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8th AIBUMA Conference 2017

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20th JULY 2017
Venue: University of Nairobi , Kenya

Its 15 years since we entered the much awaited third millennium or the 21st century. We want you to share with us the latest developments in business and management. Be bold, and break new grounds, new thinking. We are particularly excited about multidisciplinary approach to the study of business and management or unique perspectives. How other do other disciplines impact business and management.  Think of Sociology, Economics, Behavioural Sciences, Sciences, Technology, Mathematics, religion, and so on. Is there something Business can learn from these disciplines?
Sub themes
  • Managing SMEs in the 21st Century
  • Managing Transnational Corporations
  • Managing Business with China
  • Business and Technology
  • Managing innovation and creativity in the 21st century
  • Social Media in Business & Management
  • Regulating Business in 21st Century
  • Business & Management Curriculum in the 21st Century
  • Leadership, Politics & Business
  • The 21st century entrepreneurs

Call for Contributions
Send your abstract, only 200 words to us and prepare to present your paper on July 19-20, 2017. All papers should be directed to the appropriate sub themes. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. As a guide, paper abstracts should have a maximum of 200 words. The abstract include the full name, affiliation, as well as the corresponding author’s e-mail address and telephone numbers. In addition keywords of the Paper should be included. Once the abstract is accepted, the author should submit the full paper to the editorial team. The paper should be a maximum of 6,000 words. The abstracts and papers should be submitted online as e-mail attachments in Ms. Word to
Journal                                                                                                                                                                                      High-impact full text papers will be considered for publication in the African Journal of Business Management (AJBUMA (ISSN 2079-410X) two months after conference and thereafter every quarter. The best papers will be published free of charge. All submitted papers will have opportunities for consideration. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication.
Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities
The Conference offers the opportunity to become a sponsor or exhibitor in the Conference.
Abstract Submission: July 2nd 2017
Full Paper Submission:  July 10th 2017
Feedback for Paper Acceptance: One week after full paper submission
Deadline for Conference Registration: July 1st, 2017


Conference Registration Fee US $200 
Doctoral students   KShs. 5,000
Masters students    KShs. 3,000
Undergraduates      KShs. 2,000
All Payments should be made through;
Account Name: African International Business And Management (AIBUMA)
Account No.: 2022998199
Bank: Barclays
Branch: University of Nairobi
Swift Code: BARKENX
Branch Code: 083
For enquiries please contact: or
Dean's office on Tel. 0724200311, email: or 
AIBUMA Committee Chair, Dr. X.N. Iraki on Tel. 0733655262, email: or
AIBUMA Conference Administrator, Nacio Chepchirchir on Tel. 0720544705