Welcome to the 20th IAMB Conference
October 21-23, 2015

Venue:                Barcelo Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey.

The 20th IAMB Conference was originally scheduled for Rabat, Morocco but has been moved to Turkey. The conference will be held at the Barcello Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey..

This 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 Middle East, Europe and beyond.

What to expect: A warm and friendly atmosphere that provide excellent opportunity for interaction and discussions with other scholars plus opportunities for collaboration!!

IAMB is 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) and Online (ISSN 1949-9108). The Proceedings are indexed and are listed in various reference search engines. Selected presentations will be published in IJMB, International Journal of Management and Business. You may also attend the conference without making a presentation. Proposals for symposia are welcomed.

The Conference is organized by IAMB and a team of scholars from numerous Turkish universities headed by Professor Dr. Mahmut Özdevecioglu.


Important Deadline Dates

July 7, 2015 - Early consideration of abstracts
July 26, 2015 - Submission of abstracts & manuscripts
August 16, 2015 - EXTENDED Submission of abstracts & manuscripts
August 19, 2015 - Authors' early registration
August 30, 2015 - Full manuscripts are due**
September 6, 2015 - Cancellation with refund
September 8, 2015 – Submission for Award Competitions
September 20, 2015 - Authors' registration (to include papers in the Proceedings)>
September 23, 2015 - Revised manuscripts are due***
September 25, 2015 -  Abstract page for the Abstract Booklet
October 14, 2015 - Registration deadline for non-presenters

** Only for those who submitted abstracts
Final revision of previously submitted manuscripts


Organizing Committee

Mahmut M. Özdevecioglu, Ph.D.
The faculty of Business Administration and Economics
Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey. mozdeveci@erciyes.edu.tr

Müberra Yüksel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chair, Department of Advertising
Faculty of Communication Cibali
Kadir Has University
Istanbul, Turkey

Meir Russ, Ph.D.
Professor, Management
Philip J. and Elizabeth
   Hendrickson Professor in
Austin E. Cofrin School of Business
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, WI (USA)
Chief Editor: International Journal of Management and Business – IJMB; russm@iamb.net

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

Kamil Oygur Yamak, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Management
Marmara University
Bahcelievler, Istanbul

Ayse B. Collins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Applied Technology &
Bilkent University
Ankara, Turkey

Shmuel Batzri, Ph.D.
IAMB, Academic Affairs
Tel: (+1) 301-455-0555
The following tracks that will be considered (see details under the Conference section):

  • Organizational Studies

  • International Business

  • Strategic Management

  • Marketing Management

  • Technology & Innovation Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Education & Training

  • Finance & Accounting

  • Management of Social Issues

  • Management Studies