IB/IM SIG Newsletter March 2021
Dear IB/IM SIG members,
On behalf of the SIG, I am very excited to share three exciting pieces of news.
Firstly, Prof. Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki won the 2021 JIBS Decade Award.
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.
Secondly, Webinar on “Theorizing from Case Studies: How Far Have We Come? And Where to From Here?” on 25 March, 2021.
Webinar on “Theorizing from Case Studies: How Far Have We Come? And Where to From Here?” was held online by Eriikka Paavilainen-Mäntymäki from University of Turku, Rebecca Piekkari from Aalto University, Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki from University of Vienna, and Catherine Welch from University of Sydney at 15:00pm-16:00pm (EST) on 25 March, 2021. The event provider is Georgia State University CIBER.
Audience can get the following key takeaways for the webinar:
- Why inductive theory building is not the only option
- Key trends in case research in the social sciences since 2021
- ‘State of the Art’ of IB case research in 2021
- Future directions for case research
Thirdly, the British Journal of Management Special Issue Call for Paper on “Advancing Research Methodologies in Management Scholarship”.
British Journal of Management (BJM) will host a special issue on “Advancing Research Methodologies in Management Scholarship”. The aim of this special issue is to offer a unique and timely opportunity to explore, revisit and critically examine methodological tensions in the management scholarship with the purpose of advancing diversity and novel theorising in the field. The deadline of paper submission to this special issue is 1 September 2021.
Guest editors include Michael Christofi from Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus, Elias Ηadjielias from Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus, Mathew Hughes from Loughborough University, UK, and Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki from University of Vienna, Austria.
Dr Yanghong Hu, Communication Officer of the BAM IB/IM SIG