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


Annual Strategy & International Business Symposium for PhD students and early career researchers, Birmingham University, 26-27 September 2016

In collaboration with the Academy of International Business Research Methodologies Special Interest Group (RM-SIG), the Department of Strategy and International Business at The Birmingham Business School  (BBS) is hosting an Annual Strategy and International Business Symposium  (ASIBS) on 26 and 27 September 2016.

BAM Special Interest Group in IB and IBNW  Workshop on Research Engagement with Users and Impact in International Business and International Management, 19 September 2016

The BAM Special Interest Group in International Business and International Management and IB Northwest (a network of IB researchers in Northwest England) extends an invitation to a one-day REF impact related workshop entitled“Research engagement with users and Impact in International Business and International Management”. The event is supported by the Academy of International Business - UK & Ireland Chapter. The event takes place at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.

John Dunning Lifetime Achievement Award

AIB UKI is pleased to announce the award of two John Dunning Lifetime Achievement Awards to Prof. Peter Buckley and Prof. Mark Casson. They will receive the awards at the joint 44th AIB UKI and 6th Reading IB Conference to be held at Henley Business School from 6 to 8 April, 2017.



Prof. Peter Buckley


Prof. Mark Casson

Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) Special Recognition Award 

Professor Heinz Tuselmann, MMU, has been awarded a Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) Special Recognition Award during the 2016 AIB New Orleans conference. The Award is in special recognition for services rendered to the International Business scholarly community and for co-ordinating the efforts made to help raise the profile of International Business Journals in the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) Academic Journal Guide 2015.

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. For more information, please go to:

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.

2018 Conference

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


For previous seminars and events, visit the "Events" section