Award Winners

2014 AIB-SE Awards

Florida International University Best Paper Award

  • The Effect of Leverage on Performance: Domestically-Oriented vs. Internationally-Oriented Firms, Chaiporn Vithessonthi, University of Otago; Jittima Tongurai, Miyazaki International College

Savannah State University Best Sustainability, Institutions, and Emerging Markets Paper Award

  • Pro-Environment Institutions and Ecological Footprint: A Proposed Typology of Multinationals, Dina Abdelzaher, University of Houston Clear Lake

William J. Ziegler Best Ph.D. Student Award sponsored by UCSI University, Malaysia

  • Winner –  Emerging-market Acquirers Productivity Gains via Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Chinese Acquirers, Wenxin Guo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Runner Up – Accreditation in French Business School from a Students’ Perspective, Hailee Tindale, ISC Paris Business School

Monmouth University Best Master’s Student Paper

  • Harnessing Potential-Institutional Voids and Doing Business in India, Ana M. Albert, Florida Atlantic University

The Asia Institute Best Undergraduate Student Research Award

  • A Tale of Two Worlds: Subliminal Advertising  vs. Reality, Wynitta M. Lee, Savannah State University

University of Miami Best Reviewer Award

  • William Renforth, ITESM – Toluca

Best Student Reviewer Award sponsored by Saint Louis University, University of Memphis, and Jacksonville University

  • Manish Ganvir, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

 

2014 AIB-SE conference (BEST IN TRACKS)

IB Theory, FDI, and Entry Mode Strategies

Best Non-Thematic Paper: Finding Balance: Trust Needs and Knowledge Contributions in the IJV Relationship, Mikelle A. Calhoun, Georgia Southern University

Best Reviewer: Yao Aleawogbe Amewokunu, Paine College

Global Strategy and Competitiveness

Best Doctoral Student Paper: Emerging-market Acquirers Productivity Gains via Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Chinese Acquirers, Wenxin Guo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Best Non-Thematic Paper: Emerging-market Acquirers Productivity Gains via Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Chinese Acquirers, Wenxin Guo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Best Thematic Paper: Pro-Environment Institutions and Ecological Footprint: A Proposed Typology of Multinationals, Dina Abdelzaher, University of Houston Clear Lake

Best Reviewer:Michael Nippa TU Freiberg, Denitsa Blagoeva Hazarbassanova, Copenhagen Business School

International Marketing and Social Responsibility

Best Doctoral Student Paper: Utilizing the Strategy Tripod Perspective to Explain CSR Activity, Arilova A.Randrianasolo, Saint Louis U

Best Thematic Paper: Previous experience with store brands and consumer behaviour in emerging countries: Findings from two Latin American markets, Jose Ribamar Siquiera, Nova Southeastern University

Best Reviewer:Alka Gupta, Lynchburg College

Global Value Chains

Best Doctoral Student Paper: Does Economic Upgrading Translate to Social Upgrading in Global Value Chains? Evidence from South Asia, Amira Naqeeb KhattakKhattak, NUST Business School

  • Best Reviewer:Alfredo Jesus SupAgro Montpellier France, Robert N. Mefford, U of San Francisco

International Accounting, Economics, and Finance

Best Doctoral Student Paper: The Influence of Culture on Real Earnings Management, Angel ArturoPacheco, Florida International University

Best Non-Thematic Paper: The Effect of Leverage on Performance: Domestically-Oriented vs. Internationally-Oriented Firms, Jittima Tongurai, Miyazaki International College

Best Non-Thematic PaperThe Annual Report Readability and Earnings Response Coefficient:  Evidence from foreign firms cross-listed in the U.S. markets, Steve Lin, Florida International University

Best Reviewer:Alberto Dreassi, University of Udine

Entrepreneurship, SMEs, and Born Globals

Best Doctoral Student Paper:The Impact of Relationship-Specific Human Capital on Knowledge Transfer to Young Chinese Firms, James Robins, WU Vienna

Best Non-Thematic Paper: Institutional quality and total entrepreneurial activities: a new approach to a long puzzle of entrepreneurship, Jay Wu, Thammasat University

Best Reviewer:Manish Ganvir Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, Eldrede Kahiya Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, George Nakos Clayton State U

International Business Education

Best Doctoral Student Paper:Accreditation in French Business School from a Students’ Perspective, Hailee Tindale, ISC Paris Business School

Best Non-Thematic Paper: Accreditation in French Business School from a Students’ Perspective, Hailee Tindale, ISC Paris Business School

Best Reviewer:Ursula Schinzel, Mikelle A. Calhoun, Georgia Southern University

The Final Frontier: Sustainable Business in Developing Markets

Best Non-Thematic Paper: Seeing Hybrid Organizations in Context: Comparative Institutional Advantages and Mission Drift in Commercial Microfinance, Joshua Kennedy Ault, University of Victoria

Best Reviewer: Kerry Thompson, Michigan State U

Master’s Students – International Business Research

Best Non-Thematic Paper: Harnessing Potential-Institutional Voids and Doing Business in India, Ana M. Albert, Florida Atlantic University

Best Non-Thematic Paper: The Deal of the Century” – What was Barlcays thinking? A framework for developing an M&A Strategy for an Economic Crisis.”, Jen Crow, Florida Atlantic University

Best Non-Thematic Paper: The Cocoa Industry Supply Chain in Ghana, Janet Alma Hough, Florida Atlantic University

Best Reviewer: William Renforth, ASU

Undergraduate Students – International Business Research

Best Non-Thematic Paper: Target Group Perceptions of Change in a Local Belgian Festival, Raina M. Rutti, Dalton State College

Best Non-Thematic Paper: A Tale of Two Worlds: Subliminal Advertising vs. Reality, Wynitta M. Lee, Savannah State University

 Best Non-Thematic Paper: Finance, Food, and Pharma:  The Institutionalization of Islamic Halal Regulation, Muhamad Iqbal Mohd Rafi, Drake U

 Best Reviewer: Julie Miller, U of Phoenix

 

2013 AWARD WINNERS

DRAKE UNIVERSITY BEST CONFERENCE PAPER AWARD “Common Factors and The Exchange Rate: Results from the Brazilian Case” Jose Luis Rossi Jr, Insper Wilson Felicio, Insper GEORGIA TECH BEST PAPER ON THE CONFERENCE THEME “The Convergence Between Islamic and Conventional Exchanges: Performances and Governance” Josanco Floreani, University of Udine Andrea Paltrinieri, University of Verona Maurizio Polato, University of Udine Flavio Pichler, University of Verona WILLIAM J. ZIEGLER BEST PH.D. STUDENT AWARD SPONSORED BY KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY “A Humble Start, So What? The Impact of Institutional Imprinting on Chinese Private Enterprises’ Inward Internationalization” Jieqiong Ma, Saint Louis University Hongxin Zhao, Saint Louis University MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY BEST MASTER’S STUDENT AWARD “Country-of-Origin and Country-of-Manufacture on Diffusion Branding” Yao Yao, Savannah State University SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY BEST UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AWARD “Towards an Institutional Model of Organizational Corruption Controls: The Case of FIFA” William R. Heaston, Drake University UNC GREENSBORO BEST REVIEWER AWARD Victor Marshall, Kennesaw State University UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA BEST STUDENT REVIEWER AWARD Drew K. Blazure, Florida Atlantic University

2012 AWARD WINNERS

BEST CONFERENCE PAPER AWARD Vasyl Taras, University of North Carolina at Greensboro “Does Country Equal Culture? Beyond Geography in the Search for Cultural Entities” BEST THEMATIC PAPER AWARD Wlamir Goncalves Xavier, EAESP/FGV and UNISUL “Minor Government Ownership: Evidence From Brazil” WILLIAM J. ZIEGLER ANNUAL BEST PH.D STUDENT PAPER AWARD Bryan Deptula, Florida Atlantic University Mentoring and Justice in the U.S. and Middle East – A Comparison of Mentoring Approaches BEST REVIEWER AWARD Michael Nippa, Freiberg University of Mining and Technology BEST STUDENT REVIEWER AWARD Phil Boutin, University of Tennessee – Knoxville

2011 AWARD WINNERS

BEST CONFERENCE PAPER AWARD Anna Alon, Rollins College & Amy Hageman, Kansas State University “The Impact of Corruption on Firm Tax Compliance in Transition Economies: Whom Do You Trust?” BEST THEMATIC PAPER AWARD Jose Luiz Rossi Jr., Insper, Sao Paulo, Brazil “Nonlinear Foreign Exchange Exposure: Evidence from Brazilian Companies” WILLIAM J. ZIEGLER ANNUAL BEST PH.D STUDENT PAPER AWARD Jack Clampit, University of Memphis “Institutions and Turnover” BEST REVIEWER AWARD Kristan S. Powell, University of Michigan at Flint BEST STUDENT REVIEWER AWARD Jack Clampit, University of Memphis

 2010 AWARD WINNERS

BEST PAPER AWARD Robert Engle, Quinnipiac University; Christopher Schlaegel, Otto-von-Gurike University, Germany; Nikolay Dimitriadi, Rostov State Economic University, Russia “The Relationship of New Business Ventures and Formal Institutions: The Entrepreneur’s Perspective.” BEST REVIEWER AWARD Maureen I. Muller-Kahle, Pennsylvania State University – York WILLIAM J. ZIEGLER ANNUAL BEST PH.D STUDENT PAPER AWARD Oliver Parts, Tallin University of Technology, Estonia “The Effects of Consumer Cosmopolitanism on Foreign Purchase Behavior.” WILLIAM J. ZIEGLER ANNUAL BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD Thao Truong & Suaad Dawuni, Quinnipiac University (undergraduate award) “Antecedents of Cultural Intelligence: A Multicultural Study.”

2009 AWARD WINNERS

BEST PAPER AWARD Mikelle Calhoun, Georgia Southern University “Guess who’s Coming to Dinner? Understanding the Implications of Management Decisions for Liability of Foreignness.”

2007 AWARD WINNERS

WILLIAM J. ZIEGLER ANNUAL BEST PH.D. STUDENT PAPER AWARD Daniel Rottig, Florida Atlantic University “Pitfalls in Empirical Cross-Cultural Management Research and Strategies to Overcome these Problems.”

2006 AWARD WINNERS

WILLIAM J. ZIEGLER ANNUAL BEST PH.D. STUDENT PAPER AWARD Daniel Rottig, Florida Atlantic University “Successfully Managing International Mergers and Acquisitions: The Five Cs Framework.” BEST REVIEWER AWARD Daniel Rottig, Florida Atlantic University

2005 AWARD WINNERS

BEST PAPER AWARD Robert Engle, Quinnipiac University “How Important Is It for Multinational Corporations to Address the Elements of Corporate Social Responsibility in Host Countries?” WILLIAM J. ZIEGLER ANNUAL BEST PH.D. STUDENT PAPER AWARD Daniel Rottig, Florida Atlantic University (Runner-up) “The Impact of Codes of Conduct and Ethical Training on Managerial Decision-Making: An Exploratory Comparative Investigation Between Germany and the United States” BEST REVIEWER AWARD Susan Godar, William Patterson University