The 15th International Conference of the Society for Global Business & Economic Development

 

Business Models in a Digital Age:
Balancing Competitive & Collaborative Forces

June 8-10, 2018 Business School, UIBE, Beijing, China

Download here the Call for Paper

Download here the registration form

Download here the Guidelines for Presenters

Download here the Guidelines for Session Chairs and Discussants


 

 

 

Nature and Scope of the Conference

Topics

Keynote Speakers

Conference Schedule

Submission Deadlines

Submission Guidelines

Special Issues of Peer-reviewed Journals

Best Paper Awards

Registration Fee and Accommodation

Payment and Refund Policies

Payment Options for Registration Fee

Directions to Conference Venue

Accomodation

Post-Conference Cultural Tour

Visa Related Information

Principal Coordinators

Conference Program Co-Chairs

China Coordinators

Conference Executive Committee

Proceedings Editors

Find here your Regional Coordinator

Sponsor of the Conference

Host of past Conferences

Host of Reasearch Symposia


 

 

Nature and Scope of the Conference 

In view of the complex and conflicting perceptions of globalization, it is imperative to examine the role of institutions, innovation and new business models that strive to promote growth and development in a digital age. In this context, the 15th 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:

 

      • One Belt, One Road” (OBOR): Models of Cooperation & Development
      • New Approaches in International Accounting, Taxation & Transparency Issues
      • Accounting & Finance in a Digital Age
      • Financial Markets, FDI, Sovereign Wealth Funds, & Venture Capital
      • Emerging Market MNEs; M&As, Cross-Cultural Issues & Management
      • Global Human Resource Challenges in an Era of Automation & Digitization
      • Institutions, Technological Innovation and Business Models in China
      • Innovations in Digital Commerce, Digital Transactions & Diffusion Effects
      • Advances in Services Marketing (Healthcare, Education, Sports, Tourism, etc.)
      • Branding & Brand Management in China and other Emerging Markets
      • Entrepreneurship, SMEs & Micro Enterprises in Developing Economies
      • Sustainability & Environmental Responsibility of MNEs in Developing Countries
      • Logistics and Supply Chain Management in Emerging Markets
      • Leadership; Institutions; Public-Private Partnerships; NGOs & Social Enterprises in Developing Countries
      • Experiences and Risks of Doing Business in Asia
      • Cross-border Outsourcing and Shift in the Modes of Cost Reductions

     

 

 

 

Keynote Speakers

We will publish here the names of our keynotes speakers as soon as possible.

 

Conference Schedule 

We will publish here the conference schedule as soon as possible.

 

 

Submission Deadlines 

Submit Competitive Papers, Full Manuscripts, Case Studies, Abstracts, Research in Progress, and Proposal for Panel Sessions by April 15, 2018.

 

 

Submission Guidelines 

  1. Submissions must be formatted as follows: Letter sized page (8.5″x11″ or 216×279 mm), with one-inch (2.5 cm) margins, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font. List all the end notes and bibliography at the end of the manuscript
  2. Paper should strictly adhere to the APA format and .reference style
  3. Submit manuscript via email attachment in MS word to uibe-sgbed2018@uibe.edu.cn and also email a soft copy to your respective area coordinator
  4. At least one author should register and participate at the conference to present their work.
  5. Please indicate submission type: Full Competitive Paper, Special Topics/Panel Session, Abstracts, Doctoral Dissertation

Download here the Proceedings guidelines for the 15th SGBED Conference

 

Full Competitive Papers

All submissions must conform to the following guidelines:

  1. The cover page should include authors’ information: names, affiliation, mailing address, email address, telephone and fax numbers along with the name of the primary author for further contact.
  2. All full competitive papers should not exceed 30 pages, double-spaced; including references, tables and figures.
  3. Each manuscript should be accompanied by an abstract, not to exceed 200 words, with key-words as appropriate for the theme.

 

Submission of Abstracts

Provide full name, affiliation, contact information, email, phone number in a separate page; and bibliography is not counted towards the page limit. The abstract should be limited to a maximum of 4 pages in double spaced.  Provide an abstract and state the key word(s) as appropriate for the theme of your submission. The abstract should highlight research objectives, theoretical framework and/or hypotheses, proposed research methodology and results (if applicable), and expected contribution to literature as well as managerial implications.

Special Topic/Panel Sessions

Competitive proposals are invited on special topics or proposals for panel sessions that are relevant to the conference theme.  Describe the topic, issues and its importance to academics and business community. Limit the written proposal to a maximum of about 4 pages in double space; for each proposal identify a maximum of three panelists and provide a brief bio on each panelist in a separate cover page. Panel session will last for about 1hr & 15 minutes.

 

Doctoral Competitive Proposals

Provide title of research, full name of the author, abstract, key-words and a summary of dissertation proposal. Limit the number of pages to about 15 pages in double space; provide references to the end and this page is not counted towards page requirement.

 

If you are unsure if your presentation meets our guidelines, please ask us. We would rather talk to you about any issues in advance than send you a rejection notice in May.
 

 

 

Special Issues of Peer-reviewed Journals 

Only full papers are considered for special issues. All the submissions will be subjected to the review process of the concerned journals).

 

  1. JCC: The Business and Economic Research Journal (Emerald)
    V. Charles, CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School, PUCP, Peru, vcharles@pucp.pe
    Zhiyong Yang, Hebei University of Economics and Business, yangzhiyong16870@126.com
    Peng Zou, Harbin Institute of Technology, zoupeng@hit.edu.cn
  2. International Journal of Business & Emerging Markets (IJBEM, Inderscience)
    Yam B. Limbu, Montclair State University, limbuy@montclair.edu
    Ying Hua, University of International Business and Economics, huaying@uibe.edu.cn
    Na Wang, Huaqiao University, wangna1212@163.com
  3. Journal of Chinese Economics & Foreign Trade Studies (UIBE)
    Zhu Zhang, University of International Business and Economics,zhangzhu19891219@163.com
  4. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS)
    Shuang Ma, Beijing International Studies University, sm@bisu.edu.cn
    Qiuyan Tao, Beijing Union University, qiuyan@buu.edu.cn
  5. International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (IJISSCM)
    Yonggui Wang, University of International Business and Economics, ygwang@uibe.edu.cn
    Xiaojun Fan, ShangHai University, ardourfan@shu.edu.cn
  6. International Journal of Society Systems Science (IJSSS)


 

 

 

Best Paper Awards 

  • EADA Martin Rahe Best Paper Award                                            
  • SGBED Best Paper Award                                                           
  • UIBE Best Paper Award for Doctoral Student                                  


 

 

 

Registration Fee and Accommodation 

  Faculties Students Business/Executives
Early registration until April 15, 2018:   $ 250.00   $ 150.00   $ 250.00
Regular registration after April 16, 2016:   $ 300.00   $ 200.00   $ 300.00
Accompanying spouse or a friend:   $ 150.00    

 

Special rates ($220 each) are available for groups of 5 or more if the fees can be remitted all at once, valid until April 15.

 

 

Payment and Refund Policies 

All cancellations must be notified by e-mail (sgbedrefund@uibe.edu.cn) to the Conference organizer. The following conditions will be applied:

  • 30 days or more before conference: a 25% cancellation fee will be withheld for administrative fee
  • 30 days or less days: no refund

Reimbursement will be processed after the conference.

 

 

Payment Options for Registration Fee 

Participants can pay by wire transfer. Directions for wire transfer:

Beneficiary Bank:
Bank of Beijing Hepingli Branch
Beneficiary Bank Address:
No.1 Hepingli East Street Dongcheng District Beijing China
Beneficiary Name:
University of International Business and Economics
Beneficiary Address:
Huibin N Rd, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, Cina, 100029
SWIFT code:
BJCNCNBJ
Beneficiary Account #:
01090353700120105474948
Please input your name + SGBED as the remittance information.


Click here to download SGBED Conference Registration Form


 

 

 

Directions to Conference Venue

University of International Business & Economics (UIBE)
No.10 HuiXinDongJie, ChaoYang Distict, Beijing, China

From Beijing Capital International Airport

Taxi: 70RMB (30 minutes)
Public transport (ca. 28RMB; 40-50 minutes): Take AE line train to DONGZHIMEN, (run every 20 minutes) and then Subway line 10 to (+600m walk) for more information please visit http://www.bjsubway.com/subwaymap/station_map.html

 

 Accomodation

  • Sheraton Grand Beijing Dongcheng Hotel 5*,
    36 North Third Ring Road East, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
    Telephone
    86-10-5798 8888; Fax 86-10-5798 8705 
    email: 
    Bob.Wang@sheraton.com
    Hotel website:
     http:/www.sheraton.com/beijingdongcheng
    Conference Rate:
    980-1060 RMB per night (with wifi, breakfast for one and service fee)
    King & Twin 1080-1150 RMB per night (with wifi, breakfast for two, and service fee)
    Regular Rate: 1376-1500 RMB per night (with breakfast for one) wifi: 15 RMB/hour
    King & Twin 1612-1800 RMB per night (with breakfast for two) wifi: 15 RMB/hour
  • Beijing Guizhou Hotel 4*,
    No.18 Yinghuaxi Street, Hepingxiqiao, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
    Telephone 
    86-10-58109988; Fax 86-10-58109800
    email: bjguizhouhotel@sina.com
    Hotel website:
     http://www.beijingguizhouhotel.com/en/
    Reference Price:
    498RMB per night (with no breakfast)
    598RMB per night (with breakfast for two)
  • Yinghua Hotel 3*,
    No.17 Huixindong Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China (Near west gate of UIBE)
    Telephone 
    86-10-64934455; Fax 86-10-64918628
    email: 
    Hotel website:
     http:/www.sheraton.com/beijingdongcheng
    Reference Price:
    380RMB per night (with breakfast for two)


 

 

 

Post-Conference Cultural Tour

We will publish here the Post-Conference Cultural Tour as soon as possible.

 

 

Visa Related Information 

For non-Chinese citizens, you need to apply for visa to enter into China.  Please use the official invitation letter together with other documents (e.g., passport) required by the Chinese government. For detailed information, please go to China Embassy website in your country. Here is the link of the China embassy in the U.S. If you have not received an official letter of invitation please email international_bs@uibe.edu.cn with your name, passport number, date of birth, nationality, address and phone number. We will then send you an official invitation letter to use in the visa submission process.  It takes approximately 6-7 weeks to have visa approved, so please plan it accordingly.

 

 

Principal Coordinators 

Dr. C. Jayachandran, President, SGBED, Montclair State University, NJ, USA

Dr. Silvio Cardinali, Vice President, SGBED, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

 

 

Conference Program Co-Chairs 

Dr. Lin Guijun, Founding Member, SGBED, Vice President, UIBE, China

Dr. Zhang Xinmin, Vice President, UIBE, China

Dr. Wang Yonggui, Dean, Business School, UIBE, China 

Dr. C. Jayachandran, President, SGBED, Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University, USA

Dr. Silvio Cardinali, Vice President, SGBED, Dept. of Management, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

Dr. Yam B. Limbu, Vice President, SGBED, Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University, USA

 

 

China Coordinators 

Dr. Men Ming, Dean, Remote Education School, UIBE, China

Dr. Sherriff T.K. Luk, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, China

Dr. Ye Qiang, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Dr. Wei Jiang, Zhejiang University, China

Dr. Wang Fan, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Dr. Yu Yugang, University of Science and Technology of China, China

Dr. Zhou Zhimin, Shenzhen University, China

Dr. Wang Yonggui, Dean, Business School, UIBE, China

 

 

Conference Executive Committee 

Dr. Xing Xiaoqiang, Associate Dean, Business School, UIBE, China

Dr. Qi Yinan, Associate Dean, Business School, UIBE, China

Dr. Chen Deqiu, Associate Dean, Business School, UIBE, China

Dr. Wu Ge, Director, Dept. of Accounting, UIBE, China

Dr. Li Zijie, Director, Dept. of Enterprise Management, UIBE, China

Dr. Wang Xiuli, Director, Dept. of Finance Management, UIBE, China

Dr. Niu Xiongying, Director, Dept. of HR & OB, UIBE, China

Dr. Xiong Wei, Director, Dept. of Marketing, UIBE, China

Dr. Wang Yurong, Director, Dept. of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, UIBE, China

 

 

Proceedings Editors

Dr. Zhang Zhu, Co-chair, Dept. of Enterprise Management, UIBE, China
Dr. Yam B. Limbu, Co-chair, Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University, USA
Dr. Fan Jiasi, Dept. of Enterprise Management, UIBE, China
Dr. Tao Zhexiong, Dept. of Enterprise Management, UIBE, China
Dr. Li Chen, Dept. of Accounting, UIBE, China
Dr. Zhao Xuanyi. Dept. of Accounting, UIBE, China
Dr. Ma Lijun, Dept. of Finance Management, UIBE, China
Dr. Sun Wei, Dept. of Finance Management, UIBE, China
Dr. Dang Jianwei, Dept. of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, UIBE, China
Dr. Gong Shiyang, Dept. of Marketing, UIBE, China

 

Please submit your papers to uibe-sgbed2018@uibe.edu.cn

Find here your Regional Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsor

 Feliciano Business School   Curtin University   PSEG Institute   Fox School of Business   EADA

 

 

 

 

 

Host of past Conferences 

Montclair State University, MJ, USA, 2016
Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy, 2014
Singapore Management University, 2011
Faculty of Management, Comenius University in Slovakia, Bratislava, 2009
Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan, 2007
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea, 2005
UNIVA, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2004
School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, 2003
Faculty of Management, Comenius University in Slovakia, Bratislava, 2001
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore & Mohamed Sathak Trust, Chennai, 1998
University of International, Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

Host of Reasearch Symposia

University of Sassari, Italy, 2017
Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, 2015
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, 2012
EADA Business School, Barcelona, Spain, 2010
University of Wollongong in Dubai , U.A.E, 2009
Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, 2006