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Dr Arthur Li nominated for Buckley and Casson AIB Dissertation Award

Arthue Li AIB Award

Henley academic Dr Arthur Li has been shortlisted for the 2022 Buckley and Casson Academy of International Business (AIB) Dissertation Award.

Dr Li, who is a lecturer in International Business and Strategy at Henley Business School, will travel to Miami, USA, in July to present his work, titled General manager succession in multinational enterprise subsidiaries, at the AIB Annual Conference.

The winner will receive a plaque and a scholarship award.

The AIB Dissertation Award is designed to recognise and reward superior doctoral dissertations in the field of international business.

Dr Li's work is based on interviews with more than 40 managers, and quantitative data from more than 1,900 foreign subsidiaries, and aims to provide new insights regarding the subsidiary general manager (GM) changes in multinational enterprises.

Dr Li's actor-centred work underscores the complexity of of foreign subsidiary GM succession, bridges succession strategy with implementation, and provides a springboard for future studies on this largely neglected topic.

Additionally, Dr Li's dissertation has also been shortlisted for the 2022 IM Division D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University Award, which will require Dr Li to present his work at the 2022 Academy of Management (AOM) Conference in Seattle, USA, in August.

We wish Dr Li the very best of luck for both awards.

Published 29 April 2022
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