Call for Papers 2015 InstSIS/IAABR - KEY WEST International Multidisciplinary Academic Conferences Theme: Promoting Global Progress and Excellence in AcademiaT ORGANIZED by: Institute of Strategic and International StudiesR (InstSISR) And International Academy for Advancement of Business ResearchT (IAABRT) DATES: MARCH 15-17, 2015 PLACE: KEY WEST, FLORIDA, USA The Pier House & Caribbean Spa Resort Address: One Duval Street, Key West, Florida USA Discounted rooms are still available at the Pier House & Caribbean Spa Resort and at the Inn of Key West for the InstSIS/IAABR Conference Participants! The timing and location of the 2015 InstSIS/IAABR-Key West Conferences allow blending perfectly research, sunshine and numerous cultural tour programs on land and sea! Two conferences, one location! You are invited to join the International Conferences of the INSTITUTE OF STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIESR (InstSISR) and the INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY FOR ADVANCEMENT OF BUSINESS RESEARCH IAABR in KEY WEST. The conferences are on the same days, at the same venue, and ONE REGISTRATION FEE will allow you to ATTEND BOTH CONFERENCES and to have YOUR PAPER PUBLISHED in one of the double-blind peer-reviewed journals sponsoring the conferences! KEY WEST, the southernmost city in the continental United States, has something for everyone. Discover the haunts of Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams or go back in time to discover the world of pirates, treasure, and shipwrecks. Tour the city and view beautiful architecture and gardens or take a snorkeling or diving trip in the American Caribbean Paradise. End the day with a famous Key West sunset! The InstSIS/IAABR KEY WEST Conferences offers the expected participants from around the World the popular InstSISR 2 FOR 1 ADVANTAGE - 2 OPPORTUNITIES: an OPPORTUNITY to PUBLISH your accepted paper or abstract in a PEER-REFEREED PUBLICATION with ISSN or ISBN number issued by the Library of the Congress + an OPPORTUNITY to PRESENT the results of your work at an INTERNATIONAL FORUM) for 1 LOW FEE!!! The Executive Boards of InstSIS and IAABR are very pleased to announce that the Keynote Address at the 2015 InstSIS/IAARB International Multidisciplinary Academic Conferences in Key West will be delivered by Prof. Dr. Charles Wankel, Professor of Management at St. John's University's Tobin College of Business, New York; recipient of many awards from the Academy of Management; and Vice Rector at the Poznan University of Business in Poland. We believe that all members and friends of the Institute, including all past, present and potential future participants in our conferences, have already noticed that for almost one year now, we have been partnering successfully with the International Academy for Advancement of Business ResearchT (IAABRT). Also, we have been watching with a growing alarm the crimes against humanity committed by an organization acting in a part of the Middle East, and which has been known under the names ISIL, IS, and ISIS. As socially responsible members of society, we ardently condemn these heinous crimes, and we feel that consistent with our personal values and the guiding principles of the Institute of Strategic and International StudiesR, we must change our acronym to InstSISWorldR. Therefore, from now on, you can see this acronym, along with its shortened version, or InstSISR also legally acquired by our organization, in all official announcements made by the Institute of Strategic and International StudiesR. This year, InstSISWorld and IAABR held successful conferences in Key West, Florida (Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Charles Wankel, Professor of Management at St. John's University's Tobin College of Business, New York; recipient of many awards from the Academy of Management; and Vice Rector at the Poznan University of Business in Poland); in Paris (Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Sheila Puffer, University Distinguished Professor and Professor of International Business, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; former Editor of The Academy of Management Executive; and a former member of the Academy of Management's Board of Governors); in Venice (Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Joseph Rallo, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Texas Tech University System); and in Orlando (Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Khalid Alkhathlan, Dean of King Saud University's Business School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). At all these conferences, we were very happy to notice that the number of participants was growing, as well as was the number of represented countries which steadily surpassed the figure 50! Moreover, we are very proud of our growing diversity, as our participants came from various countries and all continents around the world! In about 10 days, we are going to hold a joint conference together with IAABR in Manila from November 5th to November 7th (Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ester Garcia, President of the University of the East, Manila, Philippines) Please visit our Website www.ISISWorld.org for regular updates on our future conferences: Miami Beach, Florida, USA: January 4-6, 2015 Paris, France: May 18-20, 2015 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: July 5-7, 2015 Orlando, Florida, USA: August 20-22, 2015 Las Vegas, USA: October 25-27, 2015 We are proud to announce that the Keynote Address at the Las Vegas Conference in October 2015 will be delivered by Prof. Dr. Rosalie L. Tung, the Ming and Stella Wong Chaired Professor of International Business at Simon Fraser University (Canada); formerly the President of the Academy of Management in 2003-2004 and past President in 2004-2005; at present, Dr. Tung is the President-Elect of the Academy of International Business; and she has also been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, as a Fellow of the Academy of Management, and as a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, among numerous other high-level professional accomplishments. The Editors and Editorial Board Members of the InstSIS/IAABR journals are truly distinguished faculty, who earned their Doctoral degrees from leading academic institutions, such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and who are holders of numerous international awards, among which is the recognition as "The Most Outstanding World Researcher". All members of the InstSIS/IAABR Academic Boards represent recognized universities from all continents. Journals Sponsoring 2015 InstSIS/IAARB International Multidisciplinary Academic Conferences in KEY WEST: . Journal of Strategic and International Studies . Review of Strategic and International Studies . Journal of Academy for Advancement of Business Research . Review of Business and Economic Studies . Review of Social Studies, Law, and Psychology Please note that all papers and abstracts submitted for publication to any of the above journals (or Conference Proceedings) will be double-blind, peer reviewed before a decision for a journal (or Conference Proceedings) publication is made. To be sure, incorporating reviewer comments will make many submitted papers improve to a journal publication quality! Selected papers will be published in JSIS, the flagship journal of InstSIS with an acceptance rate of 12% (this information is current as of September 1st, 2014). Papers related to all areas of Accounting, Banking, Business Ethics, Communication & Media, e-Business, e-Government, e-Learning, Ecology, Economics, Engineering, Environment & Life Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Gender Studies, Globalization, Human Resources, Information Technology, Innovation and Creativity, Law & Legal Studies, Leadership, Logistics, Management, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology, Security Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sustainable Development, and Women Studies are invited for the above international conference, which is expected to be attended by authors from nearly all parts of the World. People without papers can also participate in this conference, and they are invited to serve as session chairs or discussants, as well as informal contributors to the academic quality of this international event. To submit your full paper or abstract for this conference, please email it as an attachment (acceptable formats are .doc and .docx;) to <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask] People without papers can also participate in these conferences, and they are invited to serve as session chairs or discussants, as well as informal contributors to the academic quality of this international event. FULL PAPERS submitted by FEBRUARY 15TH, 2015 will be considered for publication in one of the double-blind, peer-refereed Journals Sponsoring 2015 InstSIS/IAABR - Key West International Multidisciplinary Academic Conferences or the refereed Conference Proceedings with ISBN number. The authors of these articles will receive their publications in person while still attending the InstSIS/IAABR conferences in KEY WEST (one copy per a registered participant will be provided free of charge at the conference location), subject to the timely fulfilment of all editorial requirements. Authors of ABSTRACTS submitted by FEBRUARY 28TH, 2015, and which would meet the selection criteria of the Conference Review Committee, will be given the chance to present their work in progress at the InstSIS/IAABR Conferences in Key West. These abstracts will be published in a separate section of the refereed Conference Proceedings. If the authors decide to complete their work in progress after the conference, they could also submit their COMPLETED PAPERS by June 15th, 2014, in order to be considered for publication in a later issue of one of the double-blind, peer-refereed InstSIS or IAABR Journals. REGULAR REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MARCH 1ST , 2015 Authors, who could NOT travel to Key West for visa or other reasons, may PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY in the InstSIS/IAABR conferences, and these authors will have the same publication opportunities, as the regular conference presenters. The regular registration fee is $330 (the reduced registration fee for virtual participants via Skype is $280), and the regular registration fee includes: 1) the popular InstSISR 2 FOR 1 ADVANTAGE - 2 OPPORTUNITIES: an OPPORTUNITY to PUBLISH your accepted paper or abstract in a PEER-REFEREED PUBLICATION with ISSN or ISBN number issued by the Library of the Congress + an OPPORTUNITY to PRESENT the results of your work at an INTERNATIONAL FORUM) for 1 LOW FEE; 2) one printed issue of the journal or Proceedings CD containing your paper; 3) an Official Certificate for International Conference participation; 4) the Conference Luncheon and Keynote Address; 5) Attending all Conference sessions 6) Attending all Social and Networking events; 7) Attending the Welcome Reception and Coffee Breaks; 8) Listing of your presentation in the program; 9) an Opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, and network with your international colleagues in a friendly environment + 10) Explore the American Caribbean Paradise of Key West! Pre-Conference Activities (March 14-15) 1. The World Famous Conch Tour Train in Key West www.conchtourtrain.com 2. Day Trip to Fort Jefferson Dry Tortugas National Park (Only 70 miles from Key West. but out of this World!) <http://www.yankeefreedom.com/> http://www.yankeefreedom.com/ 3. Old Town Trolley Tour of Key West www.trolleytours.com/key-west 4. Earnest Hemingway House and Museum <http://hemingwayhome.com> http://hemingwayhome.com 5. Harry Truman's Little While House <http://www.trumanlittlewhitehouse.com> http://www.trumanlittlewhitehouse.com 6. Dolphin Encounters (In the Straits of Florida!) <http://www.keywesttravelguide.com/dolphin-encounters> www.keywesttravelguide.com/dolphin-encounters 7. The Key West Coral Reefs (While snorkeling Key West's reefs, you will see a fascinating world of colorful fish and amazing coral reef structure - the second largest in the World, and the largest the Northern Hemisphere!) <http://www.keywesttravelguide.com/things-to-do-in-key-west/snorkel-trips> www.keywesttravelguide.com/things-to-do-in-key-west/snorkel-trips 8. Jolly Rover Party Sunset Cruise <http://schoonerjollyrover.com> http://schoonerjollyrover.com For any inquiries, please contact the Conference Organizing Committee via <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask] or visit our Website <http://www.ISISWorld.org> www.ISISWorld.org. Prof. Dr. Detelin Elenkov, Ph.D. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology '92), Professor and Norris Family Endowed Chair, Angelo State University, Texas USA Conference Chair, 2015 InstSIS/IAABR KEY WEST Conferences Institute of Strategic and International Studies Global Office: 1000 5th Street, Suite 200, Miami Beach, Florida, 33139 USA ____ 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.