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The 2019 International Conference of Management and Operations Research & Management Science (ICMORMS)


Special Issue Workshop of

Management Decision (SSCI)


The Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU) is delighted to host the 2019 International Conference of Management and Operations Research & Management Science. This conference includes the Management Decision Special Issue Paper Development Workshop. The Management Decision is one of prestigious SSCI journals. The conference particularly encourages submissions from the Asia-Pacific area, although manuscripts from different regions of the world are also invited to provide submissions. The editors also welcome studies that include data from both frontier/emerging and developed economies. The conference will be held on July 25-26, 2019 in Chongqing, China. The conference registration will open starting Wednesday evening on July 24, 2019.


Keynote speakers


Jeoung Yul Lee, Hongik University (South Korea) / Leeds University Business School (UK)


Conference Theme: “The survival of the fittest in the global markets: Organizations’ evolution versus decline”


Topics include (but are not limited to):


   Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise

   Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability

   Business Policy and Strategic Management

   International Management and Organizations

   Organizational Behavior and HRM

   Operations Management and Logistics Research

   Controversial Issues in Management and Organizations

   Turnaround, Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Innovation

   Legal Issues, Business Ethics, and Firm Governance

   Managerial Accounting and Firm Financial Affairs

   Non-traditional Research and Creative Methodologies


Guest Editors:

Jeoung Yul Lee (Hongik U., South Korea / Leeds U. Business School, UK)[log in to unmask]

Byung Il Park (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea), [log in to unmask]




The deadline for submission of abstracts, extended abstracts, or papers is June 28, 2019. Please submit your work via email: [log in to unmask] . An abstract should be more than 150-200 words, and an extended abstract should be more than 1,000 words. The submission document should be MS Word or pdf format. Font should be Times New Roman, and font size should be 12 with single spaced. There is no fee for submission.


As a part of this international conference, Management Decision (MD) Special Issue Paper Development Workshop will be held in the same venue of the conference on July 26, 2019. The title of the Special Issue is “The survival of the fittest in the global markets: MNCs’ evolution versus decline.” Special Issue call for papers from MD:


Founded in 1967, Management Decision is the oldest and longest-running scholarly SSCI journals focused explicitly on the area of management. MD’s 2017 Impact Factor was 1.525, and 5-year Impact Factor (2017) was 2.340. MD is also ranked on the ABS 2* list.

Please visit the Management Decision website at  to learn more about the journal.  


During the conference, guest editors for the MD Special Issue and the MD editorial board members will provide constructive feedback to abstracts or paper presentations to improve the quality of their abstracts or papers to enlarge the effect of the learning how to improve their research.


Expected acceptance notification date for the Special Issue Conference: July 5, 2019


Conference Information


Conference organization sponsoring institution:


Chongqing Technology and Business University


Conference registration fee: 1,050 RMB or 150 USD[u1] 



Organization committee:


Qun Bai

Qingjun Zeng

Yu Shen

Jiafu Su

Ka Leung Lok

Ying Song

Jeoung Yul Lee

Charles Chen


Conference Venue


Hua Shang Hotel


No.33 Xuefu Ave.

Nan'an District



Contact Email


For further information regarding the Special Issue Workshop, please contact the Leading Guest Editor Jeoung Yul Lee ([log in to unmask]). For any other information, you may contact the organization committee chair or Dr. Jiafu Su ([log in to unmask]).


Information about Keynote Speakers

Prof. Jeoung Yul Lee is Associate Professor at Hongik University School of Business Management (Sejong, South Korea), Distinguished Professor at Chongqing Technology and Business University (Chongqing, China), and Visiting Associate Professor at Leeds University Business School (Leeds, UK). At present, he serves as Associate Editor of Asian Business & Management, on the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Business Review, and the Editorial Review Boards of the Management International ReviewAsia Pacific Journal of Management, and Management and Organization Review, as well as on the Editorial Advisory Board of Cambridge Scholars Publishing (England, UK). He holds as a Handling Guest Editor of Special Issue on Success- vs. Failure-Based Learning of SMEs at the Management International Review, as well as the Lead Guest Editor of Special Issue on MNCs’ Evolution versus Decline at the Management Decision. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center of the Wharton School, and he published two papers with Professor Ian C. MacMillan (Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Venturing) there as well as other 23 more papers in SSCI journals, such as the Journal of International Business Studies (2015, 2019-forthcoming), Human Resource Management, Long Range Planning, Management International Review, International Business Review, Journal of International ManagementJournal of Business Research, and International Journal of Human Resource Management. Among them a majority of papers are on the ABS 3* or 4* list.

Alfredo Jiménez, PhD

Associate Professor
KEDGE Business School
Coordinator "HR, Leadership and Change Management" Master Track
Senior Editor European Journal of International Management
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