AGBA’s 12th World Congress  

on November 16 -- 18, 2015


at the

University of Malaysia Pahang

Kuala Lumpur Campus





Conference Theme

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era”.


Conference Chair:        

Mary Teagarden


Thunderbird International Business Review

Thunderbird School of Global Management

Arizona State University

Glendale, Arizona, USA


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”. 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 our Conference Director/Program Chair at the following address:

Dr. Kishwar Joonas
Associate Professor of Marketing
Department of Marketing

College of Business

Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, Texas 77446, USA
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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 is: October 15, 2015.


Conference Brochure:

Please download our conference brochure from our following website:




Please contact the following for any assistance:


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

Editor-in-Chief: Journal for Global Business Advancement

Honorary Chief Editor: Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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