Emerging markets multinationals in the age of anti-globalization

 

Program

 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-10:30 Opening & Keynote speech
Welcoming speech Maria Frostling, Associate Professor, Head of Stockholm Business School Stockholm University, Sweden

Anti-globalization? Klaus E. Meyer Professor of International Business Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada

Climate change and its impact on humanity: Science and policy dimensions Deliang Chen August Röhss Chair Professor, Department of Earth Sciences University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Interesting times: Geopolitical challenges in global contexts Sven Hegelund Chairman, Nordic Investment Bank

10:30-10:45 Fika

10:45-12:00 Presentation
Cracking the moneycode: From Babylon to Bitcoin Rickard Grassman, Assisant Professor, Stockholm Business School Stockholm University, Sweden

The role of the state in international business research: The historical perspectives, Changqi Wu Professor of Strategy, Guanghua School of Management Peking University, China

Foreign divestments of EMNEs: Winners and losers in the war of political resources, Andrei Panibratov, Professor, Graduate School of Management Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

Inequality and anti-globalization: the internationalization of state-owned multinationals Jeremy Clegg, Professor of International Business, University of Leeds, UK Hinrich Voss, Associate Professor of International Business, University of Leeds, UK Janja Tardios, Assistant Professor, King's College, University of London, UK

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Presentation

Innovation catch-up in emerging-economy MNEs: The role of political ties and internationalization, Cong Su & Lingshuang Kong Post-doc researchers, Dept. of Business Studies Uppsala University, Sweden

Subsidiary mandate transition in emerging markets experiencing economic and political crisis Henry Lopez Vega, Assistant Professor, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden Fredrik Tell, Professor, Dept. of Business Studies/Dept. of Economic History, Uppsala University, Sweden Edward Gillmore, Assistant Professor, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

International trade network and asset pricing, Aijun Hou Associate Professor in Finance, Stockholm Business School Stockholm University, Sweden

Between rocks and hard places: Conflict minerals in emerging markets, Amos Owen Thomas Associate Professor, Stockholm Business School Stockholm University, Sweden

15:00-15:15 Fika

15:15-17:30 Presentation
Chinese Investment in Swedish Industry: The case of Zhejiang Geely Claes Göran Alvstam Professor Emeritus, Economic Geography, School Business, Economics and Law University of Gothenburg, Sweden

The negative image of China in Western media and implications for IB research Tony Fang, Professor, Stockholm Business School Dina Chimenson, Doctoral student, Stockholm Business School Stockholm University, Sweden

The need for positive cross-cultural scholarship: A case study Anna Olsson Fladby Management Consultant, Cognizant Consulting, Sweden

International human mobility in the era of anti-globalization Wensong Bai Post-doc researcher, School of Technology and Business Studies Dalarna University, Sweden

18:00-20:30 The 2019 EMIC Banquet and Award

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

09:00-10:30 Keynote speeches

A cross-cultural research agenda in an era of anti-globalization
Rosalie L. Tung Ming & Stella Wong Professor of International Business, Beedie School of Business Simon Fraser University, Canada

Multinational enterprises (MNEs) from emerging economies: What is really different about them to justify special consideration in business research?
Klaus E. Meyer Professor of International Business, Ivey Business School Western University, Canada

Middle class aspiration is driving economic and social development: Technical jump supporting speed Håkan Kingstedt Chairman of Sweden-India Business Council, Sweden

Technology cold war and IB research Tony Fang, Professor, Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University, Sweden

10:30-10:45 Fika

10:45-12:00 Presentation
When does pride go before the fall? The many faces of pride following a cross-border acquisition Riikka Harikkala-Laihinen Doctora Candidate, Turku School of Economics University of Turku, Finland

Challenges and mechanism of dynamic capabilities in global value chains in a growing trend of protectionism and anti-free trade: The case of Vietnamese export-apparel companies
Li Thuy Dao Assistant Professor, Dept. of Business and Management Aalborg University, Denmark

Talent management agenda for countries with emerging economy: An anti-globalization perspective Marina O. Latukha, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

The human aspects of the “Nursery”: The complex link between diversity and process innovation in non-advanced economies Kunal Kamal Kumar, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Udaipur, India Prateek Sharma, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Udaipur, India

12:00-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Presentation
The paradox of globalization: Exploitation or empowerment of women? Maria Fregidou-Malama, Assistant Professor Daniella Fjellström, Assistant Professor Ehsanul Chowdhury, Assistant Professor Akmal Hyder, Professor Department of Business and Economic Studies, University of Gävle, Sweden

Voicing when perceived politics is high: The curious case of LMX and justice Kunal Kamal Kumar, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management Udaipur, India Sushanta Kumar Mishra, Professor, Indian Institute of Management Indore, India

Technological development and future trends: A practical view Anders Selling Managing Director, Information Technology for Public Transport, Brussels, Belgium & Chairman, Swedish Sailing Federation, Sweden

Global supply chain, systematic risk, and stock returns Lu Liu Assistant Professor in Finance, Stockholm Business School Stockholm University, Sweden

15:00-15:15 Fika

15:15-17:30 Presentation
Emerging challenges to global innovation and supply chains Victor Ziqi Liao Associate Professor, School of Business Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China

The US-China trade war and its impact on global logistics Yifei Zhao Associate Professor, Antai School of Economics and Management Assistant Dean, Sino-US Global Logistics Institute Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Effects of anti-globalization on supply chains relationships: An explorative qualitative study León Poblete Assistant Professor, Dept. of Technology Management and Economics Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Swedish national strategy for fossil-free energy-optimal logistic management Ming Zhao, Senior Lecturer, Center for Logistics and Innovation Production (CLIP) University of Gävle, Sweden

17:30-17:50 Reflections and call for papers

17:50 The end