2015 JIBS Paper Development Workshop

Event: Twelfth Annual Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) Paper Development Workshop (PDW)

Location: Leela Palace Bangalore, Bengaluru, India

Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Organizers: Petra Christmann (Rutgers Business School), John Cantwell (Rutgers Business School), and Alexandra Vo (Rutgers Business School)

Sponsors: Academy of International Business (AIB) and D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University

Participants: List of PDW participants is available at the JIBS PDW Participant website.

For more information and regular announcements, please refer to the AIB website: http://aib.msu.edu/events/2015/ . This event is a part of the pre-conference activities of the AIB, you must register for the AIB conference in order to participate in this event; also note that this event is by invitation only!

JIBS PDW Program Schedule

8:30am – 9:00am          Registration - Room: Royal Ballroom

9:00am – 10:30am        Introduction - Room: Royal Ballroom

Plenary Panel:

John Cantwell, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, JIBS

Mary Yoko Brannen, Ph.D., Deputy Editor, JIBS

Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Ph.D., Reviewing Editor, JIBS

Mona Makhija, Ph.D., Area Editor, JIBS

10:30am – 11:00am         Tea & Coffee Break - Room: Royal Ballroom Foyer

11:00am – 12:45pm         Discussion with Guest Editors

Two-on-Two Session - Room: Royal Ballroom

Full paper authors meet in groups of 4; each group consisting of authors of 2 full papers and 2 editors, who would have reviewed the two papers. Editors will provide feedback to authors of full papers in this session.

Note: Full paper authors should come prepared with a one-page summary to be distributed to the members of their two-on-two session (no formal presentations). Please use participant website to see bio-sketch and photo of the members of your group.

Paper Idea Session - Rooms: Maya, Surya, & Nidhi

Paper idea authors meet in groups of 6; each group consisting of authors of 4 paper ideas and 2 editors. Editors will provide brief comments to the authors of paper ideas.

Note: Paper idea authors should come prepared with a one-page summary to be distributed to members of their small group (no formal presentations). Please use participant website to see bio-sketch and photo of the members of your group.

12:45pm – 1:45pm          Lunch - Room: Royal Ballroom Foyer

Buffet lunch will be provided.

1:45pm – 2:45pm            Small Group Session - Rooms: Royal Ballroom, Maya, Surya, & Nidhi

Guest editors and JIBS Area Editors meet in small groups with author participants (both idea and full paper), each of whom would be allocated to a specific group. Each small group will consist of approximately 3 editors and 5 authors in a round table setting.

Note: This session is not for discussion of specific papers or paper ideas, the purpose of this session is to encourage participants to have a general discussion about the review process, publication strategies and other tips that can help participants better understand and navigate the publication process. Author participants may want to come prepared with questions to make the most of out of this session. Questions include but are not limited to - What do I do if my paper is rejected? or What do I do if I get an R&R? or How do I deal with reviewers who disagree? or What are the most common problems in the paper that you review after a revise and resubmit that lead to rejection?

2:45pm – 3:00pm            Closing of the JIBS PDW - Room: Royal Ballroom

Closing remarks, John Cantwell, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, JIBS

All participating authors and guest editors join in an informal celebration.