Thursday, October 13, 2016

Fwd: Call for Papers: 38th International Business Research Conference


38th International Business Research Conference

Date: 21 – 23 November 2016

Venue: Novotel Hotel Sydney Central, Sydney, Australia

Abstract or Full Paper Submission Deadline: 24 October, 2016

Registration Deadline: 11 November, 2016

Email: and Website:

Conference Theme: Research for Change

The above 3-day annual international gathering intends to bring together academics and researchers from all over the world to exchange and share their knowledge, experiences and research results about all broad areas of Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economics, Management and Marketing, Business Law, Business Ethics, Business Education and e-business. This conference is organized by Global Research Institute for Business Academics (see, Australia and sponsored by five international journals listed by Excellent Research Australia of Australian Research Council, Australian Government and Ulrichs' of USA.

Plenary Speaker: Professor Abu Wahid, Tennessee State University. USA.

Abu N. M. Wahid is a professor in the Department of Economics and Finance, Tennessee State University, USA. He is the Editor of the Journal of Developing Areas, a journal of international repute since 1966. Over the last several years, he has published SIX books as author, editor, and co-editor. In addition, he has made about sixty publications in the form of refereed journal articles and book chapters.


Please send full papers and/or abstracts by 24 October 2016 (please note you can submit papers any time before this deadline) via email address: All abstract and/or full papers must be prepared as per guidelines (see the link in the left-hand side of the website). Please include author title (such as Mr. Ms. Dr.), the name of author(s) and affiliation of the corresponding author, email address and the field/track of research in the paper itself. Papers which do not contain these information will not be considered for this conference. All submissions will be blind reviewed on a continuous basis so that we can send decision about review outcome to the authors as they are reviewed. We will try to answer faster to those who need to submit funding application.


You have the option to publish in the following international journals.

Affiliated International Journals:
Affiliated International Journals: The following two international journals which are ranked B by the Australian Business Deans Council ( and indexed by SCOPUS are affiliated with this conference: Outstanding papers will be considered
independently by the editor of these Journals:

a. Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting
b. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management

Thomson Reuter and Scopus Indexed Journals:
- Journal of Management Science (indexed by Thomson Reuter)
- Banks and Banking System (Indexed by Scopus)
- International Journal of Supply Chain Management (indexed by Scopus)

Note: The editorial board of the respective journal will independently consider high quality papers. You need to follow the journal policy. For example, while JMS does not charge any fee, BBS asks for submission fee.

Publication In Excellent Research Australia (ERA) Journals Without Any Fee (for best paper awardees):

Best papers will be considered for publication in the following journals listed by ERA ( Journal of Business & Policy Research, Global Economy and Finance Journal, International Review of Business Research Papers, World Journal of Management and Global Review of Accounting and Finance. No publication fee of any sort is involved for these journals if your paper wins best paper award in these journals. However, outstanding papers will also be considered for publication in the above journals subject to compliance to the editorial comments and payment of paper processing fee. Please note that these are not open access journals which are published by Zant World Press (www,


Conference Proceedings: All full papers and/or abstracts accepted for conference (who register for the conference) will be published in proceedings electronically with ISBN and included in the WBI Digital Library for online access via a dedicated website, We would also provide hardcopy proceedings via USB/pen-drive.

Written Reports on Your Paper: We provide written report on each paper presented after the conference so that the author can improve the paper. This service is rarely provided by the other conference organisers. Written feedback is our landmark activity.

Best Paper Award: This award will be announced from a block of 15 papers in each track and will be published in any of the above ranked journals and a certificate will be issued. All awardees will be awarded Membership of GRIBA which will allow you to receive discount for future conferences and to serve in the International Scientific Committees ..

Hospitality and Registration Fees: This international conference is featured by arrival, morning and afternoon snack food, tea/coffee and hot buffet lunch. Conference materials such as writing pad and pen, printed program book and certificate will be issued to all attendees, session chairs and designated discussants. Basic Registration fee is AU $450 and there is 5% early bird discount.

Research Networking and Social Events: The last day (23 November 2016) of the conference involves "Blue Mountains Nature and Wildlife Day Tour" which will offer opportunities to interact with fellow researchers. The cost is AU $170.


Abstract or Full Paper Submission Deadline: 24 October, 2016
Registration Deadline: 11 November 2016
Review Outcome: Within 2 weeks after receipt of paper
Last Day for Full Papers, if abstract was accepted already: 11 November 2016


Please click on the links provided on for more information.
Send your paper to: Professor Dr. Mohammad Hoque via email:


Professor Bob Clift, Former Dean of The University of Melbourne, Australia


Please see the conference website.

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