The 2nd NIDA International Business Conference brings together academics and industry professionals in various disciplines to network, exchange, and share their latest ideas, knowledge, and experiences related to the theme of the NIDA International Business Conference 2017, “Innovative Management: From Theory to Practice”. The conference will be held on March 4, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand at the Business School at National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA).
The main focuses are not only to discuss both theoretical and practical challenges that academics, researchers, managers, and entrepreneurs are encountering and the proposed solutions they consequently adopt, but also to explore innovative business philosophies that can be applicable in business settings and can guide best practices.
We often face the apprehension that the outcomes are absent of confound values when business principles are applied in practice. In fact, many organizations are preparing for changes from the widespread adoption of new business practices involving new paradigmatic innovations from social media, global competition, new market development, financial reregulation, big data, and new government policies. Consequently, they are faced with many new dilemmas and uncertainties that those innovations bring to their business and, clearly, there is a need to describe the use of the learning and innovative theories that can support best practices.
Chirayu Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya
Chirayu Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya is the Grand Chamberlain of Bureau of the Royal Household and was previously the General Director of The Crown Property Bureau. He has a background in the business, government, non-profit, and academic sectors. He is the Chairman at The Siam Cement Public Co. Ltd., Secretary General at The Sai Jai Thai Foundation, Secretary General at Royal Project Foundation, Secretary General at Queen Sirikit Park Foundation.
He also serves on the Board of Directors at Siam Commercial Foundation, Siriraj Foundation, Chaipattana Foundation, Phra Dabos Foundation, Navuti Co., Ltd., and The Siam Commercial Bank Public Co. Ltd. He previously served as the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office Government House, and Minister of Industry. He was also previously the dean of the Faculty of Economics of NIDA, and is currently the President of the Council of NIDA. He received his B.Sc. in Economics (Hons) from London School of Economics and Ph.D. in Economics from Australian National University.
Jeffrey Beall Jeffrey Beall is an associate professor and academic librarian at the University of Colorado Denver. He is the author of Scholarly Open Access, a blog that helps researchers avoid being victimized by predatory publishers and journals and related scams. His blog is widely read and used by research scholars worldwide who wish to publish in reputable open-access publications. His blog has also been adopted by several universities as a guideline and criteria for faculty research evaluation and promotion.
He has published extensively in the areas of metadata, full-text searching, and information retrieval. He previously served on the editorial board of Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, which is the only academic journal devoted to library cataloging. He received his B.A. in Spanish from California State University, Northridge, an M.A. in English from Oklahoma State University, and an M. Sc. in Library Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Hemant Merchant is a professor of Global Business at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg, USA. He currently is ranked as the 10th most prolific International Management scholar in the world. His research interest lies in uncovering the ‘performance drivers’ of firms who compete in emerging markets. He has written extensively about value creation via joint ventures and about the performance implications of corporate strategic architecture when firms venture into international markets. His work has been published in several leading refereed journals, including the Global Strategy Journal, Journal of Management, Strategic Management Journal, International Business Review, Journal of World Business, Management International Review, and Multinational Business Review. He has authored Competing in Emerging Markets and co-edited the Handbook of Research on International Strategic Management.
His most recent edited volume is the Handbook of Cotemporary Research on Emerging Markets. He is currently is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Asia Business Studies and also a Consulting editor at the Journal of International Business Studies. Additionally, he serves (or has served) on the editorial boards of Cross-cultural Management, Global Strategy Journal, International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, International Journal of Management Studies and Research, Management and Organization Review, Management International Review, Strategic Management Journal and Thunderbird International Business Review. See https://sites.google.com/site/hemantmerchantcom/home for more information.
The deans of Thailand’s top business schools (in alphabetical order), AIT, Chula, NIDA, and Thammasat will discuss the future of business schools and management education. Where are we today and where will we be heading? What is the appropriate balance between teaching and research? How do we effectively bridge the gap between theory and practice? Towards the end of the discussion, the deans will take questions from the audience. A must for anyone involved in academia or interested in business schools!
- CSR Perspectives and Practices
- Fiscal and economic policy
- Organizational culture and human resource
- International trade and investment
- Influencing consumer behaviors
- Investment banking and financing
- New perspectives in management
- Neuroscience in management
- Communication in organizations
- Innovative strategies
- Entrepreneurial management
- Transforming management education
- Managing customer relations
- Showcase Presentation: Ob Club and ArtVScience
- Showcase Presentation: Dahua and SAS
- Roy Kouwenberg – College of Management Mahidol University
- Weerachart Kilenthong – University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
- Assadaporn Sapsomboon – Chulalongkorn Business School
- Chanida Vejjanugraha – NIDA Business School