Business, Consumer Research, Economics, Advertising, Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Finance, International Business and Communication Faculty: Please share the following information with your colleagues and graduate students. (Excuse us if you’ve received more than one announcement). CALL FOR PAPERS - COME TO FASCINATING HONG KONG SAR, CHINA THIS SUMMER! June 10-14, 2018 Hang Seng Management College, Shatin, Hong Kong TRANSFORMATION, COOPTATION, AND SUSTAINABILITY IN THE ERA OF GLOBALIZATION, ENGAGEMENT, AND DISTRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY The 27th Annual World Business Congress of the International Management Development Association (IMDA) will be held in Shatin, Hong Kong, from June 10-14, 2018. This unique opportunity is organized and hosted jointly by the IMDA and Hang Seng Management College in partnership with a number of Hong Kong and mainland Chinese companies. Scholarly papers, panel/special session proposals, and case study exercises for presentation and possible publication in the refereed Congress proceedings are invited. Theoretical, conceptual, and empirical papers (using qualitative/historical and quantitative methodologies) are solicited. Those on the conference theme are most desirable, although all aspects of business (including marketing, management, international business, finance, economics, and public administration) are of interest. Manuscripts submitted must be complete papers, ready for blind review, to be considered for inclusion in the Congress proceedings. A work-in-progress may be reviewed and considered for presentation, and published in the Congress proceedings as a short abstract. In addition to scholarship, the Congress is designed to offer an excellent opportunity to meet colleagues from around the world and exchange information and ideas on a variety of global business development topics. Hong Kong is considered as a pearl of Asia and a gateway to mainland China and other greater China countries. Hong Kong is considered as the shoppers’ paradise. Attendees will also have the chance to partake in a planned regional tours. This is a great organization and a great venue to develop new contacts and friendships. MUCH MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT THE IMDA WEBSITE: http://www.imda-usa.org Submission Deadline Extended to: Monday, April 16, 2018 A complete call for papers in PDF format is available at the IMDA website ____ 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.