40th International Business Research Conference

DATES: 9-10 January 2017

VENUE: Flora Grand Hotel, Dubai, UAE

Submission Deadline: 5 December 2016

Registration Deadline: 23 December 2016

Website: http://www.conferencebulletin.org

Email: [email protected]  

Full-length papers, research-in-progress papers, case studies and /or abstracts, relating to all broad areas of Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economics, Management and Marketing are invited for the above 2-day international conference at the above venue in Dubai, UAE.  This International conference is organised byGlobal Research Institute for Business Academics, Australia (GRIBA) which is a global organization with Fellows (all having doctoral degrees) from 65 countries. This conference is also supported by three peer reviewed journals listed by Excellent Research Australia, Australian Research Council- an arm of Australian Government and published by Zant World Press of Australia (see www.zantworldpress.com). Please note that these are not open access and predatory journals which publish papers without any fee.


Please send full papers and/or abstracts by 5 December 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 website). As the paper will be anonymously blind reviewed, please send us separate page ( namely , personal information)  showing the name of author(s) and affiliation of the corresponding author, email address and the field/track of research. Please do not include these information in the paper which should be sent together with the personal information sheet. Papers which do not contain these information will not be considered for this conference.  If you want to be considered for best paper awardee, you must send us full paper. Papers submitted will be reviewed continuously and review outcome will be informed within shortest possible time without compromising the quality of the review work. Authors needing longer time for funding approval must send at least their abstract at least 2 months before the submission deadline.


Thomson Reuters 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’s policy. For example, while JMS does not charge any fee, BBS asks for submission fee.

Publication In 2017 Issues of International Journals without any Fee:

Outstanding papers will be considered for publication in the 2017 Issue of the following journals listed byExcellent Research Australia (ERA), Australian Government.

  • Journal of Business & Policy Research, 
  • World Journal of Management and
  • Global Review of Accounting and Finance.

These journals are under review by SCOPUS and no publication fee of any sort is involved for these journals, if your paper is awarded outstanding paper or best prize award. However, authors must comply to the review report and manuscript submission guidelines (see http://zantworldpress.com/authors-guidelines-pack/how-to-prepare-a-manuscript/)


As per choice of the authors, abstract and/or full papers will be published by GRIBA in the refereed conference proceedings with ISBN and will be published electronically via a dedicated website, namely https://gribaconfo.com/conference-proceeding/, which will be linked to Google Scholar. This website contains thousands of conference papers which are used by the researchers throughout the world for advancing your research.


Best paper award will be announced after the conference and all awardees will receive printed certificates. We provide written feedback on the papers presented which is rarely provided by other conference organizers.


There are several options for conference registration fees. The basic registration fee is US $350 for two days and it includes publication of paper in online conference proceedings, arrival, morning and afternoon break-foods, mouth-watering buffet lunch, printed conference program books and participation certificates. Please see the registration fee schedule.


If you have any questions, please direct it to Ms. Nuha Jahan, Conference Administrator via[email protected]


Prof. Willian Lim, York University, Canada

Prof. A. Can, Bryant University, USA      

Prof. Dora Marinova, Curtin University, Australia

Prof. Ming Yuan Li, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Prof. Sae Woon Park, Changwon National University, South Korea

Prof. Kyung-Chun, Mun, Truman State University, USA

Prof. Daniel Park, Azusa Pacific University, USA

Prof. Jae-Seung, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea

Prof. Maria Alberta Maia, University Institute, Portugal

Prof. Yi-Chein Chiang, Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Prof. Rasoul Rezvanian, Northeastern Illinois University, USA

Prof. Zuhairah Ariff Abd  Ghadas, University Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia.

Prof. Akinola Fadahunsi, Ajman University of Sc. and Tech, UAE

Asso. Prof. James Cotter, Wake Forest University, USA

Asso. Prof. Cao Jiang, Holy Family University, USA

Asso. Prof. Nishikant Mishra, Aberystwyth University, UK

Asso. Prof. Kantha Dayaram, Curtin University, Australia

Asso. Prof. Liang Song, Michigan Technological University, USA

Asso. Prof. José-Luis C.-Sánchez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

Dr. David Edgar, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Dr. Elisa Backer, Federation University, Australia

Dr. Bo Ouyang, Pennsylvania University, USA

Dr. Chong Guan, SIM University, Singapore

Dr. Davood Askarany, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. Yaowen Shan, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Dr. Mohobbot Ali      , University of Canberra, Australia

Dr. Peng Cheng       , Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

Dr. Taoufik Bouraoui, ESC Rennes School of Business, France

Conference Chair

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

Conference Coordinator

Professor Dr. Mohammad Hoque, WBI, Australia