About the Conference

The International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB) is inviting authors, scholars and practitioners, to submit abstracts, extended abstracts (4 to 7 pages) or full papers for presentation at the 25th IAMB 2018 conference. The Selecting Committee will determine and notify authors if their paper has been selected for oral or poster presentation.

All accepted submissions will be published in the Conference Proceedings. The Proceedings are indexed and listed in various reference search engines. Selected presentations will be published in the International Journal of Management and Business (IJMB).

This conference offers an opportunity for academics and professionals in the areas of management and business to come together and share the latest research, knowledge and experiences in an interactive environment.

Our feedback tells us that the conference is conducted with a friendly
and warm atmosphere that not only
is conducive and rewarding but often leads to collaborative projects.

Best Paper Award.

Scholars and students are invited to submit their manuscripts for consideration for the following awards: Best Student Paper Award (Graduate Students, the winner will receive: $400 USD); Best Young Scholar Award (recently achieved Ph.D, less than 4 yrs); Best Overall Paper Award (open to all); Best Applied Paper Award (practical applicability, open to all). Full manuscripts must be received no later then February 1, 2018. The winners will be announced and awarded at the conference and their paper will be published in the International Journal of Management and Business, IJMB. Please visit the Submission Section for guidelines and eligibility.


The IAMB database will be used for the publicity of the conference. The conference will be listed in various conferences listing web sites and publications to enhance exposure and awareness for the conference. Active publicity will be enhanced in the San Francisco Bay Area and its academic institutions. IAMB will also enhance publicity among all academic institutions of the IAMB Advisory Board Members.

Conference Tracks

The following tracks will be considered but other related areas are welcome. The Program Committee will schedule the tracks based on the popularity of each theme

Project Management

    • Project Management Practices
    • Practice-based Research
    • Relation to Information System
    • Relation to Information Technology

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

Technology Management

    • Innovation
    • Research & Operations
    • Production Management
    • Cost management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Global Technology Transfer

Strategic Management

    • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    • Small – Medium size Firms in Crisis
    • Social Issues in Management
    • Collaboration and Strategic Alliances
    • Supply Chain Management

Marketing Management

    • Advertising, Promotion & Marketing Communication
    • Branding & Positioning
    • Consumer Behaviour
    • Innovation & New Product Development
    • International and Cross-Cultural Marketing
    • Public Relation
    • Sales and Sales Management
    • Marketing Technology
    • Modelling and forecasting
    • Neuromarketing
    • Retailing
    • Social Responsibility, Ethics and Consumer Protection.
    • Sports Marketing
    • Human Resource Marketing

Human Resource Management

    • Human Resource Management
    • Aggression Management
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Global and Multicultural Issues
    • Strategic HR Management
    • Recruiting and Staffing
    • Education Technology

Finance and Accounting

    • Management Issues in Accounting
    • Corporate Finance
    • Cost Accounting
    • Corporate Governance
    • Risk Analysis

Education Management

    • Social Issues in Education
    • Entrepreneurship in Education
    • Financial Management of Education
    • Education & Training
    • Assessment of Education Systems
    • Administration & Leadership of Education
    • Education Technology

Management of Social Issues

    • Managing Sustainability Issues
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Social Philanthropy
    • Business and Public Policy

Management Studies

    • Project Management
    • Public management
    • Management of nonprofit organizations