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Call for papers for the Journal of Business Research. JBR will  
publish two special issues from the conference papers at GIKA 2015.


Deadline: February 28th, 2015

5th GIKA Conference in 2015: GIKA Europe/Atlantic, and the Journal of 


The Conference of the Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy 
(GIKA): "New Knowledge Impacts on Designing Implementable Innovative 
Realities" will be held in Valencia (Spain).  JBR will participate in 
this 5th GIKA Conference. The Conference will take place from July 
13th (Monday) to July 16th (Thursday), 2015. 

The theme of GIKA 2015 is New Knowledge Impacts on Designing 
Implementable Innovative Realities, hosting special issues on:

1.	New Knowledge Impacts on Designing Implementable Innovative 
Realities (open topic to provide a platform to discuss the challenges 
pertaining to contemporary issues in multidisciplinary research in 
the development of theoretical and practice knowledge of business, 
management and economy).

2.	Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Crisp and Fuzzy Set, in 
Business and Management (exclusively on the research methods).

First edition of GIKA received papers by scholars from 15 countries, 
the second GIKA Conference boasted papers by researchers from more 
than 40 countries, third edition of GIKA received papers by scholars 
from 31 countries. We are announcing the fourth GIKA Conference. 
Feedback and Q&A sessions, including suggestions from editors of 
international journals attending the Conference, helped the authors 
publish their papers. Each edition of the GIKA Conference offers the 
chance to publish in the JBR with a special issue edition containing 
the best papers from the Conference. In GIKA 2015 we are honored to 
announce that there are TWO SPECIAL ISSUES of JBR to publish best 
papers in 2016. In addition to paper presentation sessions, paper 
symposiums, and plenary speech sessions by top international 
scholars, the Conference provides new programs, including a pre-
conference research methodology workshop (by Professor Arch 
Woodside), a keynote speech and a meet-the-editor session on how to 
publish in the Journal of Business Research (JBR) (by the JBR editor, 
Arch Woodside). Meanwhile, the Conference also welcome teaching case 
studies and research case studies.

The 2015 GIKA Conference will be held in Valencia, Spain. Valencia is 
a beautiful city (please visit
your-trip-to-valencia/general-info/tourist-info for more details) 
with many fascinating historical monuments, excellent cuisine and a 
lively Mediterranean atmosphere. March, July and August are the most 
popular months for residents to spend their Fallas Fiestas (in 
March), and summer break when often taking the chance to enjoy the 
city’s beaches.

The Conference welcomes researchers from all over the world. Some top 
important scholars will be prepared to share their advice for your 
development at GIKA 2015. 

Domingo Ribeiro and Kun Huang Huarng 

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