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Theme: Technological, Pandemic Disruptions, and Management Sciences’ Theory and Practice: Challenges, Responses, and Strategic Choices

Host: Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt

Important Dates
: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Opening Ceremony and Plenary Sessions: September 22-23, 2021
Dinner, Induction of Members and Award of Fellows: September 23 2021 at 7.00 PM
Departure: Friday, September 24, 2021

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Objectives of the Conference
Turbulences of all sorts continue to be game changers in the theory and practice of management sciences. This truism is being witnessed in the current dispensation where technological innovations & adoption, and the COVID-19 Pandemic are changing age-long theories and practices by evolving new and indeed more efficient ways of organisations and relating with their markets. This calls for a rapid response by management scholars in order to be ahead of the changing times. In line with the Academy’s mandate to be at the forefront of developing management sciences that are contemporary and contextually-relevant, the Academy invites scholars and stakeholders to deliberate and network in order to produce informed guide in navigating through turbulent times. The conference seeks theoretical, conceptual and case studies that address the following indicative sub-themes:  

1.         Technological & Pandemic Disruptions and Marketing
2.         Technological & Pandemic Disruptions and Accountancy
3.         Technological & Pandemic Disruptions and Finance  
4.         Technological & Pandemic Disruptions and Management  
5.         Technological & Pandemic Disruptions and Hospitality & Tourism Management

Submission Guidelines
1.         All authors should submit their papers via email to latest July 30, 2020.
2.         Full papers in Microsoft Word format should not be longer than 15 single-spaced pages (Times New Roman, font 12), including the title, tables, figures, appendices, references, and other illustrative materials.
3.         Full papers should have an abstract of not more than 300 words and should indicate the corresponding author. Each paper should indicate the title of the paper, author(s)’ names, institutional affiliation, email addresses and mobile number.  
4.         Use single column, one-inch margins (1”) all-round: Top, bottom, left, and right.
5.         Paper title should be centralized using Times New Roman, font size 13 bold all in upper cases; all the first-level heading should be on font size 11 bold and second-level heading should be on font size 11 italics. Name of all the authors to be in bold with font size 11 and other information such as institutional affiliation, email, mobile should be written with font size 11 and italicized.

Registration and Publication Opportunities
1.         Upon acceptance of papers, authors are required to register for the conference by paying appropriate fees to the Academy’s Bank Account: The Academy of Management Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, Account No. 2005921368 before the closing date as stipulated in the Table below. 2.         Registration for the conference covers conference folder, e-Proceedings with ISBN on CD or flash drive, two tea breaks, two lunches, conference award dinner and attendance or presentation certificate.3.         Only authors who register for the conference will have their paper included in the e-Proceedings.  
4.         Authors of best papers will receive Best Paper Awards. They will be invited to submit their papers for further consideration for publication in the Sponsoring Journals that include: Nigerian Academy of Management Journal, Contemporary Economics – Poland, among other sponsoring journals.

Conference Fees
Early Bird (On or before August 31st 2021)
Student Members (N20,000), Non-Members (N35,000), Members (N30,000), Foreign Participants ($250)

Regular Registration (After August 31st 2021)
Student Members (N25,000), Non-Members (N40,000), Members (N35,000), Foreign Participants ($300)

Direct all correspondences regarding the conference to:
Professor Samaila Mande
Chairman, National Conference Organizing Committee; 0803 328 5472
Professor B.F Nwinee
Secretary, The Academy of Management Nigeria
0803 708 4400
For Logistics and Accommodation Information
Professor N. Gladson Nwokah,
Chairman, LOC, Rivers State University – 0803 312 9995
Administrative Assistant

Prof. Anayo D. Nkamnebe
President – 0803 667 5771

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