Dear Colleagues, The Editorial team of the Journal of World Business is pleased to announce the 2019 awards, as listed below. I have also attached a one-page information sheet about JWB. Thank you all for your support for the journal. Best, Ajai Journal of World Business 2019 Awards Continuing an annual tradition, the Editorial Team of Journal of World Business is proud to announce the award winners for 2019 Best Paper Award *Winner* Makela, K., Barner-Rasmussen, W., Ehrnrooth, M. & Koveshnikov, A. Potential and recognized boundary spanners in multinational corporations. 54(4): 335-349. *Runner up* Buckley, P. J., Chen, L., Clegg, J. L. & Voss, H. The role of endogenous and exogenous risk in FDI entry choices. 55(1) Finalists: Koveshnikov, A., Tienari, J. & Piekkari, R. Gender in international business journals: A review and conceptualization of MNCs as gendered social spaces. 54(1): 37-53. Carney, M., Estrin, S., Liang, Z. & Shapiro, D. National institutional systems, foreign ownership and firm performance: The case of understudied countries. 54(4): 244-257. Wettstein, F., Giuliani, E., Santagelo, G. D. & Stahl, G. K. International Business and human rights: A research agenda. 54(1): 54-65. Sarala, R. Vaara, E. & Junni, P. Beyond merger syndrome and cultural differences: New avenues for research on the "human side" of global mergers and acquisitions (M&As). 54(4): 307-321. Best Phenomenon Based Paper Award *Winner* Cooper, M. & Nguyen, Q. T. K. Understanding the interaction of motivation and opportunity for tax planning inside US multinationals: A qualitative study. 54(6): *Runner up* Li, J., Liu, B. & Qian, G. The belt and road initiative, cultural friction and ethnicity: Their effects on the export performance of SMEs in China. 54(4): 350-359 Finalists: Prud'homme, D. Re-conceptualizing intellectual property regimes in international business research: Foreign-friendliness paradoxes facing MNCs in China. 54(4): 399-419. Makela, K., Barner-Rasmussen, W., Ehrnrooth, M. & Koveshnikov, A. Potential and recognized boundary spanners in multinational corporations. 54(4): 335-349. Ancarani. A., Di Mauro, C. & Mascali, F. Backshoring strategy and the adoption of Industry 4.0: Evidence from Europe. 54(4): 360-371. Marcus, J; Kahraman, F.; Su, S. & Fritzsche, B. Capturing intranational cultural variation in international business research: Microsocietal differences in collectivism across Turkey. 54(6): Best Reviewer Awards Florian Zapkau, VU Amsterdam Pallavi Shukla, Rutgers University Business School R. Glenn Richey, Auburn University Arjen Slangen, KU Leuven Ilya Cuypers, Singapore Management University Andreea Kiss, Iowa State University Mujtaba Ahsan, San Diego State University Grazia Santangelo, University of Catania Mohammad Fuad, Indian Institute of Management Lucknow Sebastian Reiche, University of Navarra IESE Business School ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.