*SGBED Presents its 16th International Conference, in Partnership with ESPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil * *Call for Papers * *Balancing Globalization & Local Priorities:* *Challenges Facing Business in Developed and Emerging Markets* *June 10-12, 2019* Hosted by* ESPM, São Paulo, Brazil* *Academic Conference Partnership * The *16th International Conference of the SGBED* is organized in partnership with the *12th ESPM International Conference in Management* and *14th ESPM International Symposium of Management and Marketing*. *Conference website**:* http://www.sgbed.com/16th-international-conference/ *Nature and Scope of the Conference:* Critics believe that the pursuit of globalization had ignored national and local priorities, and caused wealth and income inequalities, and damaged the environment. Most developed economies assume that globalization and multilateralism largely benefit emerging economies and propose measures to correct imbalances in trade agreements, production and cross-border trade, and control mobility of factors of production; whereas, the developing economies feel being challenged by the reversal of globalization as a limitation to their ability to maintain growth and development. In view of the conflicts and uncertainties that prevail today, the *16th 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: o Looking Southwards: Multilateralism, Trade Agreements & Conflicts o Emerging Markets, Competitiveness of Nations & Firms o Social Entrepreneurship & Local Development o Marketing, Consumer & Brand Management o Marketing Healthcare, Services such as Sports, Eco-Tourism, etc. o Diversity, Inclusion & Social Causes in Business o FDI, M&As & Greenfield Investment o Finance, Accounting, Taxation, Corruption & Bribery Issues o Automation & Investment Decision in Manufacturing & Services o Economics of Digitalization in Institutions, Government & Business o Creative Economy & Bottom of the Pyramid Population o Human Resource Management & Organizational Behavior o Innovation in Higher Education; Executive education & Training o Agribusiness & Food Management o Public-Private Partnerships in Infrastructure o Stakeholders & Local/Global Networks o Business Ethics, CSR and Sustainable Development *Fast Track of Peer-Reviewed Journals* o Innovation & Management Review (*Emerald Publishing*) o International Journal of Business & Applied Sciences (Cabell’s) o International Journal of Business & Emerging Markets (Inderscience, ABDC) o International Journal of Business Analytics (Scopus, IGI Global) o International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IGI Global) o International Journal of Society Systems Science (Inderscience) o International Journal of Multinational Corporation Strategy (Inderscience) o InternexT – Review of International Business (ESPM) o RAUSP Management Journal (*Emerald Publishing*) o REGE - Revista de Gestão (*Emerald Publishing*) *Important Dates* Online Submissions Start October 8, 2018 Submission Deadline January 28, 2019 Authors/Applicants Notified by March 20, 2019 Early Registration Deadline March 31, 2019 Registration Deadline for Presenters April 15, 2019 Conference Period June 10-12, 2019 *Manuscript guidelines *and *instructions for online submission* are available at http://ocs.espm.br. ____ 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.