International Conference on Advances in Business Management- ICABM
14th and 15th Dec 2018
Organized by
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune
Faculty of Management(FOM)

Tracks and sub-themes

ICABM 2018, SIU Pune conference provides a leading forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Business Management. The conference will bring together leading researchers and practitioners around the world hailing from different sectors such as Manufacturing, Information Technology, Retail, Banking & Finance, Consulting, Automobile, and FMCG&FMCD sectors. Submissions can be made under the following tracks consisting of sub themes given below.

Track 1- Marketing & Strategy

1. Consumer Behaviour
2. Product and Brand Management
3. Pricing Issues
4. Marketing Channels
5. Retailing Issues
6. Business Communications and Advertising
7. Customer Relationship Management
8. Marketing Strategy
9. International Marketing
10. Technology Marketing
11. Selling and Sales Management
12. Research Methods in Marketing
13. Business to Business (B2B) Marketing
14. Ethical Issues in Marketing
15. Environmental Marketing
16. Non-Profit Marketing
17. Business to Consumer (B2C) Marketing
18. Direct Marketing
19. Innovations in Marketing
20. Emerging Issues in Marketing
21. Sports Marketing
22. Fashion Marketing
23. Arts Marketing
24. Tourism Marketing
25. Hospitality Marketing
26. Branding and Destination Imaging
27. Events Marketing
28. E-Marketing
29. Tools and Applications in Mobile Marketing
30. Marketing and Social Media
31. Marketing Analytics
32. New ways of building Brands
33. Digital marketing
34. Customer retention
35. Native advertising
36. Effective Marketing
37. Strategy in Digital era
38. Bottom of the Pyramid
39. Blue Ocean Strategy
40. Strategic Management in e-commerce enterprise
41. Approaches and Models of Strategic Management
42. Challenges to Strategic Management
43. The Strategic Audit: Aid to Strategic Decision Making
44. Ethical Issues and Social Responsibilities
45. Different Approaches and Models of Industry Analysis
46. Approaches of International Risk Assessment
47. Strategic Issues in Managing Stakeholder Relationships
48. Global Branding Issues in Strategic Management
49. Approaches to Evaluating Competitive Intelligence
50. Competitive Analysis Techniques-how to use
51. Research on Core and Distinctive Competencies
52. Strategic Information Technology Issues
53. Corporate Strategy formulation approaches
54. SWOT Analysis and Carrying Out Business Strategy
55. Types of Business Competitive Strategy
56. Types of Cooperative Strategy
57. Portfolio Analysis: Approaches and Techniques
58. Approaches of Corporate Parenting Strategy
59. Situational Analysis for Strategic Planning
60. Constructing Corporate Scenarios for generating Strategic Alternatives
61. Problems of Global Strategy
62. Advanced Types of Organizational Structures for Effective Strategy Implementation
63. Problems in implementing Growth and Retrenchment Strategies
64. Relationship of Management by Objectives and Strategic Management
65. Relationship of Total Quality Management and Strategic Issues
66. International Strategic Performance Measurement
67. Strategic Issues in Managing Technology and Innovation
68. Categories of Innovation for Proper Strategy Formulation
69. Role of the Entrepreneur as Strategist
70. Is growing protection queering the pitch in planning global business strategy
71. The difficult Art and Science of making strategy work
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Track 2- Human Resource Management & Leadership

1. Strategic HRM
2. Recruitment and Selection
3. Current/ new trends in Training and Development
4. Global HRM
5. Latest developments in Performance Management
6. Recent Trends in retaining people
7. Managing Talent
8. Creating Human Capital
9. Contemporary issues in Industrial Relations
10. HR Analytics and technology in HR
11. Organizational Development and Change Management
12. Organizational culture and climate
13. HR shared services and outsourcing
14. Positive organizational psychology
15. Organizational communication
16. Employee engagement strategies
17. Emotional Intelligence
18. Contemporary Leadership and Management
19. Developing strategic leadership capabilities
20. Entrepreneurial leadership
21. Political/Public leadership
22. Gender and leadership
23. Leader’s role in innovation
24. Leadership challenges and barriers
25. Global leadership
26. Women and leadership
27. Sustainable leadership
28. Management in leadership
29. Leadership: preparing for the Golden hour of crisis situations
30. Fitting your leadership style to the business plan
31. Leadership: product of your genes or the environment
32. Leadership through ICT
33. Leadership through achieving scale and speed of execution
34. Leadership and Leading Types for Effective Strategy Formulation and Implementation
35. Culture and Business Management
36. Learning organizations
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Track 3- Financial Management

1. Accounting Challenges
2. Strategic Accounting
3. Management Control Systems
4. Creative Accounting and Earnings Management
5. Forensic Accounting and Fraud
6. Information security audits
7. Electronic crime
8. Best Practices in Corporate Governance
9. Asset-liability management
10. Derivatives and structured financial products
11. Efficiency and performance of financial institutions and bank branches
12. Financing decisions of banks
13. Investment banking
14. Management of financial institutions
15. Technological progress and banking
16. Accounting standards and regulations
17. Environmental accounting
18. Financial accounting
19. Management accounting
20. Risk management and internal control
21. Social accounting
22. Valuation of Tangible & Intangible assets
23. Bankruptcy prediction and determinants
24. Corporate finance
25. Credit risk modelling and management
26. Financial engineering
27. Foreign exchange markets
28. Mergers and acquisitions
29. Mutual Funds management
30. Portfolio management
31. Regulations of financial markets
32. Accounting and Finance
33. Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation
34. Auditing Technology
35. Behavioral Accounting and Finance
36. Financial Markets and Derivatives
37. Financial Services Management
38. Managerial and Financial Accounting
39. Monetary Economics and Finance
40. Financial Product Development
41. Financial data governance
42. Cloud solution to Banks
43. IT and CRM in Banking
44. Cyber Security in Banks
45. Digital technology in Banking
46. Financial inclusion
47. Internet Banking and Emerging Markets
48. FDI in Banks
49. Analytics in Banking & Finance
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Track 4- Operation Management & Information System

1. Behavioural Operations Management
2. City/Urban Logistics
3. Closed Loop Supply Chains
4. Empirical Research in Operation Management
5. Operational Excellence
6. Healthcare Operations Management
7. Humanitarian Logistics and Disaster Relief
8. Inventory Management
9. Learning and Knowledge Management in Operation Management
10. Marketing and Operation Management Interface
11. Operation Management and Operation Research
12. Quality Control and Six Sigma
13. Retail Operations Management
14. Revenue Management and Pricing
15. Scheduling and Logistics
16. Service Operations
17. Supply Chain Analytics
18. Sustainable Operations Management
19. Digital Manufacturing
20. Internet of Things & Industry 4.0
21. Simulations
22. Lean management
23. Business Process Re-engineering
25. Use of Analytics in making management better
26. Applying new ICT tools for business
27. E-Business
28. Information Systems
29. Gamification in Business
30. Chasing best practices, not fads
31. Artificial Intelligence
32. Platform Architecture
33. Cloud computing
34. Data Security
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Track 5- Innovation and Entrepreneurship 

1. Regional and cluster innovation
2. Innovation success
3. Incremental innovations
4. Capability to innovate
5. Effects of training on innovation
6. Managing disruptive innovation
7. Innovation and product design
8. Academic entrepreneurship
9. Evolutionary learning
10. Entrepreneurial Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
11. Entrepreneurship training and development
12. University-enterprise cooperation
13. Research-based spin-offs
14. Innovation in education
15. New venture creation
16. Intrapreneurship
17. Innovation in Management processes
18. Start-up management
19. Entrepreneurship development programmes
20. Endogenous growth models
21. Risk analysis
22. Technological innovation process
23. Incremental innovations
24. Social innovation and social entrepreneurship
25. Creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship
26. Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship
27. Venture capital
28. Knowledge-based Innovation
29. Technology entrepreneurship
30. Social construction of technology
31. Surrogate entrepreneurship
32. Strategy for Building Entrepreneurial Communities
33. Radical innovations
34. Cyber entrepreneurship
35. Complex adaptive systems (CAS)
36. Organizing to Innovate with Competitors
37. Coopting Strategy at the Crossroads: The Challenge of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
38. Innovation by motivation or instinct- choosing the productive effort
39. Can innovation be your KRA
40. The world of business startups leans on Innovation
41. Customer centric strategy through innovation
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