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Call for Papers: EBMC 2014 - The European Business and Management Conference

July 3-6, 2014 - The Thistle Hotel Brighton, United Kingdom Abstract Submission Deadline Extended: May 15 2014 Conference Theme: "Individual, Community and Society: Conflict, Resolution and Synergy" The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global university partners is proud to announce the Inaugural European Business and Management Conference, to be held from July 3-6, 2014, at the Thistle Hotel Brighton, in the United Kingdom. The European Business and Management Conference offers the occasion for wide-ranging, interdisciplinary discussion covering both policy and research in Europe, and beyond. EBMC 2014 will again bring together experts and leaders from the academic and business world to consider some of the pressing issues scholars and academics are facing in an open forum; seeking to define questions, pursue answers, search for research synergies and more; to both reflect on the recent past, and look forward, to exchange ideas and findin

Synergy Development in Economic Hubs

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Successful development in Southeast Asia often rests partly in foreign direct investment and multinational firms. The author studied the investments between Malaysia and Singapore to determine that two-way investments embedded within business networks fostered synergy for economic growth (Yeung, 1998). It is a process of creating linkages between two economies, or entities, to ensure they develop from each other to create products for the market.  What makes this process possible is that Malaysia and Singapore invest in each other’s economies. For example, Singapore invests primarily in services within Malaysia’s primary manufacturing base. Malaysia becomes an exporter of finished products and returns investment profits back to companies in Singapore.  As the cross regional investments increase so does the business connection between the areas. The use of these connections and cross-capital investments creates a type of synergy based upon the varying skill sets embedded