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Frontiers of Business Research in China (FBR, ISSN 1673-7326; e-ISSN 1673-7431; CN11-5746/F) will organize its 3rd International Symposium in conjunction with the School of Business, Renmin University of China, and Higher Education Press in Beijing, China on June 20-21, 2016. The Symposium cordially invites submission of original research papers and cases in all areas of business administration. Major areas of interest include but are not limited to: Accounting, Finance, Human resources, International business, Management information systems, Managerial economics, Marketing, Operations management, Organizational behavior, and Strategic management. The theme of the 2016 symposium “Celebration of the Decade: Innovations in Business Administration, Emerging Markets, Global Perspectives” as we celebrate FBR’s 10th anniversary.




Michael Carney, Research Chair in Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Concordia University, Canada

Jiing-Lih Larry Farh, Chair Professor in Management, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

James Ohlson, Chair Professor in Accounting, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University




Jiye Mao, Renmin University of China

Steven Shuye Wang, Renmin University of China




Donghua Chen (Nanjing University),

Xiao-Ping Chen (University of Washington, USA),

Fuxiu Jiang (Renmin University of China),

Hean Tat Keh (Monash University, Australia),

Jun-Koo Kang (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore),

Daan van Knippenberg (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherland),

Yue Li (University of Toronto, Canada),

Hong Liu (Nanjing University),

Ming-Hua Liu (University of Macau),

Mingwei Liu (Rutgers University, USA),

Ghon S. Rhee (University of Hawaii, USA),

Jason Shaw (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University),

Qian Sun (Fudan University),

Tony Tong (University of Colorado Boulder, USA),

Changyun Wang (Renmin University of China),

Xiaozu Wang (Fudan University),

Jiang Wei (Zhejiang University),

Kuan Xu (Dalhousie University, Canada),

Xuemin Sterling Yan (University of Missouri, USA),

Kangtao Ye (Renmin University of China),

Wayne Yu (City University of Hong Kong),

Kai Zhang (Renmin University of China).




The Symposium will offer several Best Paper Awards, Young Scholar Best Paper Awards, and Best Case Study Awards. A selected set of papers and cases will be invited for publication consideration at the FBR.




A round-table discussion session will be held between symposium participants, publishers, and journal editors on how to develop articles for publication at international academic journals. Professor Michael Carney and Professor Mike W. Peng (APJM), Professor Ghon Rhee (PBFJ), and Professor Jason D. Shaw (AMJ) will talk with symposium participants on how to publish academic papers at leading international journals.




Interested authors should submit their papers or extend abstracts either at the symposium’s website or by e-mail to by April 5, 2016. Please indicate if you would like your paper to be considered for publication at the FBR and the best paper awards. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by April 25, 2016. When submitting your work, please separate the title page and the main text into two files, and the title page of the manuscript indicating the name, affiliation, and contact information of the authors. There is no submission fee for both the Symposium and the FBR.

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In order to improve the overall quality of the FBR Symposium, the Symposium requires at least one author to register by May 15, 2016 to secure a final acceptance of the paper on the program, otherwise your paper will be removed from the program. To register, please either register on-line at the symposium’s website or send back your filled registration form by email to or fax to 86-10-62517007. The registration fee is RMB 500 (or US$80) if you register before 15 May 2016, or RMB 800 (US$125) after 15 May 2016. The symposium provides a 40% registration fee discount to graduate students. Registered participants can attend the symposium and all social functions, which include tea breaks, two lunches, and a dinner. Participants should cover their own hotel and travel expenses.

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 If you cannot make remittance due to technical problems, please inform the Editorial Office before 15 May 2016 and pay the registration fee on site.




Created in 2007, FBR is a double-blind refereed quarterly journal in business research. FBR offers a multidisciplinary forum for academics, practitioners, and policy makers that focuses on business administration, and encourages interdisciplinary studies and interactions between Chinese and international researchers. FBR is abstracted and indexed in all major international databases including EconLit, ESCI, INSPEC, SCOPUS, and ProQuest. According to the 2014 Annual Report for International Citation of Chinese Academic Journals, FBR was ranked 23rd in the “Highest International Impact Academic Journals of China” list, making itself a top 5% academic journal among 1,238 journals in humanities and social sciences in China. More information about the journal can be found at its website.




Chair: Jun Liu

Members: Xiaoyun Cao, Wenyu Du, Ziliang Deng, Ying Ding, Jingyu Gao, Haibing Gao, Jianhua Ge, Hai Guo, Weida Kuang, Cheng Lai, Jun Pang, Jing Quan, Jiwen Song, Haoshu Tian, He Wang, Shan Wang, Xia Wang, Xiaohua Wang, Xue Wang, Yangwen Wang, Lihong Yang, Jingtao Yi, Chengxi Yin, Yunok Cho, Bo Zhang, Jin Zhang, Min Zhang, Zelin Zhang, Daxuan Zhao, Meng Zhao, Lingling Zheng.

Ms. Xingxing Zhao, Editorial Office of Frontiers of Business Research in China.
Tel: 86-10-6251 6409



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