AIB SIG Webinar: Responsible Research for IB Scholarship and Practice

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Theme: Implications of Responsible Research for International Business Scholarship and Practice

Host: AIB Research Methods SIG

Time: 11 March 2022, 15:00 UTC (View Local Time)

Registration Deadline: 10 March 2022

Overview: Co-sponsored by the AIB’s Research Methods – Shared Interest Group (RM-SIG), Responsible Research in Business and Management (RRBM) global network and the Georgia Tech Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) this webinar is dedicated to various aspects of responsible research in the international business field.

The panelists will cover a variety of topics that will assist international business scholars in building a sound body of knowledge that develops theory and serves society. After brief presentations from panelists, the webinar will offer plenty of time for participants to exchange their knowledge and experiences centered on responsible research in the international business context.


Participant Bios:

Lorraine Eden is Professor Emerita of Management and Research Professor of Law at Texas A&M University. A Canadian by birth, she received degrees in economics from Mount Allison, McGill and Dalhousie universities. Between 1995 and 2019, she taught courses on transfer pricing, multinational enterprises (MNEs) and international business at Texas A&M, where her Transfer Pricing program trained hundreds of graduate students. Dr. Eden’s research interests intersect economics, international business and public policy. Core research topics are transfer pricing, MNE strategies and structures, MNE-state relations, and shocks and responses (how shocks affect firm strategies and structures). She was 2008-2010 Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Business Studies, 2017-2018 President of the Academy of International Business (AIB) and is currently 2020-2023 Dean of the AB Fellows. She received the AIB Dunning President’s Award in 2012 and the inaugural Women in AIB (WAIB) Woman of the Year award in 2016. In 2019, she was honored by the European International Business Academy, received the Medal of the City from Rennes, France, and was awarded JIBS 50th Anniversary Gold Medals for her scholarly and service contributions to the journal. One of her recent articles, Eden and Wagstaff, “Evidence-based Policymaking and the Wicked Problem of SDG 5 Gender Equality” (JIBP, 2020) received a 2021 RRBM award.

John R. McIntyre is founding Executive Director of the Georgia Tech CIBER, a national center of excellence, emphasizing the role of techoinnovation and sustainable systems in international business-related fields.  He is   Professor of Management (Strategy & Innovation Area) in the Scheller College of Business with cross appointment in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.    He received his PhD from The University of Georgia at Athens, following graduate studies at McGill, Northeastern and Strasbourg Universities.  He was Research Associate and Fellow of the Dean Rusk Center for International Law, University of Georgia Law School. Author and co-editor of fifteen books, the latest:  The New Chinese Dream: Industrial Policy in the Post-Pandemic Era (Springer, 2021) and forthcoming The Role of Multinational Enterprises in Supporting the UN SDG’s (E Elgar).  Author of 120 articles in trade and academic journals. Recipient of the State of Georgia’s Governor’s International Award for international business education excellence; the university-wide Steven Denning Faculty Award for Global Engagement; the French National Order of Merit (Knight) awarded by the President of France for work in promoting US-European FDI; he is currently an honorary professor at ICN Graduate Business School, University of Lorraine, near the Georgia Tech European Campus in Metz.

Anne S. Tsui is currently Motorola Professor Emerita of International Management at the Arizona State University, Distinguished Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Peking University and Fudan University, China. She is the 67th President and Fellow of the Academy of Management, 14th Editor the Academy of Management Journal, Founding President of the International Association for Chinese Management Research and Founding Editor-in-Chief of Management and Organization Review. She is also a Fellow of the Academy of International Business. She co-founded the Community for Responsible Research in Business and Management (www.rrbm.network), an inter-disciplinary, global, grassroots movement to advance both the credibility and the usefulness of research for both business and society in the service of a better world. She has received numerous awards, including the best paper awards from AMJ, ASQ, and JOM, the Center for Creative Leadership Applied Leadership Research Award, the University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award, the AoM Distinguished Service Contribution Award, and the IACMR Lifetime Contribution Award. She is the recipient of the Women in the Academy of International Business 2021 Woman of the Year Award. Dr. Tsui received PhD in Management from the University of California, Los Angeles. She also received an Honorary Doctorate in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Agnieszka (Aggie) Chidlow is Professor of International Business at the University of Birmingham (UK). Her research interests lie in the areas of location choices of firms as well as methodological issues in international business. She has received numerous awards for her research (e.g., the Danny van Den Buckle paper award from the European International Business Academy). Her work has been published widely in various leading academic journals in the field of international business such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, Management International Review and International Business Review. She has extensive teaching and research experience by holding several teaching and visiting positions at various universities around the world (e.g., UK, USA, Sweden, Poland, Singapore and China) over 2 decades. Agnieszka is one of the co-founding members of the Academy of International Business Research Methods Shared Interest Group (AIB RM-SIG) and before becoming the AIB RM-SIG Vice-President for Responsible Research Methods in 2020 she was the AIB RM-SIG Vice-President Program between 2016-2020. She is also currently a Working Board Member of the Responsible Research in Business and Management Network (RRBM), a panel member of the Accreditation of MBAs (AMBA), Senior Editor for International Business Review and a member of several editorial boards of internationally recognized journals.