Call For Paper

Aim and Scope

IICIES offers an opportunity for scholars and practitioners interested in the issues related to Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Small Enterprises and Leadership to share their thinking and research findings. These fields of study are broadly described as issues related to the management of organizations’ resources, the interface between senior management and formal governance of the organization, as well as its linkage to the wider society. This conference provides a forum for exchange of ideas on the latest issues among listed topic areas. It also provides field for discussion, collaboration and opportunity seeking for those interested in any of these fields of research and practice among researchers, practitioners, government and business.

IICIES committee welcomes contribution on a wide scope of topics using a range of scholarly approaches including theoretical and empirical papers employing qualitative, quantitative and critical methods. Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Accepted papers presented at the conference by one of the authors, will be published in the Proceedings of IICIES. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are welcome.

Conference Streams

Each of the topic areas is described below. Paper may address on one or more of listed sub-topics. Unlisted but related themes are also acceptable, provided they fit to one of the following main topic areas :

STREAM 1: CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Creative Industry Dynamics and Challenges
  • Public Policies and Regulations in Creative Industries and Clusters
  • Communities, Social Media and Internet
  • Arts and Cultural Management
  • New Product Development
  • Research and Development
  • Business Incubators
  • Technology Park
  • Intellectual Capital/Property Rights

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STREAM 2: MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY

  • Technological Competitiveness
  • Technological Forecasting
  • Technological Assessment
  • Technology Diffusion
  • Technology Management
  • Technology Development
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Technology Partnerships
  • Technology Transfer
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Strategic Management for Technology
  • Emerging Technology

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STREAM 3: ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Entrepreneurship Theory
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset/Traits/Character
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Cultural Entrepreneurship
  • Woman Entrepreneurship
  • Technopreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Corporate Culture
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Entrepreneurial Finance

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STREAM 4: MANAGING SMALL BUSINESS AND START-UPS

  • New Venture/Start-ups
  • Venture Capital
  • Micro-Financing
  • Business Plans
  • Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Cooperatives
  • Family Business

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STREAM 5: LEADERSHIP

  • Cross Cultural Aspects of Leadership
  • Creative & Innovative Leadership
  • Leadership Styles and Techniques
  • Corporate Governance & Ethics
  • Servant Leadership, Social Responsibility, & Leadership for Sustainability
  • Leadership Challenges, Conflict and Change Management
  • Psychodynamic Approach to Leadership
  • Talent Management
  • Executive Coaching and Mentoring
  • Employee Engagement and Citizenship
  • Performance Management and Strategic Leadership
  • Knowledge Management and Learning Organization
  • Public Service Leadership
  • Gender and Leadership
  • The Role of Women in Politics and Contemporary Society

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STREAM 6: ENTREPRENEURIAL MARKETING

  • Consumer Behavior Analysis for for SME
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Marketing
  • Managing business-to-customer relationships for SME
  • Promotional mix issues for SME
  • Online Marketing Communication Research for SME
  • SME Brand Management

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STREAM 7: ENTREPRENEURIAL FINANCE

  • Small and Medium Enterprises Financial Management
  • Venture Capital and Risk Management for SME
  • Investment analysis for SME
  • Financial Performance Analysis for SME

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Paper Submission

Authors should submit an original paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, using the online submission procedure. Papers which are out of the conference scope or contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Remarks about abstract submission
  1. All submission must be entirely original and must not be under concurrent consideration of scheduled for presentation elsewhere
  2. Full papers are written in English
  3. Format should strictly follow our guideliness and template
  4. Abstracts and full papers must be submitted online through EasyChair no later than the following deadline
Important Dates
Full Paper Submission Deadline12 November 2018
Registration Deadline16 November 2018
Notification of Acceptance19 November 2018
Revised Paper Deadline3 December 2018
Conference10 - 11 December 2018
Publications

Accepted papers (full and short) will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.