18th The Economics, Finance, Global Management,

Accounting, IT, Marketing, MIS, and Healthcare

Management Research Conference, Hawaii 2025

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Management, Economics, Finance, and IT Forum   *   May 29 - June 1, 2025

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Regular Submission Deadline for Final Paper: February 25, 2025

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General Information

The Economics, Finance, Global Management, Accounting, IT, Marketing, MIS, and Healthcare Management Research Conference, Hawaii  will be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii  Each conference room will be equipped with a projector and a screen.  So you need to bring your USB Flash Drive.  Please prepare your presentation in Power Point and save it in PDF.  Files on your USB Flash should be in PDF.  The Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach,  Honolulu is located at 2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, HI 96815.  

Schedule for Special Events

The Final Hawaii Research Conference Schedule will be sent to all registered authors in May 2024. 




May 29, 2025


2:00 PM-5:00 PM

Independent Research Meeting  with Chairs in Hawaii

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach,


Friday; May 30, 2025

Morning Session

8:00 AM - 8:15AM

Open Ceremony

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach,

8:15 AM -12:30 PM

Oral Session 1


 Keynote Speech


Panel Discussion I




Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach,


Friday; May 30, 2025

Afternoon Session


 13:45 PM -8:00 PM


Oral Session 2


 Keynote Speech


Panel Discussion II


Awards Ceremony and Toast


Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach,


Saturday; May 31, 2025


2:00 PM-5:00 PM

 Independent Research Meeting / Discussion with Chairs in Hawaii

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach,


Sunday; June 1, 2025


2:00 PM-5:00 PM

 Independent Research Meeting / Discussion with Chairs in Hawaii

Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach,



Dr. Larson Ng, Director of Research

University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii

Topic: The Legal Status of Hawai‘i and What It Means to International Trade and Commerce

Larson Ng is an Educational Specialist in the College of Education at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. As a researcher, he actively conducts and publishes research in the fields of business and economic sustainability literacy and curriculum development; Native Hawaiian education policy and program evaluation; and community leadership and management. He also has and continues to teach courses in research methodology, which he incorporates leadership and economic concepts in the College of Education’s graduate programs. Larson rounds his academic regimen by occasionally serving as a board member in both the business and education arena. 

Outside of academia, Larson spends a great deal of time serving the Native Hawaiian community. As an advocate of sustainable economic growth, he frequently gives guest interviews on local community television sharing how Hawai‘i can ensure its 21st century long-term prosperity by simply taking those steps to re-engineer its current economic base. Larson also serves as a strong advocate and proponent of utilizing those pedagogies and content-based curriculum responsive of the educational needs of Native Hawaiians.



Dr. Shigeru Matsumoto, Professor

Kyoto University, Graduate School of Management, Japan


 Professor Matsumoto obtained his Ph.D. from Kobe University in Japan by conducting an in-depth study of Japanese cross border M&A. He obtained his MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management on the US Fulbright program. His main research area is cross border M&A and post-acquisition management. Before joining Kyoto University, he was an associate professor at Doshisha Graduate School of Business. He teaches Business Analysis and Valuation, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Strategy.

 He also has more than 15 years of experience in investment banking and advisory as a managing director at global institutions, including HSBC (The Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corp.), Macquarie Capital, and PwC. He advised more than 50 Japan related cross border transactions in 20 countries including US, UK, France, China and Vietnam. In 2015, he won the 9th M&A Forum Grand Prize with his recent publication about Japanese outbound acquisition.  His new book “Japanese outbound acquisitions, Explaining What Works” (in English) will be published from Palgrave Macmillan in 2018.  


Dr. Tony Carter,  Professor and Director

University of New Haven, CT

Topic: Contemporary Issues in Business

Tony Carter, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A. is a Professor of Management and Director at the School of Business at the University of New Haven. In addition, he is a Visiting Professor at Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, where he teaches in the M.B.A. program and has taught in the Executive M.B.A. program. At Columbia University, Dr. Carter was also the Associate Faculty Director for the Executive Management Programs in Sales Management and Key Account Management. He was the General Mills Visiting Professor at Columbia University, Graduate School of Business. He has over 20 years experience teaching in top ranked Executive M.B.A. and Executive Management programs. He is a Professor at Linyi University in China and has been a Visiting Professor of International Management at ISM University of Management and Economics in Vilnius, Lithuania. He was Academic Director and Professor at the Christos M. Cotsakos College of Business, William Paterson University, and founding faculty member of the Russ Berrie Institute of Professional Sales, known for its innovative technology management lab. He has also done extensive work in “Management Coaching” which includes publications and consulting. The author of the seven books: Contemporary Sales Force Management, The Aftermath of Reengineering: Downsizing and Corporate Performance, Customer Advisory Boards: A Strategic Tool for Customer Relationship Building, Sales Force Management: A Contemporary Approach, Many Thin Companies: The Change In Customer Dealings and Manager’s Since September 11, 2001, The Encyclopedia of Strategic Marketing Management and Globalization and The Economic Geography of Globalization. Dr. Carter has had his research published in Harvard Business Review and has had his work published in the Columbia Journal of World Business, the Journal of Professional Services Marketing, Journal of Marketing Management in Customer Service, Services Marketing Quarterly, Journal of Strategic Marketing, Selling Power Magazine, Asia Journal of Entrepreneurship, American Journal of Economics and Business Administration and Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management ,  International Management Review, Journal of Management Policy and Practice. He has also been interviewed in Business Week and numerous television and radio programs and he is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Hospital Marketing and Public Relations. He had a feature article done about him in Investor’s Business Daily the premiere investor’s newspaper circulated worldwide.  Dr. Carter has worked as a manager for several corporations and has been a Professor at Linyi University in China and guest lecturer at Universities overseas, such as the Caucasus School of Business in Tbilisi, Georgia, University of Bologna and University of Vilnius in Lithuania. His case studies and research on management, sales and sales management have been adopted and used by various Universities and organizations around the world. Dr. Carter has conducted research in the European Union, the People’s Republic of China and Eastern Europe. He has also collaborated with such notables, as Dr. Joseph Stiglitz, the 2001 Nobel Prize winner in economics. Still an active consultant, he works on management, sales and sales management issues for a variety of companies worldwide, including Fortune 500 corporations, such as American Express, SONY Corporation, Dun & Bradstreet, Digital Equipment, Guardian Life Insurance Company, the United Nations , NAACP and Lubrizol Corporation. Dr. Carter was the recipient of the “2004 Stillman Award for the Best Business Book of New Jersey Business Faculty" and also received the “2006 Stillman Award for the Best Business Case Study” and is currently a FULBRIGHT SPECIALIST SCHOLAR.



Dr. Jacqueline Hood, Chair

University of New Mexico, NM


Topic: Effective Leadership: Understanding Power and Influence


Dr. Jacqueline Hood is Chair of the Department of Organizational Studies and Creative Enterprise Endowed Professor at the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. In addition, Dr. Hood is the Director of Curriculum for the EMBA and the MBA ED programs at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Hood earned her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, College of Business Administration; her MBA from Northern Illinois University, College of Business; and her BA in Sociology and Psychology from Northern Illinois University.


Dr. Hood has authored over 60 publications in management, healthcare, and psychology journals in the areas of cross-cultural organizational behavior, leadership, bullying, and entrepreneurship.  Her publications have appeared in academic and professional journals including:  Journal of Business Research, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Business and Society, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Managerial Issues, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, Journal of Nursing Administration, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Transportation Research Record, and Psychological Reports. In addition, she has made over 60 presentations of her work at national and international academic conferences.  In addition to her academic research and teaching, Dr. Hood has served as an organizational behavior and organizational development consultant to a variety of organizations. Her consulting activities have included facilitating team building sessions, executive coaching, assisting strategic management initiatives, mediation, and leadership training for executives.  Dr. Hood was honored as a New Mexico Power Broker in 2007 and as one of the Women of Influence in 2006 by the New Mexico Business Weekly, and received the Anderson School Foundation Board Community Leadership Award in 2006.



Dr. John R. Wingender, Jr., Chair

Creighton University, Omaha, NE


Topic: Creighton University Student Managed Investment Fund.


Dr. John R. Wingender, Jr. is the Chairman of the Department of Economics and Finance and a Full Professor of Finance at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.  He previously served as the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs at Creighton University.  He taught at Oklahoma State University for twelve years where he was named the Ardmore Professor of Business Administration.  In 1993 he was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach and to conduct research at the International Management Center, now the Central European University Business School, in Budapest, Hungary.  In 2005 he was a Fellow at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland in the Institute of International Integration Studies.  He is a Visiting Faculty member at Peking University in its Beijing International MBA (BiMBA) program since 2004.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in 1985.  He teaches managerial finance, international financial management, investment analysis, and portfolio management.


Dr. Wingender has published more than 40 articles in various refereed business journals, such as the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Management Science, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Financial Research, The Financial Review, and the Journal of Business Research.  He is an Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting and an Associate Editor for the Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.  He has served as the President of the Midwest Finance Association and of the Association of Business Simulation and Experiential Learning.  His research interests include the distribution of stock returns, the use of financial derivatives, counter cyclical hiring, and the decertification of unions.


Dr. Wingender is currently the Treasurer of the Creighton Federal Credit Union Board of Directors.  He serves on several non-profit boards.  At Creighton University he is the Faculty Advisor for the Financial Management Association (FMA) Student Chapter and the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity.  He has consulted internationally for many businesses such as Ernst and Young, Ely Lily, Coca Cola, Conoco Phillips, Dell Computers, and the World Bank, most recently conducting a Financial Analysis training program for Pfizer, China in Beijing.


Dr. Wingender has been awarded several teaching and research awards.  In 2008 he was honored with the Outstanding Teacher Award at the Beijing International MBA program from 2004 to 2008.  He has earned several national FMA Superior Faculty Advisor Awards.  In 2007 he was honored with the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Teaching Award, the top teaching award at Creighton University.  He won a similar award at Oklahoma State University in 1990. 




Dr. Igor M. Paramonov

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Canada


Topic: Gated Globalization and North American Economic Integration: The Choice of Reason.


Dr. Igor M. Paramonov has over thirty years of research, teaching, and consulting experience in North America and the former USSR.   His academic activities have resulted in close to forty publications and numerous presentations covering regional economic integration, foreign direct investment, marketing channels for industrial products, economic geography, and business education.  Born and educated in Russia, Dr. Paramonov received a grant from the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada to participate in the 1991-1992 Canada-USSR Academic Exchange Program at the University of Western Ontario.  In 1996 he was selected by the Fulbright Office in Moscow for a research and faculty development program at the University of Montana in association with the United States Information Agency.  Since 1998, Dr. Paramonov has lived and worked in Calgary, Canada. He is a faculty member at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and has also been affiliated with the University of Calgary.  His consulting experience involves a variety of projects in the fields of international business, regional economic development, and higher education, dealing with marketing research, feasibility studies, and market entry recommendations for small and medium-size firms and non-for profit organizations in the U.S, Canada, Russia, and Ukraine. Dr. Paramonov teaches traditional courses in management, marketing, and international business as well as custom-made courses such as Business under NAFTA.  He has also received awards for teaching excellence including the Mortar Board’s Professor Award from the University of Montana’s Pentralia Chapter. 

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