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International Conference on Economics, Business Management and Marketing, June 28-30, 2011

The International Conference on Economics, Business Management and Marketing aims to bring together academic scientists, leading engineers, industry researchers and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Economics, Business Management and Marketing, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. PAPER SUBMISSION All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. The full paper submissions will be chosen based on technical merit, interest, applicability, and how well they fit a coherent and balanced technical program. The accepted full papers will be published in the refereed conference proceedings. Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit full text papers including results, tables, figures and references. Full text papers (.doc, .rft, .ps, .pd

The Global Management Consulting Sector - a Commentary

Management practice is as old as civilization itself, management theory and management consultancy is of more recent vintage. They had been started in the end of nineteenth century. The first pure consultancy was that of Arthur Little in the United States , who started out in 1886 with a focus of technology and engineering economics. Many factors are underlying in the expansion of this service sector. Some authors say it was due to the Taylor ’s “scientific management”. David (2001) suggests four forces i.e., increasing number and complexity of companies; the spread of corporate ideology to noncorporate sectors; the organization for the World War II effort; and the growth impact of business education and the business press. Mckenna (2006) argues that this expansion is due to the amalgam of three professions (engineering, law, and accounting). Management consultancy has been embraced in the United States , but now EU and Asia Pacific are also emerging as management consultants. Indi

The Biosphere Rules - a commentary

This article presents the natural rules to the companies which can be used to save the environment from any kind of pollution caused by the toxic materials. No doubt, a   good management should have something more than the efficiency, effectiveness and the identification emulation of best practices (Moir, 2001). It should also consider the social policy and emerging global realities along with efficacy and sustainability of commercial enterprise (MIT Sloan). Environmental sustainability is a universal issue and global organizations must have to consider it in their strategies. There have long been conflicting expectations of the nature of companies’ responsibilities to society. No doubt that companies can learn from nature in manufacturing and recycling.  References:   Moir, L. (2001), “What do we mean by corporate social responsibility”, Corporate Governance, Vol. 1 Issue. 2, p. 16-22, ISSN: 1472-0701   “Systems, Sustainability and Society”, MIT Sloan Management Review, Fall2002,