38th International Business Research Conference

Date: 21 – 23 November 2016

Venue: Novotel Hotel Sydney Central, Sydney, Australia

Abstract or Full Paper Submission Deadline: 14 October, 2016

Registration Deadline: 7 November, 2016

Email: [email protected]  and Website: www.papsconfo.com

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 (GRIBA), Australia and sponsored by five international journals ranked by Australian Business Dean Council (ABDC) and ERA of Australian Research Council.


Please send full papers and/or abstracts by 14 October 2016 (please note you can submit papers any time before this deadline) via email address: [email protected]. 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.

 Thomson Reuter and Scopus Indexed Journals:  

  • Journal of Management Science (indexed by Thomson Reuter)
  • Banks and Bank 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 ABDC Listed Journals Without Any Fee (for best paper awardees):

 Best papers will be considered for publication in the following journals ranked by the Australian Business Deans Council (www.abdc.edu.au): 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.


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, https://gribaconfo.com/conference-proceeding. We would also provide hardcopy proceedings via USB/pendrive.

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: 14 October, 2016

Registration Deadline: 7 November 2016

Review Outcome: Within 2 weeks after receipt of paper

Last Day for Full Papers, if abstract was accepted already: 7 November 2016


Please click on the links provided on www.papsconfo.com  for more information. 

Send your paper to: Professor Dr. Mohammad Hoque via email: [email protected]


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


Professor Dr. Bob Clift, Former Dean, University of Melbourne, Australia

Professor Dr. Carlos Santos, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Portugal

Professor Mohammed Youssef, American University in the Emirates, UAE

Professor Dr. Sarath Nonis, Arkansan State University, USA

Professor Assem Tharwat American University in the Emirates, UAE

Professor Dr. Uma Kumar, Carleton University, Canada

Professor Dr. Pieter Nel, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand

Professor Dr. Peter Yannopoulos, Brock University, Canada

Professor Dr. Masudul Alam Chowdhury, International Islamic University, Malaysia

Professor Ahmed Zubiar American University in the Emirates, UAE

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nattavud Pimpa, RMIT University, Australia

Assoc.Prof. Dr. Chuhui Liu, University of Winnipeg, Canada

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohiddin Othman, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ming-Chang Chen, Dr. National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bashar Malkawi, University of Sharjah, UAE

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Linag Song, Michigan Technological University, USA

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elena Stavrova, South-West University, Bulgaria

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pbavakaran Sellamuthu, Universidad Del Norte, Columbia