PAPER SUBMISSION INFORMATION

CALL FOR PAPERS

Authors are invited to submit both COMPETITIVE PAPERS and WORKING PAPERS, and should indicate this in the submission form. WORKING PAPERS are papers at a developing stage that will not be considered for awards or for Special Issues.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  1. Language
    • All papers must be submitted in English
    • At the conference, all papers should be presented in English
  2. Format
    • MS Word or PDF file.
    • Font: Use Times New Roman font 12p, 1,5 spaces, completely justified.
    • Use HEADINGS in CAPITAL LETTERS  (example of standard HEADINGS)
      • INTRODUCTION, LITERATURE REVIEW, CONCEPTUAL MODEL AND HYPOTHESES, METHOD, RESULTS, DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS, REFERENCES
    • Length: 20 pages of text + 3 pages for references, figures or tables.
    • References should use APA style
  3. Blind Review
    • The authors' names should NOT appear in the Title page and anywhere in the entire paper to facilitate the blind review process,. Check info of the document, headers and footers to be sure the authors' names do NOT appear in it.
SUBMISSION PROCESS
  1. Submit your paper using Easychairhttps://easychair.org/cfp/BALAS2021.   Please fill the submission form with the information asked.

  2. There is a US$35 paper submission fee for each paper. After you complete your submission through Easychaiir, please pay by the submission fee by credit card here!. This is a honor commitment associated with paper processing and review.

Only manuscripts corresponding to the above guidelines will be accepted. In order to be included in the program at least one author needs to be registered in the conference before the starting date. Each paper has to have a different registered conference attendant to be included in the program!


PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES

Selected papers will be considered for Special Issues or Sections/ Fast track opportunities with the following WoS, SSCI indexed journals:

  • Journal of Business Research (WoS)
  • ACADEMIA, Revista Latinoamericana de Administración (WoS)
  • RBGN-Revista Brasileira de Gestao de Negocios (WoS) 

Case submissions

  • The best case (s) will be promoted for publication in Harvard Business Publishing Cladea-BALAS Case Collection.
  • Special selection in Emerging Markets Case Studies journal (Emerald)

SUBMIT YOUR MANUSCRIPT HERE


2020 CONFERENCE PAPER SUBMISSIONS

The deadline to submit papers is OCTOBER 1, 2019. SUBMITS PAPER HERE: https://easychair.org/cfp/BALAS2020

If you don't have an easychair account you will be prompted to register in the webpage.

Authors can submit both COMPETITIVE PAPERS and WORKING PAPERS, and should indicate this in the submission. WORKING PAPERS will not be considered for awards or for Special Issues.

General Tracks:

  • Accounting, Taxation & Control Systems
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Corporate Finance
  • Culture, Social and Ethical Issues
  • Economics and Global Issues
  • Entrepreneurship and Family Business
  • Financial Markets, Investment and Risk Management
  • Information Systems, Technology Management and Operations
  • Management and HRM
  • Marketing Management 
  • Strategy, IB & Global Competitiveness
  • Teaching Cases and Management Education

Special Conference Tracks:

  • Institutional Determinants for (International) Entrepreneurship
  • China and Latin America: Business and Economic Issues


All questions on the paper submission process should be directed to the BALAS Executive Director, Prof. Yvonne Huertas.

A paper submission fee of US $35 is required for each paper. Please pay by credit card in the link that follows after the link for paper submissions. Papers will not be reviewed unless payment is received. Fill out the form completely to be sure your payment is credited to your paper. Use a separate form for each paper.

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