The 14th International Conference on Business Excellence
Sustainable Business Models and Innovation in the Knowledge Economy
Sustainable Business Models and Innovation in the Knowledge Economy
19-21 March 2020, Bucharest, Romania
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
Mini Track Chair:
- Ovidiu Ioan Dumitru, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
- Simona Chirică, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
The recent evolutions of the international markets forced the companies, big or small, international or national, public or private, to adapt to the new dimensions of business environment. They had to adapt, to change their way of dealing with the market, but they, also, started requesting from the states to offer them the right environment to develop, so more and more legislators, at state or federal level, struggle to find the right legal path for the business organisation in this the new economy.
The International agreements were the main form to help trade in the last decades, but now, we can see those are not enough. The markets are much more complex, they act as a living organism and the companies must adapt fast to this way of doing business. No matter we talk about their legal forms, their agreements or the specific legislation in different fields they activate, we can notice continuous transformation which implies new business models and innovation to a new economy, one based more on knowledge and less on trade.
The aim of this mini track is to analyse how much the proposals coming from the governments can help business organisations to adapt to the new economy and where should we, as specialists in business law, look for in our quest of offering a better framework for them. Also, it aims to discover how much the new digital revolution will affect the traditional way of regulating business activity, no matter we talk about creating, managing, ceasing a business or solving disputes.
The main topics covered by the hereby call for papers are related to:
Boards & Shareholders
Public companies v. Private companies
Liability of Managers
Models of corporate governance around the world
Corporate governance regulation in EU
Employee involvement in the management of the companies
The European Company (SE) and its future
EU policies for business and social change
European Union Freedoms
Right of establishment
GDPR and its effects on companies
The new economy and its new rules in competition
The new rules in Transfer Pricing
Tax avoidance and tax evasion
Ovidiu Ioan DUMITRU is Lecturer PhD. of Business law European Law and Contract Law in the Law Departament of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. He is a member of the Board of the Departament and has been teaching law in English for the last 15 years. He is the General Secretary of the Romanian Society of Business Law and the President of European Society of Construction Law. He has been a member of the Education Commission of the Romanian Parliament for 4 years. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Romanian Construction Law Review and is a member of the organising teams of different international conferences. Ovidiu holds a Phd in Law, a PhD in Mine, Oil&Gas and a MBA from WU Executive Academy. He is author and co-author of more articles and books in the field of Business Law and European Law
Simona CHIRICĂ is a lecturer within Academy for Economic Studies Bucharest. She is fluent in English and German and started to work with the Academy for Economic Studies Bucharest in 2004. She teaches contract law, European and Business Law and she lectures at Romanian German MBA within Academy for Economic Studies Bucharest in copoeration with Fachhochschule Gelsenkirchen. She is frequently invited to business conferences and events where she holds presentations on the business law novelties. She is meber of the Bucharets Bar since 2005 and she heads the real estate practice group within the international law firm Schoenherr in Bucharest. She has a wide experience in real estate transactions, domestic mergers and acquisitions, green field projects, corporate, tax and operational and fiscal leasing matters. Simona holds a PhD in legal sciences from the University of Bucharest and she published several articles in the academic and business magazines.
The conference is organized by Society for Business Excellence and UNESCO Department for Business Administration on the 19-21 of March 2020 at The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Faculty of Business Administration in Foreign Languages (FABIZ) in partnership with the Romanian Academy, the University of Bucharest and the Sapienza University from Rome, Italy. The papers accepted at ICBE 2020 will be published in the conference proceedings, subject to author registration, payment and presentation. The papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings volume under the German Publishing House De Gruyter and they will be indexed in EBSCO, Proquest, ExLibris, OCLC, Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, CELDES, CNPIE, Naviga, and will be submitted to Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science (WOS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index (https://content.sciendo.com/view/journals/picbe/picbe-overview.xml)
Important! Papers presented to the International Conference on Business Excellence (ICBE 2019) will be considered for publication in a Special Issue of the Sustainability Journal, indexed Web of Science, Impact Factor: 1.789 (2016); 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.850 (2016); http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability.
In addition, the best three Papers (Best paper Award Management&Marketing) will be published in the international journal Management & Marketing. Challenges for the Knowledge Society by De Gruyter Open, indexed in Web of Science- Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Proquest, Cabell’s Directory and more than 20 other international databases (www.degruyter.com/view/j/mmcks).
At the final ceremony, based on a international committee selection, there will be granted three Best Paper Award Management&Marketing, two Excellence Awards and two Best Paper Awards of the Journal of Economic Forecasting, indexed in Web of Science (http://www.ipe.ro/rjef.htm).
|Abstract submission deadline||15 October 2018|
|Notification of abstract acceptance||31 October 2018|
|Submission of full paper due for review||5 January 2019|
|Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)||31 January 2019|
|Final paper due (with any changes)||28 February 2019|
|Final Author registration date||28 February 2019|
Registration and payment*
|EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT 15 January 2019 – 15 February 2019|
|STANDARD REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT 16 January – 28 February 2019|
* The conference fee includes conference attendance, publication, conference folder, meals during the conference and a trip in a soon to be announced destination on the 22nd of March 2019.
** Non-presenting participants are subject to a universal fee of 150 euro.
*** All confirmed SBE members (who have paid their membership fee for 2019) benefit from a 30% fee discount.
As a first step, we require a 300-word abstract which is to be received by the 15th of September 2018. Submissions must be made using the online submission form available at www.bizexcellence.ro/icbe and the final paper should be accompanied by publishing agreements and declaration of originality.