AGBA 2014


Academy for Global Business Advancement, New Delhi, 21-23 Nov 2014, Chair Ben L. Kedia; Deadline 15 Sep


AGBA’s 11th World Congress on
November 21—23, 2014
New Delhi, INDIA


Conference Theme

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise of India Under New Leadership”.

Conference Chair:

Ben L. Kedia
Wang Professor of International Business
Director: Wang Center for International Business Education
Director: CIBER
The University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Keynote Speaker:

Shawn M. Carraher
Visiting Professor of Global Entrepreneurship
Naveen Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, Texas, USA

Patron and Distinguished Speaker:

Daing Nasir Ibrahim
President/Vice Chancellor
University of Malaysia at Pahang
Kuantan, State of Pahang, Malaysia

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

Indian Host:

Vaneeta Rastogi
AGBA Vice President for Northern India
New Delhi, India

Registration and Submission Deadline: September 15, 2014

About the Conference:

The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise of India as a Member of BRICS". This 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.

Conference Highlights:

Major highlights of the conference would be (1) entrepreneurship development seminars, (2) faculty development workshops, (3) networking with distinguished Indian entrepreneurs, traders and merchants, (4) Doing Business in India presentations by businesspersons, and (5) one-to-one mentoring of selected doctoral students.

Conference Host/Sponsor:

Our conference is being sponsored by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Female Division (FICCI—FLO).

Manuscript Submissions:

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 and Conference Director: Dr. David N. McArthur via his email:

Publication Opportunities:

Best papers presented at the conference would be published in the special issues of the following globally respected journals:

(i) Journal of Management History, (ii) Journal for Global Business Advancement; (iii) Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development; (iv) Journal of Technology Management in China; (v) Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, and 5 additional world-class journals would be added to this list shortly.


  • USD$500 includes:
  • Luncheons, Coffee/Tea
  • Dinner Banquet
  • Conference Proceedings
  • Recognition Awards
  • Special Rate for Fulltime Ph.D., Students USD$250
  • Special Rate for Indian Faculty Delegates: IR: 12,000
  • Special Rate for Indian Ph.D., Students: IR: 6,000