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GREAT NEWS - THE 2021 JIBS DECADE AWARD GOES TO THE CHAIR OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, PROF. EMMANUELLA PLAKOYIANNAKI

 

The Selection Committee for the JIBS Decade Award is pleased to announce that the 2011 JIBS article "Theorising from case studies: Towards a pluralist future for international business research" by Catherine Welch, Rebecca Piekkari, Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki and Eriikka Paavilainen-Mäntymäki has been selected as the winner of the 2021 JIBS Decade Award.

The award, sponsored by Palgrave Macmillan, is designed to recognize the most influential paper published in the Journal of International Business Studies ten years prior and is presented at the annual AIB conference. In order to be considered for the JIBS Decade Award, an article must be one of the five most cited articles published in JIBS for the year being considered. This year's Selection Committee members were JIBS Area Editor and AIB VP Administration Becky Reuber (Chair, University of Toronto, Canada), the current AIB Program Chair Gary Knight (Willamette University, USA), and AIB VP Administration Dana Minbaeva (Copenhagen Business School, Denmark). JIBS Editor-in-Chief Alain Verbeke was an ex officio, non-voting committee member. See detailed information here.


The chair of International Business (under the direction of Univ. Prof. Dr. Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki) was recently founded and is part of the Department of Marketing and International Business

International Business embraces all cross border activities of organisations and entails transfer of goods, services, resources, people, ideas and technologies. Living in a dynamic globalized world, International Business affects our everyday life and decisons as consumers, managers and policy makers.

The vision of the chair is to develop outstanding and relevant international business research and pedagogy, and to add to the understanding of the global business environment, for the benefit of students, managers, policy makers and society.

The research focus of the Chair of International Business includes: SMEs internationalsation & micromultinationals, family firms internationalisation, international new ventures and language in international business. A distinguishing feature of the chair is its methodological diversity that accommodates qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research designs.