Call for Papers: American Applied Business Research Conference

                                 Call for Papers

American Applied Business Research Conference

Date: 6-7 November 2017

Venue: Jacksonville University, Florida, USA

Submission Deadline:  25 September 2017

Registration Deadline: 13 October 2017

Website:  and Email:

Conference Theme: Research for Progress

Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University, Florida, USA, Global Conference on Advances in Management (GCAM) and World Business Institute (WBI), Australia, invites manuscripts relating to all broad areas of Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, information systems and all other fields of business. Several high quality peer reviewed international journals are affiliated with this conference.


Manuscripts (either full papers and/or abstracts) should be prepared as per guidelines (see the link in the website). Please include paper title, author title (such as Mr. Ms. Dr.), the name of author(s) and affiliation of the corresponding author, email address and the field/track of research in the paper itself. Papers which do not contain this information will not be considered for this conference.  If you want to publish your paper in our journal, you must send us the full paper. All submissions should be sent to by the deadline of 25 September 2017. Please note that you can send in your manuscript any time before this deadline.


All submissions would be professionally blind reviewed and review outcome for each paper will be announced within reasonable time. It is highly recommended that those who require longer time for visa processing submit their manuscript as early as possible.


You will have the opportunity to publish your paper in the following indexed journals:

  • Journal of Management Sciences (indexed by Thomson Reuter)
  • Banks and Banking System ( Indexed by Scopus) 
  • International Journal of Supply Chain Management (indexed by  Scopus) 

Note: The editorial board of the respective journal will independently consider high quality papers. You need to follow the journal’s policy. For example, while JMS does not charge any fee, while BBS asks for submission fee.


Best papers will be considered for publication in the following journals ranked by the International Committee for Rating Assessment of Journal (ICRAJ): Journal of Business & Policy Research, Global Review of Accounting and Finance and World Journal of Management. No publication fee of any sort is involved for these journals if your paper wins best paper award which will be announced within 2-3 weeks after the conference via email. Please note these journals are “not pay publication” journals and have DOI. You can visit Zant World Press ( to view these subscribed journals. Please note they are not open access journals. High quality papers, in addition to best papers of the conference, will be considered for publication in the above journal subject to compliance to the review reports and payment of paper processing fee (see fee schedule) .


Conference Proceedings

All full papers and/or abstracts accepted for the conference (who register for the conference) will be published in proceedings electronically with ISBN and included in the WBI Digital Library for online access via a dedicated website, and all full papers will be linked to Google Scholar. This website contains thousands of papers from previous conferences and are visited by thousands of readers from all over the world.

Feedback Reports on Your Paper

We provide feedback report on each paper presented after the conference via email so that the author can improve the paper. This service is rarely provided by the other conference organisers. This feedback is our landmark activity.

Best Paper Award

This award will be announced in each track and will be published in any of the above ranked journals and a certificate will be issued. All awardees will be awarded Fellowship of the World Business Institute which will allow you to receive discount for future conferences and to serve in the International Scientific Committees.

Certificates and Fees

This international conference is featured by mid-morning and afternoon snack food, tea/coffee, lunch and conference dinner with a river cruise, printed copy of the program book. Certificate will be issued to all attendees, session chairs and designated discussants.  Registration fee (without dinner) is US $350 which includes 2 coffee/tea breaks with snacks and basic lunch and there is 5% early bird discount. Dinner with cruise cost is US$65 per person which is optional. The discounted registration fee for DBA students of Davis College of Business is US$200.


Please click on the links provided on conference website for more information.

For further enquiries: please contact Prof. Mohammad Hoque, Conference Coordinator, via if you have any questions.


Dr. Don Capener, Dean of Davis College of Business, Jacksonville University, Florida.

Dr. Leslie Shaw, ESCP Europe, Paris, France.


Please see website for more information.

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