Proceedings of the 24th IAMB Conference, Dubai, UAE

Fall 2017

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Organizational Studies

·   Organizational Behavior

·   Organizational Theory

·   Negotiation

·   Conflict Resolution


International Business

·   Globalization

·   International Law

·   International Finance

·   Mgt in Multicultural Society

·   International Market Entry

·   Cross Cultural Management

Strategic Management

·   Innovation & Entrepreneurship

·   Small - Medium size Firms in Crisis

·   Social Issues in Management

·   Collaboration and Strategic Alliances

·   Supply Chain Management


Management of Social Issues

·   Managing Sustainability Issues

·   Corporate Social Responsibility

·   Social Philanthropy

·   Business and Public Policy


Marketing Management

·   Advertising, Promotion &
Marketing Communication

·   Branding & Positioning

·   Consumer Behavior

·   Innovation & New Product Development

·   International and Cross-Cultural Marketing

·   Public Relation

·   Sales and Sales Management

·   Marketing Technology

·   Modeling and forecasting

·   Neuromarketing

·   Retailing

·   Social Responsibility, Ethics and Consumer Protection.

·   Sports Marketing

·   Human Resource Marketing

Finance and Accounting

·   Management Issues in Accounting

·   Corporate Finance

·   Cost Accounting

·   Risk Analysis

·   Corporate Governance


Project Management

·      PM Practices

·      PM Tools & Methods

·      IT in Project Mgmt.

Management Studies

·   Project Management

·   Public Management

·   Management of Not For Profit Organizations

Human Resource Management

·   Human Resource Management

·   Aggression Management

·   Conflict Resolution

·   Global and Multicultural Issues

·   Strategic HR Management

·   Recruiting and Staffing


Education Management

·      Education Technology

·      Social Issues in Education

·      Entrepreneurship in Education

·      Education & Training

Technology Management

·   Innovation

·   Research & Operations

·   Production Management

·   Cost management

·   Entrepreneurship

·   Global Technology Transfer


Organizational Studies

Akhter, Pervaiz

Ph.D. Student

Riphan International University

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Interactive Effect of Culture and Environment Pressure on Project Performance: A Study of IT Sector of Pakistan

Author(s): Pervaiz Akhter, Shazia Nauman


Ansah, Nancy

Regent University College of Science and Technology &

Florida Atlantic University

Accra, Ghana & Boca Raton, FL, USA

The Role of the Founder in the Future of a Private Organization that has gone Public: The Case of CAL Bank, Ghana

Author(s): Nancy Ansah, P. Sergius Koku


Huang, Shanshan

College of Management and Economics

Tianjin University

Tianjin, China

How to Achieve Truly Collaboration of the Integrated Project Organization?
The Effectof Relational Contract and Incentive Mechanisms

Author(s): Shanshan Huang, Lianying Zhang


Pompili, Marco

Roma Tre University

Rome, Italy

Fair Value Accounting and Management Behaviour: Earning Management And Dividend Policy. A Literature Review

Author(s): Marco Pompili, Marco Tutino


Rasheed, Imran

Ph.D. Student

Riphah International University

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Project Managers' Leadership Style and Project Success: Mediating Effect of Team Building and Moderating Effect of Empowerment in the Software Development Industry of Pakistan

Author(s): Imran Rasheed, Shazia Nauman


Zaman, Shakeel

Ph.D. Student

Riphah International University

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Online Social communities as an empowering agent of Software development creativity

Author(s): Shakeel Zaman, Shazia Nauman




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International Business

Alkhanbouli, Ayman

Ph.D. Student

Business School

University of Hull

Ras al-Khaimah (RAK), United Arab Emirates

Business Models and their Innovations in the Free Zones of the United Arab Emirates

Author(s): Ayman Alkhanbouli, Dimitrios Tsagdis


Zakaria, Norhayati

Associate Professor

Faculty of Business and Management

University of Wollongong in Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Cross-Cultural Code-Switching Behaviors of Global Virtual Team Members during Swift Trust Formation

Author(s): Norhayati Zakaria, Shafiz Affendi Mohd Yusof, Nursakirah Ab Rahman Muton




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Strategic Management


Aghajani, Saeed

Graduate School of Management & Economics

Sharif University of Tech

Tehran, Iran

Quantitative Evaluation and Ranking of Iranian Companies based on Created Shareholder Value (CSV)

Author(s): Saeed Aghajani, Alireza Mahalati, Arash Khalili Nasr


Bernad Valle, Claudia

Faculty of Business Administration

Universidad Pablo de Olavide

Seville, Spain

Related Diversification: A Case Study in the Jerez Wine Industry

Author(s): Claudia Bernad Valle, Isabel Pizarro Moreno, Beatriz Palacios Florencio, Juan Manuel Berbel Pineda


Lin, Chih-Hua

Department of Business Administration

National Chengchi University

Taipei City, Taiwan

The Research about Headquarters Management of Group Business

Author(s): Chih-Hua Lin, Chih-Hsiang Li




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Marketing Management

AlNefaie, Majdah

Ph.D. Student

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)

Melbourne, Australia

Netnographic study of Visual Electronic Word-of-Mouth on YouTube:
Business Collaboration Between Tourism Firms and Saudi Arabian Female Fashion Bloggers

Author(s): Majdah ALNefaie, Shahadat Khan, Siva Muthaly


Ho, Kin-yan

Assistant Professor

City University of Macau

Macau, China

Customer-Brand Relationship Weakens Brand Embarrassment in Negative Brand Incidents

Author(s): Kin-yan Ho


Koronios, Konstantinos

Ph.D. Student

Department of Sport Management

University of Peloponnese

Sparti, Lakonias, Greece

An Exploration of Online Marketing in the Sport Industry: Analysis of the Information Content in Top European Basketball Clubs Websites

Author(s): Konstantinos Koronios, Marina Mavromati, Athanasios Kriemadis, Georgia Gkatsis, Genovefa Manousaridou, Andreas Papadopoulos


Santiago, Joanna

Assistant Professor

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management

Lisbon, Portugal

Employee Based Brand Equity in Services

Author(s): Joanna Santiago, Cristiana Teixeira




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Human Resource Management

Ali, Md. Lokman

Ph.D. Student

Center for Higher Studies and Research

Bangladesh University of Professionals

Dhaka, Bangladesh

An Evaluation of Working Environment of Female Readymade Garments Workers in Bangladesh

Author(s): Md. Lokman Ali, Nazrul Islam


Manupadu, Vidyavathi

Research Scholar

Department of Business Management

University College of Commerce and Business Management

Osmania University

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Development of an Extended Measure of Work-Life Balance: An Empirical
Study with Reference to IT Industry in South India

Author(s): Vidyavathi Manupadu


Martinez-Sanchez, Angel


University of Zaragoza

Zaragoza, Spain

Flexibility and Innovation: Moderator Effects of Cooperation and Dynamism

Author(s): Angel Martinez-Sanchez, Silvia Abella-Garces, María-José Vela-Jimenez, Sophie Gorgemans


Park, Jisung

Assistant Professor

Department of College of Business Administration

Chungnam National University

Daejon, Chungnam, South Korea

Aging Workforce and Organizational Innovation in Korea:  Curvilinearity and the Moderating Influence of Workforce Diversity

Author(s): Jisung Park


Tung, Yu-Chuan

Associated Professor

National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences at Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

A Multilevel Study of Shared Leadership, Performance and Job Satisfaction:
The Mediating Effect of Empowerment

Author(s): Yu-Chuan Tung, Yi-Jing Su, Yi-Ping Lin


Weidmann, Jean


University of Applied Sciences HEIG-VD / HES-SO

Yverdon-les-Bains, Vaud, Switzerland

The Impact of HR Practices on Employee Normative, Affective and Continuance Commitment.

Author(s): Mario Konishi, Jean Weidmann


Yüksel, Müberra

Assistant Professor

School of Applied Studies

Kadir Has University

Istanbul, Turkey

The Emerging Attitudes for Generatin Z in Future Workplace:Implications for Human Resources and Business Policy

Author(s): Müberra Yüksel, Fusun Akdağ


Zheng, Connie

Senior Lecturer

Deakin Business School

Deakin Uniersity

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

HRM Practices for Australian Innovative SMEs in China

Author(s): Connie Zheng, Jane Menzies, Stuart Orr





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Technology Management

Guinan, Patricia

Associate Professor

Babson College

Southboro, MA, USA

Dimensions of an Innovative Digital Culture

Author(s): Patricia Guinan, Salvatore Parise, Nan Langowitz


Martinez-Sanchez, Angel


University of Zaragoza

Zaragoza, Spain

The Mediator Effect of Supply Chain Agility for Firm Performance

Author(s): Angel Martinez-Sanchez, Fernando Lahoz-Leo

Absorptive Capacity and Technology: Influences on Innovative Firms

Author(s): Angel Martinez-Sánchez, Manuela Pérez-Pérez, Silvia Vicente-Oliva


Yu, Chia-Hui

National Chengchi University (NCCU)

Taipei, Taiwan

The Impact of FinTech to the Innovation Business Model of Taiwanese Banks

Author(s): Chia-Chang Tsai, Chia-Hui Yu




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Management Studies

Aramyan, Lusine

Senior Scientist

Wageningen Economic Research

Wageningen University

Wageningen, The Netherlands

Food Waste Reduction in Supply Chains Through Innovations: What Factors Affect the Decision to Adopt Innovations

Author(s): Lusine Aramyan, M. J. Grainger, K. Logatcheva, S. Piras, S. Righi, M. J. Setti, G.B. Stewart, M. J. Vittuari


Bewaji, Tolulope


Mona School of Business and Management

University of the West Indies, Mona

Mona, Kingstone, Jamaica

Venture Creation of Caribbean Firms

Author(s): Tolulope Bewaji


Fischer, Dominik

Research Assistant

Leadership Excellence Institute Zeppelin

Zeppelin University

Friedrichshafen, BW, Germany

CSR as a Strategic Tool to Attract and Retain Talent in the Oil Industry:
An Experimental Study on Junior Managers' Project Choice

Author(s): Dominik Fischer


Hassan, Adeel

Ph.D. Student

Riphah Institute & Comsats

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Major Stakeholders’ perspective on Causes of Delay related to Consultant and its Effects on Large Infrastructure Projects in Qatar

Author(s): Adeel Hassan, Shazia Nauman


Hechl, Catrin

North Central University

Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Mentoring and Affective Commitment to Organizations: A Quantitative Comparison Study of Mentoring Functions among Millennial Employees

Author(s): Catrin Hechl, Richard Dool


Karsaklian, Eliane


LARGEPA-Sorbonne (Panthéon-Assas Research Laboratory of Management Science)

Paris, France

Between two Worlds: Using Meta-Fields to get Richer Data from
Complex Populations

Author(s): Eliane Karsaklian


Kelley, Rodney

University of the Incarnate Word

San Antonio, Texas, USA

Reserve Retention: The Influence of Job Satisfaction on Military Reserve Service Member Reenlistment and Retention

Author(s): Rodney Kelley, Annette Craven, Ryan B. Lunsford


Kuhara, Masaharu

Board Member

Kurume University

Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan

Framework for Microfoundation of Crisis Analysis:Suggestions from the Cases of the 2007-8 US Financial Crisis and 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant Accident

Author(s): Masaharu Kuhara


Lasrado, Flevy

Associated Professor

University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Interrelationship between Motives and Benefits when Implementing Quality Management Frameworks using Structured Equation Modelling (SEM)

Author(s): Flevy Lasrado


Paoloni, Niccolo

Assistant Professor

Roma Tre University

Rome, Italy

Bank-Company Relationship: The Issues in Literature and the Influence of the Rules on the Economic System

Author(s): Niccolo Paoloni


Rouhana, Rima


Lebanese University

Beirut, Lebanon

Sustainability in HealthCare Organizations: Role of a Performance Monitoring System (such as the Balanced Scorecard)

Author(s): Rima Rouhana


Schatz, Robert

Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Schatz Happens Organizational Change Model

Author(s): Robert Schatz, Richard Dool


Smith, J. Goosby

Associate Professor

The Tommy & Victoria School of Business

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA

Sensegiving and Spinning with the Best: A Longitudinal Linguistic Analysis of Warren Buffet’s Letters to Shareholders

Author(s): J.  Goosby Smith




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Management of Social Issues

Kuhara, Masaharu

Board Member

Kurume University

Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan

Framework for Microfoundation of Crisis Analysis:Suggestions from the Cases of the 2007-8 US Financial Crisis and 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant Accident

Author(s): Masaharu Kuhara


Malik, Saad

Ph.D. Student

Institute of Business & Management

University of Engineering & Technology

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Entrepreneurial Intentions among University Graduates: Analysis of Business and Engineering Technology Students in Pakistan

Author(s): Saad Malik, Zeeshan Malik, Awais Muhammad


Potluri, Seema

Research Associate

Industrial and Management Engineering Department

Indian Institute of Technology

Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India


Author(s): Seema Potluri, B.V. Phani


Saleh, Amr

Senior Economic Adviser

Shj. Economic Development Department (SEDD) & Ain Shams University

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates & Cairo, Egypt

Financing Microbusiness while Revisiting the Concepts of the "Providence State" and the Essence of "Entrepreneurship": An Applied Model on the UAE

Author(s): Amr Saleh




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Education Management

Choudhury, Abdul Mannan

Professor, Vice-Chancellor

World University of Bangladesh (WUB)

Dhaka, Bangladesh

In Pursuit of Quality Higher Education in Bangladesh

Author(s): Abdul Mannan Choudhury


Honal, Andrea


Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mannheim

Mannheim, Germany

Innovative Business Projects as an Enabler to Enhance Intercultural and Management Skills of Students

Author(s): Andrea Honal, Luisa Seiler, Nicoletta Buerger, Paul L. Forrester, Juergen Bleicher, Myles Wakeham

Status-Quo-Analysis of Acceptance and Usage of New Technology in Higher Education: Germany vs. USA

Author(s): Andrea Honal, Luisa Seiler, Nicoletta Buerger, Shuhua An


Omebe, Silas

Professor, Provost

Department of Education

Ebonyi State College of Education

Ikwo, Ebonyi, Nigeria

The Application of Management by Objectives (MBO) by Principals of Secondary Schools in Nigeria

Author(s): Silas Omebe




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Finance and Accounting

Chakrabarti, Ahindra


Great Lakes Institute of Manegement

Gurgaon, India

Financial Inclusion in India: Evidence from its Banking Sector

Author(s): Ahindra Chakrabarti, Preeti Goyal


Cheema, Arif Saleem

Ph.D. Student

Air Univeristy

Islamabad, Pakistan

Impact of Dividend Policy on Stock Price: Empirical Evidence of KSE Listed Companies of Pakistan

Author(s): Muhammad Naeem, Arif Saleem Cheema


Li, Fang


Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

The Financing Efficiency of Cultural and Creative Industries in Jiangsu Province China Based on Data Envelopment Analysis

Author(s): Fang Li, Jingshen Wei, Lingjuan Xu


Mattei, Giorgia

Business Studies Department

Roma Tre university

Rome, Italy

The Accrual Accounting in the Public Sector: A Comparison between Italian Local Entities Principles and IPSAS with the Accrual Rules

Author(s): Giorgia Mattei, Fabio Giulio Grandis


Naeem, Muhammad

Ph.D. Student

Air Univeristy

Islamabad, Pakistan

Impact of Dividend Policy on Stock Price: Empirical Evidence of KSE listed companies of Pakistan

Author(s): Muhammad Naeem, Arif Saleem Cheema


Rini, Tjipto


School of Environmental Health

Health Polytechnic Institute

South Jakarta, West Java, Indonesia

Leucaena leucocephala as Treatment for Ascariasis and Trichuriasis:
A Cost Effectiveness Analysis

Author(s): Tjipto Rini, Yusmaniar Yunus


Saremi, Hamid


Financial Engineering Department

Islamic Azad University, Quchan Branch

Quchan, Iran

Role of Management Accounting in Managerial the Decision Making of Enterprises

Author(s): Hamid Saremi, Shida Hanafi


Seth, Gaurav

Research Scholar

Department of Industrial and Management Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India

Does Global Capital Adequacy Regulation Hamper Growth of Bank Credit ? Evidence from Indian Banks

Author(s): Gaurav Seth, Supriya Katti, B V Phani


Xu, Lingjuan

Assistant Professor

College of Economics and Management

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

The Study on the Operating Efficiency of Rural Banks Based on DEA Model: A Case of Jiangsu Province

Author(s): Lingjuan Xu, Yanjun Wang


Zheng, Connie

Senior Lecturer

Deakin Business School

Deakin Uniersity

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

HRM Practices for Australian Innovative SMEs in China

Author(s): Connie Zheng, Jane Menzies, Stuart Orr




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Project Management


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