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    Call for papers



    The EuroMed Academy of Business announces its

    12th Annual Conference


    Business Management Theories and Practices in a Dynamic Competitive Environment


    Thessaloniki, Greece


    September 18th-20th, 2019


    Submission deadline: February 9th



    EMRBI Presidents


    Prof. Demetris Vrontis

    Executive Dean

    University of Nicosia

    Nicosia, Cyprus

    Prof. Yaakov Weber

    Director, Research Unit

    School of Business

    College of Management, Israel


    Conference Chairs

    Prof. Stamatis Aggelopoulos, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece

    Prof. Christos Floros, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece



    See file attached with pictures and shortly on website more tourist attractions at vicinity of North Greece.

    Conference Goals


    The EuroMed Academy of Business annual conference is one of the major Business Management conferences of its kind in terms of size, quality of content, and standing reputation of attendees. Many of the papers presented contribute significantly to the business knowledge base.


    Our goal is to create a friendly and approachable academy and environment, a strong network, whereby its members (including senior worldwide scholars, young faculty members, doctorate students, researchers and business practitioners) are guiding and mentoring each other. Further, participants attend at the conference's Research Project Workshop in order to meet, improve research, collaborate with others and apply for EU project funding. Some of the conference distinctions are:


    1. Publications opportunities in many good journals
    2. ISBN Conference Book of Proceedings with an ISSN for the book serieswhich is

    approved for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index of Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters). See below;

    1. Book series with: 1. Routledge,Taylor and Francis Group; 2. Palgrave Macmillan, Springer International Publishing; and 3. Emerald Publishing;
    2. Authors' Networking and Collaboration Workshop;
    3. Research Project and Publication Workshops;
    4. Meet the Editors and Meet the Reviewers Sessions
    5. Special Conference Activities and Awards


    Keynote Speaker


    Guenter Stahl

    Professor of International Management, Viena University (WU)

    Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD


    Author Guidelines


    Papers and abstracts should be submitted online through the conference website at http://euromed2019.com/submissions/

    If you face any problems, please contact submissions@emrbi.org or admin@emrbi.org

    Submissions should strictly adhere to the Author Guidelines and use the Paper or Abstract Manuscript Template to be found at the conference websitehttp://euromed2019.com/author-guidelines/

    Please indicate, on the first page of the manuscript, the track number for submission. Should you feel that your submission does not exactly fit in any of the tracks please indicate General Track.

    We also invite suggested sessions and/or Symposia sessions (minimum 3 participants at each session). The suggested session should follow the conference guidelines (see Authors Guidelines at the website)

    At the Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business we accept both Paper and Abstract submissions. Authors who submitted an Abstract for review should not send a Full paper at a later stage. The manuscript to be included in the Book of Proceedings will be the one reviewed and accepted (abstract or paper).

    The maximum number of submitted papers or abstracts accepted per author (either single or co-author) is three.

    Submissions are taken into consideration under the understanding that accepted papers/abstracts will be presented at the conference by at least one of the authors.

    Important Dates


    Submission Deadline


    February 9th, 2019


    Start announcements of decisions


    March 10th, 2019


    Early-bird registration


    Until May 10th, 2019


    Late registration


    After May 10th, 2019


    Publication Opportunities

    EuroMed Academy of Business Conference Book of Proceedings (Book Series) – ISSN 2547-8516

    All accepted papers and abstracts will be published in the Book of Proceedings (with an ISBN number) which is approved for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index- of Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) an integrated index within Web of Science. This distinction is given only to the most significant, in terms of academic excellence, conferences-conventions worldwide.


    A selection of the best conference papers will also be considered for publication in the following journals (presented in alphabetic order), most of which are internationally ranked or/and ISI/Scopus approved. Some of these journals (which are over 30 every year) will devote and publish a special issue based on conference papers.


    1. EuroMed Journal of Business - EMRBI's official Journal
    2. British Food Journal
    3. Business Perspectives and Research
    4. Competitive Review
    5. Global Business and Economics Review
    6. International Journal of Big Data Management
    7. International Journal of Business and Globalisation
    8. International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business
    9. International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics
    10. International Journal of Economic Behavior
    11. International Journal of Emerging Markets
    12. International Journal of Business and Globalisation
    13. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business
    14. International Journal of Financial Markets and Derivatives
    15. International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting
    16. International Journal of Organizational Analysis
    17. International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management
    18. International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialisation
    19. Journal of Customer Behaviour
    20. Journal for Global Business Advancement
    21. Journal of Global Marketing
    22. Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development
    23. Journal of Knowledge Economy
    24. Journal of Promotion Management
    25. Journal of Transnational Management
    26. Piccola Impresa / Small Business
    27. Sinergie
    28. Social Business
    29. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management & Sustainable Development


    EuroMed Book Series


    We are pleased to inform you of EuroMed Academy of Business' launching of three book series in the coming year (2019), in association with three internationally prominent publishers. Below you may find the basic profile of each and all of the aforementioned series, along with the contact editor names and emails for further information.


    Series title


    Series editors





    Annals of Business Research



    Riad Shams

    Demetris Vrontis

    Yaakov Weber

    Evangelos Tsoukatos

    Antonino Galati


    Contact co-editor:

    Antonino Galati



    Vol. 3



    Perspectives, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group



    Palgrave Studies of Cross Disciplinary Business in association with EuroMed Academy of Business


    Demetris Vrontis

    Yaakov Weber

    Alkis Thrassou

    Riad Shams

    Evangelos Tsoukatos


    Contact co-editor:

    Alkis Thrassou



    Vol. 2




    Palgrave Macmillan, Springer International Publishing




    Cross-disciplinary Management Perspectives: Applications, challenges and opportunities


    Yaakov Weber

    Demetris Vrontis

    Evangelos Tsoukatos

    Riad Shams

    Sylvie Fogiel-Bijaoui


    Contact co-editor:




    Vol. 2






    Emerald Publishing




    The EuroMed Academy of Business welcomes your contribution to these books, as chapter authors, following of course a successful review process; and looks forward to strengthening the already significant academic collaboration with and between its members.



    Other Conference and Pre-Conference Activities


    • Research Project Workshop
    • Authors' Networking and Collaboration Workshop
    • Meet the Editors Session
    • Meet the Reviewers Session
    • Session Chairs and Discussants Workshop
    • Doctoral Seminars and special PhD sessions for paper presentations.
    • Doctoral and Young Faculty Workshop: the transition from PhD student to lecturer and academic reality.


    Conference awards


    • Conference Best and Highly Commended Paper Awards
    • Conference Best and Highly Commended Student Paper Awards
    • Conference Best Track Chair and Commended Track Chair Awards
    • Conference Best Reviewer Awards
    • Conference Best Track Paper Award 
    • EMJB Best and Highly Commended Paper Awards
    • EMRBI – SIMA Award


    Conference Venue

    Makedonia Palace 5 Star Hotel - https://makedoniapalace.com/


    Conference Hotels

    Details on accommodation options, pricing and booking instructions are available at the conference website.

    Optional Tours and local and vicinity Travel

    A selection of very attractive tours (both in Thessaloniki but also in nearby top attractive areas) have been arranged for conference participants. Details will be available shortly at the conference website.  


    Programme Tracks


    Please indicate, on the first page of your manuscript, the track number for submission. Should you feel that your submission does not exactly fit in any of the tracks below please indicate General Track. For more details, please visit the conference website.



    1.      Accounting

    2.      Behavioural Economics and Finance

    3.      Business Ethics

    4.      Business Evaluation

    5.      Conflict Management

    6.      Communications

    7.      Consulting

    8.      Corporate Social Responsibility

    9.      Cross Cultural Management

    10.  Corporate Governance

    11.  Digital economy

    12.  Diversity and Gender in Organizations

    13.  Economics

    14.  Emerging markets

    15.  Environmental Economics

    16.  Entrepreneurship

    17.  Family Business

    18.  Finance

    19.  Financial Services and Banking

    20.  Food and Agriculture Management

    21.  Health Care Management

    22.  Tourism and Hospitality

    23.  Human Resource Management

    24.  Information Systems' Management

    25.  Interdisciplinary Research

    26.  International Business

    27.  International Management

    28.  Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital

    29.  Learning and Teaching

    30.  Marketing

    31.  Mergers, Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances

    32.  Innovation Management

    A special award by SIMA and EUROMED will be presented to the best paper in the track.

    33.  Operations, Production and Quality Management

    34.  Organization Theories

    35.  Organizational Behavior Theories, Cases and Practice

    36.  Organizational Communication 

    37.  Organizational Development and Change

    38.  Organizations and the Natural Environment

    39.  Power, Politics, Identity and Culture in Organizations

    40.  Public and Nonprofit Organizations and Management

    41.  Research Methods

    42.  Small and Medium Enterprises

    43.  Social Issues in Management

    44.  Strategic Management

    45.  Supply Chain Management, Shipping and Logistics

    46.  Technology Management

    47.  Trust

    48.  Wine Business

    49.  General Track



     Yaakov Weber


    1. Director, Research Unit

    School of Business Administration

    College of Management

    Rabin Blvd. 7

    Rishon Lezion, Israel.


    1. President,EMAB and EMRBI

    EuroMed Academy of Business




    Yaakov Weber
    College of Management, Israel
    Hod Hasharon