AIB 2021 Online may be over, but there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate. Our members have continued to innovate the field of IB research and, as always, we want to recognize their exceptional scholarship.

Our 2021 award nominees are a credit, both to our association and our discipline as a whole. Please join us in congratulating all of them!

And now, we are proud to announce our 2021 award winners…

John H. Dunning AIB President’s Award

2021 Award Winner
Rosalie Tung, Simon Fraser University

“For her extraordinary service both to AIB and to the field of international business studies.”

Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Award

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2021 Award Winner

Rachel Pacheco, University of Pennsylvania

A Contingent Theory of Governance for the Global Project Organization: The Effect of Diversity and Composition on Order and Conflict
(Ph.D. Awarded by University of Pennsylvania)

All Finalist Presentations are Available for Viewing in our Conference Portal

Temple/AIB Best Paper Award

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2021 Award Winners

Shuna Ho, Dalhousie University
Chang Hoon Oh, University of Kansas

Global Versus Local: Can Corporate Social Responsibility Lead to Social License? 

Alan M. Rugman Young Scholar Award

2021 Award Winners

Joao Albino-Pimentel, Copenhagen Business School
Anne Jacqueminet, Bocconi University

The Role of Environmental Considerations in International Acquisition Performance: A Configurational Perspective 

UNCTAD-AIB Award for Research on Investment and Development

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2021 Award Winner

Baptiste Souillard, Université Libre de Bruxelles

The Indirect Effect of Import Competition on Corporate Tax Avoidance 

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AIB Award for the Best Doctoral Dissertation Proposal

2021 Award Winner

Jan Schmitt, WU Vienna

Headquarters on the Move: The Phenomenon of Multinational Corporations’ Headquarters Relocating Across Borders

FIU/AIB Best Theory Paper Award

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Lilac Nachum, Baruch College, CUNY

Value Distribution in Global Value Chains: Interdependence Relationships, Markets for Social Justice and Government Policy

“That’s Interesting!” Award

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2021 Award Winners

Roberta Aguzzoli, Durham University
Chris Brewster, University of Reading
Jorge Francisco Lengler, Durham University
Denise R. Quatrin, Durham University

Brazilians Expatriate in Portugal: Impact of Colonies and Colonizers 

Best Paper Award in Emerging Economies Research

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2021 Award Winners

Xiaoying Li, Keele University
Qihai Huang, Huddersfield Business School
Guowei Cai, Sun Yat-sen University

Window Dressing or Enduring Commitment: CSR as a Strategic Tool in Cross-Border Acquisitions

CUIBE Award for Best Paper on International Business Education

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Amanda Budde-Sung, U.S. Air Force Academy
Sandra Seno Alday, University of Sydney

Learning in the Multicultural Business Management Classroom: Towards a Theory of Educational Dissonance 

Teaching & Education SIG AIB Teaching Innovation Award

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Madhu Viswanathan, Loyola Marymount University

Global Virtual Immersion in a Post-Covid World

2021 WAIB Awards

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WAIB Best Paper Award

Jane L.Y. Terpstra Tong (Monash University), et al. 

The Impact of Gender Role Orientations on Subjective Career Success: A Multilevel Study of 36 Societies


WAIB Emerging Scholar Award Winner

Linn Eleanor Zhang, Loughborough University London


WAIB Woman of the Year Award

Anne Tsui, University of Notre Dame

Best Reviewer Award

2020 Award Winners

  • Emmanuel Ogiemwonyi Arakpogun, Northumbria University
  • Krishna Bhandari, University Of Helsinki
  • Sneh Bhardwaj, Federation University Australia
  • Suranjan Bhattacheryay, Indus Business Academy
  • Amanda Budde-Sung, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Komal Chhikara, University of Delhi
  • Miguel Cordova, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
  • Mark Andrew Gower Darroch, University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Ziad Elsahn, Northumbria University
  • Saul Estrin, London School of Economics
  • Kelly Hewett, University of Tennessee
  • Vahid Jafari-Sadeghi, Coventry University
  • Rishiraj  Kashyap, Ivey Business School
  • C Lakshman, Florida Atlantic University
  • Jongmin Lee, University of Reading
  • Ronei Leonel, University of Memphis
  • Thomas Lindner, WU Vienna
  • Karen Lynden, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Timo Mandler, Toulouse Business School
  • Larissa Marchiori Pacheco, Northeastern University
  • Bruce Money, Brigham Young University
  • Elizabeth Moore, Northeastern University
  • Nhan Thanh Nguyen, University of Victoria
  • Nila Nuzula, Universitas Brawijaya
  • Kubilay Ozkan, Georgia State University
  • Mat Robson, Cardiff University
  • Jan Schmitt, WU Vienna
  • Yuhan Sun, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Mike Szymanski, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
  • Heidi Coral Thornton, Linnaeus University
  • Tatiana Vashchilko, University of Calgary
  • Magdalena Viktora-Jones, Florida International University
  • Davina Vora, SUNY New Paltz
  • George White, University of Michigan-Flint
  • Natalie Victoria Wilmot, University of Bradford
  • Yue (Tina) Xu, Cardiff University