Research Symposium, Paper Development and Methods Workshops – 2023

International enterprise in the VUCA world: Resilience and reinvention

Date: 22-24 November Location: Adelaide, Australia

Host Institution: Adelaide Business School, The University of Adelaide

Partner Institution: Flinders University

The annual meeting of AIB-Oceania is renowned for its informal and collegial character, with excellent keynote speakers, journal editors, mentors and a developmental approach. Join us in person on 22-24 November 2023 for the Annual Research Symposium and Paper Development Workshop, hosted by Adelaide Business School, The University of Adelaide with partner institution, Flinders University.


Keynote Speaker

Professor Jonathan Doh – Villanova University, USA

Jonathan Doh is Associate Dean of Research and Global Engagement, Rammrath Chair in International Business, Co-Faculty Director of the Center for Global Leadership, and Professor of Management at the Villanova School of Business. He teaches and does research at the intersection of international business, strategic management, and corporate sustainability. Previously, he was on the faculty of American and Georgetown Universities and a trade official with the U.S. Government. He is author or co-author of more than 90 refereed articles, 35 chapters, a dozen teaching cases and simulations, and eight books. His articles have appeared in AMR, JIBS, JOM, JMS, MISQ, OS, and SMJ, among others, his books have been published by Cambridge, Oxford, and Yale University presses, and he is co-author of the best-selling international management text. He was Editor-in-Chief of Journal of World Business from 2014-2018 and General Editor for Journal of Management Studies from 2020-2022. He is currently Editor (Sustainability) at JIBS. He is a fellow of AOM and AIB, and ranked 298 out of 44,945 business scholars globally, placing him among the top .65%. He holds a Ph.D. from George Washington University.

Local Organising Committee:

Dr. Olga Muzychenko (Chair) – The University of Adelaide

Prof. Hussain Rammal – The University of Adelaide

Dr. Sharif Rasel – Flinders University

Dr. Chanaka Wijewardena – The University of Adelaide

Conference Tracks and Track Chairs:

Track 1: International HRM, leadership and managing across cultures

Parth Patel – Australian Institute of Business, Australia and Paresha Sinha– Waikato University, New Zealand

Track 2: Internationalization process and international entrepreneurship

Pavlina Jasovska – University of Technology Sydney, Australia and Ryan Tang – University of South Australia, Australia

Track 3: Strategy, organization, value chains and innovation

Mariano (Pitòsh) Heyden – Monash University, Australia and Lili Mi – Griffith University, Australia

Track 4: Institutional Complexity, CSR, Diversity and Resilience to social change

Ashokkumar Manoharan – Flinders University, Australia and Matt Raskovic – Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Track 5: Emerging markets and emerging markets’ international enterprise

Anna Earl – University of Canterbury, New Zealand and Yifan Zhong – University of Western Australia, Australia

Paper Development Workshop Track

Omid Aliasghar – University of Auckland, New Zealand and Chanaka Wijewardena – The University of Adelaide, Australia



AIB Member Registration is only US$90 (approx. AU$130) for the Research Symposium and PDW, including the welcome reception on 22 November, lunch and beverages on 23 and 24 November, and a Symposium Dinner on 23 November (subject to registration guidance).


Indicative Schedule:

Key Dates:

Symposium Submission Deadline: 15 August 2023 (abstracts)

Paper Development Workshop Deadline: 24 September 2023 (full papers)

Wednesday, 22 November:

• Workshops

• Industry- Government- Academia panel

• Welcome reception

Thursday, 23 November:

• Keynote address

• Parallel sessions

• Dinner

Friday, 24 November:

• Parallel sessions

• PDW and panels

• Annual General Meeting

LOCATION: The University of Adelaide, Australia

Host Institution: The University of Adelaide, Business School

Partner Institution: Flinders University


Please contact the AIB-Oceania 2023 Research Symposium and PDW committee by emailing Prof. Hussain Rammal (

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