AIB UK & Ireland Research Methods Workshop 2022

Henley Business School, University of Reading

6-7 April 2022

Deadline for applications: 17 February 2022

Rigorous empirical research methods are an essential part of International Business research. This workshop, organised by the UK & Ireland Chapter of the Academy of International Business, in collaboration with the John Dunning Centre for International Business at the Henley Business School, will offer practical advice to doctoral students and early career researcher on key aspects of qualitative and quantitative empirical research methods, with a special focus on IB applications. In particular, it will:


The workshop is structured around four sessions over two half-days lead by distinguished IB scholars, such as Ulf Andersson (Mälardalen University), Sjoerd Beugelsdjik (University of Groningen), Ghasem Zaefarian (University of Leeds), Anne Jacqueminet (Bocconi University).

This workshop is delivered in hybrid mode. Participants are encouraged to attend in person to benefit from face-to-face interactions, but those who are unable to travel to Reading will be able to attend the live sessions online via MS Teams.

The registration fee for the workshop is Ł50. The fee is waived for participants registered at the 48th AIB-UKI / 8th Reading IB Conference, taking place at the Henley Business School on 8-9 April 2022.

To apply for the AIB-UKI Research Methods Workshop 2022, please complete an online application form, and email the following supporting documents to Jana Oslejova:


Deadline for applications: 17 February 2022

… and one more thing

Participants at the AIB-UKI Research Methods Workshop are welcome to apply for the Henley IB Masterclasses taking place at the Henley Business School on 28 March - 6 April 2022.

Feel free to circulate this among potential candidates. Should you need more information, please do not hesitate to get in touch.


Best wishes,


Davide Castellani


Davide Castellani | Professor of International Business and Strategy

Chair of Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Chapter

Whiteknights Campus | Reading | RG6 6UD

+44 (0) 118 378 8846 |


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Castellani D., Perri A., Scalera G.V., (2021) Knowledge integration in multinational enterprises: The role of inventors crossing national and organizational and boundaries, Journal of World Business, forthcoming.

Andersson M., Castellani D., Fassio C., Jienwatcharamongkhol V. (2021) Leaving the Multinational: The Likelihood and Nature of Employee Mobility from MNEs, Journal of International Business Studies, forthcoming

Castellani D., Marin G., Montresor S., Zanfei A. (2021) Greenfield Foreign Direct Investments and Regional Environmental Technologies, Research Policy, forthcoming,

Castellani D., Lavoratori K., Scalera V. and Perri A. (2021) “International Connectivity and the Location of MNE Knowledge-Intensive Activities. Evidence from US Metropolitan Areas”, Global Strategy Journal, forthcoming,

Barba Navaretti G., Castellani D., Pieri F. (2021) “CEO Age, Shareholders' Monitoring and Organic Growth.” Small Business Economics,

Elia S., Greve P., Vallone T., Castellani D. (2021) The micro-foundations of industrial diversification through foreign acquisitions: the multifaceted role of CEO experience, Long Range Planning,

Lavoratori K. & Castellani D. (2021) "Too close for comfort? Micro-geography of agglomeration economies in the United Kingdom," Journal of Regional Science,

Békés, G., Benito, G. R., Castellani, D., & Muraközy, B. (2021). Into the unknown: The extent and boldness of firms' international footprintGlobal Strategy Journal.

Castellani, D. & Lavoratori, K. (2020), The lab and the plant: Offshore R&D and co-location with production activities, J Int Bus Stud,


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