2017 International Conference of the Department of Business Administration

THEME: MANAGING A RECESSED ECONOMY: OPTIONS FOR NIGERIA

OBJECTIVES:
Nigeria in recession needs every hand on deck to evolve not only sustainable solutions but also lay the foundation for rapid economic growth.

This conference is therefore a critical effort towards bring together scholars and researchers from all fields of endeavor to search out ideas and proffer contemporal solutions to the problems and challenges of recession for the various sectors of the Nigerian economy.

The conference is a veritable attempt to galvanise scholars and practitioners interested in proffering theoretical and empirical solutions to the recessed Nigerian economy. The conference will be underpinned by the need to generate strong advocacy positions that will help individual, firms and institutions to pull through the economic stranglehold of recession.

SUB-THEMES:

  • Sectoral Policies Before and During Recession In The Economy, Evolution of Recession in an Economy, Agricultural policies and Nigerian Economy, Foreign Exchange Policies and Political Regimes, Nigerian Foreign Trade Policies , Financial and Monetary Policies before and during recession, Interest Rate Management, Inflation, FDI and Export Management.
  • International Monetary Fund and Nigerian Economy, Mexican and East Asian Economic Crises : Lessons for Nigeria, International Financial Systems, Developing Countries Economic Crises and the role of IMF: Lessons for Nigeria, Nigerian Economic Crises , Green Alternatives , Facts and Fallacies of Recession in Nigeria, Foreign Exchange Market and the Nigerian Economy, Implications of Foreign Exchange Market (FEM) Autonomous market, parallel market, interbank FEM and Bureau de change on Nigerian Economy.
  • Green Economy after oil, what else? Oil price volatility and macroeconomic performance of Nigeria, Alternatives for Economic Recession, Issues in macroeconomic management and Development, Macroeconomic environment and Dimensions of international Environment.
  • Fiscal federalism and Nigerian Economic Management, Application of Natural Resources, Environment for sustainable Economic management, Development Thoughts, policies and Economic management of Nigeria : Lessons for year 2035.
  • Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development of Nigeria, Economic Recession: Revelations, Quagmire and solutions, Options for Nigeria Economic Crises
  • Challenges of Industrial sector; path to Nigeria becoming a highly industrialized economy in the year 2035
  • Infrastructural Policies and their impact on the economy, Role of the state in managing Recession and achieving growth- institutions, policies and strategies.
  • Constraints and challenges of managing a Recessed State, Infrastructure and industrialization.
  • Functional Dimensions to shape the Nigerian Economy, Manpower planning and Human Resource Management, Strategic Management Dimension of Recession, Operations strategy and performance, Marketing, Accountability, Corruption, Accounting for Recession, Cooperatives and Economic Growth, Innovative Entrepreneurial Development, SMES and wealth creation, Budgeting for Recession, Agri Business and Recession.
  • Leadership Role in a Recessed Economy, Leadership Development, Leadership Roles in the growth Process and Development of Nigeria, Political dimension of managing a Recessed Economy, Ethics, Corporate Governance in a Recessed Economy, Conflict Management, Public and Institutional Governance, Knowledge Management and Institutional Development.
  • Petroleum Sector and Recession, Engineering Solutions to Managing a Recessed Economy.
  • Politics of Recession, Legislative Environment and Recession, Role of legislators in managing Recessed Economy, Legal dimension of Recession, Security challenges and implications for economic growth, ICT and Economic Backwardness, Gender and Youth Empowerment.
  • Central Bank and the Management of Recession Question, Banking and Insurance, Role of Research in Revamping a Recessed Economy.

Guideline For Authors:

Abstract 100 – 250 Words; Full Paper
Not more than 6000 words.
Referencing Style: APA
Email: unizikbus4icon@gmail.com

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF FINAL PAPER:

APRIL 21, 2017. All submissions must be emailed as word attachment to the Department Conference E-mail: unizikbus4icon@gmail.com. All the accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. A number of selected and reviewed papers will be considered for publication in sponsoring journals.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Hon. Senator Barau Jibrin
Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary
Education and (TETFUND), National Assembly Abuja.

 

 

LEAD PAPER PRESENTERS:
Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo
Former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

Prof. Osita Ogbu
Visiting Fellow, Africa Growth Initiative,
Brooklyn’s Institute U.S.A.,
Director Institute for Development Studies,
University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Prof. Benjamin C. Osisioma
Department of Accountancy, UNIZIK, Awka
Chairman, Opening Ceremony

Prof Joseph E. Ahaneku. FAS.
Vice-Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
(Chief Host)

Rev. Canon Prof. A. Nkamnebe
Dean, Faculty of Management Sciences

Dr. Lilian O. Orogbu
Head of Department, Business Administration
+2348064220587
(Host)

Prof. Patrick L. Akpan
Chairman, Business Administration
International Conference Committee
+2348033373788

Prof. Ezimma Nnabuife
+2348033511834
Member

Prof. Hilda Osisioma
+2347030368851
Member

Dr. Chinedu Onyeizugbe
Secretary, Business Administration
International Conference Committee
+2348034548236

Enemuo-Uzoezie Chuka
+2348033508388
Member

 

VENUE: UNIVERSITY AUDITORIUM AND COCES,
NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA
DATE: 18TH AND 19TH MAY, 2017
TIME: 9.00AM – 6.00PM DAILY

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF FINAL PAPER:
APRIL 21, 2017. All submissions must be emailed as word attachment to the Department Conference
E-mail: unizikbus4icon@gmail.com

All the accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. A number of selected and reviewed papers will be considered for publication in sponsoring journals.

 

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