Theme: To the Frontier of Management from Islamic Perspective

Keynote Speaker : Tan Sri Professor Dzulkifli Abdul Razak (Former Vice-Chancellor of USM)

12-13 MAY 2018
Saturday & Sunday
Universiti Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Sultan Ismail
50250 Kuala Lumpur

We invite empirical and conceptual papers, abstract, case studies addressing current issues and developments in the frontier of 

management. Even though our focus is on Islamic Management, papers in all areas of Management, Business and Economics are

welcome. Strategic Management, Marketing, Banking, Finance, Manufacturing, Human Resources Management, Organizational

Behavior, Accounting, Economics, International Business, Research Methods, and other areas beneficial for improving business

and management practices.

The following journals have agreed to publish suitable papers in their regular and special issues:

  • International  Journal of Economics and Management (Scopus Index)
  • International  Journal of Asian Social Science (ERA Index)
  • Journal of Islamic Management Studies
  • E-Bangi Journal.

Important dates:

Abstracts if you wish only to present: 15th March 2018

Full Paper if you wish to publish: 31st March 2018

Notification of Acceptance: 15th April 2018

Payment of Fees: 30th April 2018

Abstracts and Papers to be sent to:



USD 450 (For presentation and publication Scopus Journal, if suitable)

USD 250 (For presentation and publication in ERA and other Journals, if suitable)

USD 100 (For presentation or attendance only)

Students will be given USD 50 discount.

WAIM Bank Account:

Maybank Islamic

Account No.: 568621005141

Contact us:

Business School, Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) 

Associate Professor Dr. GholamReza Zandi

Email: , Hand phone:+60-0195728658


Faculty of Business and Management, UiTM

Dr. Abdul Kadir Othman

Email: , Hand phone: +60-0139823953


Paper Template:

Submission of the manuscript will be held to imply that it contains original unpublished work and is not being submitted for publication elsewhere at the same time.
Final responsibility for the selection and acceptance of manuscripts for publication rests with the Editors.

Manuscripts should be divided into headed sections:
o Abstract
o Keywords: 3 – 5 words
o Introduction
o Review of Literature
o Research Methodology
o Results and Discussion and
o Conclusions
but should not be numbered.
The left-hand side margin for the manuscripts should be 4 cm.
The manuscript should be formatted in one column.
The text and references should be checked thoroughly for errors before submission.
It is the responsibility of the author to ensure that the typescript is correct in style, syntax and spelling.
The text should be in Times New Roman font size 12.
The length of the manuscript should be between 5000 to 7000 words, with tables, illustrations and references and not exceed 10 pages including references.
Any words to be abbreviated should be written in full when first mentioned followed by the abbreviation in parentheses.
Footnotes should be used sparingly. Number them consecutively throughout the article, using superscript Arabic numbers. Do not include footnotes in the Reference list. As for table footnotes, indicate each footnote with a superscript lowercase letter.
References should appear after any appendices, listed in alphabetical order by name(s) of author(s).

o Manuscripts should follow the Harvard referencing style.
o Separate each reference by single spacing.
o Literature citations in the text should be made by name (s) of author (s) and year.
o For references with more than two authors, the name of the first author followed by ‘et al.’ should be used.

To be considered for publication in SCOPUS journal special issue: Papers must be EMPIRICAL in nature due to requirements with partner journal.

To be considered for publication in SCOPUS journal special issue each author is limited to 3 papers i.e. an author’s name cannot appear more than 3 times in a particular issue.

Each name must not appear in the same sequence in a particular issue due to requirements by partner journal.