Universitatea Babeş-Bolyai, Facultatea de Business

Str. Horea nr. 7, 400174, Cluj-Napoca, Tel: 0264 599170, Fax: 0264 590110

Web: tbs.ubbcluj.ro



Call For Papers


Details Regarding the Format of the Abstract and of the Paper
(Information for the Authors)

Papers should be original and unpublished, and should not be under publication consideration with any other outlet.

Participants interested in presenting a paper should send a Word file (in English) including the paper title, the name of the author/ authors, institutional affiliation, e-mail address and an Abstract of maximum 500 words, no more than 5 key words and JEL classification: (http://www.aeaweb.org/journal/jel_class_system.html) until June 21st 2017.

This file – which has the role of registration form, too – should be sent by e-mail using one of the following e-mail addresses: cornelia.pop@tbs.ubbcluj.ro or oana.gica@tbs.ubbcluj.ro.

Please include a separate page with the title, the name and the e-mail of the author/ authors for the double-blind review process. The page with the abstract should contain the title, the abstract, the key words and JEL classification.

The authors will be notified of the acceptance/ rejection of their proposals no later than July 4th, 2017.

The complete papers – in English – should be sent until September 1st, 2017.

The paper must be of maximum 15 pages – portrait or landscape (for tables and graphs) – including the Abstract, the References, and the Appendices.

The complete papers should be sent via e-mail using the e-mail addresses from above.

The notification of accepted papers will be done no later than 3 days after the submission.

Please respect the following paper format – Word-file:


The paper's content must follow the structure below:

Citation Requirements:

Publications should be cited in the text: ( Adams, 2006) using the author's name or (Adams and Brown, 2006) citing both authors, or (Adams et al., 2006), when there are three or more authors.
At the end of the paper a reference list in alphabetical order should be supplied:

  • For books: Surname, Initials (year of publication), Title of the Book, Publisher, Place of publication.
    • e.g. Baldegger R. (20 07), Management. Strategie, Struktur, Kultur, Growth Publisher, Fribourg.
  • For book chapters: Surname, Initials (year of publication), "Chapter Title", Editor's Surname, Initials, Title of Book, Publisher, Place of publication, pages.
    • e.g. Calabrese, F.A. (2005), "The Early Pathways: Theory to Practice – a Continuum", in Stankosky, M. (Ed.), Creating the Discipline of Knowledge Management, Elsevier, New York, NY, pp. 15-20.
  • For journals: Surname, Initials (year of publication), "Title of the Article", Journal Name, volume, number, pages.
    • e.g. Capizzi, M.T. and Ferguson, R. (2005), "Loyalty Trends for the Twenty-first Century", Journal of Consumer Marketing, Vol. 22 No. 2, pp. 72-80.
  • For published conference proceedings: Surname, Initials (year of publication), "Title of paper", in Surname, Initials (Ed.), Title of Published Proceeding which may include the place and the date(s) when the conference was held, Publisher, Place of publication, Page numbers.
    • e.g. Jakkilinki, R., Georgievski, M. and Sharda, N. (2007), "Connecting Destinations with an Ontology-based E-tourism Planner", in Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2007, Proceedings of the International Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2007, Springer-Verlag, Vienna, pp. 12-32.
  • For unpublished conference proceedings: Surname, Initials (year of publication), "Title of paper", paper presented at the Name of the Conference, date of the conference, place of the conference, available at:  URL if freely available on the Internet (accessed date).
    •  e.g. Aumueller, D. (2005), "Semantic Authoring and Retrieval within a Wiki", paper presented at the European Semantic Web  Conference  (ESWC), May 29 th-June 1st, Heraklion, Crete, available at:
    • http://db.uni-leipzig.de/file/aumueller05wiksar.pdf (accessed on the 20th of February 2007).
  • For working papers: Surname, Initials (year of publication), "Title of the Article", working paper [number if available], Institution or organization, Place of organization, date.
    • e.g. Moizer, P. (2003), "How Published Academic Research Can Inform Policy Decisions: the Case of Mandatory Rotation of Audit Appointments", working paper, University of Leeds, Business School, Leeds, March 28th.
  • For encyclopedia entries (with no author or editor): Title of Encyclopedia (year of publication) "Title of Entry", volume, edition, Title of Encyclopedia, Publisher, Place of publication, pages.
    •  e.g. Encyclopaedia Britannica (1926) "Psychology of Culture Contact", Vol.1, 13th ed., Encyclopaedia Britannica, London and New York, NY, pp. 763 , 765-71. (For authored entries please refer to book chapter guidelines above.)
  • For newspaper articles (authored): Surname, Initials (year of publication), "Title of Article", Newspaper, date, pages.
    • e.g. Smith, A. (2008), "Money for Old Rope", Daily News, January 21st, pp. 3-4.
  • For newspaper articles (non-authored): Newspaper (year of publication), "Title of Article", date, page/ pages.
    • e.g. Daily News (2008), "Small Change", February, 2nd,p. 7.
  • For electronic sources: if available online the full URL should be supplied at the end of the reference, as well as a date when the resource was accessed.
    •  e.g. Castle, B. ( 2005), "Introduction to Web Services for Remote Portlets", available at:
    • http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/library/ws-wsrp/ (accessed on November 12th, 2007). Standalone URLs, i.e. without an author or date, should be included either within parentheses within the main text, or preferably set as a note (Roman n umeral within square brackets within the text followed by the full URL address at the end of the paper).




Babes-Bolyai University

 Faculty of Business



The International Conference



The 8th Edition

September 28th-30th, 2017
Cluj-Napoca, Romania