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please do me a favor and post the announcement below.
Thank you very much for your support.

Interactive Research Development Workshop and Conference
Internationalization of SMEs New Insights and Future Research Opportunities
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (South Tyrol, Italy) May 2-3, 2018
We invite international scholars interested in this field, including senior PhDs and PostDocs, to submit and present their research on the internationalization of SMEs at this interactive conference. The conference is not limited to the strategic level that may look at the formulation and implementation process of internationalization strategies of SMEs at different success factors or the impact of different institutional regimes, but as well invites explicitly researchers from different (sub)disciplines such as organizational behavior, human resource management, entrepreneurship, innovation management, family business research, economics and accounting to share their approaches and insights with colleagues.

Deadlines & Dates 2018
Summaries Submissions:   January 25
Acceptance Notifications:   February 27
Preliminary Program published:   March 2

For more information, detailed program, registration and submission guidelines please visit the conference website at:

Program Committee:

Timothy Devinney  *  Leeds University Business School
Marjanna Gunkel  *  Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Michael Nippa  *  Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Torben Pedersen  *  Bocconi & Copenhagen Business School
Jonas Puck  *  WU Vienna
Christian Schwens  *  Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf

Conference Organizers & Contact:

Katharina Gilli    [log in to unmask]
Marjaana Gunkel    [log in to unmask]
Michael Nippa     [log in to unmask]

Additionally, we would like to draw your attention to the

Pre-Announcement of a Job Opening at the Faculty of Economics and Management

Research Fellow on a fixed-term contract (RTD)
Assistant Professor * Juniorprofessur
in International Management

at the Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy.

Detailed information at:

Prof. Dr. Michael Nippa
Professor of Strategic Leadership and International Management
Academic coordinator of the PhD Program
Faculty of Economics and Management
Free University of Bozen – Bolzano
Universitätsplatz 1
I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano
Tel.: +39 0471 013181
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Betreff: [AIB-L] FIU/AIB Best Theory Paper Award

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Please post the announcement.

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FIU/AIB Best Theory Paper Award

Florida International University, in conjunction with the Academy of International Business, proudly announces the 2018 Best Theory Paper Award for the upcoming annual Academy of International Business 2018 conference. This award will be presented at the AIB annual meeting in Minneapolis to recognize a paper submission that contributes to theory building and development in International Business.
We are seeking conceptual papers that will challenge the conventional wisdom and foster new theoretical insights to explain contemporary issues faced by organizations involved in international business.
Only conceptual papers accepted for a Competitive Session at the AIB 2018 annual conference are eligible for the award. In addition to self-nominations, each track chair will also be asked to nominate papers to be considered for the award based on reviewer input and their own assessment. An independent award committee will evaluate the nominees. The author(s) of the winning manuscript will be announced at the AIB Awards Ceremony on the last day of the conference, and will receive both a commemorative and a monetary award.
On behalf of the award committee, I welcome you all to submit a manuscript to the AIB 2018 Annual Meeting<> to be considered for the FIU/AIB Best Theory Paper Award.

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