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Exploring the Era of Change: Challenges and Opportunities in the Globalizing Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia.
The CYRUS Institute of Knowledge invites you to participate in an upcoming conference Entitled: Exploring the Era of Change: Challenges and Opportunities in Globalizing Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia.
Date: October 5-7, 2012
Location: One Education Street, Cambridge, MA 02141 USA
Abstract Submission Deadline: August 25, 2012
Call for Papers
Participants are invited to submit a proposal
(http://cyrusik.org/callforpaperssubmission) for an interactive paper presentation session that reflect different perspectives across disciplines. We also encourage participants to submit a proposal to run a session with selected participants. For additional information please check the CYRUS website: http://cyrusik.org/index.php.
We welcome submissions that represent various business disciplines, economic development, and cultural issues. We are interested in examining challenges and opportunities related to the issues listed below and from the perspectives of American and European organizations. All studies that consider the effects of globalization on the target geographic regions are welcome.
All submitted proposals will be double-blind reviewed by the Program Committee and referees. An electronic proceeding for all accepted proposals will be generated. The best papers and case studies accepted for conference will be published in the Cyrus Institute of Knowledge electronic journal. The deadline to submit your abstract is August 25, 2012.
Preferred Topics of Interest
Higher education institutions; business development and governance; entrepreneurship; ethics and social responsibility; innovation and development; institution and development; natural resources and sustainable development; women and business development; organization and cultural issues; leadership and cultural characteristics
Accounting; Economics; Finance; Decision Sciences, Information and Communication Technology; International Business and Cultural Issues; International Economics, International Finance; Marketing; Project Management; Statistics; Strategy; etc.
The conference is co-sponsored by: Bentley University (http://www.bentley.edu/), Hult International Business School (http://www.hult.edu/), Southern New Hampshire University (http://www.snhu.edu/), Suffolk University (http://www.suffolk.edu/), and the Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education.
CYRUS Institute of Knowledge
Conference Executive Committee
Dr. Nader Asgary, Professor of Management and Economics, Bentley University
Dr. Gabrielle Bedewi, Global Demography and Segmentation Leader, Nielsen Measurement Sciences/Population Centre of Innovation
Dr. Shariar Khaksari, Professor of Finance, Suffolk University
Dr. Massood Samii, Professor and Chairman of International Business department, Southern New Hampshire University
Hult International Business School
One Education Street, Cambridge, MA
CYRUS Institute of Knowledge
The purpose of Cyrus is to create an intellectual atmosphere for scholars and practitioners to engage in educational activity and generate theoretical and applied knowledge involving (1) the management sciences, (2) economic development and sustainable growth, and (3) related disciplines about the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa regions.
It will also provide educational services and training to individuals and organizations in the aforementioned areas to understand the regions and advance their goals and objectives. Cyrus is a charitable, educational, and scientific organization. Cyrus is a secular and nonpartisan organization.