About Paul Beamish

Paul Beamish is Director of the International Business Institute at the Ivey Business School, Western University, London, Canada. He is the (co)author or (co)editor of over 60 books, 140 refereed articles and 150 published teaching cases. His books are in the areas of International Management, Strategic Management, and International Joint Ventures.  His articles have appeared in AMR, AMJ, SMJ, JIBS, and elsewhere.  He has received best research awards from AOM, AIB, and ASAC. In 2017, he received the PWC Eminent Scholar in International Management Award from the AOM.  There are over 36,000 Google Scholar citations to his research.  He served as Editor-in-Chief of JIBS from 1993-97, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and past Dean of the Fellows of the AIB. 

 Beamish has supervised 34 PhD dissertations: over a third have won major international recognitions. In total, 22 of his cases have won awards. His cases have been translated into one or more languages 160 times.  Over 3.5 million copies of his cases have been studied worldwide. In 2012, he received the International Management Outstanding Educator Award from the AOM. 

 In 2010, he established the 39 Country Initiative.  It allows universities in the world’s 39 poorest countries to use Ivey cases at no cost. To date over 2,000 professors from these countries have registered for access, and hundreds of thousands of copies have been used for free by their students.