Deadline: 28 February 2015

5th GIKA Conference in 2015: GIKA Europe/Atlantic, and the Journal of Business Research. TWO SPECIAL ISSUES IN JBR. Guest editors:

  • Domingo Ribeiro Soriano, University of Valencia and
  • Kun-Huang Huarng, Feng Chia University, Taiwan.

The Conference of the Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA): "New Knowledge Impacts on Designing Implementable Innovative Realities" will be held in Valencia (Spain). JBR will participate in this 5th GIKA Conference. The Conference will take place from July 13th (Monday) to July 16th (Thursday), 2015.

The theme of GIKA 2015 is New Knowledge Impacts on Designing Implementable Innovative Realities, hosting special issues on:

1. New Knowledge Impacts on Designing Implementable Innovative Realities (open topic to provide a platform to discuss the challenges pertaining to contemporary issues in multidisciplinary research in the development of theoretical and practice knowledge of business, management and economy).

2. Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Crisp and Fuzzy Set, in Business and Management (exclusively on the research methods).

First edition of GIKA received papers by scholars from 15 countries, the second GIKA Conference boasted papers by researchers from more than 40 countries, third edition of GIKA received papers by scholars from 31 countries. We are announcing the fourth GIKA Conference. Feedback and Q&A sessions, including suggestions from editors of international journals attending the Conference, helped the authors publish their papers. Each edition of the GIKA Conference offers the chance to publish in the JBR with a special issue edition containing the best papers from the Conference. In GIKA 2015 we are honored to announce that there are TWO SPECIAL ISSUES of JBR to publish best papers in 2016. In addition to paper presentation sessions, paper symposiums, and plenary speech sessions by top international scholars, the Conference provides new programs, including a pre-conference research methodology workshop (by Professor Arch Woodside), a keynote speech and a meet-the-editor session on how to publish in the Journal of Business Research (JBR) (by the JBR editor, Arch Woodside). Meanwhile, the Conference also welcome teaching case studies and research case studies.

The 2015 GIKA Conference will be held in Valencia, Spain. Valencia is a beautiful city (please visit http://www.turisvalencia.es/en/plan-your-trip-to-valencia/general-info/tourist-info for more details) with many fascinating historical monuments, excellent cuisine and a lively Mediterranean atmosphere. March, July and August are the most popular months for residents to spend their Fallas Fiestas (in March), and summer break when often taking the chance to enjoy the city’s beaches.

The Conference welcomes researchers from all over the world. Some top important scholars will be prepared to share their advice for your development at GIKA 2015.

If you are interested in organizing your own paper symposiums please contact directly the co-chairs Kun-Huang Huarng (at khhuarng@mail.fcu.edu.tw) or Domingo Ribeiro (at domingo.ribeiro@uv.es).

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers are reviewed through a peer review process. Send one copy in Microsoft Word format by e-mail to Andrea Rey at andrea.rey@uv.es (with Domingo Ribeiro in copy: domingo.ribeiro@uv.es).

Call for papers: New Knowledge Impacts on Designing Implementable Innovative Realities

Call for papers: Qualitative Comparative Analysis, Crisp and Fuzzy Set, in Business and Management