Welcome to the 18th IAMB Conference
September 17-19, 2014

Venue:                        Roma TRE University, Rome, Italy.

The 18th IAMB Conference is organized in collaboration and with the support of the Department of Business Studies, Roma TRE University, Rome, Italy. Roma TRE University is a public research university, the second largest in Rome, with enrollment of over 35,000 students and about 1,400 academic and professional staff. The university offers 54 undergraduate degrees in a wide range of fields as well as Master and Doctoral degrees.

Address: Via Silvio D'amico 77, Rome, Italy.

                       Join us for an unforgetable enlightening international conference

The conference provides a platform for professionals, practitioners, academics, educators and researchers in the various fields of management and business to disseminate and share the latest research, knowledge and experiences in the European and Mediterranean regions and beyond.

IAMB, and Roma TRE University are inviting scholars, practitioners and others to submit papers for presentation. Your submission will be published in the Conference Proceedings on a CD-ROM (ISSN 1949-9094), Online (ISSN 1949-9108) and In-Print (ISSN 1949-912).


Important Deadline Dates

May 25, 2014 - Early consideration of abstracts
June 26, 2014 - Submission of abstracts & manuscripts
July 1, 2014 - Authors' early registration
July 3, 2014 - Full manuscripts are due**
July 27, 2014 - Cancellation with refund
July 30, 2014 – Submission for Award Competitions
August 3, 2014 - Authors' registration (to include papers in Conf. Proceedings)
August 10, 2014 - Final Revised manuscripts are due***
August 17, 2014 -  Abstract page for the Abstract Booklet
September 10, 2014 - Registration deadline for non-presenters

** For those who submitted abstracts only
Final revision of previously submitted manuscripts


Organizing Committee

Marco Tutino, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Professore aggregato in
   Accounting and Business
Lecturer in Financial Reporting
Department of Business Studies
Roma TRE University

Paola Paoloni, Ph.D.
Professore aggregato,
Faculty of Economics
Niccolò Cusano University
Rome, Italy.

Alberto Pezzi, Ph.D.
Professore aggregato,
Department of Business Studies
Roma TRE University.

Antonio Corvino, Ph.D.
Professore aggregato,
Department of Economics
University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy.

Shmuel Batzri, Ph.D.
IAMB, Academic Affairs
Tel: (+1) 301-455-0555

Academic & Scientific Committee

           Roma TRE University (Italy)
Marco Tutino, Ph.D., Accounting
Lidia D'Alessio, Ph.D., Accounting
Eugenio D’Amico, Ph.D., Accounting
Marisa Cenci, Ph.D.
Franco Fiordelisi, Ph.D., Banking
Fabio Giulio Grandis, Ph.D., Accounting
Maria C. Lucchetti, Ph.D., Management
Paola De Martini, Ph.D., Accounting
Mauro Paoloni, Ph.D., Accounting
Sabrina Pucci, Ph.D., Accounting
Maria F. Renzi, Ph.D., Management
Gaetano Troina, Ph.D., Accounting

          University of Sapienza (Italy)
Michele Galeotti, Ph.D., Accounting
Enrico Laghi, Ph.D., Accounting
Ida Claudia Panetta, Ph.D., Banking
Mario La Torre, Ph.D., Banking

           University of Pisa (Italy)
Marco Allegrini, Ph.D., Accounting
Luciano Marchi, Ph.D., Accounting
Silvio Bianchi Martini, Ph.D., Accounting

         Additional Universities (Italy)
Stefano Azzali, Ph.D., U. of Parma
Paolo Bastia, Ph.D., U. of Bologna
Bettina Campedelli, Ph.D., U. of Verona
Stefano Coronella, Ph.D., Parthenope U.
Giovanni Fiori, Ph.D., U. of Luiss
Stefano Garzella, Ph.D., Parthenope U.
Fabrizio Di Lazzaro, Ph.D., U. of Luiss
Cecilia Rossignoli, Ph.D., U. of Verona

Mario Glowik, Ph.D., Berlin Business
    School, Germany
Mahmut Özdevecioglu, Ph.D.,
      Meliksah U., Turkey
Robert C. Rickards, Ph.D., Munich
     Business School, Germany
Meir Russ, Ph.D., U. of Wisconsin, USA
    Chief Editor: International Journal of
     Management and Business
Faras M. Salama, Ph.D., American U. of
    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Gianfranco Vento, Ph.D., Regent's U.
    London, United Kingdom