The 14th International Conference on Business Excellence
Business Revolution in the Digital Era
Business Revolution in the Digital Era
19-21 March 2020, Bucharest, Romania
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
Mini Track Chair:
- Gabriela Țigu, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
- Mihaela-Cornelia DAN, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
The Society for Business Excellence jointly with The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, encourage participants as academic researchers, PhD students, specialists from the business service sector, NGO’s or professional associations, etc. to submit papers on the topic of Sustainability in Tertiary Sector.
The main topics covered by the hereby call for papers are related to:
Service economy and management – new approaches
Sustainable development and business models in services sector
Strategic management for services
Quality management for sustainability
Competitiveness in services sector
Project management in services sector
Tourism and climate change
Sustainable management for tourism destinations
Tourism and communities
Gabriela Țigu is Professor at Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE), Tourism and Geography Department in Business and Tourism Faculty. She is PhD adviser, member of Business Administration Doctoral School. With an important experience in coordinating academic programs (being vice-rector for education between 2012 and 2016 and head of Tourism and Geography department in 2008-2012), and in teaching and research activity as well, her scientific interest is focused on service and tourism economy and management. Member of the scientific board for several international symposiums (Romania, Slovenia, France, and Italy) and journals, she is also active in business field, as consultant (e.g. member of Advisory Board of Romanian Competition Council) and tourism journalist (vice-president of Tourism Club Press of Romania – FIJET).
Univ. Prof. Mihaela-Cornelia DAN, Ph.D. – member of the UNESCO Department for Business Administration is currently teaching European Business Environment and International Business. Her professional interests and experience focus on issues in management and marketing, European business environment, the role of universities in the regional development process. She has been a member or a director of several research projects financed with European and national funds, with focus on the link between regional development and entrepreneurship, the impact of entrepreneurship on less developed regions in Romania, the behavior of Romanian young entrepreneurs in an emergent economy, challenges of young start-ups. Prof. Dan has published more than 40 scientific articles and conference papers. The most cited articles regard the topics of clusters, regional and urban development. Since 2015 Prof. Dan is the coordinator of the business incubator of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies and develops support programs for students interested in an entrepreneurial career. The main goal is to strengthen the infrastructure of the business incubator and to attract established entrepreneurs and business angels for an ongoing support and cooperation.
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|
|Notification of abstract acceptance|
|Submission of full paper due for review|
|Notification of paper acceptance (with any requested changes)||31 January 2020|
|Final paper due (with any changes)||19 February 2020|
|Final Author registration date||29 February 2020|
Registration and payment*
|EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT – By February 19th 2020|
|Student (PhD or Post-doc)||150 euro|
|REGULAR – By March 9th 2020|
|Student (PhD or Post-doc)||250 euro|
|LATER (ON SITE*) – After March 9th 2020|
|Student (PhD or Post-doc)||350 euro|
- The conference fee includes one conference attendance, publication, conference folder, meals during the conference and a trip in a soon to be announced destination on March, 21.
- Accompanying person: € 80,00 (Only for the social dinner)
- All confirmed SBE members (who have paid their membership fee for 2020) benefit from a 30% fee discount.
*Please be aware that a late payment involves the possibility not to be present in the printed version of the materials (agenda, booklet).