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Call for Papers

8th Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference

Date: 9-10 February 2015 | Venue: Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Extented Submission Deadline: 12 January 2015
Registration Deadline: 30 January 2015 
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Conference Theme: “Research for Advancement”

Theoretical and empirical papers or case studies relating to all broad areas of Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, Business Ethics, Business Statistics, Business Law and Business Education are invited for the above international conference. This conference is sponsored by eight international peer reviewed journals indexed by Cabell’s, Ulrich, EBSCO of USA and ERA of Australia and five of them ranked by Australian Business Dean Council (ABDC). Some of these journals are in the process of indexing by Scopus. This conference is sponsored by the two international organisations such as World Business Institute, Australia, and American Research and Publications International, USA.


To send your abstract or full paper for this conference, please click on Submit Paper Link on the website, fill out the form, attach a MS Word or PDF file of your paper and click Submit. If your abstract is accepted, you can submit full paper by 30 January 2015. If you are experiencing difficulties in using this Submit Paper form and/or you are getting an error message, please email your paper directly to email address All abstracts and full papers will be double blind reviewed and authors who present their paper at the conference will be provided written feedback after the conference. The authors will be informed about review outcome and acceptance of the full paper and/or abstract within 10-15 days after we receive them.


Papers organized as per guidelines and having publishable quality will be considered for publication in the following journals: Journal of Business & Policy Research, Global Economy and Finance Journal, International Review of Business Research Papers, World Journal of Management, Global Review of Accounting and Finance, World Review of Business Research, World Journal of Social Sciences, Journal of Accounting, Finance and Economics, and Journal of Islamic Finance and Business Research subject to compliance to review report, editorial comments, conference feedback and payment of applicable subscription fees.


All papers and/or abstract accepted for 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. In addition, selected and revised papers will be also sent, in the form of book with ISBN, to the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Left hand link “publication Opportunities” provides more information.

Best paper award will be announced from a block of 15 papers in each track and will be published in any of the above journals and a certificate will be issued. This international conference is featured by varieties of day-long break foods and hot buffet lunch at the 4-star hotel. In addition, participation certificate will be issued to all attendees, session chairs and designated discussants. If you want to chair a session and be a designated discussant, please let us know.


Abstract and/or full paper submission: 2 January 2015 and Registration: 30 January 2015 
Basic Registration fee (which includes 2 buffet lunch and day-long break-foods) : US $400


You can also participate as an observer and session chair without paper if you are a university academic.


Please click on the links provided on conference website for more information.
For enquiries: please contact Nuha Jahan via


Professor Dr. Bob Clift, Former Dean, University of Melbourne, Australia

Professor Dr. Carlos Santos, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Portugal

Professor Dr. Stephen Grubaugh, Bentley University, USA

Professor Dr. Sarath Nonis, Arkansan State University, USA

Professor Dr. Uma Kumar, Carleton University, Canada

Professor Dr. Stuart Orr, Deakin University, Australia

Professor Dr. Peter Yannopoulos, Brock University, Canada

Professor Dr. Masudul Alam Chowdhury, International Islamic University, Malaysia

Professor Dr. Mohammad Hoque, World Business Institute, Australia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nattavud Pimpa, RMIT University, Australia

Assoc.Prof. Dr. Chuhui Liu, University of Winnipeg, Canada

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohiddin Othman, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Program Chair

Professor Dr. Stuart Orr, Deakin University, Australia

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World Business Institute and its Sister Organisations publish 8 journals a year which are all Cabell indexed and 6 are ERA listed and are also under consideration for indexation by ISI and Scopus. Please click on the journal titles below to visit the respective websites of the journals.You will find information on ISSN, Aims and Scope of Journal, editorial Board and be able to view current and previous issues of the journal. Learn more