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29TH International Business Research Conference

DATES: 24-25 November 2014

VENUE: Novotel Hotel Sydney Central, Sydney, Australia

***Extended Deadlines: Submission: 24 October 2014 and Registration: 14 November, 2014



The above 2-day annual international gathering intends to  bring together  academics and  researchers from all over the world to  exchange and share their knowledge, experiences and research results about all broad areas of  Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economic, Management and  Marketing, Business Law, Business Ethics, Business Educations and e-business. This conference is organised by World Business Institute, Australia and sponsored by eight international peer reviewed journals, 5 of which are (a) ranked by Australian Business Dean Council, (b) indexed by Cabell’s Directory, EBSCO and Ulrich of USA and listed by ERA, Australia.

Submission and Review Guidelines

Please submit full papers and/or abstracts by 24 October 2014 (please note you can submit papers anytime before this deadline). To submit paper, please click on  “Submit Paper” Link in the website and fill in the form, attach your paper and click submit. If you are experiencing difficulties in using this Submit Paper form and/or you are getting an error message, please email your paper directly to email address All full papers and/abstract will undergo blind peer review process and outcome of the review will be announced within 2 weeks after receipt of the paper. The cover page must include the affiliation, address, phone and email address of each author and the field of research and/or appropriate JEL classifications. There is an option that the participant can serve  as a discussant of a paper of his/her own area of interest and certificate will be issued to such participant. Please see the submission guidelines on the website and Sample Paper for more information on how to submit your paper. You are also welcome to volunteer to participate as session chairs, reviewers and members of the program committee. e.

Conference Proceedings, Benefits and Publication Opportunity:

There are many benefits you can enjoy if you attend this conference:

  • All papers and/or abstract  accepted for conference proceedings will be published electronically with ISBN and  included in the WBI Digital Library for online access via a dedicated website, and all full papers will be linked to  Google Scholar . In addition, selected and revised papers will  be also be sent, in the form of book with ISBN,  to the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Left hand link “publication Opportunities” provides more information.
  • Publication opportunity in 5 ABDC-ranked peer reviewed international journals:Journal of Business and Policy Research. Global Review of Accounting and Finance, World Journal of Management, Global Economy and Finance Journal, International Review of Business Research Papers.In addition there are other journals such as Journal of Accounting, Finance and Economics,  World Review of Business Research and World Journal of Social Sciences and Journal of Islamic Finance and Business Research which are indexed by international organisations. Publication is  subject to compliance to review report, editorial comments, conference feedback and payment of applicable subscription  fees.
  • Best Paper Award announced from a block of 15 papers in each track and will be published in any of the above journals and a certificate will be issued to the winners as well as a WBI Fellowship entitling you to discounts on future conferences.
  • Written Review report to assist you to improve the paper (unlike other conferences) will be sent to you within 2 months after the conference.
  • Day-long feedings including break foods, buffet lunch and certificate of attendance will be provided , in addition to Conference Dinner (optional)
  • Proxy presentation is available for  those who cannot attend the conference

Doctoral Symposium:

 There will be a half Day ‘Doctoral Symposium’ on 25 November 2014 which is a great forum for Ph.D students to discuss and receive feedback about their Doctoral thesis. A panel of thesis examiners will also give a presentation with helpful tips and hints. Please visit the Doctoral Symposium Link on the website for more information.

Important Deadlines:

Deadline: 24 October, 2014 for Submission and  14 November, 2014 for Registration

Review Outcome: Within 2 weeks after receipt of paper

Last Day to Send Full Papers/revised papers for proceedings: 14 Nov. 2014

Further  Information

Please click on the links provided on for more information.

For further information, please contact Professor Mohammad Hoque via emails

Review and Scientific Committee Members

Professor Dr. Stephen Grubaugh, Bentley University, USA

Professor Dr. Sarath Nonies, Arkansan State University , USA

Professor Dr., Uma Kumar, Carleton University, Canada

Professor Dr. Stuart Orr, Deakin University, Australia

Professor Dr.. Peter Yannopoulos, Brock University, Canada

Professor Dr. Masudul Alam Chowdhury, International Islamic University, Malaysia

Professor Dr. Anisul M. Islam, University of Houston-Downtown, USA

Professor Dr. Elżbieta Babula,University of Gdansk, Poland

Professor  Dr. Maria Alberta Oliveira, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Portugal

Professor Dr. Donatum Amaram, Virginia State University, USA

Professor Dr. Lookman Folami, Bryant University, USA

Professor Dr. Teresa  Kaminska, University of Gdansk, Poland

Professor Dr. Svitlana Kuznetsova, Alfred Noble University, Ukrain

Professor Dr. Hubert Rampersad, Business Schhol of Americas, USA

Asso.Prof. Dr Igor Todorović, University of Banja Luka,  Bosnia and Herzegovina

Professor Dr. Akinola Fadahunsi, Al-Ajman University of Science and Technology, UAE

Professor  Dr. Chiara Succi, ESCP-Europe,Italy

Professor  Dr. Alberto Pezzi, University Roma,Italy

Asso.Prof. Dr. Nattavud Pimppa, RMIT University, Australia

Asso.Prof. Dr. A.F.M.Ataur Rahman, North-South University, Bangladesh

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Professor Victoria Wise, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Asso Prof. Dr. George L. Ye, Saint Mary’s University

Asso.Prof. Dr. Chuhui Liu, University of Winnipeg, Canada

Asso. Prof.Dr. Mohhidin Othman, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Asso. Prof.Dr.Hasan Said, Austin Peay State University, USA

Asso.Prof. Dr. Mohhidin Othman, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Asso. Prof.Dr. Ming-Chang Chen, Dr. National Chung Cheng University , Taiwan

Asso. Prof.Dr. Chunhui Liu, University of Winnipeg, Canada

Asso.Prof. Dr. Bashar Malkawi, University of Sharjah, UAE

Asso.Prof. Dr. .Linag Song, Michigan Technolofivcal University, USA

Asso. Prof.Dr. Elena  Stavrova,  South-West University, Bulgeria

Asso.Prof. Dr. Pbavakaran Sellamuthu, Universidad  Del Norte, Columbia

Program Chairs:

Professor Bob Clift, Former Dean, Melbourne University, Australia