Dear colleagues: Please note *Submission deadline: March 31, 2018. * *SGBED 15th Conference, June 8-10, 2018, Beijing * *Presented in collaboration with UIBE Business School * *University of International Business & Economics (UIBE), Beijing * *Call for Papers* *Business Models in a Digital Age:* *Balancing Competitive & Collaborative Forces* *http://www.sgbed.com/business-model-digital-age/* <http://www.sgbed.com/business-model-digital-age/> *Nature and Scope of the Conference:* In view of the complex and conflicting perceptions of globalization, it is imperative to examine the role of institutions, innovation and new business models that strive to promote growth and development in a digital age. In this context, the 15th international conference of the SGBED invites conceptual and empirical research papers, case studies and applications, and panel proposals on, *but not limited* to the following topics: · *“One Belt, One Road” *(OBOR): Models of Cooperation & Development · New Approaches in International Accounting, Taxation & Transparency Issues · Accounting & Finance in a Digital Age · Financial Markets, FDI, Sovereign Wealth Funds, & Venture Capital · Emerging Market MNEs; M&As, Cross-Cultural Issues & Management · Global Human Resource Challenges in an Era of Automation & Digitization · Institutions, Technological Innovation and Business Models in China · Innovations in Digital Commerce, Digital Transactions & Diffusion Effects · Advances in Services Marketing (Healthcare, Education, Sports, Tourism, etc.) · Branding & Brand Management in China and other Emerging Markets · Entrepreneurship, SMEs & Micro Enterprises in Developing Economies · Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility of MNEs in Developing Countries · Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets · Leadership; Institutions; Public-Private Partnerships; NGOs & Social Enterprises in Developing Countries *Submission Deadlines: March 31, 2018* Submit Competitive Papers, Full Manuscripts, Case Studies, Abstracts, Research in Progress, and Proposal for Panel Sessions by *March 31, 2018.* *Submit your manuscript via email in MS-Word to:* *[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]> *Submission Guidelines:* Submission guidelines are available at *http://www.sgbed.com/business-model-digital-age/* <http://www.sgbed.com/business-model-digital-age/> *Special Issues of peer reviewed Journals: (For details on journals, guest editors, etc please visit conference website)* - *The Business and Economic Research Journal (Emerald)* - *International Journal of Business & Emerging Markets (IJBEM, Inderscience)* - *Journal of Product and Brand Management (Emerald)* - *Journal of Chinese Economics & Foreign Trade Studies (UIBE)* - *International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS)* - *International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (IJISSCM)* - *International Journal of Society Systems Science (IJSSS, Inderscience)* *For information on Registration, Payment, Refund Policy, Visa, and Accommodation, please visit conference website **http://www.sgbed.com/business-model-digital-age/ <http://www.sgbed.com/business-model-digital-age/>* *For any conference related inquiries,* please email to: *[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]> ____ 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.