Global Conference on Business, Management and Entrepreneurship (GC-BME) is an annual conference co-hosted by Department of Management, Faculty of Economics & Business, Universitas Airlangga and Business Management Education Program, Faculty of Business and Economics Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia. Ever since the first time it was held in 2016 by UPI, GC-BME has covered a broad range of topics on business, economics and entrepreneurship.

GC-BME 2017 will be held on August 09, 2017 in Surabaya, Indonesia. The aim of GC-BME 2017 is to provide a platform for academician, educators, researchers, practitioner, managers, graduate students, and entrepreneurs from different cultural backgrounds to present and discuss researches, developments and innovations in the fields of Business Management and Entrepreneurship. It provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and implementation experiences, to establish business or research connections and to find global partners for future collaboration.

All full papers submitted to GC-BME 2017 should be written in English, and will be sent to at least two reviewers and evaluated based on its originality, technical and content quality, correctness, relevance to the conference, contributions, as well as its readability. Accepted papers will be proposed to be published in a reputable publisher and will be submitted for further indexing to SCOPUS. All articles get a Digital Object Identifier (DOI).

Aim and Scope
GC-BME 2017 covers up seven major thematic groups. Within each groups, several topics will be subject of discussion. Yet it is open for another relevant topics.

  • Organizational Behavior, Leadership and Human Resources Management
    Organizational Development, Innovative Business Models & Organizational Change, Knowledge Management, Best Practices to Manage Human Capital, Future Directions for HRM Research, Global Human Resource Management, Human Resource Planning, Technology in Human Resource Management, Training and Development, Competency Mapping, Compensation, Employer Branding, Employee Motivation, Organization Structure. Leadership, Organization Theory
  • Innovation, Operations and Supply Chain Management
    Innovation and Technology Management, Design of Goods & Services, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Product and Process Innovation, Quality Management, Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain, Operations Research, Project Management, Total Quality Management, Six Sigma Initiative, Green Technology, Logistic Management, New Product Development, New Service Development, Inventory Management, Plant and location, Service Operations Management, Global Operation Management
  • Marketing Management
    Advertising Management, Fundamentals of Marketing, Assessing Marketing Performance, International Marketing, Marketing Research, Marketing Strategy, Service Marketing, Integrated Marketing Communications, Marketing Innovation and Planning, Delivering Customer Value, Direct Marketing, E-Marketing, Relationship Marketing, Customer Service and Customer Relations, Sales Strategies, Marketing Research, Marketing Data Analysis, Marketing and International Consumers, Marketing Theory and Application, Marketing Case Studies, Contemporary Issues in Marketing, Consumer Behavior
  • Financial Management and Accounting
    Corporate Finance and Governance, Cost Management, Finance & Investment, Financial Markets and Institution, Capital Budgeting, Capital Market, Credit Risk Modelling and Management, Financial Engineering, Foreign Exchange Markets, Law and Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mutual Funds Management, Portfolio Management, Regulations of Financial Markets, Venture Capital, Accounting and Finance, Behavioral Accounting and Finance, Electronic Banking, Electronic Finance, Financial Markets and Derivatives, Financial Services Management.
  • Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship and Contemporary Issues
    Approaches and Models of Strategic Management, Challenges to Strategic Management, Corporate Strategy Formulation Approaches, SWOT Analysis and Carrying Out Business Strategy, Types of Business Competitive Strategy, Types of Cooperative Strategy, Situational Analysis for Strategic Planning, Problems of Global Strategy, Problems in Implementing Growth and Retrenchment Strategies, Relationship of Management by Objectives and Strategic Management, Relationship of Total Quality Management and Strategic Issues, Leadership and Leading Types for Effective Strategy Formulation and Implementation, International Strategic Performance Measurement, Strategic Issues in Managing Technology and Innovation, Categories of Innovation for Proper Strategy Formulation, Role of the Entrepreneur as Strategist, Operations and Supply Chain Strategy.
  • Green Business
    Business Ethics, Consumer Protection, Environmental Protection, Green logistics
  • Management and Economics Education

Abstract and Paper Submission
[IMPORTANT] To submit an abstract, author must register first (click here). Then you can submit your abstract by logging in to this site (menu “Submission System” then “Login”). The manuscript can be submitted only after authors submit their abstracts. The whole submission process is done fully online (NOT by email) to guarantee smooth administration.

Full Paper Tamplate

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Important Date

  • Abstract submission deadline : 20 March 2017
  • Abstract Acceptance notification : 2 April 2017
  • Full paper submission deadline : 2 May 2017
  • Full Paper Acceptance notification : 17 June 2017
  • Participant Registration Deadline : 14 July 2017
  • Conference Date : 9 August 2017


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Jl. Embong Malang 25-31, Surabaya, East Java 60261

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