AGBA 2014


Academy for Global Business Advancement, Bangkok, 8-10 Jan 2014, Chair Shawn Carraher; Deadline 1 Dec


AGBA—Thailand Chapter Annual Conference


January 8—10, 2014

at the

King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology at Ladkrabang

(Bangkok, Thailand)


Conference Theme:

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era”.

Conference Chair:

Shawn Carraher
University of Texas at Dallas
Dallas, Texas, USA

Conference Co-Chair:

John Humphreys
Texas A&M University at Commerce
Commerce, Texas, USA

Conference Keynote Speaker:

Craig Julian
Southern Cross University

Conference Distinguished Speaker:

Cihan Cobanoglu

Professor and Dean
College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership
University of South Florida at Sarasota-Manatee
Sarasota-Manatee, Florida, USA

AGBA Chair:

Norman Wright
Dean: Woodbury School of Business
Utah Valley University
Orem, Utah, USA

Program Chair:

David N. McArthur

Chair: Department of Management
Woodbury School of Business
Utah Valley University
Orem, Utah, USA

Registration and Submission Deadline: December 1, 2013

About the Conference:

The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era". The conference will feature competitive papers, plenary sessions, case studies, poster presentations, student papers, and panel sessions. Submissions will be subjected to a double-blind review process and will be published in the refereed American conference proceedings (Advances in Global Business Research, ISS# 1549-9332).

Conference Goal:

The primary goal of the conference is to provide a unique global platform to facilitate the exchange of leading edge ideas for effective advancement of knowledge in the field of business administration and entrepreneurship. This will be achieved through multi-disciplinary presentations and discussions of current business and development issues in developing and developed countries.

Major highlights of the conference would be (1) faculty development workshops, and (2) one to one mentoring of selected doctoral students.

We welcome the submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as well as all functional areas of business administration and entrepreneurship. If you are uncertain whether your paper fits the conference theme or not, please contact our Program Chair: Dr. David N. McArthur via his email:

Publication Opportunities:

Best papers presented at AGBA’s Thailand Chapter annual conference would be published in the special issues of the following 6 globally respected journals: (i) Journal for Global Business Advancement, (ii) Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, (iii) Journal of Management History, (iv) Journal of Technology Management in China, (v) Journal of Family Business, and (vi) Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology,


USD$500 includes:

  • Luncheons, Coffee/Tea
  • Dinner Banquet
  • Conference Proceedings
  • Recognition Awards
  • Special Rate for Ph.D., Students USD$250
  • Special Rate for Thai Delegates: TB 6,000
  • Special Rate for Thai Ph.D., Students: TB 3,000.

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