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Global Business Research Symposium Considers the Future of Business

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business’s 13th annual Global Business Research Symposium, held at the Rome campus of St. John’s University on June 13-15, attracted 73 participants from 11 countries. The theme of this year’s GBRS was The Future of Business: Technology, Innovation and Regulation.

After two days of panels, presentations and concurrent sessions, a committee of 20 referees was selected from the most senior conference members to act as judges in giving the best paper and best discussant awards. The winners were:

BEST PAPERS

THE UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF USING MOBIL DEVICES IN THE CLASSROOM

Ivan Abel, St. John’s University, USA
I. Hilmi Elifoglu, St. John’s University, USA          

ACCESS-BASED CONSUMPTION: ITS TECHNOLOGICAL DETERMINANTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE BUSINESSES - THE POLISH EXAMPLE

Aleksandra Burgiel, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
Jolanta Zralek, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland  

SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND VALUES FOR CONSUMERS

Slawomir Smyczek, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland

NETWORKS AND FIRM’S SCALABILITY: WHAT FACTORS CONTRIBUTE TO DEFINE A BORN-GLOBAL STARTUP?

Bisan Abdulkader, Central European University, Hungary

THREE YEAR PROGRAMS AT SNHU

Kyle Viator, Southern New Hampshire University, USA  

THE VALUE OF ESG

James Barrese, St. John’s University, USA
Cynthia Phillips, St. John’s University, USA
Victoria Shoaf, St. John’s University, USA          

BEST DISCUSSANTS

Among the eight best discussants were four from The Peter J. Tobin College of Business: Ivan Abel, Biagio Pilato, Victoria Shoaf and Yun Zhu.