About GC-BME

GC-BME 2017: Global Conference on Business Management & Entrepreneurship

GC-BME is an annual conference co-hosted by the Department of Management, Universitas Airlangga and 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.

This year, GC-BME 2017 aims to explore the theme ‘Increasing Management Relevance and Competitiveness’. The conference aims to bring together the research output of scholars and professionals that focuses on the development of business, management, entrepreneurship particularly in developing countries and enable them to present their research papers/ideas to a broader audience. We expect a lot of ideas and dissemination of findings that drive innovation in the conventional business and management process to be a breakthrough of a concept and more relevance. Additionally, GC-BME want to capture the potential of papers, establish communication and cooperation opportunities related to the themes and topics and can be a place of information exchange among participants across countries.

2017 GC-BME Call for Paper – Possible Topics for Paper Presentation

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).


Conference Scope

The range of topics covered by Global Conference on Business Management and Entrepreneurship 2017, Theoretical and empirical papers are also invited for submission to seven major areas. Within each groups, several topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

Who Should Attend

Academicians, postgraduate and research students, professionals from business organizations, professional associations and other interested party

Invited Speaker

Wann-Yih Wu
Professor Department of International Business
Nanhua University

Prof. Dr. Didi Sukyadi, M.A.
Vice Rector of Research, Partnership, and Business Affairs
Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia




International Scientific Committee

Prof. John Paul (Kedge Business School, France)
Prof. Taehee Kim, Ph.D (Youngsan University, South Korea)
Prof. Wann Yih Wu (Nan Hua University, Taiwan)
Prof. Jon Lovvet, Ph.D (Leeds University)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. John Nowland (Illinois State University)
Prof. Dr. Ikuro Yamamoto (Kinjo Gakuin University, Nagoya Japan)
Asst.. Prof. Dr. Iman Harimawan (Universitas Airlangga)
Prof. Ranbir Malik Singh (Curtin, Australia)
Prof. Dr. Nobuhide Otomo (Kanazawa University, Japan)
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Dahlan Ibrahim, (Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Navjyoti Singh Negi* (Doon Business School, India)
Prof. Dr. Anis Eliyana, SE., M.Si. (Universitas Airlangga)
Prof. Dr. Muslich Anshari, SE., M.Sc. Ak. (Universitas Airlangga)
Prof. Dr. Fendy Suhariadi, MT (Universitas Airlangga)
Prof. Dr. Sri Iswati, SE., MSc. (Universitas Airlangga)
Prof. Dr. Bambang Tjahjadi, MBA (Universitas Airlangga)
Prof. Dr. Nanang Fattah, MPd (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr.Agus Rahayu MP (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Tjutju Yuniarsih SE, MPd (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Disman MS (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Suryana MS ( UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Eeng Ahman, MS (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Dr. Ratih Hurriyati, MP (UPI, Indonesia)
Prof. Ina Primiana SE, MT (UNPAD)
Prof Lincoln Arsyad, MEc, PhD (UGM)
Prof. Gunawan Sumodiningrat MEc, PhD (UGM)
Dr. Phil Dadang Kurnia MSc. (GIZ German)
Assoc.Prof. Arry Akhmad Arman, MT, Dr (ITB)
Assoc.Prof. Dwilarso , MBA, PhD (ITB)
Assoc.Prof. Hardianto Iristiadi MSME, PhD (ITB)
Assoc.Prof. Rachmawaty Wangsaputra, MSc, PhD (ITB)
Assoc.Prof. Teungku Ezni Balkiah, MSc, PhD (UI)
Assoc.Prof. Ruslan Priyadi MSc, PhD (UI)
Assoc.Prof. Sri Gunawan, MBA, DBA ( Universitas Airlangga)
Assoc.Prof. Dr. Indrianawati Usman, M.Sc. (Universitas Airlangga)
Assoc.Prof. Yudi Aziz, MT, PhD (UNPAD)
Assoc.Prof. Lili Adiwibowo, MM, DR (UPI)
Assoc.Prof. Vanessa Gaffar, MBA, DR (UPI)
Assoc.Prof. Chaerul Furqon, MM, DR (UPI)
Vina Andriany MEd, PhD (UPI)
Tutin Ariyanti, ST, MT, PhD (UPI)