Conference Speakers

The 6th World Conference on Management, Business and Economics.

Keynote Speaker

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Begum Otken

Associate Professor of Management at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA

Topic

AI: A Magical Wand. Implications for Companies

Begum Otken is an Associate Professor of Management. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkiye. She taught Organizational Behavior, Management, Research Methods, and Leadership classes in different countries in Europe. Currently, she is working as a Lecturer of Management at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA and teaching Principles of Management and International Business classes. She has many publications in national and international journals about leadership, culture, employee attitudes, and degrowth and co-authored a book about employer branding.

Highlighted Speakers

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Ms. Abigail Acheampong

Abigail Acheampong is an account officer personnel and entrepreneur with a passion for driving business growth and innovation. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting option) from the University of Education, Winneba-Ghana, and currently works at Ghana Publishing Company Limited as an Assistant Accountant. As an astute entrepreneur, she is also the sole distributor of Martin Lion's range of perfumes on the Ghanaian market. Abigail is a strong advocate for gender equality and women's empowerment. Her areas of interest border around business planning, corporate strategies, business leadership, strategic cost management, and enhancing feminism.

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Mr. Huzaifa Mohammed Adam Harameen

Adam Harameen obtained his B.Sc in Chemical engineering at University of Khartoum in 2018. He was awarded Turkish government scholarship to pursue M.Sc studies at Kocaeli University in 2019. Specialized in materials for electrochemical systems and E-waste recycling, currently, he is working as R&D in the same aforementioned area.

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Ms. Beatrice Yeboah Gyimah

Beatrice Yeboah Gyimah is an HR personnel and entrepreneur with a passion for driving business growth and innovation. She holds a BSC in Business Administration (Human Resource Management option) from Central University, Ghana. Beatrice is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Novelty Oasis Enterprise, a fully indigenous Ghanaian business entity. She has successfully led the entity to achieve significant revenue growth and its flagship product Birch Reed Diffusers is widely recognized as the leading diffuser brand in the Ghanaian market. With her vast expertise in Human Relations and Entrepreneurship, Beatrice brings a unique perspective and expertise which she intends to share at conference. Her research areas of interest include business planning and strategies, marketing and branding, business leadership and management, customer care, and time management.

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Ms. Fosuaa Boakye Yiadom

Fosuaa Boakye Yiadom is a human resource professional with a passion for fostering a positive workplace culture and facilitating employee development. She is a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), in addition to a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Management Studies from Kumasi Technical University. She is currently the General Manager in charge of Administration at Novelty Oasis Enterprise. Fosuaa is passionate about curating memorable experiences in diverse spaces with high impact.

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Ms. Gracephine Anum

Gracephine Anum is a security analyst, intelligence officer, and entrepreneur. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Central University in addition to a master's degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. Gracephine’s keen analytical skills and ability to identify emerging trends and potential security issues have made her an invaluable asset in the field. She has also worked on various intelligence projects, utilizing her strong research and critical thinking abilities to provide actionable insights. Her research interests revolve around women in business, women's empowerment, social entrepreneurship, and policies promoting gender equality. Miss Anum has conducted extensive research in these areas, aiming to identify barriers faced by women in the business world and develop strategies to enhance their opportunities and success. She actively advocates for gender equality and women's empowerment, utilizing her expertise and knowledge to drive positive change.

Past Speakers

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Prof. Dr. Cristina Fernandes

Assistant Professor w/Habilitation at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Portugal

Topic

Interlinking institutions, entrepreneurship and economic performance

She is Assistant Professor w/Habilitation at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Portugal. She holds a PhD in Management from the University of Beira Interior. She is researcher center NECE – Center for Studies in Business Sciences at the University of Beira Interior and at Centre for Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Loughborough University, UK.  She is part of the editorial board of Management Decision; has several dozen scientific articles published in international journals including: Journal of Technology Transfer; Journal of Knowledge Management; R&D Management and Journal of Business Research. Actively participates in scientific meetings and international conferences on these topics, having been distinguished several times with awards for best article. Has participation in several international projects.

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Dr. Ioannis Thanos

Dr Ioannis Thanos is Assistant Professor of Management at the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). He holds a BSc in Business Administration from the AUEB, an MSc in Marketing and Strategy from the University of Warwick, UK, and a PhD from the AUEB. He has won several teaching and research awards (e.g.,, Journal of Strategy and Management best paper award).

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Dr. Andrea Payaro

Degree in Management Information Systems; Ph.D. and post doctoral specialization in business management at the University of Padua. Consultant certified Master Management Level by ELA (European Logistics Association). In 2019 he received by Confindustria the logistician of the year. Lecturer in business schools (Neoma, Cuoa, Politecnico di Milano) and faculty member of Italian Trade Agency (Ministry of economic development). Since 2000 he has developed management consultancy in supply chain management.

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Prof. Felix Amoah

Professor Felix Amoah holds a doctoral degree in marketing. He is an associate professor and head of department (HoD) in the department of marketing management at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. Prof. Amoah has supervised several PhD and Masters’ studies to completion. His research interests include experience marketing, digital marketing, and consumer behavior. In 2019, Prof. Amoah received the emerging researcher of the year award in the faculty of business and economic sciences at Nelson Mandela University.

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Mr. Adrián Csizmadia

Adrián Csizmadia is a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Management and Organizational Science at the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Prior to that he completed a Master's degree in Finance at the University of Kaposvár (Hungary). His research interests is the spatial analysis of factors affecting income situation. He won third place twice with my research at the National Scientific Students’ Associations Conference (in 2019 and 2021) in Hungary.

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Dr. Francisco do Adro

Francisco do Adro has a degree in Literature and Lusophone Civilizations (Université Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux III, France), a Master in International Trade and Management (Institut d’Administration des Entreprises, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, France), and a PhD in Management (Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal). His research area focuses on the non-profit sector (leadership, management, innovation, entrepreneurship, market orientation and performance). After having worked in the public, private and social sectors in France, Spain and Portugal for more than 20 years, he is currently coordinator at UBI of the alliance of European Universities UNITA Universitas Montium since 2020.

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Prof. DIMITRIOS M. MIHAIL

DIMITRIOS M. MIHAIL is Professor, the Administrator of the Master program in HRM, and the Head of the HRM Lab at the University of Macedonia, Thessalonki, Greece. He holds a PhD in Economics. Department of Economics, The Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, New York, USA. His current research focuses on human resources management systems, and High Performance Work Systems.

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Prof. Dr. Cristina Fernandes

Prof. Dr. Cristina Fernandes She is Assistant Professor w/Habilitation at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Portugal. She holds a PhD in Management from the University of Beira Interior. She is researcher at the NECE – Research Centre for Studies in Business Sciences at the University of Beira Interior and Centre for Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Loughborough University, UK. She is part of the editorial board of Management Decision; has several dozen scientific articles published in international journals including: Journal of Technology Transfer; Journal of Knowledge Management; R&D Management and Journal of Business Research. Actively participates in scientific meetings and international conferences on these topics, having been distinguished several times with awards for best article. Has participation in several international projects.

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Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Hoan

"Nguyen Thi Thu Hoan is a university lecturer at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, a think-tank of Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, United States in 2013. Her research interests include international economics, economic diplomacy, international development, and international business."