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Call for Extended Abstracts

Authors are invited to submit original research papers to the 2nd Research Conference on Business Studies (RCBS-2018).

Theme & Tracks

The theme of this conference is “SMART Management Towards Business Excellence”.  It consists of fifteen main tracks namely,

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Agri Business
  • Business Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Project Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • International Business
  • Information System
  • Digital Marketing
  • E-Commerce & E-Business
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • English Language Teaching in Business Studies

Important Dates:

Extended Abstract Submission Deadline 25th of May 2018

9th of July 2018

Notification of Acceptance/Rejection 27th of July 2018

17thof August 2018

Final Extended Abstract (Camera Ready) Submission 10th of August 2018

27thof August 2018

Date of Registration 17th of August 2018

On or Before 10th of September 2018

Date of Conference 20th of September 2018

Submission Guidelines

  • The Extended Abstract must be original and has not been previously published in another conference or journal, nor is currently under review by another conference or journal.
  • Papers must be sent in MS Word format through Conference Management Toolkit
  • All papers must conform to RCBS standard – single-column format set in MS Word Template (Download Template HERE)
  • The paper must be written in English with a maximum of 4 single-spaced pages, including Introduction, Literature review, Methodology, Results and Discussions, Conclusion and Recommendations, and References.
  • The extended abstract should contain a maximum of 1000 words.

Extended Abstract papers for the presentation at the conference will be selected through blind review process. Please ensure that the authors’ names do not appear in the submitted paper.

At least one author for each accepted paper must register and pay the fees for the conference by 10th of September 2018 in order for the paper to be included in the program and the conference proceedings. By submitting a paper to present at RCBS-2018, you explicitly agree that you will definitely register for the conference.

Publications Opportunities

All papers will be published in the ‘Proceedings of the Research Conference on Business Studies’, in print and electronic version with ISSN 2478-1126 and E-ISSN 2478-1258, respectively.

The conference proceedings will be indexed by CrossRef, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

The best papers will be selected for publishing as extended versions in the Journal of Business Management published by Faculty of Business Studies, Vavuniya Campus of the University of Jaffna.

Paper Submission

We use Conference Management Toolkit for paper submission and reviewing process. Authors are required to submit and upload the paper online. If there is any problem, please contact us.