Latest AIB-UKI book


Heinz Tüselmann, Stephen Buzdugan, Qi Cao, David Freund, and Sougand Golesorkhi (eds), Impact of International Business

Challenges and Solutions for Policy and Practice

, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan [ISBN 978-1-137-56945-5], DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-56946-2.

UKI Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB)

  • The UKI Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business in the UK and Ireland.
  • It is the largest chapter of the worldwide AIB


International Business North West Network IBNW

International business researchers in North West join forces to form IB NW network.

The Quality of International Business Journals

A recent publication provides an up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of IB journals:

Tüselmann, H., Sinkovics, R. and Pishchulov, G. (2016), 'Revisiting the standing of international business journals in the competitive landscape', Journal of World Business, 51(4): 487-498;


2017 Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 AIB-UKI conference organized jointly with the Sixth Reading IB Conference will be hosted by the University of Reading and will be held between 6 and 8 April, 2017.

AIB UKI Conference 2016

Palgrave Best Paper Award

Irina Minodora Surdu, Kamel Mellahi, and Keith Glaister, Once bitten, not necessarily shy? The effect of organisational learning and institutional change on foreign market re-entry commitment.

Critical perspectives on international business Award

Carole Couper, Dialectical Approach to Sense Making: Developing Internationalisation Knowledge across Institutional and Linguistic Boundaries

Research in International Business and Finance Award 

Chris Jones, Yama Temouri, and Alex Cobham, Tax Haven Networks and the Role of the Big 4 Accountancy Firms

AIB UKI Conference 2016, Doctoral Colloquium Award Winners

The Michael Z. Brook Price for the best Doctoral paper:

Sophie Rieder - Goodwill Decision-Making in Multinational Corporations: Information Asymmetries and Decision-Making Authority at MNC Headquarters, Subsidiaries and Retailers

The Neil Hood and Stephen Young Prize for the Most Original New Work (joint winners):

Tiina Leopsky -  Value Creation in New Service Development through Customer, Subsidiary and Headquarters’ Knowledge Absorption

Joe Schembri - Which Organizational Structures for SME Opportunity Recognition and Exploitation?

Photographs of the prize winners can be found here.

Photographs from the conference are here.

Inaugural John Dunning Prize for Lifetime Achievement

The AIB UK & Ireland Chapter is delighted to announce that the inaugural John Dunning Prize for Lifetime Achievement has been awarded to Stephen Young.

Stephen Young is Emeritus Professor of International Business at the University of Glasgow, UK. His research interests concern firm internationalization, entrepreneurship in MNE subsidiaries and SMEs, and the management, economic development and public policy dimensions of FDI. His publications are numerous and diverse. He started his career with the Government of Tanzania, and was then head of international economics with a UK food organization, before entering academic life. Aside from his posts in the UK, he has had visiting appointments at universities around the world, including Georgetown University where he was an EU-Fulbright Research Fellow. He has worked extensively with national governments and international & multilateral institutions. Apart from advancing research in international business, Stephen has also played a prominent role in safeguarding the long-term well-being of our subject area. His passion for, and support and guidance of, doctoral students and early career researchers has made a major contribution to the development of the next generation of international business researchers. He has been primary supervisor of 25 successful doctoral researchers. Furthermore, he has been a founding father and strong supporter and friend of the AIB UK & Ireland Chapter.

2018 Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 AIB-UKI conference will be hosted by the University of Birmingham.


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