Dear AIB members,
Please note that the 2013/2014 SEE/WAIB Award Committee now invites applications – Details below.

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The 2013/2014 SSE/WAIB Award
for Increased Gender Awareness in International Business Research

Information & Submission Form
Submission Deadline:  June 7st, 2014

The Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), Sweden, supports WAIB’s (Women in AIB) endeavors by endowing an award for the best paper that increases gender awareness in international business research. To be eligible for the award, papers must be accepted for presentation at the 2014 AIB annual meeting or were presented at the 2013 AIB annual meeting.  In addition, the winner and the runner- ups for the award must present/have presented their paper.  Please refer to the AIB website for conference information

·    The winning paper is announced at the WAIB business meeting scheduled in AIB’s conference program and
permanent recognition is given on the SSE and WAIB websites.
·    The author/s will receive a cash award of US$ 1,000.
·    Emerald Publishing and their Journal Gender in Management are pleased to partner with this award and offer to publish the winning paper in the journal, subject to review and if the paper has not been published elsewhere.

To apply, please fill in this form (also retrievable from 18 May onwards on ) and attach to the submission e-mail to U. Zander, Stockholm School of Economics (see below) along with:
1) a file containing your paper and
2) a file containing your submission statement

Title of Paper: ___________________________________________________________________________


To be eligible for the award, papers must be accepted for presentation at the AIB annual meeting.
Please list the conference track below:
Accepted Track at AIB 2013 or 2014: _______________________________________________________

Please indicate the type of session:

____ Competitive       ____ Interactive          ____ Panel

____ Yes, I have attached a file containing a copy of the paper
____ Yes, I have attached a file containing the statement outlining how the paper contributes to increasing gender awareness (maximum 2 pages)

Increasing gender awareness in international business research can take on many forms including, but not limited to, the following:

  *   applying gender perspectives, e.g., understanding how gender patterns, dynamics and biases can influence for instance the development of technology or knowledge transfer
  *   gender as a category for analysis, e.g., do female leaders face different challenges than male leaders, or will international firm performance differ if owned and/or governed by men compared to by women
  *   incorporating gender as a variable, e.g., gender’s interaction with other variables to predict organizational attractiveness, or brand origin recognition

Submit the completed form and attached files via e-mail to:
Udo Zander, Chair
Ragnar Söderberg Professor of Business Administration
Stockholm School of Economics
Box 6501, 113 83 Stockholm, Sweden
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The SSE/WAIB award selection committee reviews papers and statements, chooses the winner and the first runner-up. Finalists for the award will be listed at the WAIB website.

Best regards,

Gabriele Suder
WAIB President 2013-2015

Dr Gabriele Suder
Director, International Relations
Principal Fellow, Melbourne Business School
Level 3, John Smyth Building
Parkville, VIC 30110

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