Call For Papers

Journal of Global Business ISSN 2094-7305 (CD format) ISSN 2350-7179 (online)
11th Global Business Conference on March 4, 2017
De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

About the Conference

The Association of Training Institutions for Foreign Trade in Asia and the Pacific (ATIFTAP) and the Partnership Forum for International Trade Development Inc. are organizing the 10th Global Business Conference on Saturday; March 4, 2017. This year’s theme is: Connection Collective: Borderless. The conference aims to summon practitioners, entrepreneurs, business experts, researchers and edu-cators to present researches which lead businesses to attain global competitiveness.

The Global Business Conference (GBC) encourages the promotion of global trade research and development to enrich managerial, export, and organizational competitiveness of SMEs in the Asia-Pacific region. This has become the venue for educators, students, researchers, and business practitioners to network with each other and share updates on global business. On its 10th year, the GBC calls for proposals on the following areas:

  1. International Accounting
  2. International Business Law
  3. International Economics
  4. International Finance
  5. International Business
  6. International Tourism Management
  7. Management Information Systems
  8. International Marketing
  9. Strategic Management
  10. Pedagogy
  11. Other topics related to global business and management

Abstract Online Submission Process:
Submitted abstracts must not have been presented, scheduled for presentation, published or accepted for publication. No changes in the abstract title, authorship, and title can occur after it has been submitted. ABSTRACT must contain up to 500 words only.

Important Dates:
November 30, 2016 — Abstract Submission
December 5, 2016 - Acceptance Notification
Full Paper Submission - Full Paper Submission

Guidelines for the full paper submission

  1. Use Times New Roman, Paper Size: Letter.
  2. Number all pages of the paper in the bottom right corner.
  3. Please follow the following template:
  4. Title of the Paper
    Author’s Name
    Affiliation (Name of Organization and Address)
    Email or Contact Number of Author

    Abstract (limit to 500 words)
    Key Words: Limit to 5 words

  5. Use the APA Format in citations and references. References should be numbered and listed in alphabetical order of name of first author. Appendix should be labeled in letters like Appendix A, B, etc.
  6. Tables and Figures should be numbered “1”, “2”, “3”, etc.
  7. Note: It is advisable to download this format for your convenience.

Full Paper Submission Process

  1. Full paper must have a maximum number of 15 pages only including references and appendices in MS Word format at
  2. Kindly send and save your file using your conference number.(example: GBC1101)
  3. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Only those papers that have passed the reviewer’s criteria and submitted within the deadline will be included in the Journal of Global Business (CD or online).

Philippines The Republic of the Philippines is a sovereign state in archipelagic Southeast Asia, with 7,107 islands spanning more than 300,000 square kilometers of territory. It is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines was named after Prince Philip (later King Philip II) of Spain, by the Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos during his 1542-1546 expedition to the islands.

Manila The city of Manila is located on the eastern shore of Manila Bay and is bordered by the cities of Navotas and Caloocan to the north; Quezon City and San Juan to the northeast; Mandaluyong to the east; Makati to the southeast, and Pasay to the south. It has a total population of 1,652,171 making it the second most populous city in the Philippines, behind Quezon City. The populace inhabit a land area of only 2,498 hectares, making Manila arguably the most densely populated city in the world.

De La Salle University De La Salle University positions itself as a leader in molding human resources who serve the church and the nation. It is a Catholic coeducational institution founded in 1911 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools. The University is a hub for higher education training renowned for its academic excellence, prolific and relevant research, and involved community service.
Nestled in the heart of Manila, De La Salle University is home to local and international students seeking quality education for a brighter future ahead. It is situated in a vibrant city where culture and diversity is well manifested.

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