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Update: 2019-01

January 7, 2019

News from the PhD Office

PhD Grad Yamlaksira Getachew has been awarded the 2016-2018 SSE Gunnar Hedlund Award for the best PhD thesis in International Business. This prominent award honours the late Stockholm School of Economics professor Gunnar Hedland, and is intended to inspire PhD candidates worldwide in international business. Yamlaksira’s thesis, “Institutional Voids, Investment Purposes, and Foreign Subsidiaries of Multinational Enterprises”, supervised by Paul Beamish, was also a finalist in two additional 2018 international management division competitions: the Academy of International Business and Academy of Management best dissertation awards. Congratulations on this achievement!

Published Refereed Articles

Aribarg, A., Otter, T., Zantedeschi, D., Allenby, G.M., Bentley, T., Curry, D., Dotson, M., Henderson, T., Honka, E., Kohli, R., Jedidi, K., Seiler, S., Wang, X., 2018, Advancing Non-Compensatory Choice Models in Marketing, Customer Needs and Solutions, March, 5 (1-2): 82-92.

Qureshi, I., Fang, Y., Haggerty, N., Compeau, D.R., Zhang, X., 2018, IT-Mediated Social Interactions and Knowledge Sharing: Role of Competence-Based Trust and Background Heterogeneity, Information Systems Journal, September, 28 (5): 925-955.

Meyer, K.E., Xin, K., 2018, Managing Talent in Emerging Economy Multinationals: Integrating Strategic Management and Human Resource Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29 (11): 1827-1855.

Cui, L., Hu, H., Li, S., Meyer, K.E., 2018, Corporate Political Connections in Global Strategy, Global Strategy Journal, August, 8 (3): 379-398.

Dawar, N., 2018, Marketing in the Age of Alexa, Harvard Business Review, May-June, p. 80-86.

Habbous, S., McArthur, E., Dixon, S., McKenzie, S., Garcia-Ochoa, C., Lam, N., Lentine, K.L., Dipchand, C., Litchfield, K., Begen, M.A., et al., 2018, Initiating maintenance dialysis prior to living kidney donor transplantation when a donor candidate evaluation is well underway, Transplantation, July, 102: e345-e353.

Habbous,, S., Sarma, S., Barnieh, L., McArthur, E., Klarenbach, S., Manns, B., Begen, M.A., Lentine, K.L., Garg, A. X., 2018, Health care costs for the evaluation, surgery, and follow-up care of living kidney donors, Transplantation, August, 102 (8): 1367-1374.

Jiang, W., Li, Z.F., Liu, X., Wu, J., Yang, C., 2018, Clustering of Financial Instruments Using Jump Tail Dependence Coefficient, Statistical Methods & Applications, August, 27 (3): 491-513.

Jones-Morales, J., Konrad, A.M., 2018, Attaining Elite Leadership: Career Development and Childhood Socioeconomic Status, Career Development International, June, 23 (3): 246-260.

Persson, M.E., Fafatas, S., 2018, Accounting Measurements, Profit, and Loss: A Science Fiction Play in One Act by Harold C. Edey, Accounting History Review, 28 (1-2): 31-60.

Funding Opportunities

New International Research Networks Award

Research Development and Services has announced the 2019 cycle of the New International Research Networks (NIRN) Award opportunity is open for applications.

The New International Research Networks (NIRN) award is supported by the Office of the Vice-President (Research) and aims to promote new collaborations between researchers from Western and their international colleagues. The NIRN award provides eligible Western researchers with an opportunity to facilitate a new international research collaboration. The funds are intended to address the logistical costs incurred during the initial process of setting up a collaborative research project such as travel, communications costs, and/or small scale exploratory research. NIRN awards are adjudicated internally through a merit review process.

Amount: Up to $5,000

Applications will be received on a continuous basis throughout the program year.

Contact:  Melanie Katsivo, ext. 82861 or Internal Grants

SSHRC Insight Development Grant - Updated

Insight Development Grants support research in its initial stages. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas. Funding is provided for short-term research development projects, of up to two years, proposed by individuals or teams.

Amount: $7,000 to $75,000
Duration:  1-2 years

Ivey: January 8, 9am – submit draft for Ivey Review
        January 15 – Application returned after Ivey Review
RDS: January 25, 2pm
SSHRC: February 2, 2pm

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