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BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT TOPIC AREAS: IN GENERAL
 
 
 Management Science

 Human Resource Management

 Organizational Behavior

 Strategic Management

 Leadership

 Business Statistics

 Operations Research

 Business Intelligence

 Change Management

 Communications Management

 Corporate Governance

 Information Technology Management

 Cost Management

 Business Performance Management

 Total Quality Management

 Stress Management

 Supply Change Management

 Systems Thinking

 Systems Management

 Time Management

 Resource Management

 Public Relations

 Product Management

 Business Education

 Business Ethics

 Business Law

 Case studies related to Business

 Decision Sciences

 Entrepreneurship

 Industrial Engineering

 International Business

 Information Systems

 Management Information Systems

 Manufacturing Engineering

 Organizational Communication

 Taxes (related areas of taxes)

 Travel/Transportation/Tourism

 Marketing

 Marketing Research

 New Product Development

 Marketing Strategy

 Consumer Behavior

 Advertising Management

 Other areas of Business

 
 MARKETING MANAGEMENT

 

 

·   Marketing Philosophy

·   The Role of Marketing in Strategic Planning.

·   Relationship Marketing

·   Marketing in SME's

·   Public Relations Strategies

·   Market and Industry Stakeholder Needs.  

·   International Strategies

·   The Development and Utilization of Marketing Plans.

·   Marketing Effectiveness at the Operational and Strategic Levels.

·   Brand management


 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESSES
 

·   Entrepreneurship Theory

·   Intrapreneurship and Corporate Innovation  

·   Training and education for Entrepreneurship

·   Women and Entrepreneurship

·   The Entrepreneurial Personality  

·   Entrepreneurship Growth and Performance  

·   Small Businesses

·   Clusters

·   Competitiveness and Small Businesses



 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
 

·   New Theoretical Perspectives on Human Resource Management

·   The Changing Role of Human Resource Management

·   Managing Organizational Performance

·   Motivation

·   Recognition & Reward

·   Hiring & Firing

·   Recruitment



 INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

 


·   e-business

·   Information and Strategy

·   Benefits From Information Systems  

·   Knowledge Management

·   Globalization and Information Systems

·   Managing the Digital Divide

·   Information Systems and Security  

·   Information, Corporate Responsibility and Ethical Issues

·   SMEs and Information Systems



 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

 

·   International Strategic Alliances  

·   Globalization  

·   International Trade and Investment  

·   International Management Practices  

·   Multinational and Transnational Businesses

·   International Business Strategy  

·   Measuring International Business Performance


 PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT  

 

·   Multidisciplinary Perspectives of Performance Management

·   Measuring / Managing Performance in Partnerships

·   Benchmarking

·   International Perspectives of Performance Management

·   Accountability Issues in the Management of Public Services


 
 PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGEMENT


 

·  Organizational Change

·   The New Roles and Functions of Government

·   Reinventing Government

·   Government Reforms

·   New Public Management

·   E-government

·   Reinventing Service Delivery

·   Regional Government and Governance  

·   Restructuring, Flexibility, Consumer Choice and Accountability

·   Alternative Service Delivery

·   Privatization

·   Downsizing


 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

 

·   Thinking and Acting Strategically  

·   Governance and Effective Leadership in Strategy

·   Strategies for Internationalisation  

·   Mergers and Acquisitions

·   Global Competition and Global Strategy  

·   Strategic Management in the Public Sector  

·   The Evolution of Co-Operative Strategy  

·   Strategic Alliances; Joint Ventures  

·   New Perspectives on Strategy and Structure

·   Managing Intellectual Capital

·   Reflections on the Strategy Process  

·   Enhancing Strategic Thinking

·   The Economics of Strategy

·   The Future of Strategic Management  

·   Market Strategies



 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

 

·   The Supply Chain as a Network of Business Processes

·   Supply Chain Strategy

·   Change Management

·   Impact of Information and Communication Technologies

·   Supply Chain Performance Measurement  

 
 TOURISM & LEISURE MANAGEMENT
 

 
·   Tourism Policy

·   Tourism Development and Finance  

·   Entrepreneurship

·   Internal Tourism

·   Work and Leisure

·   E-Tourism

·   Strategic Management in Tourism, Leisure, Hospitality Industries

·   Local Government and Tourism Development  

·   Human Resource Management in Tourism Sector

·   Training in Tourism, Leisure, Hospitality Industries



 SERVICE MANAGEMENT

 

·   Achieving and Measuring "Excellence" in Services

·   Service Failures and Recovery Strategies  

·   Internationalisation of Services  

·   Managing People in Service Organizations

·   Service Leadership

·   Cultural Dimensions of Services  

·   Encouraging Public Private Partnerships in the Service Sector

·   Organizational Form and Services Development

·   Managing Services Demand and Capacity  

·   Improving Service Productivity and Quality

·   New Services Development

·   Ethical Issues in Services

·   Global Services Strategies

·   Services Management in Developing Countries

·   Marketing Strategies for Services  

·   Development of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services

·   Technology and Quality Control in Service Delivery

·   Innovations in Teaching and Learning in Project and Operations Management.



 MANAGEMENT IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY


 
·   International Strategy

·   International Finance

·   International Economics

·   International Human Resource Management  

·   International Marketing

·   Multi-national Organizations

·   Globalization


 ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE


 

·   Culture and Organizational Structure  

·   Culture -in General

·   Cultural Change

·   Organizational Justice

·   Organizational Citizenship Behavior



 e-BUSINESS AND e-TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
 


·   e-Business Strategies

·   Managing Knowledge for e-Business Management

·   Implementing and Leading e-Business Change

·   Public-Private Partnerships for e-Government Innovation

·   Customer Relationship Management in e-Business



 GLOBAL ECONOMY & GLOBALIZATION

 

·   World Trading System:

·   WTO & Regional Trading Blocs

·   Transition Economies

·   Emerging Economies

·   Global Competitiveness

·   Global Corporate Governance

·   Natural Resources & Environmental Issues

·   Ethical Issues in Global Business

 
 GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKETS & SERVICES
 

·   International Capital Flows

·   Exchange Rates

·   Currency Futures, Options & Swaps

·   Foreign Direct Investment

·   International Banking & Financial Services

·   Islamic Banking

·   Micro Loans/ Financing

·   Accounting Standards & Auditing
 

 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING & BRAND MANAGEMENT

 

·   Global Marketing

·   Multinational Production

·   Emerging Trends in Consumer Behavior

·   Channel & Physical Distribution Management

·   International Pricing

·   Transfer Pricing Issues

·   International Retailing & Franchising

·   Intellectual Property Rights

·   Management of Global Brands
 

 INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT THEMES

 


·   Cross-Border Mergers

·   Acquisitions & Strategic Alliances

·   Knowledge Management

·   Managing R&D in a Global Environment

·   Human Resource Management

·   Global Supply Chain Management

·   International Logistics, Security and Compliance Issues

·   Lean Production Strategy

·   Just-in-time (JIT) Strategy

·   Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

 
 SERVICE BUSINESSES IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY
 


·   IT-enabled services: e- Business; e-Governance Models; on-line education

·   Hospitality Business, Leisure & Tourism

·   Lifestyle Services; Sports & Games

·   Marketing of Theme Parks & Tourist Attractions

·   Professional Services, Law, Taxation, Consulting, etc.

·   Management of International Conventions & Trade Fairs

·   International Education – Study Abroad Programs
 

ECONOMICS  


 

 General Economics

 Economic Methodology

 Schools of Economics

 Household Behavior and

 Family Economics

 Production and Organizations

 Market Structure and Pricing

 Welfare Economics

 Public Finance

 Public Choice

 Prices, Business Fluctuations,

and Cycles

 Economic Policy

 International Finance

 International Economics

 Financial Economics

 Corporate Finance and Governance

 Public Economics

 Labor Economics

Law and Economics

 Regulatory Economics

 Economic Development

 Development Planning and Policy

 Technological Change;
 Measurement of Economic

 Growth; Aggregate Productivity

 Economic Systems

 Comparative Economic Systems

 Other Areas of Economics

 Role of Economics; Role of Economists; Market for Economists

 Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines  

 Relation of Economics to Social Values  

 Sociology of Economics

 Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology  

 


 GAME THEORY AND BARGAINING THEORY
 

·   Cooperative Games

·  Non-cooperative Games

·   Stochastic and Dynamic Games

·   Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory



 INCOME DISTRIBUTION AND POVERTY

 
·   Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions  

·   Factor Income Distribution

·   Income Inequalities

·   Globalization and Income Inequalities

·   Poverty


 ANALYSIS OF COLLECTIVE DECISION-MAKING
 

 

·   Social Choice; Clubs; Committees

·   Public Choice

·   Associations

·   Economic Models of Political Processes  

·   Special Interest Groups

·   Rent-Seeking

·   Elections, Legislatures

·   Voting

·   Political Competition

·   Political Ethics, Economics and Politics of Corruption

·   Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations

·   Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation

·   International Economic Order

·   Globalization: General Trade

·   Commercial Policy; Protection; Promotion; Trade Negotiations

·   Country and Industry Studies of Trade

·   Economic Integration

·   Trade and Labor Market Interactions

·   Trade and Environment

·   International Factor Movements and International Business

·   International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements

·   International Migration

·   Multinational Firms; International Business  


 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

 


·   Foreign Exchange

·   Current Account Adjustment

·   Short-Term Capital Movements

·   International Monetary Arrangements and Institutions

·   International Lending and Debt Problems  

·   Foreign Aid

·   Financial Aspects of Economic Integration  

·   Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance


·   General Financial Markets

·   Portfolio Choice

·   Asset Pricing

·   Contingent Pricing; Futures Pricing

·   Information and Market Efficiency

·   International Financial Markets

·   Government Policy and Regulation

·   Financial Institutions and Services

·   Banks; Other Depository Institutions

·   Mortgages

·   Insurance; Insurance Companies

·   Pension Funds; Other Private Financial Institutions

·   Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage  

·   Government Policy and Regulation

·   Corporate Finance and Governance

·   Capital Budgeting; Investment Policy

·   Financing Policy; Capital and Ownership Structure  

·   Bankruptcy; Liquidation

·   Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance

·   Payout Policy

·   Government Policy and Regulation

·   Structure and Scope of Government

·   Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government  

·   Taxation and Other Public Revenues

·   Optimal Taxation

·   Externalities; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies  

·   Personal Income and Other Non-business Taxes and Subsidies

·   Business Taxes and Subsidies

·  Tax Evasion

·   Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents  

·   Publicly Provided Goods

·   National Budget, Deficit, and Debt

·   State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations



LAW AND ECONOMICS
 

 
·   Regulatory Economics

·   Regulation and Business Law

·   Public Choice

·   Constitutional Economics

·   Rules & Institutions

·   Institutional Economics

Psychology

Neurosciences and Psychobiology

•Neurosciences

•Biological Psychology

•Psychopharmacology

•Neuropsyschology

••Epistemology of Psychology and Basic Psychology

•Cognitive Psychology

•Behavioral Psychology

•Comparative Psychology Evolutionary Psychology

•Epistemology of psychology

•Research methods in Psychology

•Applied statistics in Psychology

•Measurement and evaluation in Psychology

••Psychology and Human Development

•Developmental Psychology

•Psycho gerontology

•Psychology of Sexuality

••Psychology, Organizations and Institutions

•Educational Psychology

•Organizational Psychology

•Legal Psychology

•Military and security Psychology

•Psychology and Family

•Psychology, Conflict and Social Transformation

•Social Psychology

•Community Psychology

•Political Psychology

•Rural Psychology

•Disaster and emergency Psychology

•Contemporary Issues and Trends in Psychology

•Training in Psychology

•Clinical Psychology

•Environmental Psychology

•Sports Psychology

•Traffic and Transport Psychology

•Health Psychology

•Economic Psychology

•Aviation and Space Psychology

•Positive Psychology



 
 

 


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