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ISBN: 978-0-9860419-8-3

  • 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
  • Photo Gallery


The 28th IBIMA conference on Vision 2020: Innovation Management, Development Sustainability, and Competitive Economic Growth will be held in Seville, Spain 9-10 November 2016.

This major international conference will address a range of important themes with respect to all major business fields.

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.         


If it takes long time to get travel request approved at your university and process VISA application, 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

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 1500 words) 

IBIMA focuses on real-world business research.  All papers will be directed to the appropriate theme and/or track.  All accepted papers registered by author(s) will be published in the conference proceedings. 

Virtual presentations is available if you are unable to attend conference activities 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 or USB (ISBN:  978-0-9860419-8-3)

*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 Committees

Conference Chair

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

Local Chair

Ángel Jesús Varela Vaca, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

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, Institut für Angewandte Informatik und Formale Beschreibungsverfahren (AIFB), Germany
Alcina Prata, ESCE, Portugal
Muhammad Najib Razali, Universiti Teknologi 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)

Chokri Abdennader, University of Sfax, Tunisia             
Haslinda Abdullah, National Defence University Malaysia, Malaysia   
Azura Abdullah Effendi, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia   
Mohd Helmy Abd Wahab, Univ. Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia     
Mirela Ionela Aceleanu, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Nicoleta Acomi, Constanta Maritime University, Romania   
Oluwasogo Adediran, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria 
Ngozi Adeleye, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria   
Kehinde Adetiloye, Covenant University, Nigeria 
Dorcas Titilayo Adetula, Covenant University, Nigeria    
Sussan Olufunmilola Adeusi, Covenant University, Nigeria     
Mayowa G. Agboola, Covenant University, Nigeria    
Vera Ageeva, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia        
Saoussen Aguir Bargaoui, Business School of Management - Sousse, Tunisia   
Arshad Ahmad, King Saud Univrsity, KSA
Nawaz Ahmad, Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Pakistan    
Sayed Sayeed Ahmad, Al Ghurair University, Dubai, UAE 
Abd Rahman Ahmad, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia
Bilal Ahmad Ali Al-khateeb, Universitis Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Braham Ait Atmane, University of Bejaia, Algeria                          
Imen Akermi, University of Paul Sabatier Toulouse III, France    
Raja Akermi, Institut Superieur de Gestion, University of Tunis, Tunisia    
Temidayo O. Akinbobola, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria     
Ali Alashwal, University of Malaya, Malaysia            
Ali Ahmad Alawneh, Philadelphia University, Jordan           
Kamla Al-Busaidi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Basel M Al-Eideh, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Lidia Alexa, “Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University Iasi, Romania      
Abdullah Al-Hamdani, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Dawuda Alhassan, University of Warsaw, Poland           
Mohammad Mansour Al-Khasawneh, The World Islamic Sciences and Education University, Jordan
Chokri Aloui, University of Jendouba, Tunisia  
Mahmoud Al-Sayed, Southampton Business School, UK
Fatimah Alwi, UiTM Johor, Malaysia   
Alaa Abdul Salam Alyamani, University Mosul, Iraq    
Yehia Alzoubi, University of Technology Sydney, Australia               Excellent Constructive Review
Kamal Amarouche, University Mohammed V, Morocco       
K P Saraswathy Amma, APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, India     
Petrică Sorin Angheluță, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania       
Sanaullah Ansari, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST), Pakistan
Klara Antlova, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
Sorin Gabriel Anton, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Irine S. Antonova, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia    
Anisoara Niculina Apetri, Stefan Cel Mare University Suceava, Romania 
Constantin-Marius Apostoaie, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review
Isibor Areghan, Covenant University, Nigeria      
Nouha Arfaoui, High Institute of Management, Tunisia               Excellent Constructive Review   
Abdallah Arman, Palestine Polytechnic University, Palestine     
Georgiana Armenița Arghiroiu, UASVM Bucharest, Romania      
Sonia Aroussi Bennani, University Elmanar, Tunisia               Excellent Constructive Review   
Nicoleta Asalos, Ovidius Univeristy of Constanta, Romania     
Mehmet N. Aydin, Kadir Has University, Turkey
Souheila Ayoun, University 20 Aout 1955-SKIKDA, Algeria        
Mohammad Ayub Khan, University Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico               Excellent Constructive Review   
Rosalina Bessa Babo, Oporto Polytechnic Institute /ISCAP, Portugal      
Suzaida Bakar, University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia
Ioana Balan, European Public Institution, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review 
Mariem Balti, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia
Kristina A. Bannova, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia       
Jolanta Baran, Silesian University of Technology, Poland        
Nicoleta Bărbuţă-Mişu, ”Dunărea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania
Suleiman Barnabas M., Covenant University, Nigeria    
Vladimir Bartosek, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic 
Josef Basl, University of Westbohemia Pilsen, Czech Republic     
Blanka Bazsová, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic    
Silviu Beciu, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Bucharest, Romania  
Hassan  Bellihi, ENCG, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir , Morroco   
Amal Ben Cheikh, Tunis University, Tunisia
Raoudha Ben Djemaa, ISITCOM, Tunisia
Haykel Ben Khelil, FSEGT, Tunisia   
Khaoula Ben Zarb, Pantheon-Sorbonne University / Université de Tunis El Manar FSEGT, Tunisia 
Rozi Liliana Berevoianu, ICEADR – Bucharest, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review     
Irina Bilan, “Al. I. Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania          
Omar Bin Musa, Unitar International University, Malaysia    
Norzuraiza Rina binti Ahmad, University Technology MARA (UiTM), Malaysia                  
Azmin Azliza Binti Aziz, University of Malaya, Malaysia            
Siti Rohaida Binti Mohamed Zainal, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Abdul Hadi Bin Zulkafli, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia      
Ilze Birzniece, Riga Technical University, Latvia   
Ovidiu Blajina, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania        
Gratiela Dana Boca, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania     
Constanta-Nicoleta Bodea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Dumitru-Alexandru Bodislav, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania     
Carmen Boghean, Stefan cel Mare University, Romania
Monica Boldea, West University of Timisoara, The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Romania
Irina Boncea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania   
Josef Botlík, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic
Imen Bouaziz Mezghanni, Sfax University, Tunisia
Hafida Bouziane-Chouarfia, USTO-MB, Algeria     
Karim Bouzoubaa, Mohamed Vth University, Morocco               Excellent Constructive Review 
Liviu Bozga, Romania
Ioana-Alexandra Bradea, Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania    
Pavla Breckova, University of Finance & Administration Prague (VSFS), Czech Republic    Excellent Constructive Review
Aurelia Ioana I. Brinaru, Romania
Mumtaz Bte Ahmad, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia    
Rohana Bt Sham, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Johor, Malaysia      
Alena Buchalcevova, Prague University of Economics, Czech Republic    
Marius Bulearca, Center for Industry and Services Economics, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review
Ap-Azli Bunawan, University Technology MARA, Malaysia     
Denisa-Florentina Burcea, UASVM Bucharest, Romania
Aurel Burciu, „Ștefan cel Mare” University of Suceava, Romania    
Vladimír Bureš, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic    
Marek Bureš, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic           
Cristina Burghelea, Hyperion University, Romania
Simona Buta, Stefan Cel Mare Univeristy of Suceava, Romania   
Dagmar Čámská, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic    
Lourdes Canós-Darós, Universitat Politècnica de València - UPV, Spain
Mihai Carp, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania  
Claudia-Georgeta Carstea, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania     
Petr Čech, Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague, Czech Republic                                   
Eduard Gabriel Ceptureanu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Sebastian Ion Ceptureanu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Nizar Chaari, UQAM, Canada 
Kaouther Châari Mefteh, University of Sfax, Tunisia               Excellent Constructive Review
Vladimír Chalupský, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic 
Lee-Kwun Chan, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia   
Phaik Kin Cheah, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia  
Ali Chebbi, University of Tunis, Dept of Quantitive Methods and Economy, ISG, Tunisia    Excellent Constructive Review
Yong Chen Chen, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Alina Stefania Chenic (Cretu), Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, Romania    
Madalina Cheptea, Academia De Studii Economice, Bucuresti, Romania    
Natalia Cherepanova, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia   
Irina A. Chesnokova, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia     
Puja Chhabra Sharma, Ansal University, Gurgaon, India
Jan Chromy, The Institute of Hospitality Management in Prague, Czech Republic
Zuzana Chvatalova, BUT, Czech Republic    
Daniela Constantin, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania     
Claudiu Constantin Cicea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Ibrahim Cil, Sakarya University, Turkey
Simona Činčalová, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic   
Carmen Nadia Ciocoiu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Alexandru Costin Cîrstea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Laura Mariana Cismas, West University of Timișoara, Romania       
Cristian Ciurea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Maria Ciurea, University of Petrosani, Romania
Oana Coca, ”Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania     
Adela Coman, University of Bucharest, Romania              
Carmen Costea, Spiru Haret University, Romania     
Anca Costea-Dunarintu, “Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University, Romania    
Liviu-Adrian Cotfas, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Daniela Cristina Creţ, University ”Vasile Goldiş” Arad, Romania         
Daniela Creţu, The Univ. of Agronomic Sc. & Veterinary Medicine Bucharest, Romania    Excellent Constructive Review
Melinda Czegledi, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary    
Aniela Raluca Danciu, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania    
Mihai-Ionut Danciu, University Politehnica Timisoara, Romania   
Maria-Iuliana Dascalu, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania    
Camelia Delcea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review    
Roxana Manuela Dicu, University “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” of Iasi, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review  
Emil Dinga, Romanian Academy, Romania   
Toma Adrian Dinu, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Romania   
Elena Dobre, Ovidius University Constanta, Romania    
Ramona Dobre, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Razvan Catalin Dobrea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Diana Dobrescu, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Adina Dornean, Al. I. Cuza University of Iasi, Romania    
Sławomir Dorocki, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland     
Radek Doskočil, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Business and Management, Czech Republic
Octavian Dospinescu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania    
Petr Dostál, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic    
Petr Doucek, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic   
Anca Draghici, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania           
Andreea Emanuela Drăgoi, Romanian Academy, Institute for World Economy, Romania 
Elia Georgiana Dragomir, Petroleum Gas University from Ploiesti, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review
Elena Druică, University of Bucharest, Romania
Josef Dvořák, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic     
Petr Dydowicz, BUT FBM Brno, Czech Republic      
Waleed M. Ead, Beni-suef University, Egypt                        
Ludvík Eger, WBU in Pilsen, Czech Republic    
Maria Egorova, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia               Excellent Constructive Review
Nawal El-Kahina Khelalfa, University of Saad Dahlab Blida1, Algeria               Excellent Constructive Review        
Younes El Manzani, Cadi Ayyad university and Lyon III university, Morocco
Calcedonia Enache, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Romania  
Nicoleta Enache-David, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania 
Olivia Fachrunnisa, Unissula University, Indonesia 
Alina-Maria Fărcaș, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania         
Hafedh Ferchichi, Higher Institute of Technological Studies of Jendouba, Tunisia               Excellent Constructive Review
Marisa Roriz Ferreira, Instituto Politécnico do Porto - Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, CIICESI, Portugal 
Tatyana Filippova, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russian Federation   
Gina Fintineru, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Romania   
Dorian-Laurentiu Florea, Universidad Anáhuac México, Mexico  
Jan Fuka, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic  
Iulian Furdu, Vasile Alecsandri of Bacău, Romania    
Ekaterina Galanina, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia           
Daniel Adrian Gârdan, Spiru Haret University, Romania    
Iuliana Petronela Gârdan, Spiru Haret University, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review 
Mircea Georgescu, “Al. I. Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania    
Alexandru Gheorghe, Oil and Gas University Ploiesti, Romania    
Consuela-Madalina Gheorghe, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania     
Iuliana Raluca Gheorghe, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania    
Gabriela Gheorghiu, “Ovidius” University of Constanta, Romania    
Ştefan Cristian Gherghina, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania            Excellent Constructive Review
Alina Ginghina, University of Bucharest, Romania                     
Natalia Goncharova, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russian Federation 
Corina Grigore, World Bank, Romania   
Hassen Guenichi, University of Kairouan, Tunisia     
Annetta Gunawan, Binus University, Indonesia               
Markus Günther, Bielefeld University, Germany               Excellent Constructive Review
Liudmila A. Guzikova, Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University, Russia      
Mariem Gzara, High School of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Monastir, Tunisia  
Raja Hached, Polytech Centrale, Tunisia   
Wa'el Hadi, University of Petra, Jordan   
Issam Hamdi, Monastir University, Tunisia   
Abedalqader Hasan Al Rababah, AL-Balqa’ Applied University, Jordan                              
Muhammad Hasmi Abu Hassan Asaari, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia      
Indrani Hazarika, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai Women’s Campus, UAE 
Pavlína Hejduková, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Daniela Hincu, Economic University from Bucharest, Romania   
Monika Hodinková, Sting Academy, Czech Republic       
Tamara Högler, Högler Consulting & Management, Germany               Excellent Constructive Review
Woo Kok Hoong, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman,  Malaysia
Ana-Maria Hrimiuc-Zaiceanu, Universidad de Valencia, Spain   
Safdar Husain Tahir, Govt. College University Faisalabad, Pakistan   
Martina Husáková, University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Informatics and Management, Czech Republic 
Viorela Beatrice Iacovoiu, Oil and Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review          
Eugenia Iancu, University Stefan cel Mare, Romania
Haslindar Ibrahim, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia 
Elizabeth Ibukunoluwa Olowookere, Covenant University, Nigeria            
Nicoleta Ignat, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania     
Ramona Ștefania Igreț, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania   
Anca Gabriela Ilie, Academy of Economic Study, Faculty of International Business and Economics, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review
Constantin Ilie, OVIDIUS from Constanta, Romania
Margareta Ilie, Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania  
Rabia Imran, Dhofar University, Sultanate of Oman     
Gabriela Mariana Ionescu, Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, Romania
Nicolae Ionescu, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania
Sabina Irimie, University of Petrosani, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review
Syuhaida Ismail, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia  
Larisa Ivascu, Politehnica University, Romania    
Hazril Izwar Ibrahim, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia               Excellent Constructive Review      
Leila Jamel Menzli, Princess Noura University-Saudi Arabia, ENSI- RIADI Laboratory- Tunisia
Agnieszka Janik, Silesian University of Technology, Poland     
Martin Januska, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic    
Sreenivasan Jayashree, Multimedia University, Malaysia    
Olawale David Johnson, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria    
Maria José Angélico Gonçalves, IPP/ISCAP, Portugal   
Omar Jridi, ESSEC de Tunis, Tunisia                  
Rym Kaddour Kaffel, FSEGT, Tunisia
Meral Kagitci (Ibraim), Bucharest University of Economics, Romania     
Tatyana V. Kalashnikova, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia
Damir Kalpić, University of Zagreb, Croatia      
Ismail Kamariah, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Lucie Kanovska, Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Business and Management, Czech Republic   
Ismail Kassou, University Mohammed V in Rabat, Morocco
Noorliza Karia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia        
Phua Lian Kee, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia               Excellent Constructive Review     
Sevag Kertechian, University Paris 1 – Pantheon Sorbonne, France               Excellent Constructive Review 
Mohammad Khaled AL Hassan, UAE
Munadil Khaleel Faaeq Al Sammarraie, University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia  
Islem Khefacha, FSEG Mahdia, University of Monastir, Tunisia      
Oualid Kherbach, University Polithenica of Timisoara, Romania   
Rozalia Kicsi, ”Ștefan cel Mare” University of Suceava, Romania    
Lai Kim Piew, Multimedia University, Malaysia   
Ng Kim Soon, UTHM, Malaysia
Alžbeta Kiráľová, University College of Business in Prague, Alžbeta Kiráľová   
Elena Stanislavovna Kiseleva, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia      
Hana Klcova, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Maria Klevtsova, South-West State University, Russia    
Mojmír Kokles, University of Economics, Slovakia            
Christophe Kolski, Univ. of Valenciennes, France               Excellent Constructive Review    
Wafa Kort, ISG Tunis, Tunisia     
Jana Kostalova, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic   
Eva Kotlánová, School of Business Administration in Karviná, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic                 
Balazs Kotosz, University of Szeged, Hungary            
Jan Kramoliš, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic    
Katarína Krpálková Krelová, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic      
Jayanty A/P Kuppusamy, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Heru Kurnianto Tjahjono, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia       
Natalia Kuzmina, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia   
Georgiana-Raluca Lădaru, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Fadoua Laghzaoui, University: Abdelmalek Essaâdi (Tanger), Morocco    
Soulaimane Laghzaoui, Ibn Tofail University, Morocco          
Arij Lahmar, FSEG Sfax- University of Sfax, Tunisia               Excellent Constructive Review         
Nathalie Lameta, University: Université, France
Iwona Lapunka, Opole University of Technology, Poland       
Fitra Lestari, UIN Sultan Syarif Kasim, Indonesia     
Beatrice Leustean, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania    
Ioana – Ruxandra Lie, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Martin Lnenicka, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic 
Eva Lukášková, CBHM Brno, Czech Republic                  
Nadezhda A. Lvova, St Petersburg State University, Russia               Excellent Constructive Review  
Dorin Maier, Technical University of Cluj–Napoca, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review
Daniela Majerčáková, Comenius University, Slovakia      
Irina Maltseva, Southwest State University, Russia  
Liliana Manea, Athenaeum Bucharest, Romania     
Alina Mărcuță, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Bucharest, Romania        
Daniela Mardiros, University Alexandru Ioan Cuza of Iasi, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review    
Janusz Marek Lichtarski, Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland               Excellent Constructive Review      
Georgiana Marin, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review     
Laura Elena Marinas, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania     
Milos Maryska, University of Economics, Czech Republic  
Maslin Masrom, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Nasina Mat Desa, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia  
Jana Matošková, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic    
Aida Matri Ben Jemaa, High Institute of Management (Tunis), Tunisia               Excellent Constructive Review 
Daniela Matušíková, University of Prešov in Prešov, Slovakia       
Alexandru Maxim, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review    
Noraina Mazuin Sapuan, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia    
Aqilah Nadiah Md Sahiq, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia               Excellent Constructive Review    
Hend Mejri, University of Tunis El Manar, Tunisia       
Dang Merduwati Hashim, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia        
Karim Mezghani, Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), KSA  
Farid Meziane, University of Salford, UK     
Francesca Michelino, University of Salerno, Italy            
Liliana Mihaela Moga, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania      
Orzan Mihai Cristian, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania   
Aleksandr Mikhalchuk, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russian Federation      
František Milichovský, Faculty of Business and management, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic  
Gheorghe Militaru, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania      
Marinela Mircea, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania                     
Andreea Mirica, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania 
Amit Mittal, Chitkara University, India  
Vlad Ionela Mituko, USAMV Bucharest, Romania         
Nor Hazleza Mohamad, Multimedia University, Malaysia   
Shafie Mohamed Zabri, University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia    
Nawaz Mohamudally, University of Technology, Mauritius, Mauritius  
Sulfeeza Mohd Drus, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia            
Aizzat Mohd. Nasurdin, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Roziah Mohd Rasdi, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia               Excellent Constructive Review
Norazah Mohd Suki, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Ana Verónica Morales Bezeira, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela
Anca Andreea Morar, Univ. Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania   
Ntebogang Dinah Moroke, North West University, South Africa
Miroslaw Moroz, Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland               Excellent Constructive Review        
Bolanle Deborah Motilewa, Covenant University, Nigeria
Ghulam Muhammad, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi, Pakistan            
Mihaela-Carmen Muntean, “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania      
Andreea-Clara Munteanu, Romanian Academy Institute of National Economy, Romania    
Maria-Cristiana Munthiu, Conservatoire National des \Arts et des Métiers, Paris, France              
Muhammad Fakhir Musharraf Khan, Institute of Business Management, Karachi – Pakistan   
Leonid Mylnikov, Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Russia   
Meysam Namayandeh, University Technology Malaysia, Iran   
Fatiha Naoui, ESCA EM, Casablanca, Morocco
Valentina Ndou, University of Salento, Italy      
Ana-Maria Neagu, University Politehnica from Bucharest, Romania
Cornelia Neagu, University Center for Industry and Services Economics, Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania  
Mihaela Neculita, Dunarea De Jos University, Romania      
Farhad Nejadi, University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia 
Elena Alexandra Nenu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania              Excellent Constructive Review  
Simona Nicolae, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania
Anthony Nkem Ede, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria 
Umara Noreen, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Michal Novák, Faculty of Management, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic  
Virlanuta Florina Oana, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania    
Barnabas Olusegun Obasaju, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria 
Paula Odete Fernandes, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
Lawrence Uchenna Okoye, Covenant University, Ota-Nigeria               Excellent Constructive Review
Felicia O. Olokoyo, Covenant University, Nigeria           
Uwuigbe Olubukunola, Covenant University, Nigeria  
Isaiah Oluranti Olurinola, Covenant University, Nigeria               Excellent Constructive Review   
Olamide Adeola Olusanmi, Covenant University, Nigeria 
Azizah Omar, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Amina Omrane, University of Sfax and Carthage, Tunisia    
Bogdan Oancea, University of Bucharest, Romania   
Dumitru-Cristian Oanea, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Robert Ong’eta Kinanga, Maasai Mara University, Kenya 
Evans Osabuohien, Covenant University, Nigeria  
Ísmah Osman, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia           
Nidžara Osmanagić Bedenik, University of Zagreb, Croatia      
Carl Osunde, Onitsha Business School, Nigeria
Abdul Kadir Othman, University Teknologi MARA, Malaysia   
Manta P. Otilia, School of Advanced Studies of the Romanian Academy, Romania
Rachid Oumlil, ENCG-Agdir_Ibnou Zohr, Morocco               Excellent Constructive Review
Wided Oueslati, Institut Supérieur de Gestion, Tunisia
Ogundana Oyebisi Mary, Bells University of Technology, Nigeria 
Mirela Panait, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania      
Andra-Mădălina Pantilie, University of Economic Studies, Romania 
Mihai Parean, West University of Timisoara, Romania   
Andrei Pârvan, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania   
Alfred Paszek, The Opole University of Technology, Poland           
Vasile-Daniel Pavaloaia, Al.I.Cuza University of Iasi, Romania   
Irina Pavlova, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia 
Corina Pelau, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Wong Wai Peng, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Maja Pervan, University of Split, Faculty of Economics, Croatia      
Oleg Nikolaevich Petukhov, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia   
Jeong Chun Phuoc, Management & Science University, Malaysia               Excellent Constructive Review  
Ionela Carmen Pirnea, Constantin Brâncoveanu University, Rm.Vâlcea, România      
Cerasela Adriana Pirvu, University of Craiova, Romania                              
Iwona Pisz, Opole University, Poland        
Katerina Pitrova, TBU in Zlin, Czech Republic    
Michel Plaisent, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Vladimir Plotnikov, St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia  
Athanasios Podaras, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
Tomáš Poláček, University of Technology Brno, Czech Republic  
Agatha Popescu,Univ. of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary Medicine Bucharest,Romania Excellent Constructive Review 
Catalin Popescu, Petroleum-Gas University from Ploiesti, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review  
Doina I. Popescu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania                                   
Madalina Ecaterina Popescu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania      
Nina Potekhina, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia      
Gabriela Prelipcean, ”Stefan cel Mare” University of Suceava, Romania    
Andrei Iova Radu, The University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Bucharest, the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development – Calarasi Branch, Romania 
Laura-Diana Radu, University Alexandru Ioan Cuza form Iasi, Romania     
Corina Radulescu, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania      
Nasrin Rahmati, Dar Al-Hekma University, KSA
Timur R. Rakhimov, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia
Suganthi Ramasamy, Multimedia University, Malaysia     
Ainon Ramli, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia         
Martina Rašticová, Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic 
Muhammad Najib Razali, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia     
Mohd Razilan Abdul Kadir, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia    
Petr Rehacek, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic   
Katarina Rentkova, Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Management, Slovakia      
Adriana Reveiu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Pavla Říhová, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic    
Raja Rizal Iskandar Raja Hisham, Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL), Malaysia 
Ioan-Bogdan Robu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Ana C. Rodrigues, ISCAP- Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal 
Angela Roman, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania     
Awanis Romli, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia     
Adam Ryszko, Silesian University of Technology, Poland     
Marina Ryzhkova, Department of Economics Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia, Department of Economics Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Tomsk, Russia
Claudia Diana Sabău-Popa, University of Oradea, Romania
Tomas Sadilek, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic  
Diana Sadoveanu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Romania 
Zdenek Safarik, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic 
Fazelina Sahul Hamid, Universiti sains Malaysia, Malaysia    
Odunayo Paul Salau, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, Nigeria               Excellent Constructive Review       
Bassem Salhi, Majmaah University, KSA   
Dani Salleh, The Northern Univ. of Malaysia, Malaysia     
Livia Sangeorzan, University Transilvania of Brasov, Romania 
Michał Sąsiadek, University of Zielona Góra, Poland    
Isaias Scalabrin Bianchi, University of Minho, Portugal    
Paola Scorrano, University of Salento, Italy     
Liliana Scutaru, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania         
Tereza Semerádová, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic        
Andreea Claudia Serban, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania  
Liviu Serbanescu, Hyperion University of Bucharest, Romania  
George Șerban-Oprescu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    
Francesca Sgobbi, University of Brescia, Italy   
Sabrina O. Sihombing, Universitas Pelita Harapan, Indonesia     
Violeta Sima, Petoleum-Gas University Of Ploiesti, Romania    
Iveta Simberova, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic         
Nicoleta Sîrghi, West University of Timişoara, Romania        
Aziza Saïda Slimane, University of Sousse, Tunisia               Excellent Constructive Review        
Harit Satt, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco      
Adriana Schiopoiu Burlea, University of Craiova, Romania                        
Dragos Ion Smedescu, University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Romania
Liliana Nicoleta Simionescu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania    Excellent Constructive Review    
Viktorija Šipilova, Daugavpils University, Latvia               Excellent Constructive Review
Camelia Slave, University of agronomic sciences and veterinary medicine Bucharest, Romnia
Ching Sock Lee, University Science Malaysia, Malaysia    
Osama Sohaib, University of Technology Sydney, Australia 
Petra Solarová, Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice, Czech Republic              
Nataliya Soldatyuk, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic    
Lew Sook Ling, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Ivan Soukal, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Vladislav Spitsin, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russian Federation    
Lubov Spitsina, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russian Federation      
Miltiade Stanciu, Spiru Haret University, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review       
Silvius Stanciu, University Dunărea de Jos of Galați, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review    
Anca Cristina Stanciu, Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania 
Roberta Mihaela Stanef-Puica, University Of Economic Studies, Romania  
Simona Cătălina Ștefan, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania     
Viorela- Georgiana Stinga, Constanta Maritime University, Romania     
Florin Stoica, University ”Lucian Blaga” of Sibiu, Romania   
Jan Strohmandl, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic   
Ivan Strugar, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Subhacini Subramaniam, Multimedia University, Malaysia 
Marta-Christina Suciu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review    
Citra Sukmadilaga, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia               Excellent Constructive Review
Ruswiati Suryasaputra, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia     
Dalia Susniene, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania    
Tereza Sustrova, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Ștefăniță Șușu, „Ștefan cel Mare” University of Suceava, Romania              
Anna Svirina, Kazan National Research Technical University, Russia   
Libuše Svobodová, University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic    
Faisal Syafar, Universitas Negeri Makassar, Indonesia
Andrea Szekely, University of Szeged, Hungary               Excellent Constructive Review    
Hamed Taherdoost, Ahoora Ltd | Management Consultation Group, Malaysia   
Choo-Kim Tan, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Li Pin Tan, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia  
Antranig Tangoukian, Notre Dame University, Lebanon    
Laura Tarantino, University of L’Aquila, Italy   
Petra Tausl Prochazkova, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic   
Dhafer Thabet, University of Mannouba, Tunisia                Excellent Constructive Review
Seethaletchumy Thambiah, Multimedia University, Malaysia, Malaysia   
Amara Tijani, University of GAFSA, Tunisia
Kateryna Tiulkina, Odessa State Academy of Civil Eng. & Architecture, Odessa State Environmental University, Ukraine  
Arsen Tleppayev, German Kazakh University, Kazakhstan 
Antonio Toma, University of Salento, Italy   
Elena Toma, University of Agronomic Studies and Veterinary Medicine, Romania   
Alexandru Trifu, University “Petre Andrei” of Iasi, Romania   
Sara Trigueros Preciado, University: Universidad de Cantabria, Spain               Excellent Constructive Review     
Ciprian-Octavian Truică,  University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review    
Zuzana Tučková, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic    
Nicoleta Liviana Tudor, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review     
Adrian Turek Rahoveanu, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Bucharest, Romania    
Jamal M. Twati, The Academy of Graduate Studies, Libya       
Ngene Ben Uchechukwu, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria         
Ana Ursu, Research Institute for Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Romania
Uwuigbe Uwalomwa, Covenant University, Nigeria   
Lukas Valek, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic     
JP Van Belle, University of Cape Town, RSA   
Jean Andrei Vasile, Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania 
Laura Vasilescu, University of Craiova, Romania    
Krinitcyna Zoya Vasilyevna, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia 
Tatapudi Gopikrishna Vasista, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India                   
Damjan Vavpotič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia               Excellent Constructive Review  
Marsida Vishkurti, University Aleksandër Moisiu, Durrës, Albania               Excellent Constructive Review   
Guillermina C. Vizcarra, Trinity University of Asia, Philippines       
Ana Iolanda Vodă, University Alexandru Ioan Cuza, Romania               Excellent Constructive Review    
Marinela Vrîncianu, Academy of Economic Studies, Romania  
Wan Fadzilah Wan Yusoff, Universiti  Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia    
Piotr Wittbrodt, Opole University of Technology, Poland
Waldemar Woźniak, University of Zielona Góra, Poland     
Stanislaw Wrycza, University of Gdansk, Poland
Wejdene Yangui, Institute of High Business of Studies of Sfax, Tunisia        
Wee Yu Ghee, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
Olga Yudakhina, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia       
Shulinina Yulia, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia
Anna Yuryevna Dolinskaia, South Ural State University, Russia    
Suzana Zambri, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia    
Andreea Zamfir, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania        
Sarka Zapletalova, Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic    
Ecaterina Daniela Zeca, ”Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Romania    
Jameleddine Ziadi, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Ondrej Zizlavsky, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Daiva Žostautienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania               Excellent Constructive Review   
Abir Zouari, Sfax University, Tunisia               Excellent Constructive Review
Mária Zúbková, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia   
Boštjan Žvanut, University of Primorska, Slovenia  

Conference Themes

The 28th IBIMA Conference revolves around Vision 2020 adopted by Europe and many regions of the world.  To that end, possible conference topics of interest should include Economics, Management, Information Management, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, General Business, Marketing, Human Resources, and Finance as follow:

Economics topics of interest

  • Government Policy and Regulation
  • Regulatory Economics
  • Constitutional Economics
  • Regional development
  • World Economy vs Regional Economy
  • Rules & Institutions
  • Industrial organizations
  • Institutional Economics
  • International Economic Order
  • Globalization: General Trade
  • Commercial Policy; Protection; Promotion; Trade Negotiations
  • Country and Industry Studies of Trade
  • Economic Integration
  • Trade and Labor Market Interactions
  • Trade and Environment
  • International Factor Movements and International Business
  • International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
  • International Migration

Accounting and Finance topics of interest

  • Auditing
  • Management Accouting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Commercial law
  • Profitability and Earnings
  • budgeting and Reporting
  • internal reporting and Incentives
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Interface between internal and external reporting
  • General Financial Markets
  • Portfolio Choice
  • Asset Pricing
  • Contingent Pricing; Futures Pricing
  • Information and Market Efficiency
  • International Financial Markets
  • Government Policy and Regulation
  • Financial Institutions and Services
  • Banks; Other Depository Institutions
  • Mortgages
  • Insurance; Insurance Companies
  • Pension Funds; Other Private Financial Institutions
  • Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage
  • Government Policy and Regulation
  • Corporate Finance and Governance
  • Capital Budgeting; Investment Policy
  • Financing Policy; Capital and Ownership Structure
  • Bankruptcy; Liquidation
  • Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
  • Payout Policy

Marketing topics of interest

  • Marketing Philosophy
  • The Role of Marketing in Strategic Planning
  • Relationship Marketing
  • Marketing in SME's
  • Public Relations Strategies
  • Market and Industry Stakeholder Needs
  • International Strategies
  • The Development and Utilization of Marketing Plans
  • Online Marketing
  • Social Networks Marketing
  • Marketing Effectiveness at the Operational and Strategic Levels
  • Brand Management

Management and Governance topics of interest 

  • Management Science
  • Human Resource
  • Critical Management Studies
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership
  • Business Statistics
  • Operations Research
  • Business Intelligence
  • Change Management
  • Communications Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Gender and Diversity
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Management
  • Management Education & Development

information Systems Management (business and technical) 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

Knowledge Management, Knowledge representation and ontologies topics of interest

  • The Knowledge Society and Information Systems
  • Knowledge in the Information Society
  • Knowledge and Ontologies in Information Systems
  • Ontologies and Ontology
  • Information Systems Knowledge Management and Engineering
  • Enterprise Knowledge Management and Engineering
  • All aspects in Ontology Construction, Engineering, Modelling, Learning, Population and Evaluation
  • All aspects Ontology Evolution and Maintenance
  • All aspects in Ontology Adoption, Evaluation and Management
  • Ontology Languages
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Ontology Use in Information Systems
  • Ontology Coupling, Integration and Matching
  • Semantic Web Applications

Innovation and Entrepreneurship topics of interest

  • Innovation Clusters, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship
  • Leveraging digital skills for Innovation in the Society
  • Corporate and Social Entrepreneurship
  • Women Entrepreneurs education and development
  • Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries
  • Entrepreneurial Behavior in Large Organizations vs SME
  • Benchmarking of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Best Practices
  • High Tech Entrepreneurship and Technological Innovation
  • Strategic Integration between Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Human Resources topics of interest

  • New Theoretical Perspectives on Human Resource Management
  • The Changing Role of Human Resource Management
  • Managing Organizational Performance
  • Motivation
  • Recognition & Reward
  • Hiring & Firing
  • Recruitment

International Business topics of interest

  • International Strategic Alliances
  • Globalization
  • International Trade and Investment
  • International Management Practices
  • Multinational and Transnational Businesses
  • International Business Strategy
  • Measuring International Business Performance

List of accepted papers 

Special Topics Sessions

We invited interested scholars, researchers, and managers to organize your own session(s) within the conference.  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.

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

You can submit a proposal to organize a special topics session, workshop, 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 4 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.

Please e-mail confernece Chair with your proposal.

Appel à communications

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:  978-0-9860419-8-3)

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

Thèmes de la Conférence

Thèmes de la conférence d'intérêt possibles comprennent Economie, Gestion, Gestion de l'information, affaires générales, marketing, ressources humaines et  finances.

Marketring des sujets d'intérêt

  • Le rôle du marketing dans la planification stratégique
  • Marketing dans les PME
  • Stratégies de relations publiques
  • Marché et les besoins des parties prenantes de l'industrie
  • Stratégies internationales
  • Le développement et l'utilisation de plans de marketing
  • Marketing Online
  • Marketing Social Networks
  • Brand Management

Gestion des sujets d'intérêt

  • Sciences de Gestion
  • Des ressources humaines
  • Études de gestion critique
  • Comportement organisationnel
  • Gestion stratégique
  • Leadership
  • Statistiques des entreprises
  • Recherche Opérationnelle
  • Gestion du changement
  • Gestion des communications
  • Corporate Governance
  • Entrepreneuriat
  • Éthique, responsabilité sociale des entreprises et le développement durable
  • Genre et la Diversité
  • Gestion des ressources humaines
  • International Management
  • Education Management & Développement

Économie des sujets d'intérêt

  • Politique gouvernementale et le règlement
  • Économie de la réglementation
  • Économie constitutionnel
  • Le développement régional
  • Economie mondiale contre l'économie régionale
  • Règles & Institutions
  • Les organisations industrielles
  • Economie Institutionnelle
  • Ordre économique international
  • La mondialisation: le commerce général
  • Politique commerciale; protection; promotion, les négociations commerciales
  • Pays et Etudes Industrie du Commerce
  • Intégration économique
  • Commerce et interactions du marché du travail
  • Facteur international des mouvements et des affaires internationales
  • Investissement international; mouvements de capitaux à long terme
  • Migrations Internationales

Comptabilité et finances des sujets d'intérêt

  • audit
  • Comptabilité de gestion
  • Comptabilité Finanical
  • Droit commercial
  • Rentabilité et bénéfice
  • Budgétisation et les rapports
  • Reporting interne et Incentives
  • Évaluation de la performance
  • Interface entre les rapports internes et externes
  • Marchés financiers généraux
  • Choix du portefeuille
  • Asset Pricing
  • Cotation conditionnelle; Prix Futures
  • L'information et l'efficience du marché
  • Marchés financiers internationaux
  • Politique gouvernementale et le règlement
  • Institutions et services financiers
  • Les banques; autres organismes de dépot
  • Hypothèques
  • Assurance; compagnies d'assurance
  • Fonds de pension *; autres institutions financières privées
  • Investment Banking *, capital risque, de courtage
  • Politique gouvernementale et le règlement
  • Corporate Finance et Gouvernance
  • Budgétisation des investissements
  • Politique d'investissement
  • Politique de financement
  • Liquidation

Human Resources sujets d'intérêt

  • Perspectives théoriques sur la gestion des ressources humaines
  • L'évolution du rôle de gestion des ressources humaines
  • Gestion de la performance organisationnelle
  • Motivation
  • Reconnaissance et récompense
  • Location & Cuisson
  • Recrutement
  • Systèmes d'information de gestion des sujets d'intérêt

Knowledge Management et Systèmes d'information

  • 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)
  • Résumé / papier à court / Présentation virtuelle / Date limite de soumission: 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, exactly like a regular paper.   Virtual participants will receive a full copy of the conference proceedings in regular mail.

In 2015 there were close to 350 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  remotely (e.g. Internet streaming or teleconferencing).

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission: Closed     


If it takes long time to get travel request approved at your university and process VISA application, we recommend that you send your paper at the earliest possible date to allow us to send 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 the large number of submissions around deadlines.

The conference is closed. 

Conference Program

Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla is the official location for the 28th IBIMA Conference that is scheduled to be held in Seville Spain 9 - 10 November 2016.Hotel Address:

Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla
Calle Ingeniería no11 Parque Torneo,
Sevilla, 41015,
TEL: +34-955-054-054
FAX: +34-955-054-055

for reservation, please visit


Conference Proceedings

The 28th IBIMA International conference proceedings include papers: 145 papers in the program below and around 250 virtual presentations (we are still receiving confirmations). 

IBIMA Conference proceedings are ISBN:  978-0-9860419-8-3

IBIMA Conference Proceedings are Indexed by: Thomson Reuters (Web of Science) and SCOPUS


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 Open Office format.  You can prepare your presentation in any version Microsoft Office PowerPoint, then save the file as: OpenDocument Presentation.    
  • Save your files on a USB drive OR upload the file to your cloud storage (example: Google Drive, OneDrive,...etc) and/or a web-based client (gmail, hotmail, yahoo, etc.) as a backup.
  • It would be a good idea to bring your own laptop or tablet for your presentation to ensure 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 are


Conference Proceedings

The 28th IBIMA International conference proceedings include papers: 158 papers in the program below and 263 virtual presentations.  

IBIMA Conference proceedings are ISBN:  978-0-9860419-8-3

IBIMA Conference Proceedings are Indexed by: Thomson Reuters (Web of Science) and SCOPUS.


Updated 15 November 2016

Conference Program

Wednesday November 9, 2016                                             8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Wednesday November 9, 2016                                             8:30 am – 10:30 am

Session W1.1:  Leadership and Entrepreneurship                 Room: TORNEO 1
Session Chair:  Barbora Zemanová

Social Entrepreneurship: definition and specifics 
Petra Tausl Prochazkova

Ambidextrous Leadership: A Theoretical Perspective
Khaoula Ben Zarb, Samia Karoui Zouaoui, and Catherine de La Robertie

Analysis of Structure of Social Entrepreneurs in the Czech Republic
Alexandr Asmalovskij and Tomáš Sadílek

Social Factors and Women Technology Entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia
Asma I. Aleidi and Daniel Chandran

Leadership styles in project management
Michal Mičík

The contemporary approach of leadership: Theoretical comparison of transformational, authentic, and servant leadership

Leadership Styles and Presenteeism: A Study on Health-Care Professionals in Karachi
Syeda Nadia Bokhari, Nawaz Ahmed, and Syed Irfan Hyder

Ethical Leadership in the Context of CSR
Zuzana Kirchmayer, Anna Remišová, and Anna Lašáková

The relationship between entrepreneurial intention, the big five personality traits and emotional intelligence
M. Botha

Mediating Effect of Psychological Capital between Transformational Leadership and Innovative Work Behavior; An investigation within Omani context
Rabia Imran, Khayar Hassan Salim Al-Ansi, and  Afsheen Fatima

Session W1.2:  Information Systems and Knowledge Management        Room: TORNEO 2
Session Chair:  Karim Bouzoubaa

Disposition in Digital Records Management and Information Systems: A Conceptual Analysis
Sherry. L. Xie and Guanyan Fan

Framework for Sharing Security Related Data in Collaborative Organizations
Ana-Maria Ghiran

@Risk software as a decision support tool
Martin Januška and Marek Čech

The Information Literacy Level of Slovak Managers
Vladimír Bolek, Mojmír Kokles, and František Korček

Economic Aspects of the Use of Cloud Computing
Vaclav Sova Martinovsky

Modeling Security Investment Costs in Multi-Broker Cloud Architectures
Sihem Trabelsi, Yosra Miaoui, and Noureddine Boudriga

Privacy and Security Issues in the Use of Clouds in e-Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Emna Chikhaoui, Jawahitha Sarabdeen, and Rehana Parveen

SQL Mining: Knowledge Discovery from DML Statements
Cristina-Claudia Osman

A new prospective on knowledge management processes:  an empirical validation of the 5C KMLC theory
Firas M. Alkhaldi

Session W1.3:  Research in Economics and Social Issues      Room: TORNEO 3
Session Chair:  Silvius Stanciu

Regulation effects in the Swiss property market
Roman Eduard Kocher

Associations and foundations in Europe a special approach to practising economy 
Violeta STANCIU and Liviu MĂRCUȚĂ

Evaluation of Sustainable Development Requirements for Companies in the Context of Global Progress
Larisa IVASCU and Lucian-Ionel CIOCA

Competitive strength of a concession integration model of labour market to education market interaction
Rodionov D.G, Nikolova L.V,  Velikova M.D, and Kalubi R.D.M.

Risk management system application efficiency on enterprise
Daniel S. Demidenko and Ekaterina D. Malevskaia-Malevich

The Impact of Transport Infrastructure on the Success of Humanitarian Operations
Monika Cabicarová and David Ullrich

The Regional Dimension of Income Inequality in EU Countries: a DEA Approach
Elena Fifeková, Andrea Valachová, and Matej Valach

Social Economy and Corporate Social Responsibility the Joint Venture between Democracy and Capitalism

Territorial hospitality: state of art
Mostafa Abakouy, Hamid Housni, and Yasmine Alaoui

Analyzing the relationships among the spatial characteristics of cultural structure, activities, and the tourism demand
Deniz Karagöz Yüncü, Hakan Sezerel, Yeliz Mert KANTAR, and Semra Günay AKTAŞ

Session W1.4:  Online Business, Social Media and Marketing        Room: TORNEO 5
Session Chair:  Eulalia Torras

Lack of Trust and Loss of Money – Challenges in Online Financial Trade
Tove Engvall

Analysis and Implications of the Giant Component for an Online Interactive Platform
Mehmet N. Aydin and N. Ziya Perdahci

Consumers’ Buying Intention of Environmental Friendly Cosmetic Products: Perspective of Norm Activation Theory
Siti Munerah, Seethaletchumy Thambiah, and Saravanan Muthaiyah

Examining the Factors of Social Commerce Effectiveness
Erne Suzila Kassim, Abdul Kadir Othman, and Norol Hamiza Zamzuri

An Analysis of Czech Political Events Reflections in Facebook
Ivan Jelínek

The Fourth Facet of Psychological Portrait of the Client, Based on the Theory of Archetypes in the Context of Relationship Marketing.
Elena S. Kiseleva, Elena V. Yakimenko, Tatiana V. Kalashnikova, Sergey V. Berkalov, Inna V. Krakoveckaya, and Elena M. Krukova

The role of brand love towards word of mouth marketing with costumer trust as moderating variable (the case of ‘HIJUP’ fashion brand among the Indonesian costumers)
Anas Hidayat and Febri Tri Intan Azhana

Implications of managerial response to customer dissatisfaction on customer loyalty
Aihie Osarenkhoe

Networking Coffee Break                                         10:30 am – 11:00 am

Wednesday November 9, 2016                                 11:00 am – 12:45 pm

Session W2.1: Session en Français I: La performance organisationnelle        Room: TORNEO 1
Session Chair:  Emna Chikhaoui

L’entrepreneuriat social Performance d’un business model social
Dhekra chaabane

Gestion des avis en ligne par des hôtels: les cas de la France et de la Biélorussie
Tatiana Pekarskaia Dauxert

Partage des connaissances et capacité d’apprentissage organisationnel : Ebauche d’un modèle d’évaluation de la performance organisationnelle
Aloulou Olfa et Karima Bouzguenda

L’agilité organisationnelle et ses principales composantes : quelles différences ?
Amina Ben Salah  Mokaddem et Samia KAROUI-ZOUAOUI

Processus de gestion des injonctions paradoxales de la nouvelle gestion publique
Fouad BAZZINEet Hassane BOUJETTOU   

Le management achats et processus de sélection des fournisseurs « connus ou inconnus » : cas CIRC Energie

Purchasing management and the “known or unknown” suppliers’ selection process: CIRC Energy case study
Fatiha NAOUI-OUTINI et Adeline SIAU

Session W2.2:  Production Management                                Room: TORNEO 2
Session Chair:  Tatiana V. Kalashnikova

Implementation of Lean Tools Used in Logistics: a Case Study Approach
Barbora Zemanová and Petr Slavík

Resource Management in Enterprise’s Production Process
Daniel S. Demidenko, Ekaterina D. Malevskaia-Malevich

FMEA Application to Improvement of Designed Technical Products
Michał Sąsiadek, Wojciech Babirecki, and Waldemar Woźniak

Reducing Products Costs by Prescribing Geometric Precision based on Size - Dependent Tolerances
Cătălin IONESCU, Paulina SPÂNU, and Aurelian VIȘAN

An algorithmic concept for optimising the number of handling operations in an intermodal terminal node
Waldemar Woźniak, Michał Sąsiadek, Roman Stryjski, Janusz Mielniczuk, and Tomasz Wojnarowski

Session W2.3:  Agricultural Economics and Agronomy          Room: TORNEO 3
Session Chair:  Fauzia Jabeen

BREXIT impact on Romania’s economy
Silvius Stanciu

An analysis of the evolution of Romania’s cereals production and trade in the period of post-accession to the EU community economic space
Cristian Cristu, Mihaela Scurtu Cristu, and Silvius Stanciu

The water challenge in Tunisia: Crisis or détente Application of NIPALS algorithm and Box and Jenkins Methodology
Imen Gam and Jaleleddine Ben Rejeb

Analysis of the bakery industry sector in Romania
Mihaela Scurtu Cristu, Cristian Cristu, and Silvius Stanciu

Agricultural output and economic growth in Nigeria (1981-2014)
O. O. Ewetan and Adebisi Fakile

An analysis of Romania’s production, consumption and trade with wine products
Silvius Stanciu and Cezar Ionuț Bichescu

Session W2.4:  Education and E-Learning                              Room: TORNEO 5
Session Chair:  Sherry. L. Xie

Transformation of Higher Education based on Change of Technological Structures
Tulegenova Madina, Sadykhanova Dinara, and Yermekova Zhanna

Incorporating Web 2.0 Technologies in Education: Opportunities and Challenges
Rdouan Faizi and Sanaa El Fkihi

The Intercultural Approach to the Teaching and Learning at Digital Business Management
Eulalia Torras and Andreu Bellot

Could Social Media Replace Formal Education?
Rdouan Faizi and Sanaa El Fkihi

Analysis of Spatial Distribution of the number of students per class in secondary schools for Rural and Urban Areas in Turkey
Nazlı GÖKÇE, Erdoğan KAYA, Semra GÜNAY AKTAŞ, and Yeliz MERT KANTAR

The Main Fields of Technology for the Top 10 Universities in PCT patent application
Petr Zdralek, Ruzena Stemberkova, Pavla Matulova, Petra Maresova, and Kamil Kuca

TICs y educación: Técnicas on line de autocorrección en asignaturas financieras
Education and ICTs: online self-correction techniques in financial courses
J. David Cabedo Semper and Amparo Maset Llaudes 

Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Instructors’ Acceptance of h-Learning
Hassan M. Selim

Wednesday November 9, 2016                                               12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Session W3.1:  Keynote Speech                                              Room: TORNEO 1 and 2
Session Chair: Ángel Jesús Varela Vaca

Khalid S. Soliman
Founder and CEO,
IBIMA Publishing, USA

María Teresa Gómez
Head of the IDEA Research Group
University of Seville, Spain
(Biography at the end of this page)

Conference Networking Lunch                                                          1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Wednesday November 9, 2016                                                           2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Wednesday November 9, 2016                                                           2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Session W4.1:  Banking and Finance                                     Room: TORNEO 1
Session Chair:   J. David Cabedo

Crisis Effects on Banking System Management in Romania
Simona RUS, Marian MOCAN, Anca DRAGHICI, and Larisa IVASCU

Factors Influencing Islamic Microfinance Participation in Malaysia
Seethaletchumy Thambiah, Saravanan Muthaiyah, Kew Jie Jun and Mariati Norhashim

Volatility Characteristics of Tertiary Trend on the Czech Stock Market Applicable in Technical Analysis
Pavla Říhová and  Milan Svoboda

Analysis of the Dependence of the Czech Stock Market on the main European and G-20 Stock Markets
Elena Kuchina and Pavel Pikola  

Practices of CSR in Moroccan banks: Analytical study of CSR on the extra-financial reporting integrated
Houda SEFRIOUI and Abdeljalil LOUHMADI

Specific Practices in Risk Management of Biogas Production
Katarína Rentková and  Jan Janać

Impact investment product possibilities
Daniela Majerčáková and  Alexandra Mittelman

Regulatory Reforms and OTC Derivatives – A Look at Some Changes Reshaping the Markets
Ľudomír Šlahor, Andrea Zajačeková, Daniela Majerčáková, Mária Barteková

Causal relationship among trading volume, returns and stock volatility: evidence from an emerging market
Safdar Husain Tahir, Fahad Ali, Nouman Ghaffar, and Hazoor M. Sabir

Investment Policy: Determining Short-term Credit under Circulating Capital
Alexander Sergeevich Sokolitsyn, Maxim Vladimirovich Ivanov, and Natalya Alexandrovna Sokolitsyna

The Length of Minor Trend Duration and Its Applicability in Technical Analysis
Milan Svoboda and  Pavla Říhová

Optimal Financial Means and Profit Distribution between Public and Private Partners in PPP Project Realization
Alexander Sergeevich Sokolitsyn, Maxim Vladimirovich Ivanov, and Natalya Alexandrovna Sokolitsyna

Impact of Managerial Ownership on Financial Decisions: Evidence from Non-Financial Listed Companies PSX
Safdar Husain Tahir, Kosar Altaf, Sadia Naeem, and Humera Naz

Determinants of Dividend Payout: An Empirical Study of Pharmaceutical Companies of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE)
Farman Ali Khan and  Nawaz Ahmad

Session W4.2:  Innovation Strategies                                      Room: TORNEO 2
Session Chair:  Mehmet N. Aydin

Developing service innovation – Electromobility in a regiopolitan area in Germany
Feriha Özdemir, Christophe Said, Jürgen Daub, Gustav Bergmann, Stefanie Bingener

Appraising and Enhancing a Leadership in Innovation Model
Monica George, Hiyam Al-Kilidar , and Grant Mooney

The Peculiarities of the Sectoral Innovative Development of the Russian Economy
Yulia Vertakova, Olga Grechenyuk, and Anton Grechenyuk

Development of an Adaptive Management Model for Innovative Activities of an Enterprise
Svetlana R. Niyazova, Juriy Ju. Kuporov, and Olga S. Nadezhina

Continuous Performance Improvement of Innovation: Why, How and What to Measure?
Lamyaa EL BASSITI and  Rachida AJHOUN

Management of Innovative Processes in Industry: Method of "Road Maps"
Yulia Vertakova,  Yulia Polozhentseva, and Maria Klevtsova

Information Technology: a Way for Supporting Innovation
Jana Školudová and Lenka Horáková

Session W4.3:  Organizational Performance                           Room: TORNEO 3
Session Chair:  Waldemar Woźniak

Innovation and sustainability at the Swiss Building Industry due to Digital Business Transformation
Simon C. Vlachos

Organizational change and capabilities: A theoretical perspective
Ceptureanu Eduard Gabriel

Organizational culture role in operational risk management
Violeta Mihaela Grecu (Simedre)

The Process of Crisis in the Organization
Marie Mikušová

Crisis management approaches: comparison and a necessity of a process analysis
Veronika Zelena, Blanka Bartova, and Vlastimil Vasicek

Building Competitive Advantage with Flexible Collaborative Networks
Hamid Noori and Adrian Tan

Proposing an integrative framework of strategic consensus
Rachel Maritz

Critical Ethical Factors and Organizational Performance: A Proposed Model
Sherine Farouk and Fauzia Jabeen

Public relations strategy: a tool for building organizational corporate image
Agboola Mayowa G., Olabowale Elizabeth, Osunde Carl, Akinbode Mosunmola, and Borishade Taiye

Mapping industry dynamics: the case of the audiovisual archiving sector
Chiara Bernardi and Giovanni Camponovo

Code of Ethics and Related Clarity of Behavioral Standards: Do they Decrease the Influence of Organizational Factors that Elicit Unethical Decision-Making of Managers?
Anna Remišová and Anna Lašáková

Supply Chain Risk Management – Actual Research Progression and Potential Future Directions in the context of Supply Chain Resilience
Johannes Litzenburger, Nicole Mau, and Markus Mau

Mitigating Risks for Oil and Gas Supply Chains: Evidence from UAE
Fauzia Jabeen and Mohd. Nishat Faisal

Motivational factors for employees - support for Operational Risk Management within an Insurance Company
Violeta Mihaela Grecu (Simedre), Ioana Maria Popescu, Eugen Albu, and Marius Nicolae Pacurari

Session W4.4:  Human Resource Management                               Room: TORNEO 5
Session Chair:  Aihie Osarenkhoe

Smart technologies in the process of adaptation of newly recruited employees at industrial enterprises
Tatiana V. Kalashnikova, Natalia V. Frolova, Sergei V. Sorokin, Anna S. Shumakova

Ranking of Reward and Recognition preferences among Hospitality workers in UAE
Hassan Younies and Tareq Al-Tawil

Personnel Management on the Example of Selected National Parks in Germany
Josef Stemberk, Ruzena Stemberkova, Petra Maresova, and Kamil Kuca

Employees’ Retention- a key to effective organizational performance
Saba Gulzar, Avinash Advani, and Afshan Rauf

Talent Management and Evaluation of its Functioning in the Organization
Petra Horváthová and Katerina Kashi

Human Capital Management: Monitoring of the Key Employees in Organizations in the Czech Republic
Jana Školudová

Constructing and Validating Measures of Islamic Human Resource Management Practices
Junaidah Hashim and Saodah Wok

Mediating Effect of Communication Power on the Relationships between Networking and Career Success: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
Saodah Wok and Junaidah Hashim

Design of Employee Training and Development System by Utilizing Competency Model
Katerina Kashi

Psychosocial Risks and Wellbeing: A Variance Based Approach
Ahmad Shahrul Nizam Isha and Muhammad Umair Javaid

End of first day conference activities

Thursday November 10, 2016                                              8:30 am – 12:15 pm


Thursday November 10, 2016                                              9:00 am – 10:45 am

Session TH1.1:  Session en Français II: PME                                                 Room: TORNEO 1
Session Chair: Aïda Jemmali Kallala

Le rôle des ressources immatérielles dans la création de valeur dans une PME exportatrice marocaine
Mostafa Abakouy et Ibtissam Jadir

Proposition d’une taxonomie des PME industrielles tunisiennes selon leur Orientation Entrepreneuriale (OE)
Chiraz Ben Salem et Mahmoud Zouaoui

Attitude  et  comportement  logistiques  a l’export : cas  d’une  pme  marocaine du  secteur agroalimentaire
Mostafa Abakouy et Hamid Housni

Classification des risques dans le secteur des TIC: Enjeux et implications théoriques et pratiques
Karima Bouzguenda et Amina El Abed

Session TH1.2:  Economic Performance and Human Capital               Room: TORNEO 3
Session Chair: Safdar Husain Tahir

Vertical Specialization and the Dynamic Effects of Financial Frictions
Selma Chaker and Sana Mami Kefi

The Determinants of Youth Unemployment: A Microeconomic Approach
Maria Denisa Vasilescu, Amalia Cristescu

Measurement of Socio-Economic Development Using Better Life Index
Andrea Valachová, Matej Valach, and Kristína Petríková

Why labour market of V4 countries developed differently compared to western countries?
Martin Hudcovský, Elena Fifeková, Eduard Nežinsk

Immigrants’ Human Capital Return and the Relationship between Risk and Return: the Case of Canada
Sana Mami Kefi

Institutional quality of the EU and OECD countries
Eduard Nežinský, Elena Fifeková, and Andrea Valachová

Attitude to labour: features of developing markets
Tulegenova Madina, Sadykhanova Dinara, Tuleybayeva Aigul

How Do Labor Markets of Central European Small Open Economies Perform? Measuring the NAIRU Using Bayesian Approach
Jakub Chalmovianský

Interpenetration of technological and human capital assets in the context of a modernization paradigm
Olga Rogova, Tatyana Filippova, Uliya Nikitina, Irina Snopok, Tatiana Kalashnikova

Modified Phillips Curve in Slovakia
Zuzana Stoličná, Dalibor Černička, Lucia Kočišová

Innovation capabilities in bureaucratic organization: Rationalization perspective
Sana Miladi and Soumaya Ben Dhaou

Session TH1.2:  Software Engineering, Natural Language Processing, and Data Mining Room: TORNEO 5
Session Chair: Tove Engvall

RoaML For dara integration
Strîmbei Cătălin, Dospinescu Octavian, Străinu Roxana-Marina, and Nistor Alexandra

Status Quo of Data Centers: Is Green Computing a Myth or Fact?
Saravanan Muthaiyah, Sethaletchumy Thambiah, and Siti Munerah Nadar

Use of artificial intelligence in medical sciences:
M. A. Anwar and  Sayed Sayeed Ahmad

A review: Data mining and Text mining Tools in biological domain

Predicting Students’ Performance Using Mutli-Criteria Classification: A Case Study
Feras Al-Obeidat and Abdallah Tubasihat

Temporal Inference Mechanism
Zeineb Neji, Lamia Hadrich Belguith, and Marieme Ellouze Khmakhem

A Novel Approach Based on Reinforcement Learning for Anaphora Resolution in Arabic texts
Saoussen Mathlouthi, Fériel Ben Fraj Trabelsi, and Chiraz Ben Othmane Zribi

NAFIS: A Gold Standard Corpus for Arabic Stemmers Evaluation
Driss Namly, Rachida Tajmout, Karim Bouzoubaa, and Lahsen Abouenour

Big Data Security using Fragmentation in Mongo Data Store
Houyem Heni and Faiez Gargouri

Networking Coffee Break                                                     10:45 am – 11:15 am

Thursday November 10, 2016                                               11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Session TH2.1:  Session en Français III: Perspective économique et sociale              Room: TORNEO 1
Session Chair:   Hamid Housni

La diplomatie de l’Union Européenne dans son voisinage
Redouane MOUHOUB, Abdelmalek DEBBIHI

Déterminants de l’Activité et du Chômage des Immigrants au Canada : Analyse Comparative entre le Québec et l’Ontario
Sana Mami Kefi

Les dimensions de l'expérience médiatique vécue par les enfants : étude exploratoire avec les enfants tunisiens
ELGHALI MANSOURI Myriam et Jemmali Kallala Aïda

Swing entre malédiction et bénédiction des ressources naturelles: Etude comparative entre deux échantillons de pays
Ekbel Jilani

Session TH2.2:  Small and Medium Enterprises Research                     Room: TORNEO 3
Session Chair:  Hiyam Al-Kilidar

Policies for Small and Medium sized enterprises
Ceptureanu Sebastian Ion

Innovation from a Macroeconomic Perspective, its Support, Evaluation and Application
Simona Činčalová

The Analysis of Profitability and Leverage of Family Firm: Founder, Sibling Partnership, and Cousin Consortium
Arif Singapurwoko

Study of business efficiency of small and medium enterprises in Eastern Europe using data envelopment analysis
Nataliya Soldatyuk

Information Technology Capabilities and Competitive Advantage in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Large Enterprises
Lew Sook Ling

Regional development of Small and Medium Enterprise in correlation of the life cycle
Pavla Matulova, Ruzena Stemberkova, Petr Zdralek, Petra Maresova, Kamil Kuca

The implementation of risk management in a medium sized company
Bastian Heinemann, Melanie Buchmüller, Steffen Lange, and Jochen Schmid

Methods of Assessment the Effectiveness of Small Business Management in the Telecommunications Industry
Yulia Vertakova, Vladimir Plotnikov, and Evgeniy Leontyev

Reducing Negative Feelings Using Mobile Apps
Lew Sook Ling and Fong Kah Hern

Conference Networking Lunch                                                        1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Thursday November 10, 2016                                                           2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday November 10, 2016                                                           2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Session TH2.2:  Research in Economics II                               Room: TORNEO 3
Session Chair:   Eduard Nežinský 

Energy audit and increase of energy efficiency in the Republic of Kazakhstan
Arsen Tleppayev and Nataliya Tovma

Outsourcing as a Form of Disintegration Process Administration in the Economy
Yulia Vertakova and Artur Kurbanov

The Influence of Slovak Pension Reform on the Second Pillar during the Financial Crisis
Mário Papík and Jana Kajanová

Analysis of Convergence of the Slovak Economy: Past Successes and Future Challenge
Matej Valach, Kristína Petríková, and Martin Hudcovský

The Analysis of Regional Disparities in the Slovak Republic
Katarína Rentková, Monika Roštárová, and Milan Mazanovský

Improvement of the Mechanism Ensuring Innovative Development of the Oil Sector in Times of Crisis
Aleksey V. Melnikov, Olga S. Nadezhina, and Irina A. Rudskaya

Assessment of housing stock and its influence on sustainable regional development management
Ekaterina V. Plotnikova, Daria I. Pavlova

Approach to Information Support and Ensure the Implementation of PR-activities of the State Industrial Policy
Vladimir Plotnikov and Valeria Rodina

Construction of Kazakhstan's system of energy efficiency indicators for the development of industrial competitiveness
Arsen Tleppayev, Nataliya Tovma, and Saule Zeinolla

Re-use of brownfields in Karvina: The challenge for local urban development
Kamila Turečková, Jaroslav Škrabal, Vojtěch Benda, and Stanislav Martinát

Innovations in healthcare: the risks of regional development
Viktoria A. Degtereva, Olga V. Zaborovskaia, and Elena E. Sharafanova

Special Economic Zones as an instrument of Industrial Policy. Pharmaceutical Clusters in Russia
Tatyana Kudryavtseva, Dmitry Rodionov, Valentina Kravchenko, and Vladislav Maryta

Simulated Exercise - “Gale” Crisis Scenario
Alena Oulehlová, Hana Malachová, Pavel Kinc, and Josef Navrátil

Perception of brownfields by local population: Some implications for public administration
Jaroslav Škrabal, Vojtěch Benda, Stanislav Martinát, and Kamila Turečková

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Keynote Speaker

María Teresa Gómez, PhD
Head of the IDEA Research Group
University of Seville, Spain

María Teres a Gómez is Lecturer at the University of Seville and the head of the IDEA Research Group. Her research areas include Business Processes and Data management, and the things are of interest to her are how to improve the business process models including better decisions and enriching the model with Data Perspectives. She has published several papers, among others Information and Software Technology, Information Systems, Information & Software Technology, and Data & Knowledge Engineering. She was nominated as member of Program Committees at BPM 2017, ICIQ 2016, PHM 2016, IAwDQ 2013 and  CLEIS 2012. She has been reviewing for internationl journals, such as International Journal of Data and Information Quality, Journal of Systems and Software, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine or Information Science. She has given keynotes speeches and/or was invited as a speaker in the IV Workshop on Data & Artifact Centric BPM in Inssbruck, the X National Conference of BPM in Madrid, and in the biannual International Summer School on Fault Diagnosis of Complex Systems.

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Venue and Hotel Information

Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla is the official location for the 28th IBIMA Conference that is scheduled to be held in Seville Spain 9 - 10 November 2016.

Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla, voted #17 out of #178 hotels in Seville according

The Hotel is located in a nice and quiet area within proximity to city center which makes it excellent for business meetings and conferences.   Located in front of the main bus lines and easily accessible from San Pablo Seville International Airport, Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla is well-connected to the vibrant city centre of Seville within just a few stops.

  • WiFi is free throughout the hotel.
  • Complimentary shuttle to city center, subject to availability and schedule

Hotel Address:                                                                                           City of Seville: 26 mins tour by world famous traveler: Rick Steves

Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla     

Calle Ingeniería no11 Parque Torneo,
Sevilla, 41015,
TEL: +34-955-054-054
FAX: +34-955-054-055

 Options for Participants' Room booking:

1- reservation directly at Hilton Garden Inn Sevilla via their own reservation website

2- Use online hotel booking websites.  this is provided only as an example: 

other options: 


3- You can use this link on to locate other hotels nearby.  Zoom IN, many hotels will start to appear on the map around the conference hotel

4- General website for Hostels (budget travelers) in Seville :

5- For rental Apartments in Seville per day (reasonable rates) :

If you would like to share a travel tip / hotel room sharing  with participants, please email us and we'll post it on this page.Visit Centre city of Seville: 

Visit Centre city of Seville: 

1- Complimentary shuttle to city center provided by Hilton Garden Inn hotel, subject to availability and schedule

2- City Map link: in this link you can find better (public) options to reach Gold tower one of the most highlighted monuments in the river side:

  • From Hilton Garden Inn to city center there are 2 options by bus, lines 13 and 3. 
  • The recommended one is the line 3 since it takes the river side and you can see all the nice views from bus.  Once you reach Gold tower from there to the Cathedral and The Giralda Tower around 5-10 minutes walk. 
  • The bus tickets are available inside the bus, and it cost 1,4 € per a single trip. 
  • There are cheaper options called "Bono-bus" special tickets for 3 days which can be bought in "Estancos", kiosks and news-stands. You can get info from this link:

Travel to Seville from major cities:     

Rail Europe  can get you from major cities and airports in Spain and Europe to Seville.  If you know your travel itinerary, it is recommended to book your train ticket ahead of time as prices tend go higher closer to required travel dates.

Madrid - Seville: around 2:30 hrs.
Malaga - Seville: around 2:00 hrs.

Helpful websites for "getting to Seville": ciudades/sevilla/como_llegar_sevilla.html                         

The above information, accommodation options and hotel information is provided to assist conference participants.  IBIMA nor conference organizers are not affiliated with any of the above-mentioned hotels/websites and are not liable in anyway with hotel guest satisfaction, price change, ..etc.