47th Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Chapter Conference
2-4 April 2020, Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow
Re-visiting SME and MNE Internationalisation in an era of paradox
Postponement of the AIB UKI conference due to Covid19 disruption
In collaboration with AIB worldwide a decision has been taken to postpone the 2-4 April Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Conference 2020. The health and safety of delegates is of the utmost importance.
We are working to confirm a new set of dates for the conference and when these are confirmed we will email registered delegates. Please check AIB-UK Conference for updates. The registration fee for colleagues who have already registered will transfer to the new dates. We will refund the registration fee of any delegates who cannot attend the new conference dates. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.
Paper submission opens: 15th November 2019
Deadline main conference: 3rd February 2020 (extended to avoid last minute possible technical problems)
Deadline doctoral colloquium: 15 February 2020 (extended)
Deadline Adam Smith Best Doctoral Dissertation Award: 15 February 2020 (extended)
Paper acceptance announcement: 3rd of March, 2020
Early Bird registration: 25th of February, 2020
Late registration: 17th of March, 2020
Closing date for registration: 25th of March
Doctoral Colloquium: 2 April 2020
Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow
The economic and political landscape around us is changing rapidly. We have entered an era of persistent contradictions with societal and economic changes leading to major disruptions/turbulences across the globe.
These pressures and changes are putting great pressure on SMEs and MNEs and their ability to internationalise and sustain their competitive advantage. Existing strategies and business models used by decision makers may seem insufficient or the least to say, are not equipped to handle these fast pace changes. International Business and Entrepreneurship [IBE] as a field, may need to reinvent itself, to accommodate for these changes and challenges into existing theories and paradigms.
At the AIBUKI conference in Glasgow, we aim to tackle and debate these issues. Bringing together scholars from different parts of the world and researchers who conduct research in different regions/countries, we hope to provide important refinement and reinvention of new ideas and perspectives that would enrich and enhance the IBE field.
Dr. Rose Narooz
Professor Pavlos Dimitratos
Dr. Margaret Fletcher
AIB UKI Adam Smith Award
The Academy of International Business UK and Ireland (AIB-UKI) is pleased to announce that the AIB-UKI - Adam Smith Best Doctoral Dissertation Award competition will be running on 15 June 2020. The three shortlisted candidates will present their work online in front of the panel of AIB UKI experts. The award winner will receive a £350 prize, sponsored by the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow; and, a certificate recognising doctoral research that has made significant contribution to the field of International Business.
The three shortlisted candidates are:
1. Salman Ahmad (University of Glasgow), Thesis title: Managing resource dependencies to overcome internationalisation constraints - A perspective of low power firms
2. Riika Harikkala-Lahihinen (University of Turku), Thesis title: The power of positivity - How employee emotions and interaction can benefit cross-border acquisitions
3. Joey Soehardjojo (University of Warwick), Thesis title: Knowledge and HRM practice transfer in emerging economies -The case of Japanese joint ventures in Indonesia
We are looking forward to the 2020 AIB-UKI - Adam Smith Best Doctoral Dissertation Award competition!