AGBA’s 12th World Congress  

on November 16 -- 17, 2015


at the

University of Malaysia Pahang

Kuala Lumpur Campus





Conference Theme

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era  and the Rise of Malaysia”.



Conference Chair and AGBA Chair:

Klaus-Peter Wiedmann

Chair for Marketing and Director

Institute of Marketing Management

Leibniz University at Hannover




Conference Brief:

The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise of Malaysia”. This 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) faculty development workshops, (2) networking between Malaysian and global academics, and (3) one-to-one mentoring of selected doctoral students by globally renowned scholars.


Manuscript Submissions:

We welcome the submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as well as all functional areas of business administration and entrepreneurship (e.g., accounting, economics, operations, finance, information system, management, marketing, , entrepreneurship, hospitality and tourism management). If you are uncertain whether your paper fits the conference theme or not, please contact AGBA President/CEO via his email: [log in to unmask]


Publication Opportunities:

Best papers presented at the conference would be published in the special issues of the following world-class journals:




Registration and Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015


Thank you very much.





Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed

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

Professor of Marketing and International Business

President/CEO: Academy for Global Business Advancement (

Director: AGBA’s Institute for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship 

Chair:  AGBA’s Center for International Business Education and Research 

Editor-in-Chief: Journal for Global Business Advancement 

Honorary Chief Editor: Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship 

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Skype ID: zafaruahmed

Email: [log in to unmask]

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