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Introduction

Welcome to the web site of the "Fourth International Conference on Business and Management" organized jointly by the Riara University of Kenya, Uganda Technology and Management University (UTAMU) and Social Sciences Research Society (SoSReS). This major international event is going to be held in Nairobi, Kenya between 07 April 2017 and 08 April 2017.

This is a conference for those, who are interested in presenting paper in the fields of organization, business, management/governance.

The aim of the conference is to bring together a wide audience of academicians, policy makers and practitioners around clearly circumscribed topics, engage participants in fruitful debate, and facilitate mutual understanding. An additional goal of the conference is to provide a place for academicians and professionals with inter-disciplinary/ multi-disciplinary interests related to organization, business, management/governance to meet and interact with members inside and outside their own particular disciplines.

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Submission Topics

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT: TOPIC AREAS IN GENERAL

  • Management Science

  • Human Resource

  • Management

  • Organizational

  • Behavior

  • Strategic Management

  • Leadership

  • Business Statistics

  • Operations Research

  • Business Intelligence

  • Change Management

  • Communications Management

  • Corporate Governance

  • Information Technology Management

  • Cost Management

  • Business Performance Management

  • Total Quality Management

  • Stress Management

  • Supply Change Management

  • Systems Thinking

  • Systems Management

  • Time Management

  • Resource Management

  • Public Relations

  • Product Management

  • Business Education

  • Business Ethics

  • Business Law

  • Case studies related to Business

  • Decision Sciences

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Industrial Engineering

  • International Business

  • Information Systems

  • Management Information Systems

  • Manufacturing Engineering

  • Organizational Communication

  • Taxes (related areas of taxes)

  • Travel/Transportation/Tourism

  • Marketing

  • Marketing Research

  • New Product Development

  • Marketing Strategy

  • Consumer Behavior

  • Advertising Management

  • Other areas of Business

MARKETING THEMES

  • Marketing Philosophy

  • The Role of Marketing in Strategic Planning.

  • Relationship Marketing

  • Marketing in SME's

  • 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

  • Etc.

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

  • Etc.

  • 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

  • Etc.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS THEMES 

  • 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

  • SMEs and Information Systems

  • Etc. 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS THEMES 

  • International Strategic Alliances

  • Globalization

  • International Trade and Investment

  • International Management Practices

  • Multinational and Transnational Businesses

  • International Business Strategy

  • Measuring International Business Performance

  • Etc.

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

  • Etc. 

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

  • Etc. 

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT THEMES

  • Thinking and Acting Strategically

  • Governance and Effective Leadership in Strategy

  • Strategies for Internationalisation

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Global Competition and Global Strategy

  • 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

  • Etc.

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT THEMES

  • The Supply Chain as a Network of Business Processes

  • Supply Chain Strategy

  • Change Management

  • Impact of Information and Communication Technologies

  • Supply Chain Performance Measurement

  • Etc.

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

  • Etc.

SERVICE MANAGEMENT THEMES

  • Achieving and Measuring "Excellence" in Services

  • Service Failures and Recovery Strategies

  • Internationalisation 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

  • Marketing Strategies for Services

  • Development of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services

  • Technology and Quality Control in Service Delivery

  • Innovations in Teaching and Learning in Project and Operations Management.

  • Etc.

MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY THEMES

  • International Strategy

  • International Finance

  • International Economics

  • International Human Resource Management

  • International Marketing

  • Multi-national Organizations

  • Globalization

  • Etc.

ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE THEMES

  • Culture and Organizational Structure

  • Culture -in General

  • Cultural Change

  • Organizational Justice

  • Organizational Citizenship Behavior

  • Etc.

e-BUSINESS AND e-TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT THEMES

  • e-Business Strategies

  • Managing Knowledge for e-Business Management

  • Implementing and Leading e-Business Change

  • Public-Private Partnerships for e-Government Innovation

  • Customer Relationship Management in e-Business

  • Etc. 

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 

GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETS & SERVICES THEMES

  • International Capital Flows

  • Exchange Rates

  • Currency Futures, Options & Swaps

  • Foreign Direct Investment

  • International Banking & Financial Services

  • Islamic Banking

  • Micro Loans/ Financing

  • Accounting Standards & Auditing

INTERNATIONAL MARKETING & BRAND MANAGEMENT THEMES

  • Global Marketing

  • Multinational Production

  • Emerging Trends in Consumer Behavior

  • Channel & Physical Distribution Management

  • International Pricing

  • Transfer Pricing Issues

  • International Retailing & Franchising

  • Intellectual Property Rights

  • Management of Global Brands

INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT THEMES

  • Cross-Border Mergers

  • Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances

  • Knowledge Management

  • Managing R&D in a Global Environment

  • Human Resource Management

  • Global Supply Chain Management

  • International Logistics, Security and Compliance Issues

  • Lean Production Strategy

  • Just-in-time (JIT) Strategy

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

SERVICE BUSINESSES IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY THEMES

  • IT-enabled services: e- Business; e-Governance Models; on-line education

  • Hospitality Business, Leisure & Tourism

  • Lifestyle Services; Sports & Games

  • Marketing of Theme Parks & Tourist Attractions

  • Professional Services, Law, Taxation, Consulting, etc.

  • Management of International Conventions & Trade Fairs

  • International Education – Study Abroad Programs

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Important Date
  • Conference Date

    Apr 07

    2017

    to

    Apr 08

    2017

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