Call For Papers Deadline

The Asian Academy of Applied Business (AAAB) – a non-profit, academic-oriented organisation established under the patrionage of University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) – together with the School of Business and Economics (SPE), UMS are pleased to announce “The 6th International Conference of the Asian Academy of Applied Business (AAAB)2013” which will be held on May 30th – June 1st, 2013 in Bandung, Indonesia. The Theme of the Conference namely “Navigating the Asian Market trough the Global Economic Crisis” reflects the imminent chellenges that facing Asian business admist the global financial and economic crisis that currently plaguing developed countries. In this regards, we invite both academics and practitioners alike to present their working papers or participate in this Conference and contribute their valuable ideas particularly on issues related to the survival and competency of Asian business as well as regional economic stability. The AAAB Conference 2013 marked yet another successful conference organised by AAAB and SPE in promoting regional integration and cooperation especially amongst academia. Highly regarded as a popular tourist destination in Indonesia, Bandung was chosen as the venue for the Conference since it could offers unique travel experience for our esteemed participants.

Registration Fees & Important Dates

AAAB Members : USD300 (RM 900), Abstract Submission, Extended to 31st March 2013

Non Members : USD350 (RM 1000), Notification of Abstract Submission, 2 weeks after abstract submission

Full Time Students, USD250 (RM700), Deadline of Full Paper Submission, Extended to 30th April 2013

Notes :

  1. Participant who wish to present more than 2 papers may do so by paying USD50 for each addiional paper.
  2. Students must produce valid student pass during registration.
  3. We accept papers in English, Bahasa Indonesia & Bahasa Malaysia
  4. Participants who attended the 5th AAAB Conference in Cambodia are entitled for AAAB Members fee.


Manuscript should be written in a Microsoft Word format.


Manuscripts should be Margins 17×25 cm (6,87×10 Inches) of A4 size paper.


Manuscripts of papers should not exceed 10 pages inclusive of charts, diagrams and reference, and should be types single-spaced with font size 11, Times New Roman on A4 paper. Paper exceeding 10 pages will be charged at USD10 per page.


The title should be brief and typed in CAPITAL letters, centered and with at least 25 cm (1 inch) margin from the top of the page. If more than one line is required it should be single spaced. Please allow an extra space after title to type the name(s) of author(s). Following immediately below, the affiliated institution(s) and address (es) should be given, single-spaced, capitalising the first letter of all main words. An address of correspondence with telephone, fax numbers and e-mail address should be given.


Please allow three extra spaces between the address(es) and type the word ABSTRACT in capitalised, centered and bold. Indent approximately 13mm (1/2 inch) from both the left and right margins for the abstract. The abstract should be factual and contain the main results and conclusions of the paper. It should not exceed 150 words.

Key Words

Up to six keywords can be included in a separate line below the abstract.


Text should be clear and concise. Tables, figures and references must be cited in an orderly sequence. The text can be broken down into sections with major headings.


Tables, when they are part of the text, should have two extra spaces above and below the Table. The word TABLE should be bold and capitalised and carry an Arabic numeral. The table heading follows in bold capitalising each major word. Tables should be self-explanatory and footnotes may be added using symbols.


Figures should be 12.7 X 17.3 cm (5 X 7 inches) but no more than 20.3 X 25.4 cm X (8 X 10 inches). Figures should be typed in bold capitals followed by Arabic numeral and caption also in bold and capitalising each major word. Figures, graphs, and photographs should be self-explanatory and footnotes may be added.


References should be listed at the end of the text and arranged in alphabetical order by the surnames of the authors. Only references quoted in the text should be listed. Example:

Fiedler,F.E. (1967). A Theory of Leadership Efefctiveness. New York: McGraw-Hill

Porter, M.E. and Scott, S. (2001). “Innovation: Location Matters”. Review of Management, 42(4), 28-36.

For Further Information :

Ms. Irma Diah P.

phone : 022-2535172 or 081395107807

or Email to :


Kindly submit your registration form with full payment to:
The Secretariat, AAAB Conference 2013
School of Business and Economics, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, MALAYSIA

Tel: +6088-320000 ext. 1520 (Ms. Wahidah) /1519 (Ms.Azimah) Fax No: +6088-320360

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