IIMB to host AIB Annual Conference

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

The three-day conference will bring scholars from multiple disciplines and countries together to understand and examine international business in the context of emerging economies.

The Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) announced that it will host the ‘2013 Academy of International Business (AIB) India Chapter Annual Conference’from April 15-17, 2013. This year the conference will focus on the theme ‘International Business: The Emerging Economies Context’.


The three-day conference will bring scholars from multiple disciplines and countries together to understand and examine international business in the context of emerging economies. International business scholars, students, and representatives from seven countries are expected to attend the conference. 


Speaking about the conference Professor S Raghunath, AIB India Chapter Chairperson and Dean Administration, IIMB said “We are delighted to host AIB Annual Conference 2013 and we strongly believe that the conference will help in encouraging collaborative research, networking and exchange of knowledge among scholars.  The conference will bring together the work of leading scholars from the emerging economies to present multidisciplinary research including perspectives from a range of the functional areas of management studies”.


Dr. Torben Pedersen, AIB Fellow and co-editor of Global Strategy Management and Advances in International Management is the inaugural key note speaker. He is also the Review Board Member of Strategic Management Journal and International Business Review and also serves on numerous editorial boards.Dr. Elizabeth Rose, Vice president, Academy of International Business (AIB), John Dineen, President and CEO, Global GE Healthcare and Milind Kamat - Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, Atos India will be the plenary speakers. 


The conference will also feature papers examining institutional approaches capturing perspectives from emerging economies, business strategy presentations and panels by executives about company strategies for emerging markets and comparative institutional analysis taking into account structural changes in global capitalism.


Other highlight of the event includes a Doctoral Consortium where PhD students in International Business can gain high quality feedback on their research works from experienced research scholars in International Business. A paper development workshop (PDW) facilitated by the editors of the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) will also be conducted. This will provide an opportunity for authors to receive guidance and feedback on their research work from experienced researchers and thus move their research forward into a publishable document.




 

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