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DLSU CBRD, PAoM hold 6NBMC

The DLSU Center for Business Research and Development (CBRD), in partnership with the Philippine Academy of Management (PAoM), held the 6th National Business and Management Conference (6NBMC) last November 9 to 10 at DLSU – Manila.

The theme for the 6NBMC is “Sparking a digital economy: The use of technology in business and management for innovation, inclusivity, and integration”. Its main goal is to discuss and assess recent developments in technology and how this impacts the conduct of business and management.

Apart from the digital economy, other themes and areas were also included in the conference such as social entrepreneurship, new business models, resilience building in disaster-vulnerable environments, and sustainable tourism. These are conducted through plenary sessions with industry practitioners and the academe, research parallel sessions, capability building sessions, and round table discussions.

Among the distinguished speakers during the keynote address and plenary sessions include DLSU Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation Dr. Raymond Girard Tan, BPI Direct BanKo Inc. President Mr. Jerome Minglana, DLSU Full Professor Dr. Benito Teehankee, Hungry Workhorse President Mr. Reynaldo Lugtu Jr., and Grab Philippines Country Marketing Head Ms. Cindy Toh.

On the other hand, among the professors who conducted the capability building sessions include Associate Professor Dr. Gerardo Largoza for “Experimental Design for Business Research” and Asia-Pacific Social Science Review Editor Dr. Romeo Lee for “Effective Work Habits in Research and Publishing”.

Now on its sixth year, the NBMC serves as a platform for faculty members and graduate students of Philippine business schools to engage in scholarly research and undergo a presentation and critique of their ideas. It also attempts to establish linkages and networks so as to spur collaboration in different areas such as humanistic management, social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial leadership, and disaster resilience, to name a few.

Five RVRCOB faculty members present papers in Okinawa conference

 

Five faculty members of the Ramon V. del Rosario College of Business (RVRCOB) of De La Salle University (DLSU) presented their research papers in the 2018 Asia Pacific Business and Economics Research Society (APBERS) Conference held on January 19 and 20 at the Hyatt Regency, Naha, Okinawa, Japan. The theme of the conference was “Multi-stakeholder approach in advancing research on sustainability”.

One of the keynote speakers was CBRD Director Dr. Raymund B. Habaradas, who presented his paper “Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm: Illustrating a multilever ecosystem approach to social business incubation”.

Other presenters from DLSU were Atty. Antonio Ligon of the Commercial Law Department who presented “The South China Sea conundrum: Effects and remedies of the environment crimes committed in the South China Sea”; Dr. Florenz Tugas of the Accountancy Department, who presented his paper “Does age matter” A closer look at the technology readiness of CPAs in public accounting practice in the Philippines; Dr. Cynthia Cudia and Mr. Aeson Luiz dela Cruz, also of the Accountancy Department, who presented their paper titled “Earnings management choice and effect of firm characteristics and corporate governance practices: Evidence from publicly listed property sector firms in the Philippines”.

The conference attracted scholars from various universities from Guam, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Thailand. Conference co-chairs are Dr. Michael Angelo A. Cortez of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan; and Dr. John Paolo Rivera of the Asian Institute of Management, Philippines.

DLSU partners with CBSUA for 5th National Business and Management Conference

   

De La Salle University (DLSU) and Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA), in collaboration with the Philippine Academy of Management (PAoM), successfully held the 5th National Business and Management Conference (NBMC 2017) on November 17-18, 2017 at the Avenue Plaza Hotel, Magsaysay Avenue, Naga City, Camarines Sur. The theme of this year’s conference is: “Grassroots: Towards responsible management and sustainable business practices”.

Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC, President of De La Salle Philippines (DLSP) and President of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), was the conference’s keynote speaker. In his presentation titled “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”: the Role of Philippine Business and Academia”, Luistro talked about the PBSP’s long-term program that utilizes a multifaceted approach aimed at moving the poorest Filipino families from survival to subsistence to self-sufficiency. The goal is to eradicate extreme poverty in 2030.

The conference’s other plenary speaker was Dr. Feorillo Petronilo A. Demeterio III, Director of the DLSU University Research Coordination Office (URCO), who talked about “Building a Research Culture in Philippine HEIs: Opportunities and challenges”. He presented several models that Philippine universities can use as a model for promoting research in their respective institutions.

Spearheaded by the DLSU Center for Business Research and Development (CBRD), the conference attracted business and management faculty members and graduate students from colleges and universities all over the Philippines. CBRD worked closely with the following CBSUA administrators: CBSUA President Dr. Georgina J. Bordado, Vice President for Research and Development Dr. Josephine F. Cruz, and College of Economics and Management Dean Ms. Cresilda Caning.