ICBMIS2013 invites submissions from researchers and practitioners in areas of Business Management and Information Systems. There is a special track Within the main tracks, there are two special tracks:
Business Management: 
Middle east and Africa towards broad based sustainable growth beyond oil and natural resources
Information Systems: IT strategy for business in 21st century

The submissions may be research papers, work-in-progress, case studies or experiential insights from researchers and practioners.

Indicative areas within the the two major tracks are listed below. Submission in related areas will also be considered.

Business Management Track

  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human capital management and leadership
  • Strategic, innovation and knowledge management
  • Operations and supply chain management
  • Financial management and investments
  • Business ethics
  • Quality management
  • Project management
  • Business school research
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Business education
  • Technology acceptance
  • Forum for young academics and doctoral students
  • Economic, social, technological and environmental impacts on business
  • Human Resource Management and related areas

Special Track
Middle east and Africa towards broad based sustainable growth beyond oil and natural resources 

Information Systems Track

  • E-commerce and e-business
  • Knowledge management
  • e-Procurement
  • Managing IT benefits, costs and risks
  • Human and organizational aspects of IT/IS
  • IT risk management strategies
  • IS security
  • Impact of IS on work, organizations and society
  • IS/IT management practice
  • Customer loyalty programs
  • Business intelligence
  • Enterprise architecture management
  • Change management
  • IT and ethics
  • IT in education
  • IT outsourcing
  • Enterprise Resource Planning and SCM
  • Mobile commerce
  • Strategic IS planning

Special Track
IT  Strategy for Business in 21st Century

IT is an integral part of business strategy. Research carried out at the Center for Information Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (, has long established the interdependence of business and IT strategies. Increasingly, it’s becoming difficult to delineate the boundaries of business and IT.

ICBMIS invites scholarly papers and cases on IT and business strategy:

Using IT in as a component of business strategy

IT driving business strategy

Competitive advantage through IT

Managing IT portfolio and RoIs