The amazing 4th Emerging Scholars in Business Conference (4th ESBC) was held successfully in Perth, Australia on November 28-29, 2019. The collaboration between Edith Cowan University (ECU) and Research Synergy Foundation (RSF) is expected to be able to spread knowledge to researchers, lecturers, and professionals who attended this event. The conference with the theme “Promoting Sustainable Business in The Disruptive Era“ was held in Edith Cowan University (ECU), Joondalup Campus, Perth, Australia.

Dr. Hendrati Dwi Mulyaningsih opened the conference as Founder and Chairman of the Research Synergy Foundation to gave an introduction about the Global Research Ecosystem.

Dr. Hendrati Dwi Mulyaningsih as Founder & Chairman of Research Synergy Foundation

Followed by Associate Professor Hadrian G. Djajadikerta. The Associate Dean (Research) in the School of Business and Law, from Edith Cowan University, Australia  as Conference Chair of 4th ESBC to gave an opening speech

Continued to the presentation sessions, which divided into two sessions. These sessions were a time to share knowledge and discussion among scholars. All the feedback was given by the session chair and the audiences directly to all presenters.

All the presenters had delivered/ shared their research and work eagerly at the presentation session

While the presentation is done by each presenters, there is discus session. The audience can directly ask questions, comments, or give other suggestion regarding presentation

Feedback from the session chairs also given to all presenters in order to motivate and encourage them.

In the end of the agenda, there were award and certificate distribution to all participant who already give great contribution during the event.

There were two “Best Paper” that selected based on scientific review committee, they are:

1. Dr. Joycelyn Sicat Dayrit with research titled “The Influence of Work-life Balance on Employee Engagement Among Workers in Pampanga, Philippines: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach”
2. Mr. Pasan Manoj Ganegama with research titled “”Navigating The Next Industrial Revolution” – Future Work Force Analysis Based on Western Australian Narrative”

There were eight “Best presenter” for each session that being selected by session chair based on certain criteria in the evaluation form:

  1. Mr. Nizar Amir with research titled “Evaluation of Potential Resources For Developing Salt Industry Development Center : Case Study in East Java and Its Surrounding Areas to Support Government Program Through Special Economic Zone”

2. Mrs. Farzaneh Eslamloo with research tilted “The Role of Start-up Accelerators to Promote Commercialisation”

3. Mr. Pasan Manoj Ganegama with research titled “”Navigating The Next Industrial Revolution” – Future Work Force Analysis Based on Western Australian Narrative.”

4. Mrs. Gusti Yuli Asih with research titled “Employee’s Commitment Reviewed From Career Development, Perception Of Work Environment”

5. Mrs. Hardani Widhiastuti with research titled “The Effect of Work Motivation Toward Work Productivity”

6. Mrs. Yulianti with research titled “Implementing Village Financial System: Village Officials’ Understanding”

7. Mrs. Joycelyn Sicat Dayrit with research titled “The Influence of Work-life Balance on Employee Engagement Among Workers in Pampanga, Philippines: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach”

8. Mr. Jean Paolo Gomez Lacap with research titled “The Influence of Brand Experience on Brand Loyalty Among Mobile Phone Users in The Philippines: A Mediation Analysis”