Scope of Conference

The scope of the Conference includes all the areas social science, economics and arts. It encourages a broad spectrum of contribution in the social science, economics and arts. Articles of interdisciplinary nature are particularly welcome. Sample areas include, but are certainly not limited to the following:

SOCIAL SCIENCES
Sociology
Anthropology
Politics
History
Philosophy
Psychology
Literature & Linguistics
Law
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MARKETING THEMES
Marketing Philosophy
The Role of Marketing in Strategic Planning.
Relationship Marketing
Marketing in Small Medium Enterprise
Public Relations Strategies
Market and Industry Stakeholder Needs.
International Strategies
The Development and Utilization of Marketing Plans.
Marketing Effectiveness at the Operational and Strategic Levels.
Brand management
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESSES THEMES
Entrepreneurship Theory
Intrapreneurship and Corporate Innovation
Training and education for Entrepreneurship
Women and Entrepreneurship
The Entrepreneurial Personality
Entrepreneurship Growth and Performance
Small Businesses
Clusters
Competitiveness and Small Businesses
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HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT THEMES
New Theoretical Perspectives on Human Resource Management
The Changing Role of Human Resource Management
Managing Organizational Performance
Motivation
Recognition & Reward
Hiring & Firing
Recruitment
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Cyber Behavior
e-business
Information and Strategy
Benefits From Information Systems
Knowledge Management
Globalization and Information Systems
Managing the Digital Divide
Information Systems and Security
Information, Corporate Responsibility and Ethical Issues
Small Medium Enterprise and Information Systems
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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT THEMES
Multidisciplinary Perspectives of Performance Management
Measuring / Managing Performance in Partnerships
Benchmarking
International Perspectives of Performance Management
Accountability Issues in the Management of Public Services
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PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT THEMES
Organizational Change
The New Roles and Functions of Government
Reinventing Government
Government Reforms
New Public Management
E-government
Reinventing Service Delivery
Regional Government and Governance
Restructuring, Flexibility, Consumer Choice and Accountability
Alternative Service Delivery
Privatization
Downsizing
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STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT THEMES
Thinking and Acting Strategically
Governance and Effective Leadership in Strategy
Strategies for Internationalization
Mergers and Acquisitions
Global Competition and Global Strategy                                                                                                                                 The Supply Chain as a Network of Business Processes
Supply Chain Strategy
Change Management
Impact of Information and Communication Technologies
Supply Chain Performance Measurement                                                                                                                      Strategic Management in the Public Sector
The Evolution of Co-Operative Strategy
Strategic Alliances; Joint Ventures
New Perspectives on Strategy and Structure
Managing Intellectual Capital
Reflections on the Strategy Process
Enhancing Strategic Thinking
The Economics of Strategy
The Future of Strategic Management
Market Strategies
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TOURISM & LEISURE THEMES
Tourism Policy
Tourism Development and Finance
Entrepreneurship
Internal Tourism
Work and Leisure
E-Tourism
Strategic Management in Tourism, Leisure, Hospitality Industries
Local Government and Tourism Development
Human Resource Management in Tourism Sector
Training in Tourism, Leisure, Hospitality Industries
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SERVICE MANAGEMENT THEMES
Achieving and Measuring "Excellence" in Services
Service Failures and Recovery Strategies
Internationalization of Services
Managing People in Service Organizations
Service Leadership
Cultural Dimensions of Services
Encouraging Public Private Partnerships in the Service Sector
Organizational Form and Services Development
Managing Services Demand and Capacity
Improving Service Productivity and Quality
New Services Development
Ethical Issues in Services
Global Services Strategies
Services Management in Developing Countries
Development of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services
Technology and Quality Control in Service Delivery
Innovations in Teaching and Learning in Project and Operations Management.
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ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE THEMES
Culture and Organizational Structure
Culture -in General
Cultural Change
Organizational Justice
Organizational Citizenship Behavior
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GLOBAL ECONOMY & GLOBALIZATION THEMES
World Trading System:
WTO & Regional Trading Blocs
Transition Economies
Emerging Economies
Global Competitiveness
Global Corporate Governance
Natural Resources & Environmental Issues
Ethical Issues in Global Business
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LAW AND ECONOMICS THEMES
Regulatory Economics
Regulation and Business Law
Public Choice
Constitutional Economics
Rules & Institutions
Institutional Economics
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