Please distribute to members Call for papers http://emrbi.org The EuroMed Academy of Business announces its 11th Annual Conference ‘Research Advancements in National and Global Business Theory and Practice’ <http://www.emrbi.com/main.asp?sel_nav1=145&sel_nav2=187&cat=site> Valletta, Malta The European Capital of Culture for 2018 September 12th-14th, 2018 Organized and Hosted by: University of Malta EMRBI Presidents Prof. Demetris Vrontis Executive Dean University of Nicosia Nicosia, Cyprus Prof. Yaakov Weber Director, Research Unit School of Business College of Management, Israel Conference Chairs Prof. Vincent Cassar, University of Malta, Malta Prof. Frank Bezzina, University of Malta, Malta 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, young faculty members, doctorate students, researchers and business practitioners) are guiding and mentoring each other. 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. Some of the conference distinctions are: A. ISBN Conference Book of Proceedings with an ISSN for the book series; B. Journal Publication Opportunities; C. Book series with: 1. Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group; 2. Palgrave Macmillan, Springer International Publishing; and 3. Emerald Publishing; D. Authors’ Networking and Collaboration Workshop; E. Research Project Workshop; and F. Meet the Editors and Meet the Reviewers Sessions Author Guidelines Submission Deadline*: February 25th, 2018 Papers and abstracts should be submitted online through the conference website at http://euromed-2018.com/submissions/ If you face any problems, please contact [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 http://euromed-2018.com/author-guidelines/ 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. We also invite suggested sessions and/or Symposia sessions (minimum 3 participants at each session). The suggested session should follow the conference guidelines (see Authors Guidelines at the website) At the Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business we accept both Paper and Abstract submissions. Authors who submitted an Abstract for review should not send a Full paper at a later stage. The manuscript to be included in the Book of Proceedings will be the one reviewed and accepted (abstract or paper). The maximum number of submitted papers or abstracts accepted per author (either single or co-author) is three. Important Dates Submission Deadline February 25th, 2018 Start announcements of decisions March 26th, 2018 Early-bird registration Until May 20th, 2018 Late registration After May 20th, 2018 Publication Opportunities EuroMed Academy of Business Conference Book of Proceedings (Book Series) – ISSN 2547-8516 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 — of Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) an integrated index within Web of Science. This distinction is given only to the most significant, in terms of academic excellence, conferences-conventions worldwide. Journals 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 (which are over 30 every year) will devote and publish a special issue based on conference papers. 1. EuroMed Journal of Business - EMRBI’s official Journal 2. British Food Journal 3. Competitive Review 4. Global Business and Economics Review 5. International Journal of Business and Globalisation 6. International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business 7. International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics 8. International Journal of Economic Behavior 9. <http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journal/ijoem> International Journal of Emerging Markets 10. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business 11. International Journal of Financial Markets and Derivatives 12. International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting 13. International Journal of Organizational Analysis 14. International Marketing Review 15. International Studies of Management and Organizations 16. Journal of Business Research 17. Journal of Customer Behaviour 18. Journal for Global Business Advancement 19. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research 20. Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development 21. Journal of Knowledge Economy 22. Journal of Promotion Management 23. <http://www.tandfonline.com/action/aboutThisJournal?show=aimsScope&journalCode=wtnm&> Journal of Transnational Management 24. Piccola Impresa / Small Business 25. Sinergie 26. Social Business 27. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management & Sustainable Development ADDITIONAL PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES WILL BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY EuroMed Book Series We are pleased to inform you of EuroMed Academy of Business’ launching of three book series in the coming year (2018), in association with three internationally prominent publishers. Below you may find the basic profile of each and all of the aforementioned series, along with the contact editor names and emails for further information. Series title Series editors Volume 1 Title (2018) Publisher Annals of Business Research Riad Shams Demetris Vrontis Yaakov Weber Evangelos Tsoukatos Contact co-editor: Riad Shams [log in to unmask] Business Models for Strategic Innovation: Cross-functional Perspectives Perspectives, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group Palgrave Studies of Cross Disciplinary Business in association with EuroMed Academy of Business Demetris Vrontis Yaakov Weber Alkis Thrassou Riad Shams Evangelos Tsoukatos Contact co-editor: Alkis Thrassou [log in to unmask] Innovation and Capacity Building: Cross-disciplinary Management Theories for Practical Applications Palgrave Macmillan, Springer International Publishing Cross-disciplinary Management Perspectives: Applications, challenges and opportunities Yaakov Weber Demetris Vrontis Evangelos Tsoukatos Riad Shams Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui Contact co-editor: Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask] The Cross-disciplinary perspectives of Management Ambidexterity: Challenges and Opportunities Emerald Publishing The EuroMed Academy of Business welcomes your contribution to these books, as chapter authors, following of course a successful review process; and looks forward to strengthening the already significant academic collaboration with and between its members. Other Conference and Pre-Conference Activities · Research Project Workshop · Authors’ Networking and Collaboration Workshop · Meet the Editors Session · Meet the Reviewers Session · Session Chairs and Discussants Workshop · Doctoral Seminars and special PhD sessions for paper presentations. · Doctoral and Young Faculty Workshop: the transition from PhD student to lecturer and academic reality. 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 · Conference Best Track Paper Award · EMJB Best and Highly Commended Paper Awards · EMRBI – SIMA Award Conference Venue – University of Malta, Malta University of Malta Valletta Campus, Old University Building, St Paul Street, Valletta, Malta. For further travel details, please visit the conference website. Conference Hotels Details on accommodation options, pricing and booking instructions are available at the conference website. Conference Optional Tours 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 more details, please visit the conference website. 1. Accounting 2. Behavioral Economics and Finance 3. Business Ethics 4. Business Evaluation 5. Conflict Management 6. Communications 7. Consulting 8. Corporate Social Responsibility 9. Cross Cultural Management 10. Corporate Governance 11. Digital economy 12. Diversity and Gender in Organizations 13. Economics 14. Emerging markets 15. Entrepreneurship 16. Family Business 17. Finance 18. Financial Services and Banking 19. Food and Agriculture Management 20. Health Care Management 21. Tourism and Hospitality 22. Human Resource Management 23. Information Systems’ Management 24. Interdisciplinary Research 25. International Business 26. International Management 27. Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital 28. Learning and Teaching 29. Marketing 30. Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances 31. Innovation Management A special award by SIMA and EUROMED will be presented to the best paper in the track. 32. Operations, Production and Quality Management 33. Organization Theories 34. Organizational Behavior 35. Power, Politics, Identity and Culture in Organizations 36. Public and Nonprofit 37. Research Methods 38. Small and Medium Enterprises 39. Strategic Management 40. Supply Chain Management, Shipping and Logistics 41. Technology Management 42. Trust 43. Wine Business 44. General Track Prof. Yaakov Weber 1. 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