John H Dunning Centre - 7th International Business Conference - Programme

Conference Programme

Friday 5th April:

AM

Time Program Where/Location
8:30 - 9:15 Registration ICMA Centre - Foyer
8:30 - 9:15 Refreshments (Tea and Coffee) ICMA Centre - Foyer
9:15 - 9:40 Welcome ICMA -Large Lecture Theatre - Room 150
9:40-10:40 1. Opening Session ICMA -Large Lecture Theatre - Room 150
10:45 - 12:30 2. Plenary Session ICMA -Large Lecture Theatre - Room 150
  • Welcome - Rajneesh Narula and Robert Van De Noort - Vice Chancellor
  • 1. Opening session: Industrial policies and MNEs: the UNCTAD World Investment Reports, with Rajneesh Narula, Carlo Pietrobelli, James Zhan and Richard Bolwijn
  • 2. Plenary Session - (New) Technologies and the MNE: the crisis of ownership competitive advantages?
    Chair: Lucia Piscitello, Henley Business School
    • Jagjit Srai, University of Cambridge
    • Roberta Rabellotti, University of Pavia
    • Bjorn Jindra, Copenhagen Business School & Dunning Fellow, 2018-19
    • Marina Papanastassiou, Middlesex University London

(dedicated to the memory of Bob Pearce)

PM

Time Program Where/ Location
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch Break ICMA Centre - Foyer
1:15 - 2:45 Parallel Sessions I See Parallel Sessions Table Below
2:45 -3:00 Refreshments (Tea and Coffee) ICMA Centre - Foyer
3:00 - 4:30 Parallel Sessions II See Parallel Sessions Table Below
4:30 - 4:45 Refreshments (Tea and Coffee) ICMA Centre - Foyer
4:45 - 6:00 3. Plenary Session Large Lecture Theatre - Room 150
6:00- 6.30 Buses to Greenlands - GALA Dinner Greenlands Campus, Henley on Thames
  • 3. Plenary Session - 50 years of Mark Casson: Rebel with a Cause, or Iconoclast?
    Chair: Niron Hashai, Arison School of Business
    • Pavida Pananond, Thammasat Business School
    • Ana Tavares Lehmann, University of Porto
    • Grazia Santangelo, Copenhagen Business School
    • Alain Verbeke, University of Calgary/Henley Business School

Saturday 6th April:

Time Program Where/ Location
8:30 - 9:00 Refreshments (Tea and Coffee) ICMA Centre - Foyer
9:00 - 10:30 Parallel Sessions III See Parallel Sessions Table Below
10:30 - 10:45 Refreshments (Tea and Coffee) ICMA Centre - Foyer
10:45 - 12:45 Plenary Session Large Lecture Theatre - Room 150
13:15-14:15 Lunch Break ICMA Centre - Foyer
  • Plenary Session - International Migration: Blessing or Burden?

Chair: Washika Haak-Saheem, Henley Business School

  • Niron Hashai, Arison School of Business
  • Michael Morley, University of Limerick
  • Aida Hajro, Brunel University/Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • Fabian Froese, University of Goettingen

Friday 5th April - Parallel Session I - 1:15 - 2:45 pm

Session Room Title Chair
Parallel Session 1-1 ICMA G51 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Maksim Belitski
Parallel Session 1-2 ICMA G09 Migration and International Business Grazia Santangelo
Parallel Session 1-3 HBS 108 Global HRM Chris Brewster
Parallel Session 1-4 HBS G10 FDI and Globalisation Nigel Driffield
Parallel Session 1-5 ICMA G03-G04 Corporate Governance and Finance Chris Jones
Parallel Session 1-6 HBS G04 Business History Lucy Newton

Friday 5th April - Parallel Session II - 3:00 - 4:30 pm

Session Room Title Chair
Parallel Session 2-1 ICMA G51 International Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Stefano Elia
Parallel Session 2-2 ICMA G09 Disentangling MNE performance Quyen Nguyen
Parallel Session 2-3 HBS 108 GVCs and the Internationalisation of Innovation Pavida Pananond
Parallel Session 2-4 HBS G10 International Diversification and the Role of Managers Peder Greve
Parallel Session 2-5 ICMA G03/G04 Institutional Influences on International Business Chang Hoon Oh

Saturday 6th April - Parallel Session III - 9:00 - 10:30 am

Session Room Title Chair
Parallel Session 3-1 ICMA G51 Effective HRM Practices - Current Links and Future Challenges Washika Haak-Saheem
Parallel Session 3-2 ICMA G09 FDI Spillovers and Location Choices Helena Barnard
Parallel Session 3-3 HBS 108 Entry Mode Strategies and Risk Management Irina Surdu
Parallel Session 3-4 HBS G10 Chinese MNEs and the 21st century Silk Road Denise Tsang
Parallel Session 3-5 ICMA G03/G04 Topics in International Business Davide Castellani