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2014 International Business Research, Economics, Finance and MIS Conference (BREFM)

September 4-6, 2014
Okinawa, Japan


2014 International Business Research, Economics, Finance and MIS Conference (BREFM) will be held on September 4-6, 2014 in Okinawa, Japan. The BREFM offers a great opportunity to bring together professors, researchers and s, cholars around the globe a great platform to deliver the latest innovative research result and the most recent development and trends in business field.
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Keynote Speech

Topic

Confucianism and Competitiveness explaining Academic Performance:Is East Asia beating the West?

Dr. Chris Baumann
Global thought leader and academic in marketing and competitiveness
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Visiting Professor Seoul National University (SNU), Korea

Chris Baumann is a Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. His research includes customer loyalty, co, , mpet, , , itiveness in education and society, ethnic marketing, and East Asia (China and Korea). Dr Baumann has nearly 40 publications in international journals and conference proceedings with roughly 270 citations. He has been awarded several times for his research and teaching, including from the Australian government for his enthusiastic approach to education. At the Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference in 2010, Chris won a Best Reviewer Award. He has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at Seoul National University (SNU) in South Korea and at Aarhus University in Denmark, and Chris’s teaching experience also includes Hong Kong, Jakarta and Singapore. He has a long-standing relationship with Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Canada as an MBA Alumni and research collaborator. Prior to academia, Chris worked several years in the Swiss banking industry. 


Abstract

East Asia is increasingly developing into an educational powerhouse and role model. Academic performance of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Singaporean and Taiwanese students is superseding that of Western students in international student competitions such as PISA. Why is this the case? While there may be some global convergence in terms of curriculum content, the pedagogical approaches diverge. In contrast to the Western approach, East Asia typically places a strong emphasis on Competition and Confucianism in its education systems. This study tests the effectiveness of that approach at the tertiary level and compares it to the Western paradigm. Three models have been developed to probe the effect of Confucianism and Competitiveness on Academic Performance. Australian, Chinese and Korean samples were analysed to test for such effects in a three-country model comparison. Partial least squares (SmartPLS) modelling with second order formative constructs are presented with concrete implications for education policy.

Honorable Chairperson
Yong-Won Seo

Operations Management & Management Science
Chung-Ang University Business School (CBS), Seoul, Korea.
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Dr. Yong-Won SEO is currently an Associate Professor of Operations Management & Management Science in Chung-Ang University Business School (CBS), located in Seoul, Korea. He received his B.S., M.S, and Ph.D. in Seoul National University. His major research areas include the Supply Chain Management and the Service Operations Management, with the analytical and the experimental methods. He is a board member of Korean Operations Research and Management Science Society(KORMS), Korean Production & Operations Management Society(KOPOMS), and Korean Society of Supply Chain Management(KSCM). In addition to the academic researches, he has been executing consulting projects on the public informatization policies and guidelines to the government and public agencies including Ministry of Security and Public Administration(MOSPA), Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning(MSIP), National Information Society Agency(NIA).


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