American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences

Call For Paper

20th Annual Conference, Las Vegas: February 21-24, 2013






FEBRUARY 21-24, 2013



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The 20th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences will be held at the Harrah's Las Vegas Casino and Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada from February 21 to 24, 2013. Proposals for paper presentation and session chairs are invited from all areas of Business and Behavioral Sciences in the Tracks listed below. The deadline for submission of proposals is November 1, 2012. Multiple papers by same authors will be scheduled for presentation on consecutive days. A Job Market and a Book Exhibit will also be organized during the conference.

Information about ASBBS including its publications is available at Our meetings emphasize interaction and collegiality in cordial environment. Although paper proposals are accepted on their merits, we welcome empirical papers with policy implications. All papers and abstracts are reviewed by appropriate track chairs, program chair and conference chair. Accepted papers are published in the Conference Proceedings if guidelines are met. The deadline for Proceedings submission is December 10, 2012. Submit your Proceedings article to with a copy to . Only electronic submissions are accepted. ASBBS also publishes a peer-reviewed e-journal and three refereed journals titled Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Journal of Business and Accounting and Journal of Business and Educational Leadership. All articles presented at the 20th Annual Conference will qualify for review and publication in the refereed journals. Visit for the current issues of all refereed journals.

Paper/Abstract Submission: To submit a proposal, provide a complete paper or an abstract with at least 250 words with the title of the paper, name(s), addresses, telephone numbers and email address to an appropriate Track Chair with a copy to the Conference Chair. All proposals will be reviewed. TheBest Paper” of each track will be recognized in the Conference Proceedings and Annual Banquet. The Best Papers may be published in the ASBBS eJournal.

Registration and Hotel Room Reservation: Authors of accepted papers or paper proposals will be required to register by December 10, 2012. The registration fee for each participant is $325 if paid by December 10, 2012 and $350 thereafter. The registration fee for undergraduate students and retired faculty members will be $225.00. If accepted, there will be a Second Paper Fee of $150.00 for an additional paper to be presented by the same author. No individual author may submit more than two paper proposals. The registration fee includes one Conference Proceedings, one refereed journal, admission to all conference sessions and activities, continental breakfasts for two days, banquet on Saturday evening and receptions. A block of hotel rooms will be available at a special rate of $75 per night for February 20, 21 and 24 and at a rate of $90 for February 22 and 23. Call Harrah's Las Vegas Casino and Hotel at 1-888-458-8471 to reserve your room by 5:00 PM PST, January 21, 2013. Mention American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences to obtain the special rate.

Thematic Paper and Keynote Speaker Competition: Proposals are invited on Business Education for the Developing World. ASBBS will honor the recipient of the Best Paper on the theme of the 20th Annual Competition as Outstanding Scholar. Submit your complete paper to Professor William Kehoe, Chair, Thematic Paper Competition Committee at by the deadline of November 1, 2012.

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