The Finance, Global Management, Economics, IT,

Marketing, MIS, and Healthcare Management

Research Conference, New York, NY

The Library of Congress, Washington, DC     *     ISSN: 1540 - 7780

Finance, Management, Economics, and IT Forum   *   May 25 - 28, 2017

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan

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Very Late Submission Deadline for Final Paper: May 5, 2017

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General Information

The Finance, Global Management, Economics & Information Technology Research Conference, New York will take place  at The Crown Plaza Times Square Manhattan. We will send the schedule to all registered authors in May.  So you can do your travel arrangement accordingly.   Each conference room will be equipped with a  projector and a screen.  So you need to bring your USB Flash Drive.  Please prepare your presentation in Power Point and save it in PDF.  Files on your USB Flash should be in PDF.  .   This web site will be updated regularly.  The Crown Plaza Times Square Manhattan is located at 1605 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

 

SCHEDULE FOR SPECIAL EVENTS

The New York conference schedule will be sent to all registered authors on in May 2017.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Julius Demps II

Jacksonville University, FL

Topic: Professors: The Power That We Possess

Dr. Julius Demps II is an Associate Professor of Management in the Davis College of Business at Jacksonville University.  He teaches a number of courses in the areas of Management, Leadership, and Human Resources in the Traditional Undergraduate, Adult Degree, and M.B.A. programs and has taught in the Executive M.B.A. program at the university.  Dr. Demps has served on the committee for Teaching Excellence, Chairperson for the Student Alumni Advisory Committee, Davis College of Business Executive Committee, Graduate Committee, Campus-Wide Sexual Harassment Committee, and Faculty Chair for Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity.  In previous years he also served as the Co-Director of the Davis Leadership Center.  Dr. Demps works tirelessly with the Student Life Department and Jacksonville University Athletics as a mentor, guide, recruiter, and advocate for all students, as they are his primary passion. Dr. Demps is the President of Janus View, LLC, a consulting firm that is uniquely designed to deliver seminars and teambuilding activities, which provide insight into some of the primary issues that affect American schools and business organizations.  These seminars are designed to “plant seeds” which help individuals reflect upon how they are affected by their own behaviors and how those behaviors impact the world around them.  His goal is to connect the realms of K-12 academia and business organizations by using a Janus-type method...looking at the past to improve the future.   His research interests include studies involving the evaluation of the perceptions of employee salary reductions and organizational downsizing with integrity.  Dr. Demps was named the Jacksonville University Adult Degree Program Professor of the Year in 2007, received the 2007 Best Presenter Award at the International Economics and Business Conference in Miami, FL, the recipient of The Faculty Excellence Award for University Service (2010) and is Jacksonville University’s only two-time recipient of the Tim Shakespeare Award for Outstanding University Service (2010 & 2016).  Dr. Demps also proudly serves the community of Jacksonville, FL as an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.  

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Kathryn J. Ready

Professor of Management

Winona State University

 

Topic: Community Engagement Strategies

 

Kathryn J. Ready is a professor of Management and former chair of the Department of Business Administration in the College of Business at Winona State University, one of the seven campuses of the Minnesota state university system.  She has a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Iowa with an emphasis in industrial relations, human resources and complex organizations.  She has previously taught in graduate and undergraduate programs at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the University of Minnesota and the National Economics University in Vietnam.  She has taught courses in several management areas with a current focus on strategic management, social entrepreneurship, international management and Chinese Business and Culture.   In 2011, Dr. Ready developed a travel study program to China, partnering with local business organizations, and annually leads students on this travel study throughout China.   In 2011, she received the engaged leadership award at Winona State University due to her extensive involvement with the area business community and her work in cultivating and overseeing student projects in her courses supporting both profit and nonprofit organizations. Dr. Ready has a unique combination of academic and business experience with an extensive background in the transportation and travel industry.  She is the co-owner of a logistics and travel company, and a former co-owner of motorcoach and school bus transportation companies.   Her consulting work has primarily focused on strategic management, labor and human resource issues in the airline, bussing and travel industries.  She has authored several successful grants from the Federal Transit Authority, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, and Minnesota State College and Universities among others.  She participates in several academic associations, as well as travel and bussing associations, and serves on area community nonprofit boards.  Dr. Ready’s research has been published in over 90 scholarly publications with the majority in peer-reviewed journals such as ILR Review, Journal of Labor Research, Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, International Journal of Purchasing and Operations Management, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, Journal of Transportation Management, and Issues in Information Systems among numerous others.  She is co-editor of a book entitled “The North American Free Trade Agreement Labor, Industry and Government Perspectives” and has written several book chapters in areas such as NAFTA, motorcoach security practices and cross-cultural managerial issues.  She regularly presents her research at national and international conferences and has received several best paper and best presenter awards.  Her current research interests focus on cross-cultural management issues, academic retention policies among diverse populations, and the cultivation and analysis of engagement practices within the university and business sectors. 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 Dr. Shahram Amiri, Chair

Stetson University, Deland, FL

 

Topic: The Impact of Information and Communication Technology On Purchasing-Power Parity in Developed and Developing Nations

 

Dr. Shahram Amiri is the chair of the Department of Decision and Information Sciences at the School of Business Administration; of Stetson University, Deland, Florida. He is a faculty member with Salzburg Seminars in Salzburg Austria   As a CIO and a senior executive for over 20 years, he has provided leadership and direction for large IT organizations at four different institutions of higher learning: Norfolk State University, Christopher Newport University, Williams College, and Stetson University. In each case, he posted a track record of successful, cost-effective and productive IT innovation and implementation.  Because of his strong commitment to serving the community and state, he founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for the Study of Digital Inclusion (ISDI); a (501c3) Nonprofit Organization. ISDI’s mission is to promote the use of effective and affordable technology and enhance individual lives. Over 1000 students (2003-2011) from underserved communities in state of Florida graduated from the Institute (The Make-It-Take-It After School Program) where they learned internet literacy and built and received their own computers.  Dr. Amiri has taught at Stetson University since 2003. His research includes the impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on E-commerce, E-health, E-learning, E-government, socio-economics and Gross Domestic Product. His writing has been published in many academic and scientific journals including:  International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, AI &Society, IBM Journal of Research and Development and International Journal of Business, Humanities and Technology.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 Dr. Marian C.  Schultz

The University of West Florida

 Topic: Stress Management

Dr. Schultz holds Associate and Bachelor’s degree from the University of Detroit Mercy, a Master’s degree from Pepperdine University, and a Doctorate from the University of Southern California. She has taught various business courses for The University of Hawaii, Chaminade University and Hawaii Pacific University while living in Hawaii. While in San Antonio she taught in the Marketing and Management Department for The University of Texas at San Antonio, and later taught full time for St. Mary’s University School of Business and Administration.  In addition to her teaching, Dr. Schultz  is actively involved in consulting work for businesses such as Pace Foods of San Antonio (known for their taco & picante sauce), The Winning Edge, 149th Tactical Fighter Group of the Texas Air National Guard, First City Bank, and Health America and 46th Support Wing at Eglin AFB. Dr. Schultz has held membership in the Academy of Management, American Educational Research Association, American Society for Training and Development, Council on Employee Responsibilities & Rights, Association of Management, Economic and Business Historical Society, Association of Business Communication, and the Atlantic Economic Society.. Her publications and research include such topics as Stress, Comparable Worth, Crisis Management, Diversity Training, Leadership, Humorology, Aviation Management, Crew Resource Management, Virtual Training, Online Instruction, Gender Diversity and Power.  Dr. Schultz has published in excess of 40 refereed articles and 45 proceedings, and has presented papers at more than 100 regional, national and international conferences. She is a tenured full professor of Management/MIS at The University of West Florida. She is married to Dr. Jim Schultz, a retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel, who is a tenured full professor & department chair at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. They have two sons, Jeremy (24) and Joshua (19). Jeremy is a graduate of Bellarmine University and is currently pursuing his Master’s degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and Joshua is a junior at Spring College.

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