• Mendel University in Brno
  • Universidad Catolica del Maule
  • Visegrad University Association
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • University of Malta
  • Victoria University
  • University of Applied Science - FH Joanneum
  • UIBE
  • University of Strasbourg
  • EM Strasbourg Business School
  • Slovak University of Agriculture
  • Jonkopping International Business School
  • Thailand Kasetsart University
  • University of Ghana
  • IDEC, Hiroshima University

IX. International Conference on

Applied Business Research

ICABR 2014
Theme - Globalization and Regional Development
October 6 - October 10, 2014

In Talca, Chile

Organised by:

Mendel University in Brno - Czech Republic

Universidad Catolica del Maule - Chile

Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra - Slovak Republic

and Kasetsart University - Thailand

We are grateful to inform you that, the 2013 ICABR proceedings have been listed in Thompson Reuters and we will also apply again for the ICABR 2014 proceedings to be listed as well.

ICABR contact phone number: 00421908311200


After previous conferences held in Bangkok, Beijing, Brno, Accra, Valletta, Ras Al Khaimah, Johor Bahru and East London this year conference will be held in Talca. The purpose of the 9th annual world conference ICABR is to stimulate research and to foster interaction of researchers in Applied Business and Economic Research. The latest developments and newest techniques in all areas of business and business applications are of special interest. Contributions dealing with issues related to regional and global consequences and impacts of financial and economic crisis are also welcomed this year.

History of ICABR

International partners
  • Mendel University in Brno (Czech Republic)
  • Universidad Catolica del Maule (Chile)
  • Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (Slovak Republic)
  • Visegrad University Association
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (Malaysia)
  • University of Malta - Department of Tourism Studies, FEMA (Malta)
  • Victoria University (Australia)
  • University of Applied Science - FH Joanneum (Austria)
  • UIBE (China)
  • ESSCA (France)
  • IECS - Graduate School of Management, Robert Schuman University (France)
  • Jonkopping International Business School (Sweden)
  • Kasetsart University (Thailand)
  • IDEC, Hiroshima University (Japan)
  • Walter Sisulu University (South Africa)

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Please put this on your calendar and share this opportunity with others in the world. Plan on joining us as a presenter of a paper, as a session chair, a discussant, or as an active participant in discussions. Please see the web site at www.icabr.com. For questions or if problems with the site, please email icabr@icabr.com or call +421 376 415 898.

Topics of Interest

Practice and Relevance in Developing Knowledge and Wisdom

In the light of a 'practice turn' in management theory, we seek innovative papers that enable bridging gaps between Theory and Practice. What and how we apply theories will affect opportunities and lives of people in both developing and developed regions. The practitioner has a logic of his or her own. How can theories be developed that accommodate this practical logic and how can these theories be made relevant to their local conditions and cultures. ICABR is a multi/inter-disciplinary conference focusing on applied business and development research and emphases the prospects of new ideas, methods and their application in supporting the development of positive social and economic values.

The conference therefore seeks stimulating papers that provoke thoughts and share and extend knowledge, practice, and techniques. Analytical and empirical papers are both welcome. Potential areas of interest include - but are not limited to:

  • Economic Development & Globalization
  • World Financial and Economic Crisis & Impacts, Lessons and Prospects for the Future
  • Business Research Methods & Teaching-related issues
  • Growth & Innovation
  • Sustainable Development & Resource Management
  • Business Law & Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • Public Administration & Regional Development
  • Rural Development & SME Development
  • Environmental Resources & Potential/Limits to Economic Development
  • Management science & Strategic, Operational, Production Management
  • International Business & Management
  • Tourism & Hospitality Management
  • Agribusiness
  • Innovative Business Models & Organizational Change
  • Capital Resources & Financing Entrepreneurship
  • Consumer Behavior & Marketing
  • Information Science and Technology & Business Information Systems
  • IT Governance & E-Business
  • Human Resources & Healthcare management, Human Resource management, Education
  • Indigenous Management Studies
  • Other issues related to the economic, social, political, and technical factors that influence decisions that support value creation in social and economic markets.

With these topics, we would like to cover all economic, social, political, and technical factors that influence decision-making aimed at value creation in the social and economic field.

Thus, any paper corresponding to this broadly conceived theme of the conference would be welcome.