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ICBIE 2017 : 19th International Conference on Business and Information Engineering

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICBIE

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICBIE 2017: 19th International Conference on Business and Information Engineering aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Business and Information Engineering. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Business and Information Engineering.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Business and Information Engineering are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICBIE 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Business and Information Engineering. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Effectiveness of Lean Manufacturing Technologies on Improving Business Performance: A Study of Indian Manufacturing Industries
Saumyaranjan Sahoo, Sudhir Yadav
2) Capital Accumulation and Unemployment in Namibia, Nigeria, and South Africa
Abubakar Dikko
3) Entrepreneurial Intention and Social Entrepreneurship among Students in Malaysian Higher Education
Radin Siti Aishah Radin A Rahman, Norasmah Othman, Zaidatol Akmaliah Lope Pihie, Hariyaty Ab. Wahid
4) Motivating Factors of Couple Involvement in Copreneurship Businesses in Malaysia
Norasmah Othman, Suzana Mohamed, Salpiah Suradi
5) Software Engineering Inspired Cost Estimation for Process Modelling
Felix Baumann, Aleksandar Milutinovic, Dieter Roller
6) Relationships between Social Entrepreneurship, CSR and Social Innovation: In Theory and Practice
Krisztina Szegedi, Gyula Fülöp, Ádám Bereczk
7) Financial Statement Fraud: The Need for a Paradigm Shift to Forensic Accounting
Ifedapo Francis Awolowo
8) A Business Model Design Process for Social Enterprises: The Critical Role of the Environment
Hadia Abdel Aziz, Raghda El Ebrashi
9) Entrepreneurship and the Discovery and Exploitation of Business Opportunities: Empirical Evidence from the Malawian Tourism Sector
Aravind Mohan Krishnan
10) Small Entrepreneurship Supporting Economic Policy in Georgia
G. Erkomaishvili
11) Basic Business-Forces behind the Surviving and Sustainable Organizations: The Case of Medium Scale Contractors in South Africa
Iruka C. Anugwo, Winston M. Shakantu
12) Corporate Governance in Network Marketing Organizations: The Role of Ethics and CSR
Venugopal Kummamuru
13) Simulation Modeling and Analysis of In-Plant Logistics at a Cement Manufacturing Plant in India
Sachin Kamble, Shradha Gawankar
14) Multidimensional Sports Spectators Segmentation and Social Media Marketing
B. Schmid, C. Kexel, E. Djafarova
15) Transform to Succeed: An Empirical Analysis of Digital Transformation in Firms
Sarah E. Stief, Anne Theresa Eidhoff, Markus Voeth