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ICFBRD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Family Business and Regional Development

Porto, Portugal
July 22 - 23, 2017

Conference Code: 17PT07ICFBRD

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICFBRD 2017: 19th International Conference on Family Business and Regional Development aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Family Business and Regional Development. 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 Family Business and Regional Development.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Family Business and Regional Development are cordially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

Federated Conference

Federated conference series is an event that brings together significant number of recurring events; academic conferences, symposia, workshops, special sessions, and plenary talks in the field of science and technology since inception in 1999. Each event may run over any span of time within the conference days.

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICFBRD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Family Business and Regional Development. 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   May 20, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   May 31, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   June 21, 2017
Conference Dates   July 22 - 23, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference'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) Teachers Leadership Dimension in History Learning
Lee Bih Ni, Zulfhikar Rabe, Nurul Asyikin Hassan
2) Influence of Transformation Leadership Style on Employee Engagement among Generation Y
Z. D. Mansor, C. P. Mun, B. S. Nurul Farhana, Wan Aisyah Nasuha Wan Mohamed Tarmizi
3) Effectiveness of Lean Manufacturing Technologies on Improving Business Performance: A Study of Indian Manufacturing Industries
Saumyaranjan Sahoo, Sudhir Yadav
4) Evaluation of Top-down and Bottom-up Leadership Development Programs in a Finnish Company
Kati Skarp, Keijo Varis, Juha Kettunen
5) Comparison of Traditional and Green Building Designs in Egypt: Energy Saving
Hala M. Abdel Mageed, Ahmed I. Omar, Shady H. E. Abdel Aleem
6) Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility: Research on the Interconnection of Both Concepts and Its Impact on Non-Profit Organizations
Helene Eller
7) Social Business Process Management and Business Process Management Maturity
Dalia Suša Vugec, Vesna Bosilj Vukšić, Ljubica Milanović Glavan
8) Potential of Tourism Logistic Service Business in the Border Areas of Chong Anma, Chong Sa-Ngam, and Chong Jom Checkpoints in Thailand to Increase Competitive Efficiency among the ASEAN Community
Pariwat Somnuek
9) Cluster Analysis of Retailers’ Benefits from Their Cooperation with Manufacturers: Business Models Perspective
M. K. Witek-Hajduk, T. M. Napiórkowski
10) Digital Manufacturing: Evolution and a Process Oriented Approach to Align with Business Strategy
Abhimanyu Pati, Prabir K. Bandyopadhyay
11) Transformative Leadership and Learning Management Systems Implementation: Leadership Practices in Instructional Design for Online Learning
Felix Brito
12) Chilean Business Orientalism: The Role of Non-State Actors in the Frame of Asymmetric Bilateral Relations
Pablo Ampuero, Claudia Labarca
13) A Multi-Level Approach to Improve Sustainability Performances of Industrial Agglomerations
Patrick Innocenti, Elias Montini, Silvia Menato, Marzio Sorlini
14) Nurses’ Views on ‘Effective Nurse Leader’ Characteristics in Iraq
S. Abed, S. O’Neill
15) Exploring Entrepreneurship Intension Aptitude along Gender Lines among Business Decision Students in Nigeria
Paul O. Udofot, Emem B. Inyang

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