Welcome to the 21st IAMB Conference
May18-20, 2016

Venue:                        ESG - Ecole des Sciences de la Gestion, UQAM, Montreal, Canada.

The 21st IAMB Conference is organized in collaboration and with the support of ESG, Ecole des Sciences de la Gestion (School of Management) at the Université du Québec à Montréal (The University of Québec at Montréal, UQAM), Québec, Montreal, Canada. UQAM is a comprehensive public French-language university based in Montreal and is the largest constituent element of the Université du Québec, a public university system, with enrollment of over 43,000 students and about 1,000 academic and professional staff. The university has one school (of Management)

and six faculties (Arts, Education, Communication, Political Science and Law, Science and Social science.) The university offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees.

Address: 315 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est, Montréal, QC H2L 2C4, Canada.

                                       Join us for our first IAMB conference in Canada.
                   A warm and friendly conference that provides opportunities for discussions,
                                            feedback and possible collaboration!!

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 QUAM, the University of Québec at Montreal, 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), and Online (ISSN 1949-9108).


Important Deadline Dates

February 7, 2016 - Early consideration of abstracts
March 6, 2016 - Submission of abstracts & manuscripts
March 20, 2016 - Authors' early registration
March 27, 2016 - Full manuscripts are due**
April 3, 2016 - Cancellation with refund
April 6, 2016, 2015 – Submission for Award Competitions
April 16, 2016 - Authors' registration (to include papers in the Proceedings)
April 17, 2016 - Final revised manuscripts are due***
April 19, 2016 - Abstract page for the Abstract Booklet
May 11, 2016 - Registration deadline for non-presenters

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


Organizing Committee

Caroline Coulombe, Ph.D.
Research Center in Project
School of Management, ESG
University of Quebec at Montreal
Montreal, Canada

Simon Bourdeau, Ph.D., PMP
Département Management et
School of Management, ESG
University of Quebec at Montreal
Montreal, Canada

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
Lecturer in Financial Reporting
Department of Business Studies
Roma TRE University

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

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


The following tracks will be considered (see details under the Conference section):

  • Project Management

  • Organizational Studies

  • International Business

  • Strategic Management

  • Marketing Management

  • Technology & Innovation Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Education & Training

  • Finance & Accounting

  • Management of Social Issues

  • Management Studies