Conferences and Events

Palgrave Macmillan offers a prize of £200 for the best paper presented at the ANZIBA Annual Conference.

2016 Best Paper:

Institutional overlap as a basis for international business

  • Robbert Maseland, University of Groningen, Netherlands


2015 Best Paper:

The Genesis of De Novo Marketing Capabilities and the Subsequent Development of Dynamic Marketing Capabilities: A Qualitative Perspective

  • Taina Eriksson, University of Turku, Finland
  • Mari Ketolainen, University of Turku, Finland
  • Alexandra Kriz, University of Sydney, Australia

2014 Best paper:

Institutional forces and Environmental Management Strategy: Moderating Effects of Complementary Assets and Environmental Orientation

  • Yuanfei Kang, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Xinming He, Durham University Business School, UK

2013 Best paper:

The Impact of Entrepreneur-CEOs in Microfinance Institutions

  • Trond Randøy, University of Agder, Norway
  • R. Øystein Strøm, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway
  • Roy Mersland, University of Agder, Norway

2012 Best paper:

Inertia and Inertia and Internationalization: Recasting and extending the Uppsala model, competitive paper at ANZIBA conference.

  • Douglas Dow, Melbourne Business School
  • Peter Liesch, University of QUeensland
  • Catherine Welch, University of Sydney
  • Lawrence Welch, Melbourne Business School

2010 Best paper:

A Mediating Model of Psychic Distance and FDI Market Selection

  • Douglas Dow, Melbourne Business School
  • Björn Ambos, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
  • Lars Håkanson, University of Queensland

Highly commended:

Collectivism in the GLOBE Culture Study

  • Sunil Venaik, University of Queensland
  • Paul Brewer, University of Queensland

The Role of the Internet on International Market Growth of Australian Firms: An Exploratory Study

  • Shane Mathews, Queensland University of Technology
  • Constanza Bianchi, Queensland University of Technology

Do Foreign Banks Really Lend a Hand? Banking Sector FDI and Productivity Growth in Chinese Firms, 1999 – 2006

  • Alex Eapen, University of Sydney 
  • Siyang Wang, ANZ Bank


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