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

News

44th AIB (UK&I) & 6th Reading IB Conference 2017

The programme for the conference is available!

Please click here for a PDF version, or here for a browsable HTML version

Many thanks to Prof. James Walker, Prof. Rajneesh Narula, Ms Daria Radwan and their team for organizing such a thought-provoking and enjoyable conference!


Palgrave Macmillan (Best Conference) Prize Winner

Congratulations to Quyen Nguyen, University, for winning the Palgrave Macmillan award for her paper on 'Finance and Exports of Foreign Subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises'

Research in International Business and Finance Prize

Congratulations to Michael Zisuh Ngoasong, Open University, for winning the Research in International Business and Finance prize for his paper on ‘How Do Business Models of Microfinance Institutions Encourage Entrepreneurship at the Bottom-of-the-Pyramid?’

Michael Z Brooke award for the best doctoral paper:

Congratulations to Naunghathai Intakhantee from Leeds University Business School for her paper on ‘The Values of Home-Country Political Connections in Enhancing the Firm’s OFDI Performance’. 

 

Neil Hood and Stephen Young prize for the most original new work:


Congratulations to Alexander Cats from Henley Business School for his paper on ‘The Dynamics of Inter-Firm Alliance Networks: A Study on the Global Semiconductor Industry’.


Job Opportunities


University of Liverpool Lecturer in International Business/ International Management 

£39,324 - £49,772 pa

15-May-2017

The School is now seeking to appoint a Lecturer in International Business / Management, to join a growing group of colleagues in the area of Strategy, International Business and Entrepreneurship. You should have current research in the areas of international business and international management including, for example, institutional environment, micro and macro level determinants of (E)MNE performance, geographies of innovation and entrepreneurship, global leadership, intellectual property and international business, and global governance.

You will have a relevant PhD, or be close to completion of a PhD, and an embryonic track record of publications in world-leading or internationally excellent journals. You should also be able to evidence future research plans demonstrating a capacity to sustain and extend the existing high level of output. In addition, you will be expected to demonstrate a successful teaching track record.

Click here for more information and how to applyhttps://recruit.liverpool.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form?p_company=1&p_internal_external=E&p_display_in_irish=N&p_process_type=&p_applicant_no=&p_form_profile_detail=&p_display_apply_ind=Y&p_refresh_search=Y&p_recruitment_id=006965


 

Birkbeck, University of London

Lectureship in International Business


Ideally, applicants should hold a PhD in International Business or related areas, or be very close to completing one, and should be able to demonstrate research achievements and teaching record commensurate with their career stage. Applicants should also be able to outline clear plans for future contributions to research and teaching, as well as demonstrate their readiness to undertake administrative duties as may be directed by the Assistant Dean.

Applications are particularly welcome from specialists in International Business, but candidates from related subject areas who have compelling CVs may also apply.

Application deadline: 14 May 2017

For more information, please click here: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AYQ968/lectureship-in-international-business/  


Symposium held at BAM annual conference in Newcastle in 2016 on Qualitative Research in IB & IM

Symposium held at BAM annual conference in Newcastle in 2016 on Qualitative Research in IB & IM - Integrating Lenses - Defying Boundaries: Towards a Contextual, Multi-Paradigmatic & Multi-lingual Understanding of IB/IM Qualitative Research. Qualitative research is particularly suited to “unpacking” IB phenomena across diverse contexts. It is consistently a methodological approach of choice for IB scholars. The Symposium sought to initiate a dialogue regarding qualitative research in IB and IM concentrating on key challenges of undertaking such research.  The slides from the presentations are available here.

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 SIG in International Business and International Management and IBNW held an event “Research engagement with users and Impact in International Business and International Management” on 19 September 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School. The speakers at the event included past members of the B&M panel for REF 2104 and a director of a consultancy company. The workshop focused how to more effectively engage with a variety of users in research design, execution and dissemination to enhance the usefulness of research in International Business and thereby to develop high quality Impact. Issues connected to the assessment criteria for Impact in the next REF and the recommendations on Impact from the Stern Review of REF where also considered.  You can download the presentation by Richard Hindle, Director SWQ Group;  Nigel Driffield, Professor of Strategy and International Business Warwick Business School; and Frank McDonald, Professor of International Business, the University of Liverpool.


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; http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1090951616300062

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.

Events

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




Due to popular demand the submission deadline  until 6 January 2017!  

For further details and submission details visit:  http://www.henley.ac.uk/aib2017

Proposals for special tracks and panel sessions are welcome and should be sent to aibuki2017@henley.ac.uk, by January 24th 2017.

The conference will begin in the afternoon of the 6th April 2017 with the Conference Welcome and Opening Plenary at 5.30 pm. It will close by 5pm on the 8th April 2017.  The Doctoral Consortium will be held on the afternoon of 6 April 2017.


Due to popular demand the submission deadline  until 6 January 2017!  

For further details and submission details visit:  http://www.henley.ac.uk/aib2017

Proposals for special tracks and panel sessions are welcome and should be sent to aibuki2017@henley.ac.uk, by January 24th 2017.

The conference will begin in the afternoon of the 6th April 2017 with the Conference Welcome and Opening Plenary at 5.30 pm. It will close by 5pm on the 8th April 2017.  The Doctoral Consortium will be held on the afternoon of 6 April 2017.