Paper Submission: Closed

ISBN: 978-0-9821489-3-8

  • Welcome
  • Call for Papers
  • Conference Committee
  • Conference Themes
  • Accepted Papers
  • Special Topics Sessions
  • Session en Français
  • Virtual Presentation
  • Important Dates
  • Registration
  • Conference Program
  • Venue and Hotel Information


The 14th IBIMA conference on Global Business Transformation through Innovation and Knowledge Management will be held in Istanbul, Turkey 23-24 June 2010.

Istanbul, one of the world's great cities is located in the center of the Old World. The city is famous for its magnificent scenic beauties and great historical Treasures of over 2500 years.   It has been the capital of three great empires, the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.  Istanbul is the only city in the world which spreads over two continents: Europe and Asia.  

This major international conference will address a range of important themes with respect to Information Technology and its impact on organizations. 

The conference will include numerous papers and workshop presentations by academics and researchers from around the globe.  Conference participants are welcome to submit full papers, short papers, extended abstracts, paper drafts, or invited session proposals. Submitted paper will be fully refereed and published in electronic formats.  Please refer to call for papers.

For those unable to attend the conference in person, virtual presentations are available. Virtual presentations allow participants to submit papers for refereeing and publication in the conference proceedings. Virtual participants will receive a full copy of the conference proceedings in electronic format by mail.

Send all submissions to: CLOSED

Submissions instructions: Submit 2 files (in Microsoft Word OR in pdf)
First file with just complete author(s) information and e-mail(s) 
Second file with just the paper without author(s) information for review purposes

There is no paper format for submissions. Once your paper is accepted by reviewers, authors will receive an acceptance package that includes IBIMA's format guildlines for camera ready publication.

If you are submitting to a special track, please indicate that in your e-mail

Conference Chair

Khalid S. Soliman
International Business Information Management Association, USA

Program Chair

Arzu Tektas
Bogazici University, Turkey

Call for papers

Interested academics and practitioners are invited to submit:

  • Research papers: complete papers (5000 words max.) with complete references section. 
  • Short papers: this could be research in progress, abstracts, ideas you would like to explore with audiance at the conference, or draft of papers for possible co-authorship:  (max. 5 pages or 1000 words) 

IBIMA focuses on real-world business applications.  Therefore, submitted papers should highlight the benefits and applications of managing information in industry, government, and services.  The idea of the conference is to discuss how to solve business problems or take advantage of new opportunities using IT.  All papers will be directed to the appropriate theme and/or track.  All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. 

Virtual presentation is available if you are unable to attend in person. 

Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and contribution.  It is IBIMA policy to send complete papers to two reviewers for full blind peer review and to send a summary of review back to the author(s) .  Short papers/abstracts will be reviewed by reviewer and/or the editor.  All review comments and suggestions should be addressed in the final submission. Submitted Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.

Conference proceedings will be published as an e-book on a CD (ISBN: 978-0-9821489-3-8) 

*IBIMA reserves the right to accept or reject any research/short paper proposal/submission. Reasons for rejection include, but are not limited to: topics not fitting the conference program main theme or panel subjects, insufficient space on the conference program, failure to meet professional obligations in prior IBIMA conferences (e.g., not completing a paper, not delivering a paper on time, failure to appear for a scheduled slot), failure to register for the conference, unprofessional conduct, or any other reason.

Conference Chair

Dr. Khalid S. Soliman, International Business Information Management Association, USA

Local Chair

Arzu Tektas Bogazici University, Turkey

Advisory Committee

John F. Affisco, Hofstra University, USA
Abdul Rahman Ahmad, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Omar Al-Azzam, University of Minnesota Crookston, USA
Hesham H. Ali, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Ahmed Azam, DeVry University, USA
Najiba Benabess, Norwich University, Northfield, USA
Az-Eddine Bennani, Reims Management School, France
Emil Boasson, Central Michigan University, USA
Regina Connolly, Dublin City University, Ireland
Reggie Davidrajuh, Stavanger University College, Norway
Susana de Juana Espinosa, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Xiuzhen Feng, Beijing University of Technology, China
Mohammad Ayub Khan, Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico
Sherif Kamel, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Roman Povalej, University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Alcina Prata, ESCE, Portugal
Muhammad Najib Razali, Universiti Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Joseph Sarkis, Clark University, USA
Najib Saylani, Florida State College at Jacksonville, USA
Magdy Serour, InContext Solutions, Australia
Amine Nehari Talet, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Mineral, KSA
Abraham G. van der Vyver, Monash University, South Africa
Dianne Wingham, Australia
Paul H.P. Yeow, Monash University, Sunway Campus, Malaysia

Program Committee

(program committee member's name appears on this list only after reviewing at least one paper) 

Aregbeshola R Adewale, University of South Africa, South Africa  
Diaa Salama Abd-Elmonaam, 10th of Ramadan University, Egypt   
Haslinda Abdullah, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia    Excellent constructive review
Dhammika Abeysinghe, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka   
John F. Affisco, Hofstra University, USA
Affiaine Ahmad, University Malaya, Malaysia
Ana Paula Afonso, ISCAP, Portugal  Excellent constructive review
Fayez Ahmad Albadri, ADMA-OPCO, UAE  
ALI Nasser H. AL KINANI, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, KSA
Mahmoud Mohmad Ahmad Aleqab, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia    Excellent constructive review
Yousef Ali Al-Hammadi, United Arab Emirates
Saadat M. Alhashmi, Monash University – Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
Ali Ahmad Alawneh, Philadelphia, Jordan   
Bechara AL Bouna, Antonine University, Lebanon
Anis Allagui, Univ. of Gabes, Tunisia
Chokri Aloui, Faculté de Droit et des Sciences Economiques et Politiques de Sousse,Tunisia
Umar Al-Turki, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, KSA
Yahya H. Alzoubi, Philadelphia University, Jordan
Omar Abdulrahman Alnuaimi, United Arab Emirates University, UAE   Excellent constructive review
Caraganciu Anatolie, Lucian Blaga, Romania  
Aouinti Najla, FSJEG Jendouba, Tunisie   Excellent constructive review
Lorena Blasco Arcas, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Nahed Amin Azab, The American University in Cairo, Egypt  Excellent constructive review
Asma Hanee Binti Ariffin, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia
Rafi Ashrafi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Kamarulzaman Ab. Aziz, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Mehmet N. Aydin, Işık University,Turkey   Excellent constructive review
Tahar Lazhar Ayed, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Sfax,Tunisia Excellent constructive review
Imad Baalbaki, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Vernon Bachor, St. Cloud State University, USA
Belal Barhem, Abu Dhabi University, UAE
Emad Bataineh, Zayed University, UAE
Iacovoiu Viorela Beatrice, Oil and Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania   Excellent constructive review
Najiba Benabess, Norwich University, USA
Mona Ben Chouikha, Paris Dauphine (CREPA), France
Ben Lallouna Hafsia Hajer, Higher School of Communication of Tunis, Tunisia   Excellent constructive review
Hatem Ben Sta, University of Tunis, Tunisia  
Ines Ben Tekaya, Faculty of science, Tunis
Nousheen Tariq Bhutta, International Islamic University,Islamabad, Pakistan
Azian bin Madun, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Rahul Bishnoi, Hofstra University, USA
Christophe Bisson, Kadir Has   University, Turkey    Excellent constructive review
Bouamrane Karim, University of Oran -Es-Sénia, Algeria 
Salah.Eddine Boudraa, ENSET Oran, Algeria
Bouhadiba, Farouk, A.N., Es-Sénia, Oran, Algeria
Sabrina Boulesnane, Université Jean Moulin – Lyon 3, France   Excellent constructive review
Bouri Abdelfettah, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Bouzidi Laïd, Université Jean Moulin – Lyon 3, France    Excellent constructive review
Mihane Berisha-Namani, University of Pristina,Republic of Kosova 
Y T McIntyre-Bhatty, University of Wales, Newport  Excellent constructive review
Luis Borges Gouveia, UFP – Univ. Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Erik A.M. Borglund,  Mid Sweden University, Sweden   Excellent constructive review
Laurent Bravetti, CRP Henri Tudor, Luxembourg
Evren Bulut, Luxembourg
Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood, LSE, UK
Alexandru Capatina,”DUNAREA DE JOS” of GALATI, Romania
Rommert J. Casimir, Tilburg University, Netherlands Excellent constructive review
Luís Cavique, Aberta Open University, Portugal
Yu Chen, Renmin University of China, china
Regis Chenavaz, Telecom ParisTech, France
Mohamed Cherchem, University of  Oran Es-Sénia, Algeria
Wong Siew Chin, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysia
Carmen Nadia Ciocoiu, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania
Rodney J. Clarke, The University of Wollongong,Australia  Excellent constructive review
Manique Cooray, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Oana – Antonia Colibasanu, Academy Of Economic Studies, Romania
Daniela Alexandra Crisan, Romanian-American University, Bucharest, Romania  
Eze Uchenna Cyril, Multimedia University, Malaysia     Excellent constructive review
Zulkhairi Md Dahalin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia  
Aristides Dasso, Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina
Salina Daud, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
Reggie Davidrajuh, University  of Stavanger, Norway   
Amare Desta, London South Bank University / London School of Economics, UK
Razvan Catalin Dobrea, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania
Elena Dobre, University of Ovidius, Romania
Patrick Doran, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates  Excellent constructive review
Verena Dorner, Passau University, Germany
Liam Doyle, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland   Excellent constructive review
Elena Druica, University of Bucharest, Romania  Excellent constructive review
Ileana Dumitru, Petroleum and Gas University - Ploiesti, Romania
Dusmanescu Dorel, Petroleum and Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania
Meriem Elayoubi, Toulouse University, France   Excellent constructive review
Wafa Elgarah, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco
Samir Abou El-Seoud, Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), Jordan
Alexander Elsas, Goethe University, Germany
Atlam Elsayed, Tokushima University, Japan
Alptekin Erkollar, ETCOP, Austria  Excellent constructive review
Yousra Essid, HEC Montréal, Canada  Excellent constructive review
Robert Fonfeder, Hofstra University, USA
Doina Fotache, “Al. I. Cuza” Iasi, Romania
Mariem Gzara, University of Monastir, Tunisia
Rimantas Gatautis, Kaunas university of technology, Lithuania 
Sandro Geric, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Organization and Informatics, Croatia 
Aurona Gerber, Meraka Institute, CSIR, South Africa
Amir Hossein Ghapanchi, University of New South Wales, Australia
Said Ghoul, Philadelphia  University, Jordan
Ramiro Gonçalves, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Robert Goodwin, Flinders University, Australia  
Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
 Moutaz Haddara, University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway   Excellent constructive review
Layla Hasan, Zarqa Private University, Jordan    Excellent constructive review
Mohd Faiz Hilmi, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia  Excellent constructive review
Habhan-Rave Saïda, ISTEC - PARIS, France
Hadoussa, Slim, Toulouse 1 Capitole, France    Excellent constructive review
Nahid Hashemian, Khayyam University, Iran
Indrani Hazarika, Dubai Women’s College, UAE   Excellent constructive review
Hazlaili  Hashim, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Ciara Heavin, University College Cork, Ireland   Excellent constructive review
Fadia Hegazy,Alhosn University, UAE   Excellent constructive review
Kevin K.W. Ho, University of Guam, Guam/US  Excellent constructive review
Woo Kok Hoong, New Era College and University of Malaya, Malaysia
Ewa Huebner, Computer Forensis Consulting, Australia  Excellent constructive review
Ross Humby, Higher Colleges of Technology – Dubai Women’s College, UAE
M. Farooq Hussain, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan
Ramlah Hussein,International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
Ari Hirvonen, Univ. of Jyväskylä, Finland
Hishamuddin Ismail, Multimedia University, Malaysia 
Noor Azizi Ismail, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Dayang NurFatimah Awang Iskandar, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia
Ilie Anca Gabriela, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania
Siavash Jandeh-Razmi,Razmitech Info Tech, New Zealand
Sreenivasan Jayashree, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Imad Jawhar, UAE_University, UAE
Yulong Jin, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
Anne Julien, Reims Management School, France
Kamarulzaman Ab. Aziz, University: _Multimedia University, Malaysia
Ismail Kassou, Mohammed V Souissi University, Morocco
Mohamed Zied Kefi, University of Angers, FRANCE   
Asad Masood Khattak, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Francesca Michelino, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Nawal El-kahina Khelalfa, BLIDA University, Algeria
Yusniza Kamarulzaman, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  
Samy Kefi, University of Nantes, France
Cheah Phaik Kin, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Kostadin Kolarov, University of National and World Economy, Bulgaria  Excellent constructive review
Veit Köppen, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany  Excellent constructive review
Laghzaoui Soulaimane, Université Aix-Marseille 3 (CERGAM), France
Khairol Nizat Lajis, Multimedia University, Malaysia  
Deborah Lamont, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Wales, UK
Azzedine Lansari, Zayed University, UAE
Valérie Lefievre, AUDENCIA Nantes,France  Excellent constructive review
Rene Leveaux, University of Technology Sydney, Australia  Excellent constructive review
Fotis Liarokapis, Coventry University, UK  
Shu-Fang Lin, Yuanpei University, Taiwan
Lew, Sook Ling,  Multimedia University, Malaysia
Tan Nya Ling, Multimedia University, Malaysia 
Chunhui Liu, University of Winnipeg, Canada
Eurico Lopes, Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
Şerbănescu Luminiţa, University of Piteşti, Romania
Lynne Norris-Jones, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, UK   Excellent constructive review
Boon Yih Mah, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM),Malaysia       Excellent constructive review            
Tim A. Majchrzak, University of Münster, Germany    Excellent constructive review
Cismaş Laura Mariana, West University of Timişoara, Romania 
Pam Mayhew, University of East Anglia, UK        
Mustafa Man, University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia  
Paul Marinescu, University of Bucharest, Romania
Mihaela Neculita, Dunarea De Jos University, Romania  
Mohamad Noorman Masrek, University Technology MARA, Malaysia  Excellent constructive review
Ra’ed (Moh’d Taisir) Masa’deh, The University of Jordan, Jordan  Excellent constructive review
Mirela Matei, Petroleum and Gas University, Romania
Armando B. Mendes, Azores University, Portugal
Razvan Papuc Mihail, University  of Bucharest, Romania
Liliana Mihaela Moga Dunarea de Jos University Galati, Romania
Ana V. Morales B.Laboratorio ICARO, Facultad de Ciencias - UCV, Venezuela
Elisabete Paulo Morais, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
Frank H. Moss, Jr., Claremont Graduate University, USA   Excellent constructive review
Samar Mouakket, University of Sharjah, UAE   Excellent constructive review
Homa Movahednejad, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia   Excellent constructive review
Afaf Mubarak, Alhosn University, UAE     Excellent constructive review
Adrian Munteanu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Romania
Leonid Mylnikov, Perm State Technical University, Russia
Ana-Maria Neagu, Politehnica from Bucharest, Romania  
Balasundaram  Nimalathasan, Jaffna  University, Sri Lanka
Mostafa Nejati, Universiti Sians Malaysia (USM), Malaysia  
Thomas Neligwa, Keele University, UK
Nitin, Jaypee University of Information Technology, India   
Noor Maizura Mohamad Noor, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Mariati Binti Norhashim, Multimedia University, Malaysia  
Birgit Julia Oberer, Yeditepe University, Turkey Excellent constructive review
Lena-Maria Öberg, Mid Sweden University, Sweden  
Khamis  Omar, PSUT,Jordan
Zanifa Omary, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Abdullah Promise Opute, University of East Anglia, UK   Excellent constructive review
M-Said Oukil, King Fahd Univ. of Petroleum & Minerals, KSA Excellent constructive review
Ridha Ouni, University of Manouba,Tunisia
Marini Othman, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
Seungbong Park, Chonnam National University, Korea
Theo Papadopoulos, Victoria University, Australia
Koninika Patel, Skema Business School, USA
André Péninou, University de Toulouse – (IRIT lab), France  Excellent constructive review  
Maurizio Pighin, Universita' degli Studi di Udine, Italy
L. Ferreira Pires, University of Twente, the Netherlands 
Ana-Maria Preda, Romanian-American University, Romania
Magdalena Platis, University of Bucharest, Romania
Jyothsna Priyadarsini. K, Icfai, India
Katja Harej Pulko, University of Maribor, Slovenia   Excellent constructive review  
Ijaz A. Qureshi, Iqra University, Islamabad Campus, Pakistan
Nicoleta Radneantu, Romanian – American University, Romania  
Magdalena Radulescu, University of Pitesti, Romania
Gita Radhakrishna, Multimedia University, Malaysia
N. Raghavendra Rao, VIT University, India  
Lavanya Vedagiri Rao, Meenakshi College For Women, India
Hakikur Rahman, University of Minho, Portugal
Sharimllah Devi Ramachandran, University Technical Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia Excellent constructive review
Sitalakshmi Ramanan, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai Women’s College, UAE 
T. Ramayah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Sury Ravindran, Northern Arizona University, USA    Excellent constructive review 
Hugo Rehesaar, Griffith University, Australia
Paolo Renna, University of Basilicata, Italy
Fanny Reniou, Paris-Dauphine, France     Excellent constructive review 
Petteri Repo, National Consumer Research Centre, Finland  Excellent constructive review 
António Trigo Ribeiro, ISCAC, Portugal
Abdul Kadir Rosline, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia
Tomislav Rozman, BICERO,Business Informatics Center Rozman, Slovenia
Daniel Ruiz, University of Alicante, Spain
Fjodor Ruzic, Institute for Informatics, Croatia  
Sadat Fatiha, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada
Fethi Saidi, Qatar University, Qatar    
Muhammad Iqbal Saif, Foundation University Islamabad, Pakistan
Mohammed Samaka, Qatar University, Qatar
Saqib Saeed, University of Siegen, Germany
Farida Saleem, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Pakistan
Abdullah Sallehhuddin Abdullah Salim, Multimedia University, Malaysia  
Vaggelis Saprikis, University of Macedonia, Greece
Roxana Sarbu, The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania
Tan SawChin, MMU, Malaysia 
Fl. Sedes, Toulouse, IRIT, France
Hédia Mhiri Sellami, Université de Tunis, Tunisia 
Maha Shakir, Zayed University, UAE
Mahdi Sharifi, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia   Excellent constructive review 
Sumana Sharma, Bowie State University, USA   Excellent constructive review 
Puja Chhabra Sharma, Ansal Institute of Tech. Gurgaon, India
Amin A.Shaqrah, AlZaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
Nermeen Fathy Shehata, The American University in Cairo, Egypt    Excellent constructive review 
Yusuf Sidani, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Violeta Sima, Petroleum–Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania  Excellent constructive review 
Christine Simfukwe Mulenga, University Technology Malayasia, Malaysia  
Sean W. M. Siqueira, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Brazil
Lilia Smaoui, ISG Paris, France
Jeffrey Soar, Southern Queensland University, Australia
Razvan Stefanescu, university “Dunarea de Jos” Galati, Romania
Suresh Subramoniam, Sohar University, Oman  
Ainin Sulaiman, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Norazah Mohd Suki, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia 
Syaifudin,Trisakti University, Indonesia              
Suduc Ana-Maria, Valahia University of Targoviste, Romania
Sayed Gholam Hassan Tabatabaei, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia 
Khong Sin Tan, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Rosmaini Tasmin, UTHM, Malaysia
Pekka Tervonen, University of Oulu, Finland
Mohamed Hussain Thowfeek, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
Mark Toleman, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Abdallah Tubaishat, Zayed University, UAE
Zuzana Tučková, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic 
Nils Urbach,European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany  
Mohammed Upal, International University of Japan, Japan
João Varajão, UTAD, Portugal
Laura Giurca Vasilescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Giovanni Vincenti,Towson University, USA            
Charles van der Vyver, North-West University Vaal Triangle Campus, South Africa
Edgar R. Weippl, SBA Research, Austria
Philip West, Northcentral University, USA
A.S.White, Middlesex, London, UK
Neville I Williams, Flinders University, Australia  Excellent constructive review
Dianne W. Wingham, University of Newcastle, Australia  
Paul Witman, California Lutheran University, USA     Excellent constructive review
Peter Charles Woods, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Carol Xiaojuan OU, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China   Excellent constructive review
Zulnaidi Yaacob, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia 
Zijiang Yang, York University, Canada
Wendy Teoh Ming Yen, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Omneya Mokhtar Yacout, Alexandria University, Egypt 
William Yeoh, University of South Australia, Australia 
Hassan Younies, New York Institute of Technology, United Arab Emirates
Nadia Y. Yousif, Canada
Marian Zaharia, Petroleum & Gas University, Romania 
Zaidi-Chtourou, Sabrina, Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France  Excellent constructive review
Zauwiyah Ahmad, Multimedia University, Malaysia  
Tao Zeng, Wilfrid aurier University, Canada
Lihong Zhou, University of Sheffield, UK
Hamza Zidoum, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Nor Azan Mat Zin, Universiti  Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Razvan Daniel Zota, Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, Romania 
Zugravu Gheorghe Adrian, Dunarea de Jos Galati, Romania


Possible conference topics of interest 

  • Knowledge Management
  • Social Impact of Technology Development
  • Green IT and Green Organization
  • E- Business and Internet Computing
  • Management of Technology in Education and Businesses
  • Innovation & Technology in New Product/Service Development
  • Small and Medium Enterprises
  • International Business Strategies and Information Technology
  • E-Government strategies, implementation procedures, and case studies
  • Technology Transfer, Marketing and Commercialization
  • ICT Management
  • Information Systems issues
  • The Integration of Technology & Organizational Strategies
  • R&D Management
  • Project and Program Management
  • Industrial and Manufacturing System Technologies
  • Management of Technology in Developing Countries
  • Sustainable Innovation and Competitive Advantage
  • Innovation and Management of Renewable Resources
  • Strategic use of Technology in the Financial Sector
  • Adoption, acceptance, and diffusion of emerging technologies
  • Change management and organizational performance measures
  • Knowledge Engineering and Discovery
  • Information Quality Management
  • Information Quality Metrics and Assessment
  • E-Commerce issues, trends, and case studies
  • E-Learning, e-Training, and e-Teams
  • E-Human Resources
  • M-Commerce business models, applications, and best practices
  • Privacy, security, ethical, and social issues
  • Cyber law, E-commerce Law, and Intellectual property rights
  • Customer relationship management (CRM),Business process re-design (BPR)
  • Total quality management (TQM),Cycle time reduction (CTR)
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Enterprise Systems (ERP) and Industry Solutions
  • Strategic Decision Support Systems
  • Fuzzy Logic and Neural Network applications
  • Knowledge-based Systems Engineering
  • Object-Oriented Database Systems
  • Data Warehouses and Data Mining
  • Software engineering of e-business systems
  • Data Mining techniques
  • Knowledge extraction and search


The conference is closed.

    Special Topics Sessions

    The efforts of the Special Topics Sessions' Organizers will be recognized as follows:

    • The registration fee of the session organizer will be waived if at least 4 authors of invited papers register at the conference.
    • Session organizers names will appear on the conference proceedings as Associate Editors

    The special topic session is a unique opportunity that brings together researchers and audience from around the world to discuss a specific research question of interest and/or share research efforts with others who have worked in the same area.  These sessions could result in future joint research efforts, co-authorship of journal articles, and/or book publications.  Special topics session are highly beneficial if they are well organized.

    You can submit a proposal to organize a special topics sessionworkshop, and/or tutorial. Proposals to organize a special topic session should include the following information: name and address, e-mail of proposer, title of session, a 100-word description of the topic of the session, and a short description on how the session will be advertised.Usually, session proposers solicit papers from colleagues and researchers whose work is known to the session proposer.  E-mail proposal to the conference chair. 

    Each special topic session will have at least 3 paper. The session chairs will be responsible for all aspects of their sessions; including, soliciting papers, reviewing, selecting, etc. The review process for invited sessions will strictly follow the review process for regular submission.  Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and contribution.  Each paper will be exposed to a full blind peer review by two reviewers in the topical area. Final camera-ready papers will be reviewed by one reviewer. Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.


    Appel à communications

    Président de la Session en Français

    Antoine Harfouche
    Directeur du Centre de Recherche S2i 
    Université Marne-La-Vallée, France

    Tous les chercheurs, universitaires et praticiens s'intéressant aux thèmes de la conférence sont invités à soumettre leurs communications. Deux types de contributions pourront être présentées:

    • Papiers de recherche en format long: pour les travaux aboutis (5000 mots max) avec la liste complète des références.
    • Papiers en format court : pour les recherches en cours, résumés, idées que vous voudriez discuter avec l'audience à la conférence ou ébauche des papiers pour une éventuelle co-écriture : (5 pages max ou 1000 mots)

    Les papiers seront évalués par rapport à leur originalité, leur cohérence, leur clarté et leur contribution scientifique. Chaque papier sera révisé en aveugle à l'aide d'une grille d'évaluation. Les papiers de recherche seront révisés par les membres du comité scientifique. Les papiers en format court seront révisés par l'éditeur. Chaque auteur recevra après la révision de son papier une fiche de synthèse des évaluations. Les commentaires et suggestions de cette révision doivent être prises en compte dans la soumission finale.

    Les papiers soumis ne doivent pas avoir été précédemment édités ou actuellement soumis pour publication dans d'autres conférences ou revues.

    Les actes de la conférence seront édités sous forme d'un e-book sur un CD (ISBN: 978-0-9821489-2-1) 

    Tous les papiers se rattacheront à l'un des thèmes proposés.

    Thèmes de la Conférence

    Liste non-exhaustive de sujets pouvant être traités:

    • Knowledge Management
    • Impact Social de la technologie
    • E- Business et développement informatique
    • Green IT
    • Management de la technologie pour l’éducation et les affaires 
    • Innovation et technologie pour le développement de nouveaux produits/services
    • Information et petites/moyennes entreprises
    • Stratégies Internationales et technologies de l’information
    • E-Government, implémentation et études de cas
    • Transfert technologique, Marketing et Commercialisation
    • Management des TIC
    • Problématiques des systèmes d’information
    • Intégration de la technologie et stratégies organisationnelles 
    • R&D et management
    • Management de projet et management de programme
    • Technologies des systèmes de production
    • Management de la technologie dans les pays en voie de développement
    • Innovation durable et avantage compétitif 
    • Innovation et management des ressources renouvelables
    • Usage stratégique de la technologie dans le secteur financier 
    • Adoption et diffusion des technologies émergentes
    • Gestion du changement et mesures de la performance organisationnelle
    • Ingénierie de la connaissance
    • Information Quality Management
    • Mesures de la qualité de l’information
    • E-Commerce : tendances et études de cas
    • Réseaux sociaux numériques : management, pratiques et études de cas
    • E-Learning, e-Training et e-Teams
    • M-commerce : modèles d’affaires, applications, “best practices”
    • Vie privée, sécurité, éthique 
    • Customer relationship management (CRM), Business process re-design (BPR)
    • Total quality management (TQM), Cycle time reduction (CTR)
    • Supply Chain Management (SCM)
    • Efficient Resource Planning (ERP) et management industriel
    • Gestion de bases de données 
    • Systèmes d’Aide à la Décision
    • Logique floue et réseaux de neurones (applications)
    • Data Warehouses et Datamining
    • E-business et solutions logicielles
    • Recherche et extraction de la connaissance

    Dates Importantes

    • Soumission des papiers : Fermé
    • Notification de l'avis d'acceptation : Après de trois ou quatre semaines de la date de soumission (dans la plupart des cas)
    • Date limite de soumission des présentation virtuelle / résumés: Fermé


    Virtual Presentation

    Those who are unable to attend the conference in person due to schedule conflict or teaching/research load but wish to participate with their research in this major international event, virtual presentation is available. Virtual Presentation allow participants to submit papers for refereeing and publication in the conference proceedings, just like a regular paper.   Virtual participants will receive a full copy of the conference proceedings.

    In 2009 there were more than 210 virtual presentations.

    The review process for virtual presentations will strictly follow the review process for regular submissions.  Papers will be evaluated for originality, significance, clarity, and contribution.  Each paper will be exposed to a full blind peer review in most cases. Short papers will be reviewed by the editor.  Summary of review feedback/reports will be sent back to the author(s) in most cases.  All comments and suggestions should be addressed in the final submission. Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.

    * Please note that a virtual presentation does not mean you are able to present by remote (e.g. Internet streaming or teleconferencing).

    Important Dates

    NOTE: If it takes long time to get travel request approved at your university, we recommend that you send your paper the at earliest possible to allow us to receive the manuscript to reviewers and get reviews back in timely fashion.  The review cycle time tends to increase if you submit your paper right on the deadline date due to large number of submissions around deadlines.

    • Paper Submission: Open 
    • Notification of Acceptance: Within 3-4 week from submission date (in most cases)
    • Regular Paper submission closed
    • short papers / virtual presentation / abstracts Deadline: May 22, 2010

    The conference is closed

    Conference Program

    Crowne Plaza Istanbul is the official location for the 14th IBIMA Conference on Global Business Transformation through Innovation and Knowledge Management wich will be held in Istanbul, Turkey 23-24 June 2010.


    IBIMA Publishing

    The following Editors will be attending the conference.  Participants who are interested in exploring the possibility of publishing their research efforts in the following journals will have the opportunity to meet the editor of that journal. 

    Catalin Popescu, University of Oil and Gas from Ploiesti, Romania
    Editor, Journal of Innovation and Business Best Practices,

    Rene Leveaux, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Editor, Journal of IT in Sport Management

    Jan H Kroeze,  North-West University, South Africa
    Editor, Journal of Humanities and Information Systems

    George K. Kostopoulos, New York Institute of Technology, USA
    and NUPT-NYIT International College Nanjing, China
    Editor, Journal of Information Assurance & Cybersecurity

    Liviu Gabriel Cretu
    , "Al. I Cuza" University and Jxee Lab, Iasi, Romania

    Editor, Journal of Business Process Oriented Software Engineering


    Conference Proceedings
    The 14th IBIMA International conference proceedings include all the papers in the program and virtual presentations.   IBIMA Conference proceedings are ISBN and ISI indexed by Thomson Scientific.


    Please note the following conference presentation guidelines:

    • Each presentation has 15 min. followed by  5 min discussion. Session chairs will coordinate presentations in their respective sessions
    • There will be LCD projector available in every session room.  Please prepare your presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 or 2003.
    • Save your files on a flash (USB) drive and on a CD just in case.  Also, it is highly recommended that you email your presentation to yourself on a web-based client (hotmail, yahoo, etc.) as a backup.  NO Floppy Disks OR Transparencies Please.
    • It would be a good idea to bring your own laptop for your presentation to insure that your paper is presented properly.
    • Every registered participant will be issued a name tag that he/she should wear at all times.  No one without name tag will be allowed into the conference area


    Conference Proceedings
    The 14th IBIMA International conference proceedings include all the papers in the program below in addition to 156 virtual presentation papers and 3 papers that are not included in the program.  IBIMA Conference proceedings are ISBN and ISI indexed by Thomson Scientific.


    Wednesday June 23, 2010                              8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Wednesday June 23, 2010                              8:30 am – 10:15 am

    Session W1.1: Small and Medium Sized Enterprises   
    Ball room

    Session Chair: Wenshin Chen

    Analyzing Information Technology Usage of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
    Sona Mardikyan

    Communication environment for small and medium enterprises
    Martin Januska, Ondrej Kurkin, and Antonin Miller

    Perceived Benefits and Barriers of e-Business Technology Adoption:  An Exploratory Study of the Victorian SME Suppliers
    Ali Abu Abid, Md Mahbubur Rahim,and Helana Scheepers

    The influence of intellectual capital on knowledge sharing: Small and Medium Enterprises’ perspective
    Rohana Ngah and Abdul Razak Ibrahim

    The Use and Effectiveness of System Development Methodologies In Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in South Africa
    Metages Agaze Dessie and Magda Huisman

    The Relationship among Accounting, Personality, Internal Control, Environment and External Contributions and Performances: The Case of SMEs in Malaysia
    Sofri Yahya, Amirul Shah Shahbuddin, Md Harashid Haron, Mandzir Shah Shahbuddin, Noor Nasir Kader Ali, and Hasnah Hj Haron

    A Study regarding the Economic Status of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) during the Economic Crisis in Romania
    Silvian SUDITU and Cătălin  POPESCU

    Session W1.2: Systems Networking and Software Development             Hanzade room
    Session Chair: Saadat M Alhashmi

    An Ontology-Driven Software Development Framework
    Nehemiah Mavetera and Jan Kroeze

    A Longitudinal Investigation about Issues and Problems of Software Engineering in Turkey
    Melih Kirlidog and Meric Aykol

    Making the First Move towards Open Source Software Development
    Aminat Showole, Shamsul Sahibuddin, Suhaimi Ibrahim

    Establishing Class Membership through Distinctive Features and Adaptive Negative Recognition
    Seyed Shahrestani

    Introducing a Practical Approach to Create an Agile Method for Web Development: A Validation Study in Australia
    Magdy Serour, Geoff Koo, Juehua Lu, and Eduardo Kranz

    Analysis of the Behavior of Selfish Nodes in Ad-hoc Networks for Reduction of their Impacts
    Houssein Hallani and Seyed Shahrestani

    Improving Network Management Efficiency: Knowledge Level Granulation and Fuzzy Representation
    Seyed Shahrestani

     The Construction of a New Lexicon Design for Arabic Language

    Bilal Bataineh  and Emad Bataineh

    Coffee Break                                                  10:15 am – 10:45 am

    Wednesday June 23, 2010                              10:45 am – 12:30 pm

    Session W2.1: E-Learning and ICT in Academia   
    Ball room

    Session Chair: Jan Kroeze

    Analysis of ICT Environment of Smart Schools in Iran
    Siavash Omidinia, Maslin Masrom, and Harihoddin Selamat

    Gender Differences in Internet Usage Habits: A Case Study in Higher Education
    Rosalina Babo, Carla Teixeira Lopes, Ana Cláudia Rodrigues, Mário Pinto, Ricardo Queirós,and Paulo Coelho de Oliveira

    Innovation in Teaching Economics: The case of Greek Post – Secondary Level
    Eleni Tsami

    Have We Not Learned IT Politics? The Experiences of Top-Down Implementation Approach of Learning Management Systems
    Wenshin Chen

    Integration of Information Technology in Human Resource Management Practices: A Study of Universities in Kenya
    Kinanga Robert Ong’eta

    Implementation of the IRAN Smart School: An Investigation of Teaching-Learning Practices And Teacher-Student Readiness
    Siavash Omidinia, Maslin Masrom, and Harihoddin Selamat

    Session W2.2: TIC dans l'Organisation   
    Hanzade room
    Session Chair: Antoine Harfouche

    L’intelligence informationnelle et la gestion des connaissances dans un environnement numérique : besoins et système de médiation
    Boulesnane Sabrina, Bouzidi Laïd, and  Marini Jean-Luc

    Le rôle modérateur du besoin d’interaction personnelle dans la relation entre la qualité des services électroniques, satisfaction et engagement
    Chakib HAMADI

    Augmenter ou diminuer les partenaires ? Quelle stratégie à adopter par les filiales des multinationales en présence de la pression institutionnelle ?
    Néji Bouslama, Wissem Ben Marzouk and Mohammed Ali Achouri

    Menaces des TIC: Données privées et comportement des utilisateurs
    Daniel LANG and Jean-Luc PILLET

    Proposition d’un modèle organisationnel intégrant les conditions favorisant et/ou inhibant la gestion de connaissances:
    Cas des équipes de projets Centre de compétences NSN - région MEA

    Impact de l’absorption cognitive et de l’Influence Sociale sur l’acceptation du e-learning par les salariés : une extension du Modèle d’Acceptation de la Technologie
    Mohamed KASRAOUI  and Catherine LEGER-JARNIOU

    Wednesday June 23, 2010         
                         12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

    Session W3.1:  Keynote Speech Session           Ball Room

    Keynote Speaker

    Kaya Kazmirci

    Internal Audit Director for AVEA (Turkish Mobile Telecommunications Operator) and formerly the Head of Sourcing for Ericsson in Turkey

    (Brief biography about the keynote speaker is at the bottom of this page)

    Conference Lunch                                        1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

    Wednesday June 23, 2010                              2:30 pm – 4:15 pm

    Session W4.1: Knowledge Management   
    Ball room

    Session Chair: Emad Bataineh

    Insight into tunisian consumers’ mind-set towards healthiness in food and health-promoting food choices
    Saoussen Lakhdar and Néji Bouslama

    Framework for KM processes: A review and Development
    Ebrahim Mansour, Samer Alhawari, Amine Nehari Talet, and Mufleh Al-Jarrah

    Defining Services: A Knowledge Mix approach
    Mehdi Snene

    The Relationship between Knowledge Management and Social Capital
    Mehrdad Goudarzvand Chegini

    Evolution of Organizational Knowledge Creation Theory: A brief review
    Mostafa Jafari and Jalal Rezaeenour

    The Emergence of Silver Bullets (Small Software Firms) Transforming Pakistan to Knowledge Economy: Small Business Perspective
    Muhammad Ishfaq Khan, Muzaffar Ali Qureshi, and Qaisar Abbas

    The Relationship between Accounting Information Systems with Knowledge Management: Case Study: I.D.E.M
    Mir Hossein Seyyedi, Mohammad Reza Tahmasebi, and Majid Vahedi

    Session W4.2: TIC, gestion, et d'éthique des affaires   
    Hanzade room
    Session Chair: Jean-Luc Pillet

    Vers une politique de transport durable : enjeux et outils ?
    Aida SAAD BOUZIR and Saloua BENAMMOU
    Possibilités d’application de transport intermodal des voyageurs pour les villes tunisiennes
    Aida SAAD BOUZIR and Saloua BENAMMOU

    Système d’Information Multimodale pour une mobilité durable : réseaux socio-techniques, scenarii d’usages et gouvernance de projet
    Laura Draetta, Valérie Fernandez, and Marc Relieu

    Impact de l’atmosphère dans la formation de l’image prix des points de vente spécialisés

    Les Déterminants Du « Burnout » Et Sa Conséquence  Sur  La Performance Perçue Des Télé-Conseillers Des Centres D’appels  En Tunisie: Validation Des Échelles De Mesure
    Asma Dellagi Malouche and Néji Bouslama

    Analyse Sémantique et Théorique du Concept de « L’Ethique des Affaires »
    Haithem Yahyaoui

    Coffee Break                                                  4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

    Wednesday June 23, 2010                              4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

    Session W5.1: Database, Data Warehousing, and Data Mining   
    Ball room

    Session Chair: Magdy Serour

    A Framework for Integrating Knowledge Management and Decision Support Systems by Using Knowledge Discovery Techniques: a Case Study Forecasting Financial Time Series
    Gonca Gulser and Bertan Badur

    A New Perfect Hashing and Pruning Algorithm for Mining Association Rule
    Hassan Najadat, Shatnawi Amani, and Obiedat Ghadeer

    Graph-Clustering Association Rules Mining Algorithm
    Amer Al-Badarneh and Jamal Sakran

    A New Approach for Automatic Query Expansion
    Ismail Hmeidi, Amer Al-Badarneh, and Ahmad A. Al-Qtaish

    Using Queuing Theory to Reduce the Number of Abandoned Calls at a Central Service Desk
    Philip D. Pretorius, Victoria G. Madisa, and Jan H. Kroeze

    Data Warehouse Failure Prevention Model:  Business Intelligence Perspective
    Muhammad Ishfaq Khan, Hakim Ali Talpur, Muzaffar Ali Qureshi

    A Data Mining Study for Customer Segmentation and Profiling: A Case Study for a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company
    Gulcin Buruncuk and Bertan Badur

    Applying Ant Colony on the use of Associative Classification
    Hussein Abdel-Jaber and Kifaya Qaddoum

    Session W5.2: Internet Research and Cloud Computing   
    Hanzade room
    Session Chair: Rosalina Babo

    SESAME STREET EFFECT: Analyzing the Antecedents of the e-access and the e-skills divides at the macro and micro levels
    Antoine Harfouche

    A Comparative Study on Mechanisms for Building Trust in Online Open Marketplaces
    Joo, Jaehun and Han, Junghee

    Barriers to Internet Adoption in Omani Private Sector Organizations
    Khamis Al-Gharbi and Rafi Ashrafi

    Do Organizations Benefit from e-Workers?
    Seyed Mohammad Mortazavi

     E-Marketing Implementation Tools
    Adrian RUJOIU, . Ion STEGAROIU, and Delia Mioara POPESCU

    Perspectives of Cloud Computing: An Overview
    Tariq Rahim Soomro and Hasan Wahba

    Cloud Computing Adoption in an Emerging Market
    Wafa El Garah, Abdelaziz Berrado, and Nizar El Ouarti

    A Comparative Economic Approach to Maximize Profit for Providers in Grid Computing
    Aminul Haque, Saadat M Alhashmi, and Rajendran Parthiban


    End of First Day Activities


    Thursday June 24, 2010                              8:00 am – 4:30 pm

    Thursday June 24, 2010                              8:30 am – 10:15 am

    Session TH1.1: Strategic Planning, Business continuity, and Green IT   
    Ball room

    Session Chair: René Leveaux

    Developing Dynamic IT Capabilities – A Systems Perspective
    Bruce Campbell

    A Conceptual Model Analysis Framework: Analysing and Comparing Business Model Frameworks and Ontologies
    Susan C Lambert

    Embracing Enterprise 2.0: Moving Towards Accelerated Business Models
    Boumediene Ramdani and Tazeeb Rajwani

    White-Labeling Software Products
    Roderick van Cann and Sjaak Brinkkemper

    Policies: From Making Sense of Experiences to Relevance of Information in Disaster Management; Need for Technical Solutions
    Amir Talaei-Khoei, Pradeep Ray, and Nandan Parameshwaran

    Planning Continuity – Case Manufacturing Industry
    Raija Halonen and Sari Koutonen

    A Study of Green IT Awareness Among IT Professionals in Indonesia
    Nathalia Devina Widjaja, Karen Imam, and Minsani Mariani

    Developing an Internet-based monitoring and feedback service for greenhouse gas emission reduction in collaboration with users
    Kaarina Hyvönen, Mika Saastamoinen, Mikko Hongisto, and Adriaan Perrels

    Session TH1.2: Internet Research and Cloud Computing   
    Hanzade room
    Session Chair: Cătălin  POPESCU

    Innovation in China and India: Prospects, Strategies, and Sustainability
    Bernard Arogyaswamy and Wally Elmer

    Training as a way to promote Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the Digital World
    Kamarul Zaman Ahmad

    Intermediation in Innovation Communities: The Case of Centiro
    Hans Sarv and Umair Khalid Khan

    Benchmarking in higher education – a competitive approach for creating effectiveness: Case Study: benchmarking for enhancing the Romanian higher educational quality
    Anca Gabriela Ilie, Dan Dumitriu, Oana Antonia Colibasanu, and Roxana Sarbu

    A Smart e-Readiness Tool
    Ali N. Al-Kinani

    Effects of National Culture on Entrepreneurial Intentions
    Imran Ali, Ayse Kucuk Yilmaz, and Hasan Afzal

    Innovation in Information and Communications Technology in Poland: Prospects and Strategies
    Bernard Arogyaswamy and Alojzy Nowak

    Coffee Break                                                  10:15 am – 10:45 am

    Thursday June 24, 2010                                  10:45 am – 12:30 pm

    Session TH2.1: Information Systems Research, Security, and  Privacy   
    Ball room

    Session Chair: Bruce Campbell

    Considerations in Grounded Theory Method Research: A Reflection on the Lessons Learned

    Nehemiah Mavetera and Jan Kroeze

    Managing the Adoption of Information Technology Solutions in the Public Sector: Case Studies of Three Institutions in Oman
    Ali O. Al Majeeni  and Pam J. Mayhew

    NFC Research Framework: A Literature Review and Future Research Directions
    Büşra ÖZDENİZCİ, Mehmet AYDIN, Vedat COŞKUN, Kerem OK

    Towards the Formulation of Information Security Governance Framework for the Banking System

    Munirul Ula, Zailani Mohamed Sidek, and  Zuraini bt Ismail

    Denial of Service Countermeasures: Intelligence Development and Analysis at the Network Node Level
    George Kostopoulos, Sonali Chandel, Douglas Van Wieren, and Renxiang Gu

    Examining Information Security Concerns: Case Study of Malaysian Academic Setting
    Zuraini Ismail, Maslin Masrom, Zailani Mohamad Sidek, and Dayang Suhana Hamzah

    Understanding Information Privacy: Observation on Health Information Management
    Suhaila Samsuri, Rabiah Ahmad, and Zuraini Ismail

    Implementing a risk management approach for optimizing information security systems
    Marius PETRESCU, Ion STEGĂROIU, Mioara BRABOVEANU, Anca – Gabriela PETRESCU, and  Nicoleta SÎRBU

    Session TH1.2: Réseaux de neurones, Bases De Données, et  modèles Fuzzy   
    Hanzade room
    Session Chair: Marc Relieu

    L’impact des réseaux de neurones dans l’aide à la décision médicale: Cas de la maladie du cancer du sein
    Manel ZRIBI and Younes BOUJELBENE

    Analyse des besoins analytiques : une approche dirigée par les buts et basée processus métiers
    Fahmi Bargui, Hanene Ben-Abdallah, and Jamel Feki

    Gestion De L’évolution Des Schémas Dans Les Bases De Données Multi-Temporelles
    Zouhaier BRAHMIA, Rafik BOUAZIZ, and Salem CHAKHAR

    Un modèle de sets fuzzy pour le comportement des entreprises en ce qui concerne l’absorption des chocs causés par le salaire minimum. Une analyse des risques d’inflation
    Dorel AILENEI, Coralia  ANGELESCUI, Amalia CRISTESCU, and Mihaela Hrisanta DOBRE

    Thursday June 24, 2010                                  12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

    Session TH3.1:  Keynote Speech Session           Ball Room
    Session Chair: Khalid S. Soliman
    Topic: Open Access Publishing: Future Direction

    Conference Lunch                                          1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

    Thursday June 24, 2010                                  2:30 pm – 4:15 pm

    Session TH4.1:Corporate Social Responsibility & Economic Development Ball room
    Session Chair: Susan C Lambert

    An Exploratory Analysis of the Voluntary Responsibility Discourse in Corporate Sector: the Case of France
    Muhammad Atif Khan and Karim CHARAF

    Intellectual Capital and Its Impacts on Corporate Social Responsibility: Findings from Indonesia
    Dominique Razafindrambinina and David Kariodimedjo

    Competitive Intelligence vs. Corporate Espionage in Modeling Investment Decisions
    Anca Gabriela Ilie, Dan Dumitriu, Oana Antonia Colibasanu, andMarius Mihaita

    Designing a brainware model for Social responsibility of bionic organizations
    Farzaneh Chavoshbashi and Mohsen Ghadami

    Urban development and creative communities
    Suciu Marta-Christina and Mina Ivanovici

    Creative economy: Challenges & opportunities for Romania
    Suciu Marta-Christina and Mina Ivanovici

    Session TH4.2: SCM, CRM, and ERP   
    Hanzade room
    Session Chair: George Kostopoulos

    CRM Processes:  an Investigative Methodology toward a Conceptual Framework
    Wa'el Musa Hadi, Samer Alhawari, Haroun Alryalat, Louay Karadsheh, and Adel Hamdan Mohammad

    Determinants and Distribution of Power in Buyer-Supplier Relationships
    Ayçin Irak and Zeynep Ata

    Business Process Oriented Software Engineering
    Liviu-Gabriel CRETU

    Optimising the Value Chain in the Automotive Industry Using B2B Portals
    Danie Smit, Jan H Kroeze,and Melih Kirlidog

    Relationship between Enterprise recourse planning And knowledge management
    Peyman Akhavan, Golnaz Azhdari, and Mahdi Zarebahramabadi

    Use of Machine Learning Tools in Geographic Information Systems Resource Planning Applications
    Jahid Aybet, Hasan Al-Saedy, and Muhammad Farmer

    The Relationship Of Organization Maturity Level And Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Adoption
    Case Study: ERP Implementation in Indonesian Companies

    Gede Rasben Dantes and Zainal A. Hasibuan

    Coffee Break                                                  4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

    June 24, 2010                                  4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

    Session TH5.1: Social Impact of ICT and User-Technology interaction
    Ball room

    Session Chair: Raija Halonen

    Technology Driving Changes in Competitor Decision Making and Match Management
    René Leveaux

    ICT to Disempower? A Perspective on ICT as Postmodern Agent
    David F. Nel, Jan H. Kroeze, and Hugo Lotriet

    Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intention in Malaysia: Organizational Justice as a Determinant
    C. H. Ponnu and C.C. Chuah

    The Social Impact of ICT Provision: Preliminary Results of a Digital Inclusion Project
    Theo Papadopoulos and Robyn Broadbent

    The Marriage of Digital Age and New Age: Using Hypnosis, NLP and Time Line Therapytm Techniques to reduce Negative Emotions among people involved with Information Technology
    Kamarul Zaman Ahmad

    Call centers performance: An application of structuration theory
    Wafa Kort and Jamel Eddine Gharbi

    Commitment and Retention of IT Employees
    Ozgur Dogerlioglu and Abdullah Tirgil

    Session TH5.2: Systems Networking, Software  Development, Modeling and simulation   
    Hanzade room
    Session Chair: Bertan Badur

    Optimization of Layout using Discrete Event Simulation
    Ondřej Kurkin and Michal Šimon

    Inward Strategy: An Optimal Solution to Build a Software Industry in Saudi Arabia
    Ayman Talib and Mohammad Malkawi

    Effects of Company Age and Size on Software Processes and Maturity in the Turkish Software Industry
    Ayse Tosun, Ayse Bener, Stefan Koch, Turgay Aytac, Hakan Yilmaz, and Ozgen Cetinkaya

    A Framework to Represent Antecedents of User Interest in Open-Source Software Projects
    Amir Hossein Ghapanchi and Aybuke Aurum

    The Impact of Defect Resolution on Project Activity in Open Source Projects: Moderating Role of Project Category
    Amir Hossein Ghapanchi and Aybuke Aurum

    Analysing Retailing Opportunities And Threats Using Agent-Based Simulation
    Viktor Vojtko and Marie Heskova

    Mobile GIS: A Real-Time Hydrological Model for Flood Modelling and Forecasting
    Waleed Alsabhan


    End of Conference Activities


    Conference Dinner

    Dinner tour

    Enjoy a relaxing 4-hours Bosphorus cruise tour in Istanbul in specially arranged private boat.  This is a unique opportunity to enjoy Istanbul skyline from the sea.   Watch the city lights dancing across the waters from Europe to Asia with the conference participants.

    • Date: 24 June 2010
    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • Activity: 3-4 hours Bosphorus cruise tour with Dinner (including 10 kinds of cold starters, 1 warm starter, main dish (grilled meat or fish), fruit and non-alcoholic beverages.
    • Special rate for conference participants: 20 Euro
    • Seats: Only 60 seats available (first come first served).
    • Registration: please register on your first day 23 June at the conference. The registration desk will accept registration for the cruise after 10:00 AM (not before).


    Keynote Speaker

    Kaya Kazmirci

    Internal Audit Director for AVEA (Turkish Mobile Telecommunications Operator) and formerly the Head of Sourcing for Ericsson in Turkey

    Kaya Kazmirci is the Internal Audit Director for Avea (Turkish Mobile Telecommunications Operator) and formerly the Head of Sourcing for Ericsson in Turkey. Kaya has a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Sciences Modified with Computer Science and Electronics from Dartmouth College and is a CISA, CISM and CISSP. He has over 30 years of experience in Information Technology and Business and is presently the President of the ISACA Istanbul Chapter.  Kaya has extensive experience in restructuring the IT function, and implementation of audit methodologies in large banks and telecommunications operators. Kaya’s experiences include extensive reviews of banking systems, and IT organizations, Telco billing & charging systems as well as related legal compliance standards development (including the Turkish and Romanian Banking IT Audit standards). Kaya has experience in providing technical, operational, organizational, security and theoretical advice to Internet and e-Commerce focused organizations. Kaya is well versed many generally accepted IT standards such as CobiT, the International Standards Organization Standard 17799 for Information Security Management, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, WebTrust and Systrust. Kaya also has had experience in implementing and auditing ERP applications such as SAP, Oracle and multiple bespoke systems. 

    Conference Hotel (other hotels below)

    Crowne Plaza Istanbul is the official location for the 14th IBIMA Conference on Global Business Transformation through Innovation and Knowledge Management wich will be held in Istanbul, Turkey 23-24 June 2010.

    Crowne Plaza Istanbul is the only representative of InterContinental Hotels Group, which is the biggest hotel chain in the world, with its unparalleled service quality and guest oriented service concept.  The Hotel is a deluxe five star city hotel. Its construction started in 1918 and it was renovated in 2008.

    The hotel construction started in 1918 has been renovated in 2008.  With its stunning atmosphere and outstanding location Crowne Plaza Istanbul hotel is situated in the heart of Istanbul’s  historical district, Crowne Plaza Istanbul is just walking distance to Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia Museum. It is just 10 minutes away to Nisantasi, Sisli, which are shopping district of Istanbul, and Beyoglu.  

    The modern tramway passes in front of the Hotel and makes it easy to reach  main attractions. Ataturk International Airport is 13 km, Taksim Square and the luxurious shopping areas Osmanbey and Nisantasi are 5 km away from the Hotel.