About the conference

This is a worldwide management conference, the International Academy of Management and Business (IAMB) and Lisbon School of Economics & Management, ISEG, are inviting authors, scholars and practitioners, to submit abstracts, extended abstracts (3 to 5 pages) or full papers for presentation at the Portugal Management Conference 2018. 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 IAMB Journal,  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. This conference offers international exposure that is especially valuable for graduate students.

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 Applied Paper Award (practical applicability, open to all).
Best Overall Paper Award (open to all);

Full manuscripts must be received no later then September 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 by the University of Lisbon, ISEG and other direct solicitation. IAMB will also enhance publicity among all academic institutions of the IAMB Advisory Board Members.

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

Organizational Studies
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Theory
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict Resolution
International Business
  • Globalization
  • International Law
  • International Finance
  • Management in a 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