2010/2011 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers


Promoting excellence and innovation in business research

Results are in!

EuroMed Research Business InstituteEmerald Group Publishing Limited, publisher of the largest collection of international business and management journals, and the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI), a rapidly growing membership organization undertaking research and scholarly activities as well as offering a range of business-related professional services, seek to promote excellence and innovation in business research by sponsoring the 2010/2011 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers.

The Award-winning entry received a cash prize of €1,500 (or currency equivalent), a certificate, a winner’s logo to attach to correspondence, and publication in the EuroMed Journal of Business as a full paper.

Congratulations to the winners:

Abraham Stefanidis
St. John’s University, USA
Moshe Banai
Zicklin School of Business, USA
"Ethno-cultural considerations in negotiation: pretense, deception, lies and formal contracts in Greece"

The Short List

We received many high quality submissions this year and the ten best papers have been shortlisted. The short list prize includes a certificate and a complimentary 12-month membership of EMAB (EuroMed Academy of Business; the Academy under EMRBI that deals with memberships), which will include an online subscription to the EuroMed Journal of Business. The short listed authors were invited to present their papers at the 4th Annual EuroMed Conference in Greece on 20th - 21st October 2011. A special award ceremony was arranged to present them with their certificates. The winner was also announced at the ceremony.

Congratulations to the short listed applicants!

Kristian Sund
Middlesex University,UK
"Revisiting organizational interpretation and three types of uncertainty"

Francesca Pancotto, Ph. D.
University of Bologna, Italy
Filippo Pericoli, Ph. D.
Tor Vergata University of Roma, Italy
"Till labor cost do us part: a vecm model of unit labor cost convergence in the Euro area"

Konstantinos Lionakis
George J. Avlonitis
Athens University of Economics & Business, Greece
"Marketing and sales conflict: antecedents and consequences"

Abraham Stefanidis
St. John’s University, USA
Moshe Banai
Zicklin School of Business, USA
"Ethno-cultural considerations in negotiation: pretense, deception, lies and formal contracts in Greece"

Orestes Vlismas
Sandra Cohen
Athens University of Economics & Business, Greece
"Analyzing the relations between intellectual capital and performance in local governments"

Alfredo Jiménez
Carmen Palmero
Juan Alfredo Jiménez

University of Burgos, Spain
"The role of psychic distance on FDI flows from the south to the east of Europe"

José G. Vargas-hernandez
University of Guadalajara, Mexico
"Strategies and performance of New Mexican emerging multinational enterprises"

Kristijan Krkač
Maja Martinović, PhD
Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia
"Fine young criminal’s corporate social responsibility"

Tomislav Hernaus
University of Zagreb, Croatia

"Determining a multilevel mediating role of work characteristics in relationship between macro-organizational variables and work performance outcomes"

Riikka KaipiaRiikka Kaipia
Lauri Loikkanen
Aalto University, Finland
Iskra Iskra Dukovska-Popovska
Aalborg University, Denmark
"Fresh data for waste reduction in fresh food supply chain"

Photo right: Emerald publisher, Stephanie Hull (left) presenting Riikka Kaipia with her award at Aalto University.

 

 

 

EuroMed Research Business Institute2008/2009 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Young Researchers

Announcement of results!

 

Emerald and the EMRBI are happy to announce the results. A great number of high-quality submissions were received, making the decision of the judging panel an extremely difficult one. Ultimately the panel selected two papers as joint-Winners, with a further five papers being Highly Commended:

Winner
Fernando Muñoz–Bullón, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Maria J. Sanchez-Bueno, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
"Is there new evidence to show that product and international diversification influence SMEs performance?"

Winner
Florence Benoit-Moreau
, Paris-Dauphine University, France
Beatrice Parguel, Paris-Dauphine University, France
"Building brand equity with environmental communication: an empirical investigation in France"

Highly Commended
Claudio Giannotti
, University LUM Jean Monnet of Casamassima, Italy
Gianluca Mattarocci, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Luca Spinelli, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy
"The role of portfolio diversification in the hotel industry: evidence from the Italian market"

Highly Commended
Henry López Vega, ESADE, Ramon Llull University, Spain
Juan Ramis Pujol, ESADE, Ramon Llull University, Spain
"Collaborative Innovation: The instrument for development in the Mediterranean System of Innovation (MSI)"

Highly Commended
Konstantinos Poulis, University College Cork, Ireland
Efthimios Poulis, Bournemouth University, UK
"Standardization/adaptation’ of promotional channels in Euro-Mediterranean countries"

Highly Commended
María Pilar Martínez-Ruiz, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Alicia Izquierdo-Yusta, University of Burgos, Spain
"Assessing the consumer´s purchase channel choice in the tourism sector: evidences from Spain"

Highly Commended
Eleonora Pantano
, University of Calabria, Italy
"Consumer’s behaviour and local products: a perception model"

Testimonials
"We are proud to know that our paper “Is there new evidence to show that product and international diversification influence SMEs performance?” has been chosen as a Winner of the 2008/2009 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Young Researchers. It is a pleasure and an honor that our research contribution on diversification among small and medium sized enterprises in Spain has received this attention from the committee. This recognition is a fantastic encouragement to us and we hope that it will help enhance our understanding of the relationship between corporate performance and diversification strategies."
Fernando Muñoz–Bullón and Maria J. Sanchez-Bueno

"We are honoured to have won the 2008/2009 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Young Researchers. It is an important first milestone of achievements in our new academic career. The paper is about ‘building brand equity with societal communication’. It is the first one of a long series of research projects regarding societal communication and ‘greenwashing’. We are proud that this paper gains visibility as we are convinced topics related to sustainability are of major importance nowadays. We would like to thank the Institute of Research in Management from the University of Créteil (France), and specifically the ANR program entitled ‘Regulatory Potential of CSR’ for their financial support. We also gratefully thank Emerald Group Publishing Limited, as well as EMJB Editor, Professor Demetris Vrontis for his involvement in the selection process.”
María Pilar Martínez-Ruiz and Alicia Izquierdo-Yusta

The Award-winning entries will each receive a cash prize of €750 (or currency equivalent), a certificate, and a winners’ logo to attach to correspondence, as well as publication in the EuroMed Journal of Business, as a full paper.

EMRBI is pleased to offer the authors of the winning entries and the five Highly Commended papers:

  • a complimentary 12-month membership of EMAB (EuroMed Academy of Business; the Academy under EMRBI that deals with memberships), which will include an online subscription to the EuroMed Journal of Business.Those who are already EMAB members will have their membership extended by one year beyond their current membership expiration date, also to include an online subscription to the EuroMed Journal of Business.
  • publication in the EuroMed Journal of Business.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Award, the research was to 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 was open to any researcher under the age of 38, or to current doctoral students of any age. The paper may have been co-authored with a senior faculty member. 

Judging criteria

The entries were judged by the Editor and at least one Editorial Advisory Board member of the EuroMed Journal of Business. Entries were 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.

Key dates

Presentations were made at The 2nd Annual EuroMed Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business, October 26-28, 2009,University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy.