Welcome Participants,


Welcome to the 7th IAMB Winter conference of the International Academy of Management and Business that took place on January 25-27, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.


The theme of the conference was presented by two keynote lectures: “A Correlational Approach to the Study of Professional Culture and Intra-organizational Conflict” by Professor Linda Herkenhoff, Ph.D., and “Creativity: An Orphan in Business Schools, but a Wunderkind for the Business World” by Professor Edward Rockey, Ph.D.

IAMB extends its gratitude and appreciation for their outstanding and well received presentations.


The conference provided a platform for professionals, practitioners, academics, educators and researchers in the various fields of management and business to disseminate and share the latest research, knowledge and experiences. The conference hosted scholars from 25 countries around the world, covering over 43 universities, academic institutions and businesses. The friendly atmosphere, the one on one opportunity for exchange and networking, and the multi-national exposure were cited among the top benefits from conference attendees. Each submitted abstract/paper is peer reviewed and only accepted abstracts/papers were presented. Selected manuscripts will be published in the official journal of IAMB, the International Journal of Management and Business, IJMB.


About IAMB

Our goal is to bring scholars from various fields of management and facilitate meaningful interactions. Hopefully this will lead to professional development opportunities for scholars and practitioners in management and business. IAMB fosters a small conference setting (under 200 participants) with multi-national delegates.



The content of all presentations, views and opinions as well as material published in the IAMB 2010 Winter Conference Proceedings are the responsibilities of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions, views or the policies of IAMB. Researchers and authors assume responsibility for the accuracy of data and facts published in the Conference Proceedings.


To obtain a copy of these proceedings, you may contact the authors or contact the under signed by mail to IAMB office, P.O. Box 8040, Silver Spring, Maryland 20907, USA, by email to Dr. Batzri or by fax  (301) 585-1417. Individual contributions are copyright by the authors or their employers. This CD compilation and its Internet equivalent are copyright© 2010 by IAMB and Gilron Group, LLC. All rights reserved.


Shmuel Batzri, Ph.D.

Academic Affairs



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