9th International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC), 2018

Subject Coverage
Example of topics appropriate to the conference include: 

  • Creating entrepreneurial friendly economies
  • Nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Entrepreneurship management
  • Women entrepreneurs as agents of positive change
  • Free trade – theory and practice, gender and socio economic development
  • Geopolitics of development, Globalisation, liberalisation and development
  • Jobless growth, Labour relations and business
  • Land reform – theory and practice, Land use and development
  • Macro -economic parameters and growth, Mergers and acquisitions
  • Microfinance and development, Social cohesion and development
  • Special economic zones and development, Stock exchange management
  • Tourism development
  • Trade in high tech products , terms of trade and development
  • The linkage between international trade and overseas aid
  • International Trade in the context of the current economic climate
  • Transparency in government procurement
  • Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
  • Remittances and their part in trade and export development
  • The interplay between the G4 and trade round implementation issues
  • How trade facilitation is conceptualized and made operational in different emerging markets
  • The linkages between global trade and corporate social responsibility
  • The language and rhetoric of import sensitive products
  • The role of tariff barriers and agro-subsidies
  • Management and retail marketing
  • Business management
  • Business policies, strategies, and performance
  • Creativity in Internet management and retailing
  • Innovation and product development, Business strategies
  • Marketing management and strategies
  • International retailing, all aspect of retail management
  • Business and retail research
  • Consumer behaviour, Customer relationship management
  • Public relations and retail communication
  • Human Resources Management Practices and policies
  • Information technology, Management Information Systems
  • Globalisation, regional integration, international business, cross cultural management
  • Multinational Corporations, transfer pricing, export and economic growth
  • Regional integration
  • Productivity and global sourcing
  • Trade and economic liberalisation
  • Teaching and learning for life-long learning sector
  • The future of business education, assessment methods and techniques
  • the structure and curricula of current and future business education
  • Cross cultural issues in education, use of technology in teaching and learning
  • Emotional intelligence in teaching
  • Product Development

 

Please note that this list is only indicative of possible topic areas that contributors may wish to consider while they develop their papers for the conference.