Past Events › Shared Interest Group (SIG) Activity

Webinar: Managing Sustainable Development in International Business

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This webinar showcases the articles that comprise the recent AIB Insights Special Issue, published in conjunction with the AIB Sustainability Shared Interest Group, on the topic of Managing Sustainable Development in International Business. Participants will provide novel and actionable insights about the crucial roles that multinational enterprises are playing in achieving sustainable development.

RM-SIG and JIBS Webinar: Reviewing and Editing Qualitative Manuscripts: Dealing with Potential Biases

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Relatively few articles are published in IB journals with qualitative data. This is surprising, given that qualitative data can reveal new theoretical pathways that are important to cross-border business. This webinar will describe the unique attributes of qualitative manuscripts that require reviewers and editors to take a different approach than they take with quantitative manuscripts and move beyond their unconscious biases.

AIB SIG Webinar: Experiential Learning Best Practices & Approaches

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The webinar features experienced educators who will discuss experiential learning projects they use in their classrooms and best practices associated with experiential teaching and learning. The webinar will cover variety of experiential learning projects, including COIL, virtual study abroad, virtual study abroad, and examples of in-class projects and experiences that enrich learning of our students.

WAIB Workshop: Women in Academic Book Publishing

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Key to expanding our understanding and exploring new avenues for research is to hear from a range of voices around the globe. And yet the field of international business does not offer an adequate balance of female and diverse voices. With this series of workshops we seek to understand the challenges that women face in the world of academic book publishing face and try to address them. We aim to demystify the publishing process and help you connect with experienced female authors.

AIB Sustainability SIG Roundtable: Sustainability Through the Value Chain

Online

The Sustainability Through the Value Chain (SGVC) hub centers on the role of value chains in achieving sustainability across borders. The concept of value chains describes the full range of activities carried out by firms and workers across industries to produce goods and services. The global value chain perspective provides a useful framework to analyze multiple dimensions and interconnected complexities pertaining to sustainability.

AIB Sustainability SIG Roundtable: MNEs, SDGs, & Corporate Social Responsibility

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The focus of the MNEs, SDGs & CSR (MSC) hub is on theory advancement in sustainable and responsible IB-focused organizations and the relationship between MNEs, global organizations and sustainability. Given the significant development role MNEs have played in economic development and are expected to play in sustainable development, IB scholars have underscored the need for firms to behave ethically, responsibly and sustainably.

AIB Sustainability SIG Roundtable: Teaching, Learning, and Research in Sustainability

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The Teaching/Learning/Research (TLR) hub emphasizes that teaching and learning about, and research on, sustainable development in the IB community is evolving and often affected by developments outside traditional IB pedagogy or research. It is increasingly observed that sustainability as a subject area is integrated into IB programs across universities worldwide.

AIB Sustainability SIG Roundtable: The Circular Economy in an IB Context

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The Circular Economy in an IB Context (CEIBC) hub is informed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s definition of a circular economy as one that is based on three principles: designing out waste and pollution in economic activity; keeping products and materials in use; and regenerating natural systems. As a result, such a circular economy will redefine growth and focus on positive society-wide benefits.

AIB Sustainability SIG PhD and Early-Career Researchers Virtual Symposium

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While the sustainability topic is relevant and appealing to researchers of all academic standing, there is a continuing, growing interest among PhD and early-career researchers. The Sustainability SIG has organized the 2nd annual symposium for current PhD and early career (within 5 years) researchers to provide a platform for discussion, exchange, and feedback for the doctoral student community interested in sustainability and IB.

AIB SIG Webinar: IB Teaching Innovations – Lessons from Outstanding Educators

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This webinar will showcase innovative teaching practices within the AIB community with a focus on how to achieve greater impact on students, peers and the wider community. Be inspired by outstanding innovative educators in our community who share tips on how to broaden and deepen your impact as an educator.