IBEC 2011


Tenth International Business and Economy Conference, Guadalajara, 6-9 Jan 2011, Chairs John Manley and Carlos Jose Omar Trejo Pech; Deadline 30 Oct

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UPDATE: IBEC 2011 Announcement and Call for Papers


FOR those not concerned with travel arrangements: OCTOBER 30th

FOR those concerned with travel arrangements: SEPTEMBER 30th

Tenth International Business and Economy Conference

IBEC2008: San Francisco, USA
IBEC2009: Udaipur, India
IBEC2010: Prague, Czech Republic
IBEC2011: Guadalajara, Mexico

Region Sponsor: Universidad Panamericana [http://www.up.edu.mx]

Submissions should be sent via e-mail to the PROGRAM CHAIR, Bruce Heiman, heiman@sfsu.edu, as an attachment in Microsoft Word for Windows format. Expect two-week turnaround for dual blind review results.

January 6 – 9, 2011

We welcome proposals for special session topics, panel discussions, papers and/or cases from scholars focusing on challenges and issues involved with the ever increasing interdependency among world economies. We encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration, research from all disciplines, and papers developed from recent dissertations. We highlight special plenary sessions oriented towards the environment, sustainability, and globalization. In addition, there are concurrent sessions dedicated to HEALTH CARE, EDUCATION and TRAINING, and all areas of MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, FINANCE, ACCOUNTING, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, and/or BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.

Refereed paper submissions

Competitive papers and cases, as well as proposals for symposia, discussion panels or workshops are invited. Submissions will be double-blind reviewed, acceptance being based on quality and relevance. A select group of submissions will be considered for publication in the Journal of International Business and Economy. Papers presented at the Conference are considered for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings.


Awards will be given to the best competitive papers and the best case studies based upon the recommendation of a committee of reviewers involved in a blind review process. Articles based upon dissertations are encouraged.

Please contact the program chair, Bruce Heiman, if you have any questions about submission or the deadline. E-mail: heiman@sfsu.edu .

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • International Business Environment and Educational Initiatives
  • Strategies of international co-operation
  • Import/export management
  • World markets and global competition
  • East-West trade
  • National Studies
  • Organizational behavior management
  • Global aspects of business law, ethics, taxation, management styles, social responsibility, etc.
  • Management philosophy, culture, and education; issues in training, education and pedagogy
  • Health Management Issues: worldwide impact & domestic issues
  • Human resources strategies
  • International marketing of services, tourism & hospitality management
  • Marketing in consumer/industrial sectors
  • Evolution and expansion of international marketing
  • International entry/expansion strategies
  • Transfer/reverse transfer of technology
  • Cross-cultural/-national consumer behavior
  • International logistics of supply & purchasing
  • Innovations in operations management systems and technology
  • Management information or decision support systems in the global arena
  • International finance, insurance and real estate
  • Joint or cooperative ventures and FDI
  • International accounting
  • Multinational business management strategies
  • Cultural differences in innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology management
  • National, regional and multilateral policies in trade and investment
  • Impact and operation of international agencies &/or international legislation.


Conference Co-Chairs:

John Manley, Iona College, USA

Carlos Jose Omar Trejo Pech, Universidad Panamericana Guadalajara, Mexico

Program Chair:

Bruce Heiman, San Francisco State University, USA

Arrangements Chair:

Jay Kang, San Francisco State University, USA

Proceedings Chair:

Vin Calluzzo, Iona College, USA