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 Professor of Marketing and

Director: Institute of Marketing Management      

Leibniz University at Hannover              



Keynote Speaker:

Norman Wright                             


Woodbury School of Business

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah, USA


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).



Our Conference Partner -- GIFT Society -- (


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 entrepreneurship 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 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 please contact  Conference Director/Program Chair (Dr. Kishwar Joonas) via her email address:  [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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