For the Anniversary of 10th Annual Conference, and for promoting career for young faculty and others who want to promote their research , EMRBI announce DEADLINE EXTENSION FOR SUBMISSIONs: June 7, 2017 Call for Papers The EuroMed Academy of Business announces its 10th Annual Conference “Global and national business theories and practice: bridging the past with the future” Rome, Italy September 13th-15th, 2017 Organized and Hosted by: “Sapienza” University of Rome EMRBI Presidents Prof. Demetris Vrontis Prof. Yaakov Weber Executive Dean and Director Director, Research Unit University of Nicosia School of Business Nicosia, Cyprus College of Management, Israel Conference CHAIRS CHAIR: Prof. Stefano Fontana (”Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy) CO-CHAIR: Prof. Silvia Solimene (”Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy) CO-CHAIR: Prof. Daniela Coluccia (”Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy) Conference Goals The EuroMed Academy of Business annual conference is one of the major Business Management conferences of its kind in terms of size, quality of content, and standing reputation of attendees. Many of the papers presented contribute significantly to the business knowledge base. Our goal is to create a friendly and approachable academy and environment, a strong network, whereby its members (including senior worldwide scholars, faculty members, doctorate students, researchers and business practitioners) are guiding and mentoring each other. Some of the conference distinctions are: A. Publication Opportunities, B. ISI and ISBN Conference Book of Proceedings (under Citation Index), C. Authors’ Networking and Collaboration Workshop, and D. Meet the Editors Session Further, participants attend at the conference’s Research Project Workshop in order to meet, improve research, collaborate with others and apply for EU project funding. Author Guidelines Submission Deadline*: June 7th , 2017 Papers and abstracts should be submitted to [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask] Submissions should strictly adhere to the Author Guidelines and use the Paper or Abstract Manuscript Template to be found at the conference website All submitted manuscripts (including abstracts) will be double blind reviewed. Please indicate, on the first page of the manuscript, the track number for submission. Should you feel that your submission does not exactly fit in any of the tracks please indicate General Track. Alternatively, you may indicate the general area that you would like to have your manuscript reviewed under (eg Marketing, HRM, Strategic Management, Finance etc). The maximum number of submitted papers or abstracts accepted per author (either single or co-author) is three. Important Dates Submission Deadline June 7th , 2017 Early-bird registration Until July 17th, 2017 Late registration After July 17th, 2017 Deadline for inclusion in Book of Proceedings ** August 21st, 2017 **Only papers or abstracts of participants registered until August 21st, 2017 will be included in the Book of Proceedings that will be distributed at the conference. Papers and/or abstracts of participants who will register after the above date will be included in the final book of proceedings that will be distributed after the conference. Publication Opportunities All accepted papers and abstracts will be published in the Book of Proceedings (with an ISBN number) which is approved for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index — an integrated index within Web of Science. This distinction is given only to the most significant, in terms of academic excellence, conferences-conventions worldwide. Similarly, the EuroMed Journal of Business – EMRBI’s official Journal, has recently entered the Citation Index. A selection of the best conference papers will also be considered for publication in the following journals (presented in alphabetic order), most of which are internationally ranked or/and ISI/Scopus approved. Some of these journals will devote and publish a special issue based on conference papers. See conference website Other Conference and Pre-Conference Activities · Research Project Workshop · Tracks and research areas meetings · Authors’ Networking and Collaboration Workshop · Meet the Editors Session · Session Chairs and Discussants Workshop · Doctoral Seminars and special PhD sessions for paper presentations. Conference awards · Conference Best and Highly Commended Paper Awards · Conference Best and Highly Commended Student Paper Awards · Conference Best Track Chair and Commended Track Chair Awards · Conference Best Reviewer Awards · EMJB Best and Highly Commended Paper Awards Conference Hotels Attractive hotel rates for conference participants are available, especially to the conference participants, in some of the nicest hotels in Rome, not far from the conference venue and from the Centre. Details on accommodation options, pricing and booking instructions will be available at the conference website. Organized Excursions A selection of attractive tours has been arranged for conference participants, details of which will be available at the conference website. Programme Tracks Please indicate, on the first page of your manuscript, the track number for submission. Should you feel that your submission does not exactly fit in any of the tracks below please indicate General Track. For a more details please visit the conference website. 1. Accounting 2. Behavioural Economics and Finance 3. Business Ethics 4. Business Evaluation 5. Collaboration in the Context of Conflict 6. Communications 7. Consulting 8. Corporate Social Responsibility 9. Cross Cultural Management 10. Digital economy 11. Diversity and Gender in Organizations 12. Economics 13. Emerging markets 14. Entrepreneurship 15. Family Business 16. Finance 17. Financial Services and Banking 18. Food and Agriculture Management 19. Health Care Management 20. Tourism and Hospitality 21. Human Resource Management 22. Information Systems’ Management 23. Interdisciplinary Research 24. International Business 25. International Management 26. Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital 27. Marketing 28. Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances 29. Innovation Management A special award by SIMA and EUROMED will be presented to the best paper in the track. 30. Operations, Production and Quality Management 31. Organization Theories 32. Organizational Behavior 32a Power, Politics and Culture in Organizations 33. Public and Nonprofit 34. Research Methods 35. Small and Medium Enterprises 36. Strategic Management 37. Supply Chain Management, Shipping and Logistics 38. Technology Management 39. Wine Business 40. General Track Professor Yaakov Weber 1. Director, Research Unit School of Business Administration College of Management Rishon Lezion, Israel 2. President, EMRBI and EMAB (EuroMed Academy of Business) ____ 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. ____ 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.