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ICSAB 2017 : 19th International Conference on Simulation and Analysis in Business

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: 17ZA01ICSAB

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICSAB 2017: 19th International Conference on Simulation and Analysis in Business aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Simulation and Analysis in Business. 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 Simulation and Analysis in Business.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Simulation and Analysis in Business are cordially invited for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

ICSAB 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Simulation and Analysis in Business. 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) Motivating Factors of Couple Involvement in Copreneurship Businesses in Malaysia
Norasmah Othman, Suzana Mohamed, Salpiah Suradi
2) A Business Model Design Process for Social Enterprises: The Critical Role of the Environment
Hadia Abdel Aziz, Raghda El Ebrashi
3) Entrepreneurship and the Discovery and Exploitation of Business Opportunities: Empirical Evidence from the Malawian Tourism Sector
Aravind Mohan Krishnan
4) The Ongoing Impact of Secondary Stressors on Businesses in Northern Ireland Affected by Flood Events
Jill Stephenson, Marie Vaganay, Robert Cameron, Caoimhe McGurk, Neil Hewitt
5) Basic Business-Forces behind the Surviving and Sustainable Organizations: The Case of Medium Scale Contractors in South Africa
Iruka C. Anugwo, Winston M. Shakantu
6) Small Businesses as Vehicles for Job Creation in North-West Nigeria
Mustapha Shitu Suleiman, Francis Neshamba, Nestor Valero-Silva
7) New Insights for Soft Skills Development in Vietnamese Business Schools: Defining Essential Soft Skills for Maximizing Graduates’ Career Success
Hang T. T. Truong, Ronald S. Laura, Kylie Shaw
8) Innovative Entrepreneurship in Tourism Business: An International Comparative Study of Key Drivers
Mohammed Gamil Montasser, Angelo Battaglia
9) Performance Management of Tangible Assets within the Balanced Scorecard and Interactive Business Decision Tools
Raymond K. Jonkers
10) Decision Framework for Cross-Border Railway Infrastructure Projects
Dimitrios J. Dimitriou, Maria F. Sartzetaki
11) Linking Business Process Models and System Models Based on Business Process Modelling
Faisal A. Aburub
12) Key Competences in Economics and Business Field: The Employers’ Side of the Story
Bruno Škrinjarić
13) The Role of Parents in Teaching Entrepreneurship Culture to Their Children in Family Businesses
Ahmet Diken, Meral Erdirençelebi
14) The Study of Tourists’ Behavior in Water Usage in Hotel Business: Case Study of Phuket Province, Thailand
A. Pensiri, K. Nantaporn, P. Parichut
15) Mapping of Adrenal Gland Diseases Research in Middle East Countries: A Scientometric Analysis, 2007-2013
Zahra Emami, Mohammad Ebrahim Khamseh, Nahid Hashemi Madani, Iman Kermani