International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC) 2013 London

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  • The Academy of Business and Retail Management (ABRM) together with the Journal of Business and Retail Management Research is is kindly inviting you to participate in the International Trade and Academic Research Conference (ITARC) 2013, held November 4-5, 2013 in London, United Kingdom.

    The dynamics of international trade have taken on an added significance in the light of the challenges created by the recent global financial crisis. Entire sectors and even nations have begun to reassess their trading relationships and the more enlightened are eager to gain an insight into the theories and processes that have helped certain economies to weather the storm. The emerging giants of Brazil, China and India are demanding greater attention and ensuring that practitioners and academics alike invest more time and resources in understanding where their economies are at and how they will shape future of international trade.

    Since the Doha Development Round (Doha Development Agenda - DDA) began in late 2001 the issue of international trade has gained greater prominence. This academic conference is intended to contribute to the emerging theoretical understanding and empirical base and to further advance the understanding and practice of business especially international trade & management. We welcome empirical and theoretical papers which advance our knowledge of these important areas. This conference will be the platform for dissemination of knowledge, provide a learned reference in the field and facilitate communication between academic, research experts, business leaders and practitioners. The following list is indicative of the types of contributions which may be appropriate. However, it is not intended to be exhaustive and rather is illustrative.

    Conference Topics

    Examples of topics appropriate to the conference include:

    • The linkage between international trade and overseas aid
    • International Trade in the context of the current economic climate
    • Transparency in government procurement
    • Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
    • Remittances and their part in trade and export development
    • The interplay between the G4 and trade round implementation issues
    • How trade facilitation is conceptualized and made operational in different emerging markets
    • The role of the Special Safeguard Mechanism (SSM)
    • The linkages between global trade and corporate social responsibility
    • The language and rhetoric of import sensitive products
    • The role of tariff barriers and agro-subsidies
    • Management and retail marketing
    • Business management
    • Business policies, strategies, and performance
    • Creativity in Internet management and retailing
    • Innovation and product development, Business strategies
    • Marketing management and strategies
    • International retailing, all aspect of retail management
    • Business and retail research
    • Consumer behaviour, Customer relationship management
    • Public relations and retail communication
    • Human Resources Management Practices and policies
    • Information technology, Management Information Systems
    • Globalisation, regional integration, international business, cross cultural management
    • Multinational Corporations, transfer pricing, export and economic growth
    • Regional integration
    • Productivity and global sourcing
    • Trade and economic liberalisation
    • Health & Social Care Management, regulating in a changing health and social care sector
    • Private and public healthcare in 21st century
    • Promoting patience safety in hospital, mental health,
    • Governance practices in health care sector
    • Care in community
    • Teaching and learning for life long learning sector
    • The future of business education, assessment methods and techniques
    • The structure and curricula of current and future business education
    • Cross cultural issues in education, use of technology in teaching and learning
    • Emotional intelligence in teaching

    Submission and Publication Opportunity

    Authors are invited to submit original research papers, case studies, reviews, work in progress reports, abstracts, students' papers or research proposals within the broad scope of the conference. All submitted paper will be double blind peer reviewed for consideration in the conference. Papers should follow the required style and format. All manuscripts should be professionally proofread before the submission. The best papers from the conference will be recognised and will be considered for publication in one of the journals, the Journal of Business and Retail Management Research (JBRMR) and the International Journal of Business and Economic Development (IJBED).

    Authors submission will be published in the conference proceeding under The Business & Management Review and also online. Please note papers with more than three authors will not be permitted and no paper can exceed more than fifteen (15) pages in orders for it to be published in the conference proceeding. However, if a paper exceeds fifteen (15) pages then the full paper will be uploaded online and only the abstract will be published in the conference proceeding.

    Who Should Attend?

    • Faculty members or leaders who wish to develop or enhance programmes of study into business and management
    • Academics and policy makers seeking to gain a broader insight into the issue of international trade
    • Academics wishing to elucidate their own academic papers and benefit from subsequent discussions into issued raised
    • Faculty members who wish to forge fresh contacts in their field of study
    • Business and Management Schools
    • Managing Directors
    • Executive Directors
    • Chairpersons
    • Directors of Finance
    • Senior/Managing Partners
    • HR Directors
    • Marketing Heads
    • Company Secretaries
    • Officials of donor agencies
    • Non-Governmental Organisations Representatives
    • Education and training professionals
    • Health Professionals including Doctors, Nurses and Experts in Health & Social Care Industry
    • Scientists, Engineers, IT Professionals & Environmentalists both from corporate and academic fields
    • Legislators and various law professionals


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