Call For Papers

Following the last five conferences in 2017 to 2021 with participants from numerous countries, Dubai Business School and the College of Law of the University of Dubai will host the 6th International Conference on Advances in Business and Law (ICABL). The conference program will include keynote  speeches, high-quality research paper presentations ad discussion panel in social science. We invite academics, PhD students and professionals to contribute to the conference by presenting papers and/or participating in discussion forums. We would like to particularly encourage submission falling under one of the following conference tracks.

 

 

About the Conference

The conference programme will feature:

  • keynote addresses
  • high-quality research paper presentations in concurrent sessions,

The conference will cover the latest research findings, current practices, and theoretical developments in economics, finance, accounting, management, marketing, and law. We invite academics and professionals to contribute to the conference by presenting papers, participating in the discussion forums, and attending the workshops.

Conference Tracks
  1. Management, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Strategy, and Human Resources
  2. Finance, Banking, Accounting, and Insurance
  3. Marketing, Tourism, E-Commerce, Business Ethics
  4. Economics
  5. Logistics, Supply Chain, and Customs Management
  6. Law, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Financial Crimes
  7. Business Ethics, the Environment &Responsibility

Scholars in other disciplines offering new perspectives on the conference theme are also invited to participate.

Proposals for special sessions, roundtables, and panel discussions are welcome and should be sent directly to the

Conference Chair, Dr Rahim Hussain: rhussain@ud.ac.ae

Best Paper Awards

The prizes will be awarded in the following areas:

  • Best Paper Award
  • Best Student Paper Award

Note: Only the authors of full papers submitted to the conference will be considered for the award.

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Keynote Speakers

Bashar Kilani

Managing Director, Accenture

Title: Meet me in the Metaverse! The platform for the digital economy
Presentation Date: 26th of Nov 2022 at 10:00am
Bashar is Managing Director at Accenture based in Dubai and a member of the Growth Markets leadership team focusing on Digital Economy market making trends that accelerate growth, transform operations, and enable organizations to build their digital core. A seasoned Corporate Executive & Advisory Board Member with a track record of leadership positions in consulting and technology services. His international career spans the USA, Europe and the Middle East.

Dr. Dima Jamali

Dean of the College of Business Administration

University of Sharjah

Title: Trends in Higher Education: Sustainability in Focus
Presentation Date: 27th of Nov 2022 at 10:00am
Dr. Dima Jamali is the Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of
Sharjah. She has been in academia for over 20 years, primarily at the American University of
Beirut (AUB), where she served as Tenured Professor and Associate Dean for the Olayan School
of Business (OSB) and Director for Strategic Partnerships for the University. She made her way
fast track through the ranks to Full Professor in 2010 and Endowed Chair in Responsible
Leadership in 2014. Starting in 2015, she has founded and served as President and National
Representative for the UN Global Compact Network Lebanon (GCNL), a network of businesses
committed to advancing Sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in
Lebanon. She has a Ph.D. in Social Policy and Administration, from the University of Kent at
Canterbury, UK, a Masters in Sociology from San Jose State University, CA and a BA in Public
Administration from AUB, Lebanon. Her research and teaching revolve primarily around
Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Social Entrepreneurship (SE) and
Family Business. She is the author/editor of seven books and over 100 international publications,
which are highly circulated and cited on an international scale. Dr. Jamali recently made it to the
Stanford list of the top 2% most influential scholars globally for two consecutive years being
recognized as a unique and highly ranked talent in her field. She was also ranked among top 30
scientists in the UAE in 2022. She is the winner of the 2016 National Council for Scientific
Research Excellence Award, and the 2015 Aspen Institute Faculty Pioneer Award, dubbed by the
Financial Times as “the Oscars of the Business School World” for pioneering faculty who are at
the cutting edge of teaching and scholarship in their field. She is also a winner of the Shield of
Excellence for the Arab Region and was designated as Personality of the Year for CSR by the
Arab Organization for Social Responsibility in 2015. She worked as an expert consultant for the
United Nations on Social Policy and CSR as well as various projects funded by the World Bank,
the US Agency for International Development, and major private and public firms across the
region. For the past five years, she has been championing the UN Global Compact Network for
Lebanon and working with leading firms from the private sector to advance the Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs) and UN 2030 agenda in Lebanon through practical national social
and environmental projects.

Boards

  • Dr. Rahim Hussain, University of Dubai, UAE
  • Claudiu Tiberiu Albulescu, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Ilan Alon, University of Adger, Norway
  • Laura Andreu, University of Zaragoza, Spain
  • Kabir Hassan, University of New Orleans, United States
  • Yuexiang Jiang, Zhejiang University, China
  • Andreas Karathanasopoulos, University of Dubai, UAE
  • Renatas Kizys, University of Southampton, UK
  • Adam Zaremba, University of Dubai, UAE
  • Sabri Boubaker, EM Normandie, France
  • George Stevens, Kent State University, USA
  • Davide La Torre, SKEMA Business School, France
  • Mehmet Umutlu, Yasar University, Turkey
  • Marco Vivarelli, UniversitàCattolica del SacroCuore, Italy
  • WashikavHaak-Saheem, University of Reading, UK
  • Robert Vivian, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • M Muzamil Naqshbandi, University of Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam
  • MałgorzatavOlszak, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Isaac Otchere, Carleton University, Canada Ananth Rao, University of Dubai, UAE
  • Spyros Spyrou, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  • Christo Auret, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Rober Bianchi, Griffith University, Australia
  • Herbert J. Davis, George Washington University, USA
  • Dr. Rahim Hussain, conference chair
  • Prof. Andreas Karathanasopoulos
  • Dr. Mohamed Behery
  • Dr. Fahad Mehmood
  • Dr. Suhair Eyad Jamal Al-Alami
  •  Dr. Mohammad Rababah
  •  Dr. Nasiruddeen Muhammad

Dates And Fees

Conference Fees:

Early bird: Registration and payment deadline: 01 Oct, 2022

• Presenter: 250 USD
• Attendant: 200 USD
• Ph.D. student: 150 USD

Regular: Registration and payment deadline: 26 Oct, 2022
• Presenter: 300 USD
• Attendant: 250 USD
• Ph.D. student: 200 USD

*note : all fees includes 5% VAT

Important Notes
  • Registration fee has to be paid per participant per paper.
  • If a paper has two or more participants and only one participant would like to participate, only one registration fee applies.
  • If a paper has two or more participants and more than one participant would like to participate, each participant has to pay the fee.
  • If a participant has more than one paper, the registration fee has to be paid for every additional paper.
  • The number of submitted abstracts/papers per participant is limited to three.
  • The registration fee is non-refundable.
Important Dates:

Paper/Extended Abstract Submission deadline: 16 October 2022,

Notification of acceptance: Within 1 weeks of the submission

Registration deadline: 26 Oct 2022

Conference date: November 26-27, 2022

Submission for proceedings/journals: 1st Jan, 2023

Submissions

How to Submit

Please submit full papers or extended abstracts by 16 October 2022 via EasyChair. To submit, please click the “Submit a Paper” button below or use the following link: 

https://easychair.org/conferences?conf=icabl-6

The papers could be submitted in any format and layout as a Word or PDF file. For extended abstracts, there is a template available here click here. The extended abstract should be at least 1000 words long. Please state the track number during the submission and on the top of the first page of your research manuscript. All submissions will go through a review process. Participants with accepted full papers or extended abstracts will be invited to present their papers at the conference.

In case of acceptance, the author receives the Confirmation of Acceptance, which clearly states that the contribution is accepted into the conference programme. Please note that you will receive the notification of acceptance via e-mail within a week of submission.

Programme

 

Opening ceremony

 

The ICABL conference will be organized on the 26th and 27th Nov 2022. The details of the opening ceremony, presentation schedule, closing ceremony and sessions are as follows: 

 

Note: The timings are Dubai time (GMT + 4)

 

Day 1: Saturday, 26th November

Venue: Conference Hall 

8:30-9:30 AM

Registration and Networking Coffee

9:30-10:00 AM

Welcome 

 

Opening session 

Moderator: Dr. Mohammad Ghazi Rababa

Dr. Rahim Hussain, Conference Chair, University of Dubai, 

(5-10 minutes)

Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President of University of Dubai, UAE

(10-20 minutes)

10:00- 10:40 AM

1st Key Note Speech 

Mr. Bashar Kilani

Managing Director, Accenture.

Title: Meet me in the Metaverse! The Platform for the Digital Economy

https://ud.ac.ae/ud-conference/icabl/

10:40- 11:00 AM

Q & A

 

Presentation schedule

Parallel Session A

 

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Session A1

Chair and Discussant2:  Dr. Parizad Phiroze Dungore

Room:  Case Room 1

 

Time

Paper #

Presenter

Discussant 1

Topic

11:15-11:35

3

Abdullah Alshebli *

 

Tarek Chebbi

The Best Way to Regulate Financial Markets

11:35-11:55

41

Rosy Chauhan

Abdullah Alshebli

Impact of liquidity creation on bank performance: evidence from an emerging market

11:55-12:15

24

Tarek Chebbi

Rosy Chauhan

The effect of the Covid-19 related monetary policies on the Brent oil market. Does the exchange rate channel matter?

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Session A2

Chair and Discussant2: Prof.  Andreas  Karathanasopoulos

Room:  Case Room 1

Time

Paper #

Presenter

Discussant 1

Topic

12:30- 12:50

67

Kiran Mehta

Skander Slim

Religious belief, environmentalism, or herd behavior - what governs the socially responsible investing behavior of individuals?

12:50-13:10

72

Upasana Gupta

Kiran Mehta

Drivers of financial technology adoption intention: A multi- group analysis in small scale business settings

13:10-13:30

73

Skander Slim

Upasana Gupta

Forecasting realized volatility of Bitcoin: The informative role of price duration

 

13:30- 14:30

LUNCH

Venue: Conference Hall

14:30 PM - 15:30 PM

Session A3

Chair and Discussant 2: Dr. Skander Slim

Room:  Case Room 1


Time

Paper #

Presenter

Discussant 1

Topic

14:30-14:50

64

Petr Hajek

Shumaila Zeb

Predicting Crude Oil Price Using News Sentiment

14:50-15:10

19

Shumaila Zeb

Andreas  Karathanasopoulos

The impact of Fintech and Financial inclusion on Income Inequality

15:10-15:30

74

Andreas  Karathanasopoulos

Petr Hajek

Forecasting Bitcoin with Deep learning Techniques.

COFFEE BREAK (15:30-15:45)

15:45 PM - 16:45 PM

Session A4

Chair and Discussant2: George Kambouris 

Room:  Case Room 1


Time

Paper #

Presenter

Discussant 1

Topic

15:45-16:05

28

Godfred Matthew Yaw Owusu

Theodora Aba Abekah Koomson

The State of Ethical Decision-making Research in Accounting: A Retrospective Assessment from 1987 to 2022

16:05-16:25

44

Charles Ofori-Owusu

Godfred Matthew Yaw Owusu

Analysis of the Structure and Evolution of Sustainability Accounting Research: A-41-year review

16:25-16:45

47

Theodora Aba Abekah Koomson

Charles Ofori-Owusu

Mandatory audit rotation: market perception, effect on audit quality and audit fees










 

Parallel Session B

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Session B1

Chair and Discussant2: Dr. Ibrahim Tabche

Room:  Case Room 2

 

Time 

Paper # 

Presenter 

Discussant 1

Topic

11:15-11:35

20

Hina Yaqub Bhatti

Huda Al Hadhrami

How Consumer Attitude and Perceived Behavioral Control affect food consumption management behavior: The roles of Personality Trait - Conscientiousness and Intention to reduce food wastage

11:35-11:55

60

V.C. Reddy

Hina Yaqub Bhatti

The impact of leadership style and HRM on careers: holistic sustainability perspective

11:55-12:15

71

Huda Al Hadhrami

V.C. Reddy

A new view on the impact of Perceived Organizational Support on Employee Engagement within the UAE context

12:30 PM- 01:30 PM

Session B2

Chair and Discussant 2:  Dr. Genanew Bekele

Room:  Case Room 2


Time 

Paper # 

Presenter 

Discussant 1

Topic

12:30-12:50

79

Muhammad Faisal

Sabeena TTP

Impact of Infotainment on Purchase Intention, Word of Mouth and Irritations; Moderated by Quality of Advertisement & Mediated by Customer Experience

12:50-13:10

63

Sabeena TTP

Fatima Alhosani

Sustainability: A mirage or mission of higher education institutions in the UAE

13:10-13:30

78

Fatima Alhosani

Muhammad Faisal

Determinants of corporate social responsibility in UAE: firm-level evidence in Abu Dhabi

 

13:30- 14:30

LUNCH

Venue: Conference Hall

14:30 PM - 15:30 PM

Session B3

Chair and Discussant 2: Mohamed Hussein Kamel Azab Behery

Room:  Case Room 2

 

Time 

Paper # 

Presenter :

Discussant 1:

Topic

14:30-14:50

65

Juan Dempere

Kamarul Zaman Ahmad

The Impact of Women’s empowerment on the Likelihood of Financial Crimes: A Global Perspective

14:50-15:10

70

Kamarul Zaman Ahmad

Wafa Abdulrahman

Empowerment in Malaysia, and the moderating effect of training

15:10-15:30

61

Wafa Abdulrahman

Juan Dempere

“Without Prejudice” Rule Under The UAE Arbitration Law

COFFEE BREAK (15:30-15:45)

15:45 PM - 16:45 PM

Session B4

Chair and Discussant 2:  Dr. Islam Faisal Abdul Rahman Bourini

Room:  Case Room 2

Time 

Paper # 

Presenter :

Discussant 1:

Topic

15:45-16:05

32

Aikaterini Manthiou

Ali Aljassim

Concerts in the Metaverse: Conceptualization and interpretation with text analytics

16:05-16:55

53

Ali Aljassim

Abdulmunem Alshehhi

Forecast of Future Energy Demand in the UAE with the Analysis of Solar Energy Contributions Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

16:25-16:45

51

Abdulmunem Alshehhi

Aikaterini Manthiou

Agility & Innovation inspired employees to create the best decision-making










 

 


 

 

Presentation schedule

Parallel Session C

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Session C1

Chair and Discussant2:  Prof. Kamarul Zaman 

Room:  DBS 106

 

Time

Paper #

Presenter

Discussant 1

Topic

11:15-11:35

25

Zafarullah Khan

Albert  Wijeweera

 

Understanding the Seasonality in Crude Oil Returns for WTI and Brent

11:35-11:55

62

Albert  Wijeweera

 

Yuriy Timofeyev

An Empirical Analysis of Sectoral Export Demand Elasticities and Trade Policies: The Case of India

11:55-12:15

39

Yuriy Timofeyev

Zafarullah Khan

Strategic Responses to Internal Economic Crimes in the Russian Insurance Industry

12:30PM - 01:30 PM

Session C2

Chair and Discussant2: Dr. Marina Arnaut

Room:   DBS 106

Time

Paper #

Presenter

Discussant 1

Topic

12:30- 12:50

66

Shumaila Chandni

Vladimir Klepikov

Relationship length & customer orientation: missing links in service-profit chain

12:50-13:10

1

Vladimir Klepikov

Aarthi S.V

Distribution of Refining Resources in the Context of Refinery Infrastructure Development in Russian Regions

13:10-13:30

58

Aarthi S.V

Shumaila Chandni

The Effect of COVID-19 on Small and Medium Enterprises in the United Arab Emirates

 

13:30- 14:30

LUNCH

Venue: Conference Hall

14:30 PM - 15:30 PM

Session C3

Chair and Discussant 2:  Dr. Geoffrey G. Gachino  

Room:   DBS 106


Time

Paper #

Presenter

Discussant 1

Topic

14:30-14:50

68

Rahul Verma

Hussaini Yaro

International Transmission of the U.S. Energy Market Sentiments on ESG Index Returns: Evidence from GCC Countries

14:50-15:10

75

Josephine Baaba Agyekum Donkor

Rahul Verma

A Bibliometric Review of Social Entrepreneurial Intention Research

15:10-15:30

5

Hussaini Yaro

Josephine Baaba Agyekum Donkor

Relationship marketing as a tool for customer retention

COFFEE BREAK (15:30-15:45)

15:45 PM - 16:25 PM

Session C4

Chair and Discussant2:   Dr. Arij Lahmar

Room:   DBS 106


Time

Paper #

Presenter

Discussant 1

Topic

15:45-16:05

43

Leonie Zappel

Achim Rogmann

The European regulation for harmonized rules on artificial intelligence and its obligations for providers and users of AI systems from third countries

16:05-16:25

49

Achim Rogmann

Leonie Zappel

E-Commerce As Challenge For Customs Law And Management










 

Program Day 2

 

 

Day 2: Sunday, 27th November

 

09:30-10:00 AM

 

Networking Coffee

10:00- 10:40 AM

Welcome

Moderator: Dr. Washika Haak-Saheem (Dean, Dubai Business School)

2nd Key Note Speech 

Prof. Dr. Dima Jamali

Dean, College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah 

Topic: “Trends in Higher Education: Sustainability in Focus”

https://ud.ac.ae/ud-conference/icabl/

 

10:40 - 11:00 AM

Q & A

 

Session D

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Session D1

Chair and Discussant 2: Dr. Arun Prasad

Room: Case Room 1

Time 

Paper # 

Presenter 

Discussant 1

Topic 

11:15-11:35

11

Ali El Samra

Hessa Almuhairy

The impact of social media initiatives of financial performance of the firm: a knowledge-based perspective

11:35-11:55

35

Kirill Sarachuk

Ali El Samra

The introduction of 3G mobile internet and its effect on start-up formation: A case of Palestine

11:55-12:15

76

Hessa Almuhairy

Kirill Sarachuk

The Impact of Agile HRM Practices on Business Model Innovation & Competitive Advantage

12:30 PM-01:30 PM

Session D2

Chair and Discussant 2: Dr. Mohamed Osman 

Room: Case Room 1


Time 

Paper # 

Presenter 

Discussant 1

Topic

12 :30-12 :50

54

Renuka Sharma

Marina Arnaut

Adoption of augmented reality (AR) technology by HEIs in India to attain the goal of quality education of SDG 4

12:50-13:10

2

Ja'Afar Ibrahim Dass *

Renuka Sharma

Nigeria and the unending search for true federalism: an interrogation of perspectives.

13:10-13:30

77

Marina Arnaut

Ja'Afar Ibrahim Dass

 

The Impact of AI and Machine Learning on Organizational Management

LUNCH 13:30-14:30 

CONFERENCE HALL








 

 

Parallel Session E

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Session E1

Chair and Discussant 2: Dr. Nasiruddeen Muhammad 

Room: Case Room 2


Time 

Paper # 

Presenter 

Discussant 1

Topic

11:15-11:35

55

Fady Tawakol

Lipsa Dash

Legal regime of crowdfunding platform via Blockchain technology in UAE

11:35-11:55

50

Lipsa Dash

Samuel O. Owusu Atuahene

Tussle of Intellectual Property Rights and Privacy laws with reference to Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Sector

11:55-12:15

46

Samuel O. Owusu Atuahene

Fady Tawakol

Relationship between environmental tax and carbon emissions: a bibliometric review of the last three decades: 1994–2022

12:30 PM - 01:30 PM

Session E2

Chair and Discussant 2: Dr. Mohammad Rababah 

Room: Case Room 2

Time 

Paper # 

Presenter 

Discussant 1:

Topic

12:30-12:50

45

Miriam Arthur

Osman Halidu

Whistleblowing Intentions of Accountants: An Application of The Fraud Pentagon Theory

12:50-13:10

59

Osman Halidu

Rita Amoah Bekoe

Is Environmental Tax a grease or sand in the wheels of Climate Change Vulnerability?

13:10-13:30

36

Rita Amoah Bekoe

Miriam Arthur

A Scientometric Analysis of the Structure and Trends in Corporate Fraud Research: A 47-Year Bibliometric Review

LUNCH 13:30-14:30 (CONFERENCE HALL)

 

MUSIC PERFORMANCE BY UNIVERISTY OF DUBAI MUSIC SOCIETY

 (DR. KAMARUL ZAMAN)

 

 

 

Closing ceremony

 

Day 2: Sunday, 27th November

 

14:30-15:00

Moderator

  1. Best paper award for the conference papers
  2. Closing ceremony (Dr. Rahim Hussain)

 

SOCIAL EVENT: DESERT SAFARI AND DINNER

 

Day 2: Sunday, 27th November

 

15:30 – 21:00

The social event will include Desert Safari included in the conference registration fee. It involves pickup/ drop off from UD campus and dinner at desert camp. More details will be provided during the conference.

 

Publication

 

Publication Opportunities

All abstracts of papers, accepted for the conference, will be published in the book of abstracts. Following the conference, the authors may submit their papers for review in the below affiliated journals or conference proceedings:

Full papers sent to the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advances in Business and Law (click here) will be subject to an expedited peer review process, by which reviewers are mostly members of the conference committees.

Following the conference, the authors could submit their papers for consideration in the below affiliated journals or conference proceedings:

  • International Journal of Emerging Markets [JCR, ABS, ABDC, Scopus]
  • International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management [ABS, ABDC, SCOPUS, WoS]
  • Sustainability [WoS]
  • Romanian Journal of Economic Forecasting [WoS, SCOPUS]
  • Journal of Research in Emerging Markets
  • International Journal of Financial Studies [ABDC, SCOPUS]
  • ICABL-2021 Conference Proceedings

Submission for proceedings and journals

  •  ICABL 2021conference proceedings – deadline: January 1st, 2023

Papers for the above journals will be reviewed following their journal’s normal review criteria. Please note that the acceptance of a paper to the conference is not a guarantee of publication, and only a limited number of outstanding papers will be considered for publication upon submission by the authors.

Venue and Hotel Reservation

Hotel reservation

Participants could make hotel reservation of  their own choice.

The below hotel by Hilton will provide reservation to the conference’s participants on a subsidize rate (i.e., 15% discount).

Hotel name: Canopy by Hilton Dubai Al Seef

Booking link:  Canopy by Hilton Dubai Al Seef

Corporate Code#: (N3375546)

LocationGoogle map

WebpageCanopybyHilton.com

Instagram@canopydubaialseef

The 6th International Conference on Advances in Business and Law (ICABL) will be held by the Dubai Business School on-campus, University of Dubai – Conference Hall.

Location
  • University of Dubai
  • Academic city, Emirates road,Dubai - UAE
  • P. O. Box: 14143
  • info@ud.ac.ae
  • 800UOD (863)