WELCOME TO

The 3rd Conference on Management and Sustainability in Asia

The Clio Court Hotel
March 26-27, 2017
Fukuoka, Japan

Fukuoka

COMSA will be held at the Clio Court Hotel
Fukuoka, Japan
Sunday and Monday, March 26-27, 2017

Proposal Deadline Extended to Friday, March 10, 2017

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The Conference on Management and Sustainability in Asia (COMSA 2017)»

Welcome to the 3rd Conference on Management and Sustainability in Asia, to be held in Fukuoka, Japan from Sunday, March 26 to Monday March 27, 2017. COMSA 2017 is an international conference aimed at providing a platform for academics, researchers and students to gather in a peaceful to engage, learn and share ideas ranging from corporate social responsibility and the triple bottom line to sustainable business practices,  economic development and sustainable livelihoods in developing nations.

Today’s rapidly globalizing world has spawned dynamic changes from rising affluence and urban migration to heavy demands put on our finite resources and the environment.  The breakneck pace of development and consumption of modern society is an unsustainable course that threatens our ecosystem and future.

With the theme of Management and Sustainability in a Globalized World, Fukuoka is an ideal venue site for COMSA 2017 since it was once again rated as one of Asia’s greenest and most sustainable cities as well as the 7th most liveable city in the world according to Monocle Magazine.

We welcome submissions of 250 words in English by Friday, March 10, 2017 on these areas:

  • CSR and Corporate Governance
  • Disaster Management
  • Economic Sustainability
  • Ecotourism and Development
  • Environmental Management
  • Finance and Microfinance
  • International Business
  • ICT Management
  • Organizational Behavior & HRM
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Accounting
  • Sustainable Business
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban Planning and Management
  • Other Areas (please specify)

 

Program Chairperson

Takayuki Yamada Takayuki Yamada
Charter and Founding Member of RID 2760 Rotary Club of Chubu Nagoya Mirai
Special Adviser, Polio Plus Committee of Japan
Committee Member, Rotary International Youth Exchange of Japan

Mr. Yamada is a Charter and Founding Member of RID 2760 Rotary Club of Chubu Nagoya Mirai, where he also serves as a special adviser of the Polio Plus Committee of Japan. Between 2011 and 2016 he has organized and led several humanitarian and medical aid missions to India and Bhutan to assist with immunization efforts to eradicate polio in South Asia. Most recently, Mr. Yamada was appointed to serve on the strategic planning committee for the Rotary International Youth Exchange Program in Japan.

Co-Chair and Program Director

COM Professor Michael Sasaoka Michael Sasaoka-Alvord
INTESDA Program Director
Japan

Michael Sasaoka oversees special programs, events and business development for INTESDA, which mobilizes ideas and raises awareness for sustainable development and the Global Goals. Michael holds degrees in international business and Japanese from San Diego State University, USA. Combining his interests in business and education he has been involved with education and training in Japan for the past seventeen years at the secondary, tertiary and corporate level. His research interest include globalization, sustainable development and education rights.

Editorial Committee

Professor William Kittredge William P. Kittredge, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Business, Bellevue University, USA
Editor, The Economic Development Quarterly Journal

Dr. Kittredge  received his Ph.D from the Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs in Public Administration with a specialty in performance assessment and performance-budget linkage. He has numerous research publications and presentations to his credit. He has served as a Director National Programs and Performance Evaluation in U.S. Department of Commerce, Professor of Public Policy & Finance at Carnegie Mellon University, Australia and US Government representative at Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), France, amongst various senior management positions and appointments. Presently, he teaches in the College of Business at Bellevue University, USA.

Review Committee

COMSA 2017 is an international, peer-reviewed conference. As a general rule, all applicants must use a university or institution registered e-mail address to submit an abstract for evaluation. Please contact the secretariat if you need assistance.

Our review process employs a double-blind review system with instructions and a scoring rubric that assesses a range of areas which are not limited to, but include originality, clarity, organization, methodology, spelling, grammar and suitability for the conference. Accepted abstracts and papers will appear in the official proceedings (ISSN 2189-2229), which is published in electronic format shortly after the conference.

We wish to thank the following people for their willingness and effort to assist with the reading and editorial committee work:

Review Committee

William P. Kittredge, Ph.D. College of Business, Bellevue University, USA
Jong-Rong Chen, Ph.D. Graduate Institute of Industrial Economics, National Central University, Taiwan
Henry Loupias, Ph.D. Faculty of Visual Communication, University of Pasundan, Indonesia
Ching-Ho Yen, Ph.D. Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management Information, Huafan University, Taiwan
Arpita Dutta, Ph.D. Center for Administrative & Financial Services, AMA International University, Bahrain
Nares Chuersuwan, Ph.D. School of Environmental Health, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Jatuwit Khieochaum, Ph.D. School of Accountancy, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thailand

 

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