AGBA’s 13th Annual World Congress  

on November 26 --- 28, 2016


at the

Sebelas Maret University

(Surakarta (Solo), Central Java, Indonesia)




Conference Theme

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era”.


  Conference Chair



Chair: AGBA Global

Board of  Trustees

Robert Grosse

Past President

Academy of International Business and Professor

Thunderbird School of Global Management

Arizona State University

Glendale, Arizona



Hunik Sri Runing Sawitri


Faculty of Economics and Business

Sebelas Maret University


Central Java,


Klaus-Peter Wiedmann

Chair Professor & Director

Institute of Marketing and Management

Leibniz University






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).


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 Indonesian 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 Conference Director/Program Chair at the following address:


Prof. Dr. Dana-Nicoleta Lascu

Professor and Former Chair

Department of Marketing

Robins School of Business

University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia, 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:


·  Journal of East-West Business (Taylor & Francis – Scopus indexed)

·  Journal for Global Business Advancement (Inderscience – Scopus indexed)

·  Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (Inderscience)

·  Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (Emerald – Scopus indexed)

·  Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Springer – Scopus indexed)

·  EuroMed Journal of Business (Emerald – Scopus indexed)

·  MENA Journal of Cross-Cultural Management (Inderscience)

·  Review of International Business and Strategy (Emerald)

·  Journal of Global Business and Technology

·  Journal of Global Marketing (Taylor & Francis – Scopus indexed)




Registration and Submission Deadline is: October 1, 2016.


Conference Brochure:

Please download conference brochure from our following websites:



Please contact the following for any assistance:


Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed

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

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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