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    GCMRM March 2014-17

Call for papers

Global Conference on “Managing in Recovering Markets”

MDI, Gurgaon (INDIA) in Association with Thammasat Business School, Bangkok (Thailand)

Australian Centre for Asian Business, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Maribor, (Maribor) Slovenia

is organizing a

Global Conference on Managing in Recovering Markets


During February 4th – 6th, 2015 | VENUE: Bangkok (THAILAND)

Over the last 2 decades, the global economies have been gearing up to meet the challenges and opportunities emanating out of dynamic and emerging business environment. The world has witnessed some major financial crisis in the recent past due to inter-relatedness, and interdependence no country can remain decoupled from the same. So managers, academia and concerned persons of all countries, companies, businesses, governments have to find answers to questions arising out of emergent environment, and one of the key questions is “How to manage in recovering markets”? MDI Gurgaon in collaboration with premier institutes and industry, across the globe is providing a common platform to discuss and confer this important question in series of conferences planned through 2014-2017 in different locations across the globe.

About the Global Conference

The global shift in economic scenario has thrown multiple challenges for most of the economies across continents, which has also provided the opportunities and drivers for the growth.

In view of these challenges and emerging opportunities, MDI (, Gurgaon INDIA, a leading business school in India, has already set the tone by organizing a 3 days curtain raiser event, a global conference at its campus at Gurgaon in India during 5th - 7th March 2014. Eminent research, academia, practitioners and policy makers, during the 3 days of that global event deliberated and presented their view points on a large number of global concerns where more than 120 research papers were presented. The synthesis of that curtain raiser as conference proceedings is being published exclusively by Springer - a leading publisher.

Carrying the agenda forward, MDI announces the next conference on the series of the same theme ‘Managing in Recovering Markets’ in February 4th – 6th, 2015 at Bangkok (Thailand). This conference, is intended to serve as a platform for researchers, business practitioners, academics, policy-makers, entrepreneurs and media-persons to deliberate upon the causes and consequences of the evolving environment, the challenges emanating there from and the strategic responses to these challenges in cross country markets. The conference would further set the agenda for the forthcoming global conferences planned in year 2014, 2015, and 2016. More details about the conference can be obtained from

Conference Tracks

You are invited to submit your paper on the following suggested tracks
(The above tracks are indicative and not exhaustive).
Day 1: February 4, 2015, 4 pm onwards,
Conference inaugural and tracks below
· Export and Economic Health
· Export in Asian perspective
· Export Competitiveness
· International Regulation & Compliance
· International trade Issues and Challenges
· Trading Blocks (ASEAN, SAARC, etc)
· Road map for International exports
· Export outlook & orientation in recovering markets
· Emerging Issues and Challenges in functional domains- Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operation Management, Finance & Strategy.
Day 2: : February 5, 2015,
9 am to 1 pm: tracks below
2 pm onwards optional city tour
· Essentials of Manufacturing: Sustainability & Competitiveness
· Traditional manufacturing vs. Additive manufacturing
· Smart Factories for manufacturing
· Supply chain Management
· Lean Manufacturing
· SMEs for Sustainable Growth
· Interconnectedness in International manufacturing
· Emerging Issues and Challenges in functional domains- Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operation Management, Finance & Strategy.
Day 3: February 6, 2015
9 am to 12 pm tracks below
12.30 pm to 1.30 valedictory
· Service Sector- Asian Perspective
· Mobile Value added Services
· Social Services
· Health services
· Financial Services
· Facility Services
· Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism Services
· Economics of Service Sector
· Emerging Issues and Challenges in functional domains- Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology, Operation Management, Finance & Strategy.

About MDI

Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, established in 1973, a top ranking business school in India with vision to be a ‘Global Business School’, is a center of excellence in management education, high quality research, executive development, and value added consultancy. It is the first Indian Business School and second in Asia to be accredited by ‘Association of MBAs’ (AMBA), UK. MDI is also South Asian Quality Systems (SAQS) accredited by AMDISA in 2005. Various surveys have consistently ranked MDI amongst the top B-Schools of the country.

Important Dates

Call for Papers

Submission of Full Length Paper......................................... December 10, 2014

Paper Acceptance Notification............................................. December 22, 2014

One of the author needs to register by January 20, 2015 for inclusion of their accepted paper in the conference proceedings.

Author’s Guideline

The paper should be typed in Times New Roman font, font size 12 with 1.5 line spacing and title in 14 font size and should include the abstract, references etc. For more details about the author’s guideline please

Paper Submission Process

The paper may be submitted in APA format at [email protected] and [email protected]. Please include a separate title page indicating the title of the Paper, Name(s) of the Author(s), Affiliation(s), Mailing Address(es), Telephone No.(s), Email Address(es) and Key Words that describe the paper.

The text of the full paper should include the title but not include the name(s) of the author(s) etc. to facilitate blind review.



Early Bird
(Upto January 8, 2015)

(From 9 January 2015 onward)

From Thailand



Research Scholars / Students

5000 Baht

3000 Bahtt

1600 Baht

6000 Baht

4000 Baht

2400 Baht

From Rest of the World



Research Scholars / Students

US$ 250

US$ 150

US$ 80

US$ 300

US$ 175

US$ 100

This registration fees does not include the air travel cost and accommodation etc. charges.

The fees may be paid through NEFT or Demand Draft.

Other details about fees and mode of payment are available at conference link provided on our website

Conference advisory committee:

Chief Patron: Director, MDI, Gurgaon

Mentor: Dr. N.P. Singh, Dean- Research & accreditation, MDI Gurgaon

Prof. Mohammad Masood Ahmed, Group Director, Vidya Group of Institutions, Hyderabad

Syed Zahoor Hasan, Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, USA

Mohammad Jasimuddin Acting Head Regional Programmes GGIlDD, Commonwealth secretariat, London.

Prof. Dr. Abdur Rab, Vice Chancellor, Eastern University, Bangladesh

Dr Mohamed Latheef. Chairman, Civil Services Commission, Republic of Maldives

Dr. Jyoti Gupta, Professor of Eminence, ESCP Europe, Paris.

Ast. Prof. Jittaporn Sriboonjitt (Real Estate, Hospitality, Travel and Tourism), Thammasat Business School, Bangkok

Dr. Surat Teerakapibal (Marketing), Thammasat Business School, Bangkok

Assoc. Prof. Supot Chawawiwat (Logistics, Transportation and Energy), Thammasat Business School, Bangkok

Dr. Patnaree Srisuphaolarn (International Business), Thammasat Business School, Bangkok

MDI, Gurgaon (INDIA) Thammasat Business School, Bangkok (THAILAND)
Conf. Chair Dr. Kanwal Kapil Conf. Chair Prof. (Dr.) Siriluck Rotchanakitumnuai
Conf. Co-chair Dr. Sandeep Goel Conf. Co-chair Prof. (Dr.) Arnat Leemakdej