2nd International Conference on
Social and Management Sciences; Theoretical and Practical Approaches
Date: December 15-16, 2018
Abstract Submission Date: June 30, 2018
Full Paper Submission Date: December 05, 2018
Early Bird Discount Date: August 30, 2018
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Venue: Hotel Grand Pacific Singapore
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Conference Theme: “Highlighting the Socio-economic and Socio-cultural Implications of Social Science Development”


GISSF Research Wing announce the international conference on “Social and Management Sciences; Theoretical and Practical Approaches”. This forum is established to discuss the issues of multidisciplinary field collaboration with business and economics emerging trends. We invite the scholars /scientists / engineers/ researchers / practitioners / students to join with us and share the new innovative trends in their respective field. This common platform is expected to provide the bases for joint venture among different fields to serve the society in a better way.
1. Read through the track calls below and select the track which is closest to the topic of your paper. If you cannot decide that which track is suitable for your research topic, you can email the corresponding person with your title and a draft of your manuscript, for advice on
2. Authors must submit papers electronically through the conference system by using online submission form or you can send it via email to
3. All papers must follow the paper submission guidelines
All submitted abstracts/ papers / posters will go through a blind peer review process and accepted manuscripts will be published in conference proceedings. Conference proceeding will be submitted to ISI Thomson Reuters Web of Science for consideration and indexation.
Selected conference papers will be published in special / Scopus indexed journals associated with this conference. Associated journals will allocate a special / regular issue for papers submitted to this conference.
Invitation for Reviewers & Session Chairs in all fields
Voluntary participation as a reviewer and session chair will be acknowledged through a certificate by GISSF Wing.

GISSF Conference scope covers, but not limited to, the following topics:
Main Tracks of the conferences:

  • Track1: Social and Community Studies
  • Track2: Arts
  • Track 3: Humanities
  • Track 4: Civic and Political Studies
  • Track 5: Cultural & Global Studies
  • Track 6: Environmental Studies
  • Track 7: Organizational Studies
  • Track 8: Educational and Communication Studies
  • Track 9: Economics, Finance & Accounting
  • Track 10: Business and Management Studies


    In the practice of SMSTPA 2018, the Doctoral Colloquium will take place during the main conference. The colloquium is for doctoral students seeking careers as researchers in public, private and academic organizations with research interests in multiple areas of research.
    The aims of the SMSTPA 2018 Doctoral Colloquium are:

    • To develop and sustain a network of young scholars conducting high quality research.
    • To support the upcoming generation of researchers by addressing issues relevant to the advancement of a research career
    • To allow Students to discuss their research with leading specialists, scholars and peers in an international setting.
    • To discuss the issues faced by students during their dissertation progress with the senior scholars across different fields and countries

    The Doctoral Colloquium will Cover 4 major aspects. The first aspect will focus on introductions, networking and general mentoring. The second aspect will be based on group and individual research feedback sessions. The third aspect will be a colloquium poster session, providing students the opportunity to learn about one another’s research and prepare for the conference-wide poster session in which they will also participate. The fourth aspect is a question answer session between the students and professors to seek solutions for the student research issues.
    Eligibility Criteria:
    As the purpose of this colloquium is to support Students with their dissertation research, only Doctoral and Masters students who have not yet defended their dissertation are able to apply. Accepted colloquium participants must register for the main conference at the student rate. If student has already registered as a presenter or attendee, the entrance to student colloquium is free of charge. however the student has to confirm his/her appointment by sending email to for participation in the colloquium.


    Important Information:
    1. Please submit your panel proposal to
    2. Panels will generally be 1 hour in duration. Time should be included for audience participation.
    3. All participants must be registered for the overall SMSTPA-2018 conference.
    4. Please use the contents below for your panel proposal.
    5. In case of further clarification or any assistance required before completing the proposal you can email at
    At least the moderator and two other panelists must be registered for the conference, so work on the schedule and proceedings can begin.
    SMSTPA 2018, Panel Proposal must include the following information:
    1. Title: Title of your panel
    2. Aims and Objectives of the Panel: Explain why such a panel is relevant to SMSTPA and to the Theme of SMSTPA. (Max 5-10 lines)
    3. Occurrence/Novelty: Please describe either past instances or the novelty of new ventures here. (Max 10 lines)
    4. Description: Use this to clarify scope, audience and focus. Give aims and objectives for your panel here. This will become the “abstract” for the proceedings and program. (Max 20-25 lines)
    5. Event Structure/Agenda: Describe what organizers and participants will do during the panel. E.g., will there be a series of fixed presentations and then discussion, and/or will the moderator ask questions to which first the panelists and then the audience may respond. What are the main questions you would ask? (Max 20 lines).
    6. Panel Members: List all names, affiliations, and emails of all anticipated panel participants, and state if they have accepted the invitation to participate should the panel be accepted. Include the moderator/organizer.
    7. Qualifications of panelists: Briefly describe your and your fellow panelists’ backgrounds and qualifications/ areas of expertise in the related research/practitioner domain.


    The SMSTPA 2018 poster session will provide an opportunity for authors to interact informally with conference attendees, using a standard-size poster as a visual aid. Presenting a poster is also a good way to discuss and receive feedback on a work in progress that has not been fully developed into a paper. To facilitate this interaction, the SMSTPA 2018 poster session will be held in conference common areas, where attention of the participants is expected to be high.
    Poster proposal should be submitted consisting of an extended abstract, with a maximum of 250-300 words describing the research that would be the topic of the poster for presentation and discussion. You might include a small version of a figure or two that would be in the poster, such as a screen shot of a system you will be describing. Posters are submitted to a the conference. If your poster proposal is accepted, you will be notified and then you can prepare the actual poster which should be maximum of 45″x 60″.


    we invite scholars to become session moderators in the following tracks:

    • Social and Community Studies
    • Arts
    • Humanities
    • Civic and Political Studies
    • Cultural & Global Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Organizational Studies
  • Educational and Communication Studies
  • Economics, Finance & Accounting
  • Business and Management Studies
    All interested scholars should send their consent to by mentioning their area of interest. For this voluntary service, all session moderators will be awarded a certificate of appreciation by the SMSTPA 2018 secretariat.


    In this International Conference “Social and Management Sciences; Theoretical and Practical Approaches” several sessions will be held based on different themes and areas of interest.

    • Session chairs are requested to kindly check the Schedule of conference.
    • Check the date, room and time of the sessions that they are chairing.
    • Main task of session chair is to motivate the presenter/researcher to share his/her knowledge on the particular topic and also make conducive environment so the participants may have an intellectual discussion on the subject.
    • Session chair can share his/her own knowledge, research, experience, observations very briefly if time permits.
    • Please ensure your availability at assigned room at least 5-10 minutes prior to the beginning of session. This will help you to acquaint with the working of Laptop and multimedia etc. Please contact the control room, in case of any problem.
    • Please choose your seat in front row, so participant may see and interact with you easily.
    • Please introduce yourself and greet the participants of session.
    • Make attendance of presenters of your session to ensure their presence in the room.
    • Make an announcement regarding the allocation of time to each presenter. Time for each presentation is of 10 minutes followed by 5 minutes of Question & Answer session. However, session chair may extend the time of presentation keeping in view the allotted time for session.
    • Session chair is responsible for session to be completed on time.
    • Before inviting presenter(s), announce their full name(s) and the title of the paper.
    • Best session paper has already been decided by our distinguished reviewers and his/her name will be conveyed to you, you will announce this at the end of session and present a certificate to researcher.
    • You will have to decide “Best Presenter of Session” by filling in the evaluation form provided to you and certificate will be awarded in the closing ceremony.
    • At the end of session, distribute the certificates of presentation, convey expression of thanks on your personal and GISSF behalf to the presenters and the participants.
    • In case of any sort of confusion, please contact conference chair or management of GISSF.


    we invite scholars to become Reviewers in the following tracks:

    • Social and Community Studies
    • Arts
    • Humanities
    • Civic and Political Studies
    • Cultural & Global Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Organizational Studies
  • Educational and Communication Studies
  • Economics, Finance & Accounting
  • Business and Management Studies
    All interested scholars should send their consent to by mentioning their area of interest. For this voluntary service, all reviewers will be awarded a certificate of appreciation by the SMSTPA 2018 secretariat.


    According to plagiarism policy of SMSTPA-2018 all full papers considered for proceeding publication will go through plagiarism check using “TURNITIN” software and acceptable level of similarity index is 20%. Irrespective of initial abstract acceptance, full papers with more than 20% similarity indexed will not be published in online full paper proceeding. All authors are deemed to be individually and collectively responsible for the content of papers published by SMSTPA-2018. Hence, it is the responsibility of each author to ensure that papers submitted to SMSTPA-2018 should comply with the ethical standards with respect to plagiarism.


    • 1. Language English is the official language of the conference; the paper should be written and presented only in English.
    • 2. Presentation & Publication (Full paper) Full paper is requested, if you are also considering publishing your paper.
    • 3. Oral Presentation Only (Abstract) If you just want to make an oral presentation without paper publication, then you can only submit an abstract.
    • 4. Academic Ethics Articles submitted to the conference should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. We firmly believe that ethical conduct is the most essential virtual of any academic. Hence any act of plagiarism is a totally unacceptable academic misconduct and cannot be accepted.
    • 5. Formatting and Paper Length Limitation

    Click on the following links for paper template.
    The conference welcome papers on the following research topics but not limited to:
    Track1: Social and Community Studies
    Sociology: concepts and practices, Geographical perspectives on spaces and flows, what are the behavioral sciences, Psychology of the social. Where mind meets world: cognitive science as interdisciplinary practice, Economics as social science, Sociology and history: the dynamics of synchrony and diachrony, Philosophy’s place in the social sciences, Social welfare studies as interdisciplinary practice, Health in community, Horizons of interest: agenda setting in the social sciences, Research and knowledge in action: the applied social sciences, Social sciences for the professions, Social sciences for social welfare, Accounting for inequalities: poverty and exclusion, Social breakdown: dysfunction, crime, conflict, violence, Social sciences addressing social crisis points, Technologies in and for the social Economics, politics and their social effects: investment, ownership, risk, productivity, competition, regulation and deregulation, public accountability, stakeholders, trust, worklife, resource distribution, consumption, wellbeing, living standards, Commonalities, differences and relationships between the social and the natural sciences: research methodologies, professional practices and ethical positions, Research methodologies involving ‘human subjects’, The social sciences in the applied sciences and professions: engineering, architecture, planning, computing, tourism, law, health
    Track2: Arts
    Teaching and Learning the Arts, Arts Policy, Management and Advocacy, Arts Theory and Criticism, Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, Visual Arts Practices, Performing Arts Practices: Theater, Dance, Music, Literary Arts Practices, Media Arts Practices: Television, Multimedia, Digital, Online and Other New Media, Other Arts
    Track 3: Humanities
    Media, Film Studies, Theatre, Communication, Aesthetics, Design, Language, Linguistics, Knowledge, Philosophy, Ethics, Consciousness, History, Historiography, Literature/Literary Studies, Political Science, Politics, Teaching and Learning, Globalisation, Ethnicity, Difference, Identity, Immigration, Refugees, Race, Nation, First Nations and Indigenous Peoples, Sexuality, Gender, Families, Religion, Spirituality, Cyberspace, Technology, Science, Environment and the Humanities, Other Humanities
    Track 4: Civic and Political Studies
    Political science as disciplinary practice, Investigating public policy, Law as a social science, Criminology as social science, Public health, Social sciences in the service of social policy: risks and rewards, Social transformations: structure and agency in social dynamics, Accounting for the dynamics of citizenship, participation and inclusion, Trust, social capital, social cohesion and social welfare, Politics in, and of, the social sciences, Interdisciplinary perspectives on politics, public policy, governance, citizenship and nationality, Security and insecurity, conflict and cohesion, war and peace, terror and anti-terror, The neo-liberal state and its critics, Policy measures: assessing social need and social effectiveness
    Track 5: Cultural & Global Studies
    Cultual studies are of human lifeways: anthropology in its contexts; Of human life courses: family, childhood, youth, parenting and aging; Of human origins: paleontology, primate evolution, physical anthropology, Ethnographic methods, Social meanings: language, linguistics, discourse, text, Cultural studies as a constitutive field, Social science stances: modernism and postmodernism; structuralism and poststructuralism, Where humanities and social sciences meet, Social structure and human culture: the sociological and the anthropological, Interdisciplinary perspectives on human differences, Identities in social science: generational, gender, sexuality, ethnic, diasporic, Perspectives on, and voices of, difference: multiculturalism and feminism, Religion and the human sciences, Health, wellbeing and culture, Global flows, Global security, Human movement: migration, refugees, undocumented migrants, The dynamics of globalization, diaspora and diversity, Globalized economics: inequalities, development, ‘free’ and ‘fair’ trade, Developed and developing worlds, Inequalities in international perspective, Poverty and global justice, Human rights in global perspective, The local and the global
    Track 6: Environmental Studies
    The natural and the social: interdisciplinary studies, Human environments, Sustainability as a focus of interdisciplinary study, What are applied sciences?, Health and the environment, People, place and time: human demography, Environmental governance: consumption, waste, economic ‘externalities’, sustainability, environmental equity, Human interests in the natural sciences: the politics of the environment
    Track 7: Organizational Studies
    Management as social science, Culture in organizations, Technology and work, The social dynamics of organizations, Human resource management, Workers’ rights, Corporate governance, Organizational and social sustainability, Corporate social responsibility, Knowledge ecologies: embedded knowledge in the organizational setting, Tacit and explicit knowledge, Private and public knowledge, Scenario building and futures forecasting, Organizational change
    Track 8: Educational and Communication Studies
    Education as a social science, The learning sciences as an interdisciplinary endeavor, Action research: the logistics and ethics of interventionary social science, Teaching and learning the social studies, History teaching and learning, Economics teaching and learning, Geography teaching and learning, Technology in learning and learning about technology, Communication Media studies as social science, Communications as a social science, Information and communications technologies, the social web: the internet in its social context, Human-computer interactions, Literacies as a social learning experience
    Track 9: Economics, Finance & Accounting
    Financial Accounting, management accounting, auditing tax accounting, Accounting information systems Islamic Finance, Financial Markets, Money and Capital Markets, International Finance, Derivatives & Foreign Exchange Rates, Islamic Banking, Portfolio & Funds management, Behavioral finance, International Economics, Public Finance (GST & Taxes), Monetary Economics, Sectorial Studies, Macroeconomic Issues
    Track 10: Business and Management Studies
    International Business, Globalization, International Law, Management in Multicultural Society, International Market Entry, Cross Cultural Management, Business Models, Organizational Studies Organization Behavior, Organization Theory & Design, Organization Development, Organization Culture and Values, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Sourcing, Logistics management, Supply chain strategy, Project Management, Human Resource Management, Training & Development, Conflict Resolution, Global and Multicultural Issues, Strategic HR Management, Recruiting and Staffing, Marketing Management, Hospitality and Tourism, Advertising, Promotion & Marketing Communication, Branding & Positioning, Consumer Behavior, Innovation & New Product Development, International and Cross-Cultural Marketing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM),Pricing, Public Relation, Retailing and Sales Management, Marketing Technology, Modeling and forecasting, Neuro-marketing, Social Responsibility, Ethics and Consumer Protection, Sports Marketing, Social Entrepreneurship and SME Management, New Business Models, Agri- Business, SME challenges & Issues, SME & Globalization, Entrepreneurial Marketing, Entrepreneurial Education, Technology Management Management Information System, Enterprise Resource Planning, Innovation & Creativity, E-Commerce & E-biz, Global Technology Transfer, Research & Operations, Education Technology Strategic Management, Small – Medium size Firms in Crisis, Social Issues in Management, Collaboration and Strategic Alliances




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    SR. No International Delegates Early Bird Fee (August 30, 2018) Normal Fee
    1 All Participants / Faculty members / Professionals / Practitioners US$ 400 US$ 450
    2 Student (must provide copy of student ID card) US$ 300 US$ 350
    SR. No Singapore Participants Early Bird Fee (August 30, 2018) Normal Fee
    3 All Participants / Faculty members / Professionals / Practitioners US$ 350 US$ 400
    4 Singapore Students (must provide copy of student ID card) US$ 250 US$ 300
    5 Additional Paper Presentation (local & international) US$ 200 US$ 250
    6 Participants without Paper Presentation(local & International) US$ 200 US$ 250

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    • Conference Material & Program
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    • Certificate of Presentation
    • Lunches and Coffee Breaks
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