Dear colleagues Following many requests, we are glad to inform you that the deadline for submitting a manuscript (abstract or full paper) to the 11th Annual conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business has been extended to the 5th of May 2018. You can find full details of the Call for Papers at the attached file and conference website at emrbi org Call for Papers The EuroMed Academy of Business announces its 11th Annual Conference ‘Research Advancements in National and Global Business Theory and Practice’ Valletta, Malta The European Capital of Culture for 2018 September 12th-14th, 2018 Extended Submission Deadline*: May 05th, 201 Keynote Speakers Prof. Oded Shenkar Ford Chair, Ohio State University Title: The Use and Abuse of National Culture in Business Research Prof. Alberto Pastore Professor, Sapienza University of Rome – President, SIMA Title: Demarketing Strategies to Resolve the Jeopardies of Undesirable Demand Workshop Prof. Oded Shenkar Ford Chair, Ohio State University This “publication industry” workshop will cover the main ingredients of the scholarly publication process, from identifying target journals to deciphering reviewers’ typical concerns and vocabulary, with the purpose of assisting authors to develop and sustain a publishing stream. Some Conference Distinction A. Publications opportunities B. ISBN Conference Book of Proceedings with an ISSN for the book series which is approved for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index of Clarivate Analytics; 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 and Publication Workshops; F. Meet the Editors and Meet the Reviewers Sessions G. Special Conference Activities and Awards Author Guidelines Papers and abstracts should be submitted online through the conference website at <http://euromed-2018.com/submissions/> http://euromed-2018.com/submissions/ If you face any problems, please contact <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask] or <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [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/> 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. Full details for the Tracks are provided on the conference webpage. Publication Opportunities EuroMed Academy of Business 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, 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. Book Series Further, 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 such as 1. Routledge-Taylor and Francis, 2. Palgrave Macmillan, and 3. Emerald). For further information, please visit the conference webpage. Organized and Hosted by the University of Malta EMRBI Presidents: Prof. Demetris Vrontis Executive Dean, University of 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 Prof. Yaakov Weber 1. Director, Research Unit School of Business Administration College of Management Rabin Blvd. 7 Rishon Lezion, Israel. 2. President, EMRBI and EMAB EuroMed Research Business Institute and EuroMed Academy of Business www.emrbi.org ____ 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.