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EIBA Best Doctoral Thesis Proposal in International Business Award

The most promising thesis proposal presented at the John H. Dunning Doctoral Tutorial in International Business (JHD-DT) – a doctoral event held each year prior to the start of the EIBA Annual Conference – is awarded the EIBA Best Doctoral Thesis Proposal in International Business Award consisting of a certificate and a €1,000 money prize. (Winners are announced at the EIBA Annual Conference award ceremony.)

NOTE: To be eligible for this prize, papers must be duly submitted, accepted, and presented at the JHD-DT by registered participants of the EIBA Annual Conference.


AWARD WINNERS

2016
Renate KRATOCHVIL (WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria)
Managers in MNCs Receiving Knowledge from Geographically Distant Individuals. The Moderating Effects of Cognitive, Social and Organizational Proximity.

2015
Rilana RIIKKINEN (Aalto University School of Business, Finland)
What Drives Sustainability in Multinational Corporations? An Examination of the Purchasing Function.

2014
Ziad ELSAHN (University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand)
Making Sense of Foreign Direct Investment: Towards a Process Model of MNE Decision-Making.

2013
Liudmyla SVYSTUNOVA (Bath University, UK)
Managing institutional complexity in global professional service firms: Subsidiary responses to conflicting institutional logic.

2012
Wolfgang GLEICH (Universität Augsburg, Germany)
Retaliatory Foothold Expansion in Attackers Home Markets.

2011
Sebastian Schrapp (Georg August University, Göttingen, Germany)
R&D Spending during the Financial Crisis: The Impact of Country-Specific Mechanisms and Financial Incentives.

2010
Andreja BANDELJ (Bocconi University, Italy)
Should Banks Be Diversified Geographically? Evidence From Europe.

2009
Alessandra PERRI (LUISS Guido Carli University, Italy)
Firm-Level Heterogeneity and FDI-Mediated Knowledge Spillovers: Some Insights on the Role of MNCs’ and Subsidiaries’ Characteristics.
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Harun Emre YILDIZ (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)
Fostering Successful Transfer of Organisational Practices in Cross Border M&As.

2008
Pooja THAKUR (Rutgers University, USA)
Externalisation of Core Activities and their Geographical Coverage: In-House versus Offshoring versus Outsourcing of Clinical Trials.

2007
Sergey FILIPPOV (University of Maastricht, Netherlands)
Multinational Subsidiary Evolution & Regional Economic Integration.
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Nikolaos PAPAGEORGIADIS (Leeds University, UK)
The Effect of International Intellectual Property Rights Protection and Enforcement on International Business: The Case of Licensing.

2006
Roger SMEETS (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Multinationals and Knowledge Spillovers.

2005
Katharina KRETSCHMER (ESCP-EAP European School of Management Berlin, Germany)
Performance Evaluation of Foreign Subsidiaries.

2004
Nejc Martin JAKOPIN (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
International Strategy of Mobile Network Operators - Entry Modes, Management and Success.

2003
Chelsea FREER (Monash University, USA)
Before and After the Ink Dries! The Implications of Resources, Structure and Relations on Alliance Outcomes.
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Sabina TACHEVA (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland)
Process Implications of International Top Management Teams.

2002
Arjen SLANGEN (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
Cultural Distance and Foreign Direct Investment: The Impact of National Cultural Differences on Entry Mode Choice and Subsidiary Performance.

2001
Rekha KRISHNAN (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
International Alliance Outcomes: The Moderating Effect of Process.

2000
Olivier IRRMANN (University of Vaasa, Finland)
International negotiations in cross-border acquisitions: an analysis of intercultural communication during the post-acquisition integration process.

1999
Jan Hendrik FISCH (Hohenheim University, Germany)
International Distribution of R&D in Multinational Corporations.

1998
Elvira HAEZENDONCK (University of Antwerp-RUCA, Belgium)
The International Competitiveness of Maritime Industrial Development Area (MIDA) based Clusters.
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Jeffrey E. JOHNSON (University of Strathclyde, UK)
Firm-Specific Determinants of Success for Small Global Start-ups: A Performance Study of US & UK Firms.

1997
Andreas GAST (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Role of Corporate Headquarters and Cooperation among Subsidiaries during Global Product Launches.

1996
Odile JANNE (University of Reading, UK)
The Geographical Spread of Corporate Technological Activity in Europe.
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Georgine KRYDA (University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, USA)
Modeling the Bargaining Game between Multinational Firms and Britain’s Monopolies and Mergers Commission.

1995
Tomaso PEREZ (University of Ancona, Italy)
Multinational Enterprises and Technological Spill-overs.
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Omar TOULAN (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Market Liberalization, Competitive Behaviour and the Internationalization Strategies of Firms: The Case of Argentina.

1994
Anne-Wil HARZING (University of Maastricht, Netherlands)
Organizational Bumble-Bees: International Transfers as a Control Mechanism in Multinational Companies.

1993
Thomas PUETZ (University of Strasbourg, France)
Decision Processes in Research and Technology Management: A Comparative Study between France and Germany.

1992
Monika WEBER-FAHR (University of Trier, Germany)
Segmentation of European Labour Markets : A Consequence of Multinational Firms’ Investment?

1991
David PARKINSON (Wharton School, UK)
Innovation Processes and International Competition: A Comparative Study of the US and Japan Machine Tool Industry.
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Dorothee FEILS (University of South Carolina, USA)
Shareholder Wealth Effects of International Mergers and Acquisitions.

1990
Jeannette CAPEL (Tinbergen Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Exchange Rates and Foreign Direct Investments.
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Ivo ZANDER (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)
Technology and Technological Change in Swedish Firms: 1965-1990.

1989
Karin FLADMOE-LINDQUIST (University of Minnesota, USA)
Ownership and Control Patterns of International Service Companies.

1988
Jorma LARIMO (University of Vaasa, Finland)
The Impact of Firm’s Characteristics and Strategy on Foreign Direct Investment Decision Behaviour and Performance.
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Christine WEISFELDER (University of Michigan, USA)
When Do Taxes Matter? An Empirical Analysis of Taxation of Foreign Source Income and Corporate Competition in Foreign Markets.

1987
Andreas ZIELKE (University of Dortmund, Germany)
Success Factors of International Ventures – The German Experience in the US.