*Call for Papers * *For* *I-BIZFLUENCE 2018* *To be held during* *18th International Business Summit and Research Conference* *INBUSH (International Business Horizon)* *07th – 09th February 2018* In accordance with our sincere endeavor to research and advocate best practices in all spheres of management, we, at Amity International Business School, Amity University, Noida, India believe that our 18th International Business Summit and Research Conference INBUSH (International Business Horizon) 2018 is the best platform to explore, deliberate, discuss and analyze critical issues and recommend the best strategy to move forward to ensure success along with contentment and happiness. We are proud to host this unique, annual and internationally acclaimed event, jointly with The University of Northampton, from 07th-09th February 2018 with acknowledging and highlighting the importance of *5 Ds i.e. Dream, Dare, Discover, Define and Deliver – Drivers for Global Success* SALIENT FEATURES OF THE 18th INBUSH 2018 · Participation of over 500 experts including renowned academicians, corporate, policy makers, ambassadors and strategists from over 40 countries. · Insightful Panel Discussions · Research Paper Presentations · Case Study Competitions · Soul Stirring cultural evenings As part of the conference we are inviting research papers/case studies on various themes related to international Business. *PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES * Some of the selected papers will also be published in International, Peer Reviewed, Indexed, *Scopus indexed*, UGC Listed journals: - *International Journal of Emerging Markets* ISSN: 1746-8809 *indexed in Scopus* - *European Journal of International Management* ISSN online: 1751-6765 ISSN print: 1751-6757 *indexed in Scopus and Web of Science* - *Amity Global Business Review* ISSN : 0975 - 511X *UGC Listed, Indexed in EBSCO Host , Cabell’s Directory and Ulrich Directory* - *Amity Global HRM Review* ISSN: 2250-060X *UGC Listed, Indexed in EBSCO Host* - *Amity Case Research Journal* ISSN: 2319-9199 *SUB THEMES OF THE CONFERENCE* *International Business* • Perspectives on Theoretical Issues Relating to Economic Growth • Inflation, Saving and Investment • Macro-Economic Performance related to Revenue and Expenditure • Issues related to Government Spending Priorities in India • Globalization and International Business • International Trade Patterns and BOP • Policy Framework for International Trade • Foreign Direct Investment • Global competitiveness of sectoral businesses • Environmental complexity & dynamism sustainability in business • Business Ethics, Social Responsibility & Corporate Governance • International Collaborations and foreign trade • Effect of Free Trade Agreements on Trade and economic welfare • Socio Political Implications of Regional Trade Integrations • Legal Issues in WTO and their implications in developing economy • Multilateral Trade Agreements and trade promotions • Relevance of Non-Tariff barriers in International Trade • Barriers to Trade in Services and non-service sectors • Trade Liberalization, Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection • Impact of Trade on Poverty Reduction • Inflation and Exchange Rate Dynamics and their impact on foreign trade • Role of Small Business Entrepneurship in foreign trade • Global Financial Crisis and its impact on foreign trade • BREXIT and Its Impact on International Trade • Trade and Employment generation • Challenges of Contemporary Global Business • UN Agenda 21 and Global Compact Programme • Role of UN and International Organisations on Sustainability issues • Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) • Developmental Challenges like Poverty and Hunger • Aid-for-Trade initiative • Country/Regional Studies on Least Developed Countries • Perspective from Development Models of Developing Countries • Globalization & Culture • Managing Cultural diversity & commitment • Governance in Multiculturalism *Cross Cultural Management* • Strategic issues facing emerging markets of the global economy • Global strategic management, MNE strategy, and structure • Management of the MNE, its subsidiaries, and inter-firm networks • Institutional strategies and the political environment • International technology transfer, R&D and innovation • Innovation in the international context • Comparative and international entrepreneurship • Public administration as it relates to and affects international business and global management • Corporate governance and social issues of the firm in the global context • Global talent management • International human resource management • Management of multicultural teams • Cross-cultural communication • Work motivation and leadership • Inter- and intra-organizational group, teamwork and negotiation strategies • Conflict resolution in the international setting • Cultural and individual ethics and values • Intra-national diversity issues • Research methods in international management *Researchers are also encouraged to present Research Papers/ Case Studies in any other area of Management and not necessarily restrict themselves to the sub themes of the conference.* *AUTHOR GUIDELINES* - Paper submitted should be an original and unpublished work. Any paper submitted which is identical or substantially similar work already published or under review for another conference or publication, will not be considered. - A covering letter clearly certifying that the manuscript is original and has neither been published anywhere nor is at present being considered for any other publication should accompany the manuscript. - First page of the manuscript should have the broad theme, title of the paper, name of the author(s), organization’s affiliation, complete postal address, phone number, fax number(if any) and e-mail address followed by abstract and full paper. Kindly do not mention author(s) name, affiliation or any other such information inside the manuscript. - Recommended length of the research paper should be between 4000-6000 words. Font used should be Times New Roman with font size 12 and double spaced. - Tables, illustrations, charts, figures etc. should be serially numbered and duly acknowledged. Sources of the data need to be given below each table. - First level subheading should be left-justified, in upper and lower case, and printed in 14-point Times New Roman, boldface; second level subheadings should be left –justified, in upper and lower case, in 12-point Times New Roman boldface. The paragraph begins right after the sub-heading. Headings and sub-headings will not carry any numbering. - References should be complete in all respects, with authors’ surnames arranged alphabetically, following conventional citation styles. Authors are requested to follow the APA Style. - Multiple authors, if attending the conference, will have to register separately to be entitled for the conference certificate (Authors who do not register will not be entitled for the conference certificate). Authors, who are keen to present more than one paper, will have to register for both separately. - *Submit an electronic copy of the complete manuscript along with abstract(s), by 8th January 2018 at * Dr. Alka Maurya ([log in to unmask]) Ms. Richa Goel ([log in to unmask]) Dr. Harendra Kumar ( [log in to unmask] ) The author(s) must register themselves for the conference by *15**th** January 2018 * to ensure the inclusion of the paper in the conference proceedings which will be in form of a book with ISBN No. *IMPORTANT DATES * * Full Paper Submission: 8th January 2018 Last Date for Registration: 15th Jan 2018 * *Conference: 07-09, February 2018* For more details visit *http://www.amity.edu/inbushera2018/index.asp <http://www.amity.edu/inbushera2018/index.asp>* *In-absentia and skype presentation* *Participation is also solicited for in-absentia and skype presentation* *Registration Fees* *Category* *Registration Fees* *National (Rs)* *International* *Author* Industry 4,000/- 100 USD Academician 3,000/- 75 USD Research Scholar /Student 2,000 50 USD *Delegate* Industry and Academician 1,500/- 50 USD Research Scholar 1,000/- 50 USD Student 500/- 30 USD - Author means "One whose paper is either accepted or accepted and presenting" - Delegate means "One who is attending the conference but not submitted the paper" *Registration Fee Includes:* - Registration Kit, Tea/Coffee, Lunch, Proceeding (only for Authors) *PARTICIPATION FORM FOR RESEARCH CONFERENCE* Please complete this participation form and return it, by 15th January 2018. *Name :* *Designation:* *Name of Institute:* *Address:* *Phone :* *Mobile:* *Email:* *Fax :* *Postcode :* Draw Demand Draft in favour of *Amity Sponsorship Account* Payable at Noida *Can be sent to:* *Dr. Gurinder Singh* Conference Chair INBUSH Room No. G-10 I-3 Block Amity University Sec-125, Noida – 201303 Gautam Buddha Nagar, U. 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