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2016 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers

Promoting excellence and innovation in business research

2016 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers
Promoting excellence and innovation in business research

Call for Papers

Emerald Group Publishing Limited and the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI - http://emrbi.org) in their aim to promote excellence and innovation in business research announce the 2016 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers.

The Award-winning entry will receive a certificate, a winner's logo to attach to correspondence, and publication in the EuroMed Journal of Business as a full paper. Runners-up will also be considered for publication.

In addition, authors of the winning entry and those of up to five highly commended papers will receive a certificate at the Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business in Warsaw, Poland http://euromed2016.com

Eligibility
To be eligible for the Award, the research must address the environmental opportunities and threats, or marketplace developments and trends, in the European-Mediterranean region. In an effort to promote and reward research from new researchers, the Award is open to any researcher who has undertaken a doctoral degree program in the past 5 years. The paper may be co-authored with a senior faculty member.

Submission requirements
Submissions must be made online at submissions@emrbi.org and admin@emrbi.org:
The following documents will be required:
a covering letter containing full contact details of all contributors
the full paper in line with the EuroMed Journal of Business submission requirements (www.emeraldinsight.com/emjb.htm)

Judging criteria
The judging panel will include the Editor in Chief and at least one Editorial Advisory Board member of the EuroMed Journal of Business as well as EMRBI Senior Fellow members.

 Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
 Significance/implications for theory and practice
 Originality and innovation
 Appropriateness and application of the methodology
 Analysis and presentation of the data (if applicable)
 Quality of the literature review.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 11 July 2016
Short-listing and further contact will take place during August 2016
Winners will be announced at the 9th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business in Warsaw, Poland.

Contact details

For further information please contact:
Dr. Evangelos Tsoukatos
Vice President for Operation and Development
Associate Editor, EuroMed Journal of Business
E-mail: submissions@emrbi.org
Dr. Manlio Del Giudice Director for Research and Scholarly Relations
E-Mail: m.delgiudice@unilink.it