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Please distribute the following Call For Chapters for the upcoming publication, Handbook of Research on Applied AI for International Business and Marketing Applications: 

Additional Information:


Bryan Christiansen, Global Training Group, Ltd. (United Kingdom) 
Tihana Škrinjarić, University of Zagreb (Croatia)

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: September 18, 2019
Full Chapters Due: January 16, 2020
Submission Date: May 10, 2020


Colloquially, the term "artificial intelligence" (AI) is used to describe machines/computers that mimic "cognitive" functions which humans associate with other human minds, such as "learning" and "problem solving". Artificial intelligence can be classified into three different types of systems: analytical, human-inspired, and humanized artificial intelligence. Analytical AI has only characteristics consistent with cognitive intelligence; generating cognitive representation of the world and using learning based on past experience to inform future decisions. Human-inspired AI has elements from cognitive and emotional intelligence; understanding human emotions, in addition to cognitive elements, and considering them in their decision making. Humanized AI shows characteristics of all types of competencies (i.e., cognitive, emotional, and social intelligence), is able to be self-conscious and is self-aware in interactions with others. 

Artificial intelligence was founded as an academic discipline in 1956. For most of its history, AI research has been divided into subfields based on technical considerations, such as particular goals (e.g., "robotics" or "machine learning"), the use of particular tools (e.g., "logic" or artificial neural networks), or deep philosophical differences. Subfields have also been based on social factors such as particular institutions or the work of particular researchers. This publication focuses on the various applied uses of AI in the field of international business.


The objective of this publication is to provide a wide variety of topics as they pertain to artificial intelligence applications within the context of international business in one 2-volume source. This publication will impact the field of international business because there is scant extant literature on artificial intelligence as it pertains to international business.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for this publication is scholars and practitioners who need a Reference resource on artificial intelligence as it pertains to international business and marketing. The secondary audience is graduate students involved in international business and related areas.

Recommended Topics

Artificial Intelligence in International Business 
Sales & Marketing 
Supply Chain Management 
Operations Management 
Choice of Entry Mode 
Decision Support 
Business Intelligence 
Risk Management 
Multinational Enterprises 
Human Resource Management 
Problem Solving 
Statistical Learning 
Productivity Improvement 
Probabilistic Methods for Uncertain Reasoning 
Brain Simulation 
Artificial Neural Networks 
Machine Learning 
Limitations of Artificial Intelligence 
Local and Corporate Cultures 
Data Mining 
Big Data 
Artificial Intelligence Models 
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) 
Trade Agreements 
International Production 
Distribution Systems 
Trade Relations 
Value Creation 
Research & Development (R&D) 
Customer Service 
International Accounting & Finance 
Firm Strategy 
Joint Ventures 
Tariff Barriers 
Global Manufacturing 
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) 
Global Synergies 
International Contracts 
Technological Development 
Silicon Valley

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before September 18, 2019, a chapter proposal no more than 1,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors will be notified by September 25, 2019 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by January 16, 2020, and all interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project. 

Note: There are NO submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Managerial Strategies for Navigating Economic Nationalism. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process. 
All proposals should be submitted through the E-Editorial DiscoveryTM online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2020.

Important Dates

Chapter Proposal Deadline: September 18, 2019 
Full Chapter Submission: January 16, 2020 
Double-Blind Peer Review: January 17 - March 1, 2020 
Review Results to Chapter Authors: March 15, 2020 
Revisions Due to Editors: April 12, 2020 
Final Accepted Materials: May 10, 2020


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Tihana Škrinjarić at: [log in to unmask]


Bryan Christiansen 
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