Mission Impossible: NTU College of Management, 2014 Management Theory and Practice Conference held in Kitakyushu has a successful conclusion!
Published At:2014-11-17 
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 2017-02-12 updated

National Taiwan University and Kyoto University jointly hosted the 2014 Management Theory and Practice Conference. The two-day conference, which was organized by NTU Management Review, and held at the International Conference Center in Kitakyushu, Japan, had come to a successful conclusion on April 5, 2014. Professor Sharon K. Parker of the University of Western Australia and Professor Kunio Okina of Kyoto University were invited to deliver keynote speeches. Both Professor Yoshihiro Tokuga (Dean, Graduate School of Management at Kyoto University), and Professor Andy Guo (Dean, the College of Management at National Taiwan University) were present to welcome the conference participants. Professor Rong-Ruey Duh (Editor-in-Chief, NTU Management Review), Professors Chan-Jane Lin and Ming-Hui Hsieh (Associate Deans of NTU College of Management) and the faculty of NTU College of Management were also present and served as chairs and discussants for some sessions.

The theme for the 2014 Management Theory and Practice Conference was “Frontiers of Management: An Asia Pacific Perspective.” There were 135 papers submitted to the conference from the United States, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan, and others. Sixty-six papers were accepted for presentation at the conference. On behalf of the conference organizer, Professor Rong-Ruey Duh invited Kyoto University to jointly host this conference with the support of the City Government of Kitakyushu and other sponsoring organizations to which he is grateful. He looks forward to the continued cooperation between the two institutions in the future as well as promoting academic cooperation and exchanges, exposing students to an international perspective, and enhancing the international reputation of National Taiwan University and the College of Management.