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Outstanding Contribution to the Case Method Award - The Case Center 

Ivey professor, Paul Beamish, received the Outstanding Contribution to the Case Method Award by The Case Center. The award recognizes excellence in case method teaching and case writing.

Beamish is well-known as a prolific academic researcher and is the director of Ivey's International Business Institute. He has also published 150 business cases with associated teaching notes. Some 100 of his cases have been translated into one or more languages, and over 3.5 million copies of his cases have been studied worldwide. In 2010, Beamish founded the 39 Country Initiative that works to increase case teaching in the world’s 39 most disadvantaged countries.

More information on this award can be found here.  Congratulations to Paul.

UNCTAD - AIB 2020 Award for Best Research on Investment and Development

Congratulations to Yamlaksira Getachew (PhD 2018). Yamlak's paper "Contract Enforcement Institutions and MNE Integration Strategies: Implications for Exit from The Least-Developed Countries," based on his thesis (supervised by Paul Beamish), was the winner of the Academy of International Business (AIB) UNCTAD - AIB 2020 Award for Best Research on Investment and Development. This award was announced through a virtual ceremony on July 8, 2020 during the AIB Annual Meeting.


CEMS Philippe Louvet Innovation Award for developing a new learning project for students in the CEMS Master in International Management (MIM) 

Ivey’s Andreas Schotter, EMBA ’04, PhD ’09, is part of a trio of professors who won the inaugural CEMS Philippe Louvet Innovation Award for developing a new learning project for students in the CEMS Master in International Management (MIM). Ivey offers the highly regarded CEMS MIM in its MSc Program

The winning team is comprised of Schotter, an associate professor of General Management and International Business; Ladislav Tyll, a lecturer at the University of Economics (VSE) Prague; and Massimo Garbuio, an Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship at the University of Sydney Business School. They teamed up with four corporate partners, one NGO, and a number of faculty and students to develop a project that offers CEMS students a solid learning experience based in both online and offline methods.

More information on this award can be found here.  Congratulations to the winning team on this award.

2nd prize for Best Paper in Innovation Management awarded by the Strascheg Institute for Innovation, Transformation and Entrepreneurship

Ivey Professor Klaus Meyer, with co-authors Nina Rosenbusch, Michael Gusenbauer, Isabella Hatak, and Matthias Fink, received 2nd prize for the Best Paper in Innovation Management presented by the Strascheg Institute for Innovation, Transformation and Entrepreneurship.  Their paper titled "Innovation Offshoring, Institutional Context and Innovation Performance: A Meta-Analysis", recently published in the Journal of Management Studies, analyses the performance implications of conducting innovation activities outside a firm's home country. 

Congratulations to the authors on this award. 


Journal of World Business Best Paper Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Andreas Schotter, along with co-authors Olha Buchel (New England Complex Systems Institute) and Tatiana Vashchilko (University of Calgary). Their paper “Interactive visualization for research contextualization in international business” was awarded the Journal of World Business 2018 Best Paper Award.  This award was announced at the 2019 Academy of Management Conference held August 9-13, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.


Best Dissertation Winner, Academy of Management Conference

Congratulations to Max Stallkamp (PhD 2018) and Andreas Schotter (supervisor). Max's thesis "Subnational, regional, digital: Contemporary perspectives on the internationalization of firms" was the winner of the International Theme Committee (ITC) Emerald Best International Dissertation Award. This award was announced at the 2019 Academy of Management Conference held August 9-13, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.


Best Dissertation Finalist, Academy of Management Conference

Dwarka Chakravarty (PhD 2018) was one of the four finalists for the IM Division Best Dissertation Award. This award was announced at the 2019 Academy of Management Conference held August 9-13, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.


Journal of International Business Studies 50th Anniversary Gold Medalists

Two Ivey International Business Professors were recognized for exceptional contributions to the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the journal.  

Professor Paul Beamish, Director of Ivey’s International Business Institute, was awarded a Gold Medal for scholarly services in recognition for his contribution as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of International Business Studies from 1992 until 1997. He was also awarded a Gold Medal for Research in recognition of having made 17 substantive contributions to JIBS to date.

Professor Klaus Meyer, Professor of International Business, was awarded a Gold Medal in recognition of having made 13 substantive contributions in JIBS over the course of his career.

Current Ivey faculty members have published a total of over 40 refereed articles in JIBS since 1987.  


Best Dissertation Finalists, Academy of International Business Conference

Two of Ivey’s recent PhD graduates were finalists for the Buckley and Casson Academy of International Business Dissertation Award, distributed at the Academy of International Business Conference held June 24-27, 2019 in Copenhagen. Dwarka Chakravarty and Max Stallkamp both graduated from Ivey’s PhD program in 2018. The award recognizes superior doctoral dissertations in International Business. This marks the third consecutive year that Ivey graduates have received this recognition.


Research Merit Awards

At Ivey's annual Faculty Retreat on May 7, 2019 Ivey faculty were honoured for making an impact in research, the classroom, and service. In total, 19 faculty members received awards. Three International Business faculty members were among the 2019 recipients:

  • Professor Paul Beamish;
  • Associate Professor Andreas Schotter;
  • Professor Klaus E. Meyer.

 

Major Thesis Award Winners and Finalists
in International Business from Ivey

Ivey PhD Program Grad
(Year of Competition)

Academy of
Management
(IM Division)

Academy of International Business

Dwarka Chakravarty1 (2019)

Finalist Finalist

Max Stallkamp (2019)

  Finalist

Yamlaksira Getachew1 (2018)

Finalist Finalist 

Vanessa Hasse1 (2017)

Winner

Finalist

 Michael Sartor1 (2015)

 

Winner

         Geoff Kistruck1 (2009)

Winner

 

         Jing'an Tang1 (2008)

Finalist

 

         Chris Chung1 (2007)

Winner

 

         Cyril Bouquet (2004)

Finalist

Winner

         Anthony Goerzen1 (2002)

 

Finalist

         Charles Dhanaraj1 (2001)

Winner

 

         Julian Birkinshaw (1996)

Winner

Finalist (1995)

         Shige Makino1 (1995)

Finalist

 

         Patrick Woodcock1 (1995)

Winner

 

         Andrew Inkpen (1993)

Winner

 

         Jonathan Calof1 (1992)

 

Finalist

         Lorna Wright (1991)

 

Finalist

         Paul Beamish (1986)

Winner

Finalist (1985)

 1Supervised by Paul Beamish