Dear AIB Members,

20th International Business Summit and Research Conference

INBUSH -2020
(International Business Horizon)



The Challenge of Change: Strategies for Managing Business in Technology Driven Societies

 (February 19, 2020)

Submission of Abstract        :                                   30th November 2019

Submission Deadline of Full Length Paper:          15th January 2020

Last date of Registration:                                        31st January 2020

In accordance with our sincere endeavor to research and advocate best practices in all spheres of management, we, at Amity International Business School, Amity University, Noida, India believe that our 20th International Business Summit and Research Conference INBUSH (International Business Horizon) 2020 is the best platform to explore, deliberate, discuss and analyze critical issues and recommend the best strategy to move forward to ensure success along with contentment and happiness.

AIBS is one of the flagship institutions of Amity University, which is India's Top Ranked Pvt. University and is ranked among Top 20 Excellent B-schools by Edu-universal, a French consulting company and a rating agency specialized in Higher Education.                       

·       Participation of over 500 experts including renowned academicians, corporates, policy makers, ambassadors and strategists from over 40 countries.          

·       Insightful Panel Discussions   

·       Research Paper Presentations 

·       Case Study Competitions       

·       Soul Stirring cultural evenings           


This event will indeed be incomplete without the participation of all our distinguished friends, mentors and members of our Amity Family; and we look forward to welcoming all in our journey of enlightenment.           

As part of the Conference we are inviting empirical & conceptual research papers, full-length papers, research-in-progress papers, Dissertations, Review papers, case studies and/or extended abstracts, theoretical studies, innovative methodologies in the field of Management. 


Selected papers will be considered for publication in:

Edited Books:

Integrating New Technologies in International Business: Opportunities and Challenges – Publish by Taylor and Francis

Internet of Things: Principles and Applications- Publish by Anthem Press- UK

US China Trade War Implications on Global Economy- Lambert Academic Publishing

Scopus Journal

Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal------Special Issue on Women in Business

Amity Journals 

  • Amity Global Business Review 
    ISSN : 0975 - 511X
    Indexed in EBSCO Host , Cabell’s Directory 
  • Amity Global HRM Review 
    ISSN: 2250-060X
    Indexed in EBSCO Host

·      Amity Case Research Journal 

ISSN: 2319-9199


International, Peer Reviewed, Indexed Journals of Amity International Business School, Scopus Journals and also Edited Book with an ISBN Number are associated with the conference.

(Conference Papers are subjected to undergo review process and revisions)


International Business

       Implications of Technological Disruption

       Technology and the War for Talent

       Impact of New Technologies on Business

       Artificial Intelligence and its impact on Business

       Managing Global Competitiveness using Technology

       Impact of new technology on Global Labour Markets

       Blockchain in International Business

       IoT and Smart Cities

       IoT Strategies and Business models

       Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

       AR (Augmented Reality) in product design and manufacturing

       AR (Augmented Reality) and Training

       Use of AR (Augmented Reality) in sales and marketing

       Smart Manufacturing

       Crypto currency

       Strategies of Emerging Countries in the era of New Technology

       The roadmap to thriving in the new skills economy

       Future of Mobile Apps

       Social Media – A Powerful Tool

       Big Data Powers Organizations

       Integration of Technology in HR Practices

       Skill set for Industry 4.0

       Managing Virtual Teams and Environments for Innovation.

       Innovation in Business

       Effects of Shifts in Globalization on Emerging Economies

       Smart Global Supply Chain Management

       Corporate Governance in the New Global Technology Driven Economy

       E-Business and Mobile Commerce

       Big Data Analytics

       Business and Data Analytics

       Business Intelligence Tools & Applications

       Cyber Defense & Information Technology

       Cloud Computing

       Data & Intelligent System Modeling

       Digital Marketing & Internet marketing

       Smart Connected Products

       Impact of Technology on Financial decisions

       Finance and Risk Management with respect to using new technology

       Digital Transformation and Financial Services

       Banking services in the digital era

       Virtual Reality


       Strategic Marketing & Planning

       Product Portfolio Management

       Consumerization Vs Customization

       Strategic Branding in Global Market Place

       Market Logistics and its importance

       Managing the Supply Chain

       Corporate Communication – Role in Marketing

       Ethics & Social Responsibility in Marketing

       Industrial Marketing

       Marketing across the Borders

       “Sensory Branding” - Importance in Marketing

       Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

       Service Marketing: Importance of Innovations


Human Resource Management

       HRM and the business environment

       Organizational Change and Development

       Learning and Development

       Digital HR

       Strategic HRM

       Industrial Relations & Legal HRM

       Employee Turnover & Attrition

       Strategic Training & Development

       Performance Management

       Transformation HR

       Employee Engagement

       Talent Management

       Leadership Development

       e- recruitment


Entrepreneurship Management


       Innovation at grassroot level

       Out-of-box innovation

       Inside-the-box innovation

       Breakthrough Innovation

       Reverse Innovation

       Managing Innovation process

       Innovation trends

       No-Money Marketing strategies

       Opportunity Recognition

       Innovation Tools

       Family Business Management

       Lean Startups

       Financing Inventions

       Financing entrepreneurship ventures

       Attracting Talent in lean startups

       Creative thinking

       Market segmentation for a lean startup

       Financial intelligence for entrepreneurs

       Money Management for entrepreneurs


Financial Management


       Finance & Accounting

       International Finance & Trade

       Merger & Acquisitions

       Derivatives Market

       Banking & Insurance

       Mutual Funds

       Money Management

       Return on Marketing Investments

       Trends in Consumer Finance Industries


Information Technology 

       Business Strategy and Information Technology

       Management Information System

       Information Systems Planning and Management

       The Application of Information Technology

       Internet Technology

       Computer Simulation

       Programming Languages

       Ecommerce and E-Government

       Information Technology Management

       Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing

       Information Economics and Management

       Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

       Communications and Networking

       Computational Science and Technology

       Data Mining, Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery

       Energy System and Engineering

       Grid-computing, Supercomputing and Cloud-computing

       Hardware and Software Co-design

       Health and Medical Science and Technology

       Human-Computer Interaction

       Image and Signal Processing

       Intelligent Robotics and Autonomous Agents

       Modeling and Simulation

       Pattern Recognition and Information Retrieval

       Decision Analysis and Methods



       E-Business and E-Commerce 

        IoT Enabling Technologies

        IoT in healthcare

       IoT in Process Manufacturing

       IoT in Logistics

        IoT and Energy Management

       IoT in Retail

       IoT in Home Automation

       Smart Cities with IoT

       IoT in Agriculture

       IoT and Project Management

       IoT for Environment Monitoring

       IoT Privacy and Security


Family Business Management

       Family Business Governance

       Family Business in Emerging, Developing, and Transition Economies

       Family business goals

       Family dynamics 

       Behavioral processes and innovation in family firms

       Co-operation among family businesses 

       Collective bargaining issues

       Small family business

       Family-based social entrepreneurship

       Acquired and tacit knowledge in family-based business operations

       Relationships, succession and transition issues

       Transgenerational entrepreneurship practices

       Women in business and regional development

       Leadership issues, family business and corporate governance

       Technological changes

       Role and relevance of professional managers

       Internal and external challenges

       Commonalities and complementarities in managing family business across nations


Corporate Governance and CSR

       Corporate ownership structures 

       Corporate restructuring

       Minority-majority shareholder conflict

       Investor/creditor protection

       Managerial behaviour, managerial entrenchment

       Incentive structures, executive compensation plans

       Agency issues

       Corporate contracting

       Business and financial ethics

       Corporate social responsibility

       Corporate law and securities law, 

       Financial (de)regulation

       Insider trading, conflicts of interests

       Institutional investor behaviour

       Financial reporting, 

       Disclosure, transparency 

       Information asymmetry

       (Hostile) takeovers 

       Market for corporate control/defences

       Effective boardroom performance

       The growing importance of governance in the wake of ever-greater corporate scandals

       Redefinitions and reassessments of corporate governance models

       The role of business in society

       The changing nature of the relationship and responsibilities of the firm towards various stakeholders

       The role and impact of local and international regulatory agencies and regimes on corporate behaviour.


Supply Chain Management

       Capacity planning and control

       E-business and operations

       Global operations management 

       Human resource management in operations

       Information and knowledge management

       Lean/agile operations

       Logistics, order fulfilment and distribution

       Management of technology for operations

       Managing technological/organizational change 

       Mass customization

       Materials and inventory management

       New product and service design/development

       Operations planning, scheduling and control

       Operations strategy

       Performance measurement and management

       Plant location, design and layout

       Project management in operations

       Quality management in operations

       Role of operations in sustainability

       Supplier/customer relationship management

       Supply chain management


Cross Cultural Management

       Strategic issues facing emerging markets of the global economy

       Global strategic management, MNE strategy, and structure

       Management of the MNE, its subsidiaries, and inter-firm networks

       Institutional strategies and the political environment

       International technology transfer, R&D and innovation

       Innovation in the international context

       Comparative and international entrepreneurship

       Public administration as it relates to and affects international business and global management

       Corporate governance and social issues of the firm in the global context

       Global talent management

       International human resource management

       Management of multicultural teams

       Cross-cultural communication

       Work motivation and leadership

       Inter- and intra-organizational group, teamwork and negotiation strategies

       Conflict resolution in the international setting

       Cultural and individual ethics and values

       Intra-national diversity issues

       Research methods in international management



Quality Management

       Service Quality.

       Qualitative and quantitative analyses

       Total quality management/quality management

       Sustainable TQM practices

       Advanced and sustainable quality management models and approaches

       Total quality environment management

       Application of advanced quality management tools and techniques

       Quality management systems

       Quality awards and models

       Quality improvement strategies/standards

       Green quality culture, QFD, DOE, Fuzzy ANP etc.

       Benchmarking the best practices

       Leadership and management issues in achieving quality and innovation

       The relationship between quality management and other disciplines such as organizational performance, quality performance, customer satisfaction, innovation etc.

       Quality management in service industries

       Data mining applications and analysis

       Failure mode and effect analysis

Researchers are also encouraged to present Research Papers/ Case Studies in any other area of Management and not necessarily restrict themselves to the sub themes of the conference.


  • Paper submitted should be an original and unpublished work. Any paper submitted which is identical or substantially similar work already published or under review for another conference or publication, will not be considered.
  • A covering letter clearly certifying that the manuscript is original and has neither been published anywhere nor is at present being considered for any other publication should accompany the manuscript.
  • The Review Committee will screen the abstract(s). The abstract(s) approved by the committee will be selected for the submission of the full length paper for the conference. All the author(s) of the accepted papers will be intimated accordingly.
  • First page of the manuscript should have the broad theme, title of the paper, name of the author(s), organization’s affiliation, complete postal address, phone number, fax number(if any) and e-mail address followed by abstract and full paper. Kindly do not mention author(s) name, affiliation or any other such information inside the manuscript.
  • Recommended length of the research paper should be between 4000-6000 words. Font used should be Times New Roman with font size 12 and double spaced.
  • Tables, illustrations, charts, figures etc. should be serially numbered and duly acknowledged. Sources of the data need to be given below each table.
  • First level subheading should be left-justified, in upper and lower case, and printed in 14-point Times New Roman, boldface; second level subheadings should be left –justified, in upper and lower case, in 12-point Times New Roman boldface. The paragraph begins right after the sub-heading. Headings and sub-headings will not carry any numbering.
  • References should be complete in all respects, with authors’ surnames arranged alphabetically, following conventional citation styles. Authors are requested to follow the APA Style.
  • Multiple authors, if attending the conference, will have to register separately to be entitled for the conference certificate (Authors who do not register will not be entitled for the conference certificate). Authors, who are keen to present more than one paper, will have to register for both separately.
  • The author(s) must register themselves for the conference latest by 31st January2020  to ensure the inclusion of the paper in the conference proceedings. Without registration, paper will not be included in the conference proceedings.

In-absentia and skype presentation

Participation is also solicited for in-absentia and skype presentation.

You are also welcomed to volunteer to participate as session chairs, reviewers and members of the program committee

Awards and Certificates: 

Best Paper Award will be conferred by the Program Committee. Certificate of presentation will be issued to participants presenting their research at the conference.

Certificate of chairing a session will be issued to chairs acknowledging their contribution in the conference. 

Registration Fees


Registration Fees 

National (Rs)






125 USD





100 USD

Research Scholar 


50 USD



25 USD


Industry and Academician


50 USD


Research Scholar 


50 USD




30 USD



  • Author means "One whose paper is either accepted or accepted and presenting"
  • Delegate means "One who is attending the conference but not submitted the paper"


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Registration Fee Includes:

  • Registration Kit, Tea/Coffee, Lunch, E-Proceedings (only for Authors)


Please complete this participation form and return it, by 31st January 2020.


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NOTE: Payment will be made online as per the details on the event website


Prof (Dr) Gurinder Singh, Group Vice Chancellor, Amity Universities

Prof Bhawna Kumar, Vice President, RBEF

Dr Alka Maurya, Amity International Business School

Dr Loveleen Gaur, Amity International Business School




Dr Seema Garg, Amity International Business School

Dr Priyanka Malik, Amity International Business School

Dr Ajay Sidhana, Amity International Business School

Dr Monika Sharma, Amity International Business School

Dr. Alka Maurya
Associate Professor - International Business
Stream Coordinator (HoD / Area Chair) -  International Business Management, Amity University
Editor, Amity Case Research Journal
Amity International Business School
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