Conference Host/Sponsor:*

*Our conference is being sponsored by the Federation of Indian Chamber of
Commerce and Industry Female Division (FICCI---FLO).*

*Conference Venue:*

*Conference would be held in a Palace, that has been converted into a 5
star hotel.  *

*Manuscript Submissions:*

*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:  IR: 12,000*

         *Special Rate for Indian Ph.D., Students: IR: 6,000 *

*Review Process:*

*Authors must submit paper(s) as per submission guidelines. All
 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 American conference proceedings (Advances in
Global Business Research, ISS# 1549-9332). *

*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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