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Call For Papers and Participants
2016 Frontiers of Business Research in China International Symposium
CELEBRATION OF THE DECADE
Innovations in Business Administration: Emerging Markets,
Global Perspectives

June 20-21, 2016, Beijing, China
Symposium Website: http://fbr.rbs.org.cn


Frontiers of Business Research in China (FBR, ISSN 1673-7326; e-ISSN 1673-7431; CN11-5746/F) will organize its 3rd International Symposium in conjunction with the School of Business, Renmin University of China, and Higher Education Press in Beijing, China on June 20-21, 2016. The Symposium cordially invites submission of original research papers and cases in all areas of business administration. Major areas of interest include but are not limited to: Accounting, Finance, Human resources, International business, Management information systems, Managerial economics, Marketing, Operations management, Organizational behavior, and Strategic management. The theme of the 2016 symposium is “Celebration of the Decade: Innovations in Business Administration, Emerging Markets, Global Perspectives” as we celebrate FBR’s 10th anniversary.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Michael Carney, Research Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Concordia University, Canada
Larry Farh, Chair Professor in Management, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Jeong-Bon Kim, Wadsworth Chair in Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo, Canada
James Ohlson, Chair Professor in Accounting, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

SYMPOSIUM CHAIRS
Jiye Mao, Renmin University of China
Steven Shuye Wang, Renmin University of China

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Donghua Chen (Nanjing University), Xiao-Ping Chen (University of Washington, USA), Fuxiu Jiang (Renmin University of China), Hean Tat Keh (Monash University, Australia), Daan van Knippenberg (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherland), Jun-Koo Kang (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Yue Li (University of Toronto, Canada), Hong Liu (Nanjing University), Ming-Hua Liu (University of Macau), Mingwei Liu (Rutgers University, USA), Ghon S. Rhee, (University of Hawaii, USA),  Jason Shaw (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Qian Sun (Fudan University), Changyun Wang (Renmin University of China), Xiaozu Wang (Fudan University), Jiang Wei (Zhejiang University), Kuan Xu (Dalhousie University, Canada), Xuemin Sterling Yan (University of Missouri, USA), Kangtao Ye (Renmin University of China), Wayne Yu (City University of Hong Kong), Kai Zhang (Renmin University of China).

BEST PAPER AWARDS AND PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES: The Symposium will offer several Best Paper Awards, Young Scholar Best Paper Awards, and Best Case Study Awards. A selected set of papers and cases will be invited for publication consideration at the FBR. A round-table discussion will also be held between some journals’ editors, publishers, and symposium participants.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Interested authors should submit their papers either at the symposium’s website http://fbr.rbs.org.cn or by e-mail to fbr@rbs.org.cn by April 5, 2016. Please indicate if you would like your paper to be considered for publication at the FBR and the best paper awards. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by April 25, 2016. When submitting your work, please separate the title page and the main text into two files, and the title page of the manuscript indicating the name, affiliation, and contact information of the authors. There is no submission fee for both the Symposium and the FBR.  

REGISTRATION: Registration will start from April 15, 2016 at the FBR symposium’s website. Registered participants can attend the symposium and all social functions, which include tea breaks, two lunches, and a dinner. Participants should cover their own hotel and travel expenses.

ABOUT FBR: Created in 2007, FBR is a double-blind refereed quarterly journal in business research. FBR offers a multidisciplinary forum for academics, practitioners, and policy makers that focuses on business administration, and encourages interdisciplinary studies and interactions between Chinese and international researchers. FBR is abstracted and indexed in all major international databases including EconLit, INSPEC, SCOPUS, and ProQuest. According to the 2014 Annual Report for International Citation of Chinese Academic Journals, FBR was ranked 23rd in the “Highest International Impact Academic Journals of China” list, making itself a top 5% academic journal among 1,238 journals in humanities and social sciences in China. More information about the journal can be found at its website.

CONTACT: Ms. Xin Liu and Ms. Xingxing Zhao, The Editorial Office of Frontiers of Business Research in China. E-mail: fbr@rbs.org.cn; Tel: 86-10-6251 6409; Fax: 86-10-6251 7007.