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Call for Papers 

Managing Business in a Digital Age: Opportunities & Challenges 

Dubai, December 17-19, 2018

Submission deadlines:

Abstracts: September 15, 2018

Final Manuscripts: November 15, 2018

Opportunity to Publish in Special Issues of the following journals: 

Journal of Knowledge Management (Emerald, ABDC  A Category, Scopus Index)

JCC: The Business & Economic Research Journal (Emerald, Scopus)

International Journal of Business & Emerging Markets (Inderscience, ABDC Scopus)

International Journal of Sustainable Society (Inderscience, Scopus)

International Journal of Business Analytics (IGI, Scopus) 

Nature and Scope of the Conference:


Digital phenomenon is impacting all aspects of business, institutions and society at a speed and depth that never been experienced before. Diffusion of new technologies such as mobile, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, Big Data, robotics, 3D printing, apps, e-commerce, streaming and other web-based products and services have become an integral part of business and society. Given the dynamics of the digital age the 7th SGBED research symposium is inviting conceptual and empirical research papers, research works in progress, case studies, and proposals for panel sessions on, but not limited to the following topics:


·      Advances in Digital Technologies and Development:   

    Digital Technologies across Urban and Rural Communities; Agriculture, Manufacturing & Services; Health Care, Education; Tourism & Hospitality, Entertainment, etc.     

·      Knowledge, Human Capital & Data Management in a Digital Age:

    HR, Intellectual Capital, Technology Management, Technological Forecasting & Big Data

·      Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Micro Enterprises in a Digital Age:  

    Mobile Technology, “Apps,” Crowd Funding & Enterprise Development  

·      Marketing & Consumer Behavior in a Digital Age: 

    E-commerce; B to B; B to C; C to C Transactions

·      Sales Force Management & CRM in a Digital Age

·      Integrated Marketing Communications in a Digital Age:

    Digital Advertising; Social Media & Social Networks 

·      Supply Chain Management in a Digital Age 

·      Digital Technology in Government & Delivery of Public Goods & Services:   

    Role of Biometric Identity Cards (e.g., Aadhaar in India)

·      Banking, Finance, Accounting, Taxation & Payment Systems in a Digital Age

·      Privacy, Cyber Threats & Security IssuesJournal of Knowledge Management (Emerald, ABDC A Category, Scopus Index)

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