Dear Ma'am or Sir:

Please distribute the following Call For Chapters for the upcoming book, Economic, Educational, and Touristic Development in Asia, to your subscribers at the Academy of International Business: 

Please note there is a heavy international business component in this Call For Chapters.

Additional Information:


Bryan Christiansen, MBA (Global Training Group, Ltd. United KIngdom)
Dr. Hakan Sezerel (Anadolu University, Turkey)

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019
Full Chapters Due: November 25, 2019
Submission Date: November 25, 2019


Asia represents the fastest growing economic region in the world both in terms of nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) according to many reliable sources such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Containing approximately 60% of the world’s population in 49 nations, Asia simply cannot be overlooked by the academic and practitioner. Therefore, this publication focuses on three elements which should be of interest to the specialist as well as the lay person: economy, education, and tourism.


This publication is a thorough examination of the economic, educational, and touristic development of Asia with the goal of strengthening the prosperity and security of this very strategic region that also possesses enormous natural resources such as oil & gas and minerals which are of global interest.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for this publication is established scholars and practitioners with an interest in Central Asia. The secondary target audience is graduate students writing papers or dissertations on the region.

Recommended Topics

•International Business in Asia
• Educational Systems of Asia and Their Development
• Effects of Globalization in the Asian Region
• Belt and Road Initiative (China)
• General Tourism in Asia
• Economic Prosperity and Development in Asia
• Securitization
• Cultural Change in Central Asia
• Regional Political Economy
• Technological Advancement and Use
• Central Asian Legal Systems and Bureaucracy
• Anti-Corruption Reforms
• Migration and Social Upheaval
• Infrastructure Challenges and Development
• Histories of Asian Nations
• American and Russian Influence in Asia
• Chinese, European Union, and USA Investment in the Region
• Military Alliances
• Entrepreneurship
• Tourism Marketing in Asia
• Ecotourism in Asia
• Continued Legacy of the Former Soviet Union in Central Asia
• Hospitality Marketing
• Indigenous Peoples of Asia
• Historical Sites of the Region
• Economics and Management of Tourism
• Oil, Gas, and Natural Resources in the Region
• Human Resource Management in Asia
• New Business Development in the Region
• Transportation

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before October 31, 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 November 5, 2019 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by November 30, 2019, 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

Proposal Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019
Full Chapter Submission: November 25, 2019
Double-Blind Peer Review Process: December 1-15, 2019
Review Results to Chapter Authors:December 16, 2019
Revisions From Chapter Authors: December 30, 2019
Final Acceptance/Rejection Notification to Chapter Authors:January 5, 2019
All Final Accepted Materials From Chapter Authors: January 7, 2019


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