Call for Papers

             9th Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference

Dates: 05-06 November, 2015

Venue: Bayview Hotel, Singapore

Submission Deadline:  25 September, 2015

Registration Deadline: 19 October, 2015 




Full-length papers, research-in-progress papers, case studies and /or abstracts, relating to all areas of Accounting, Banking, Business Law, Finance, Economics, Investment, Management, Marketing, E-Commerce, Business Ethics, Business Education, Econometrics and Statistics are invited for the above international conference. This conference is organised by: American Research and Publication International (ARPI), USA and supported by London Academic Research and Publication (LARAP), UK, World Business Institute (WBI), Australia and 5 internationally peer reviewed journals listed by Cabell’s Directory, EBSCO, Ulrich of USA and ERA, ABDC of Australia.   

Submission Guidelines and Notification of Acceptance 

Please email abstracts and/or full papers directly to by 25 September, 2015 (please note you can submit papers anytime before this deadline). However, personal details such as title (Mr. Ms. Dr. Prof. etc), affiliation, country and email address must be provided. All abstracts and full papers will be double blind reviewed and the authors will be informed about the review outcome within 10-15 days after we receive the abstracts/papers. Papers which comply to the submission guidelines (Please see the website) will have bright prospect for acceptance. Authors requiring funding approval must submit abstract or full papers by earlier dates.  

Publication Opportunity  

Affiliated Journal:  You will have the opportunity to publish in the affiliated journal, Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research which is published by Springer (An international publisher). The journal will independently consider high quality papers and if your paper is accepted by this journal, we would let you know.  

Sponsored Journal: Outstanding papers will be considered in the following international refereed journals:  Journal of Business and Policy Research, World Journal of Management, Global Economy and Finance Journal, International Review of Business Research Papers and Global Review of Accounting and Finance. These international journals are listed in the “Journal Quality List 2013” published by the Australian Business Dean Council – a powerful Australian organisation which ranked our journals. You can visit their website: to verify our rankings. These journals are also indexed by Cabell’s Directory and EBSCO of USA. Quality papers will be considered for World Journal of Social Science and World Review of Business Research which are indexed by Cabell’s Directory of USA. Publication in the journals mentioned above is subject to the compliance to review report, editorial comments, conference feedback and payment of applicable submission fees.     

Written Feedback, Best Paper Awards, Conference Proceedings and Fees 

Best paper award will be announced in each track. The winning papers will be published in any of the above sponsored journals without any submission fee and a certificate will be issued to the winners as well as WBI Fellowship, entitling them to discounts on future conferences. There is an option that the participants can serve as a session chair and/or discussant of a paper of his/her own area of interest. Authors who presented papers will receive written feedback in the form of Paper Evaluation Report (unlike other conferences). The registration fee is US$400 which includes 4 coffee breaks with light foods and 2 hot lunches over the 2 days, attendance certificate and printed program book. Accepted abstracts and full papers (for those who register for the conference) will be published in the refereed conference proceedings with ISBN and will be published electronically via a separate website, namely, which is linked to Google Scholar.   

Important Dates and Deadlines 

Deadline for abstract and/or full paper submission: 25 September, 2015  

Date of notification of acceptance of abstracts and or full papers:  Within 2 weeks after receiving the paper 

Full paper or extended abstract submission deadline (optional) for proceedings: 19 October, 2015 

Registration deadline: 19 October, 2015 

Announcement of the program: By 23 October, 2015.  

Further Enquiries 

Please email Ms. Nuha Jahan via   

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

International Scientific and Review Committee Members 

·         Professor Nicholas Koumbiadis, Adelphi University, USA.

·         Professor Mohammad Hoque, World Business Institute, Australia.

·         Professor Stuart Orr, Deakin University, Australia.

·         Professor Peter. Yannopoulos, Brock University, Canada.

·         Professor Pieter Nel, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand.

·         Professor Marisol Cen Caamal, Universidad Anahuac Mayab, Mexico.

  • Professor James Healey, Point Park University, USA.
  • Professor William Lim, York University, Canada.
  • Professor Ravi Kiran, Thapar University, India.
  • Professor Sarath Nonis, Arkansan State University, USA.
  • Professor Chien-Huang Lin, National Central University, Taiwan.
  • Professor Yasuo Hoshino, Aichi University and University of Tsukuba, Japan.
  • Professor Saud Chowdhury, Trent University, Canada.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. Nattavud Pimppa, RMIT University, Australia.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. George L. Ye, Saint Mary’s University, Canada.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. Chuhui Liu, University of Winnipeg, Canada.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. Mohhidin Othman, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. Hasan Said, Austin Peay State University, USA.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. Bashar Malkawi, University of Sharjah, UAE.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. Linag Song, Michigan Technological University, USA.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. Elena Stavrova, South-West University, Bulgaria.
  • Asso. Prof. Dr. Pbavakaran Sellamuthu, Universidad Del Norte, Columbia.
  • Dr. George Chen, University of New England, Australia.
  • Dr. Rina Adi Kristianti, Tarumanagara University, Indonesia.
  • Dr. Jamie Halsall, University of Huddersfield, UK.
  • Dr. Azer Dilanchiev, International Black Sea University, Georgia.
  • Dr. Teresa Kaminska, University of Gdansk, Poland.
  • Dr. Andries Du Plessis, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand.



Program Chair: Professor William Lim, York University, Canada.






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