AUGUST 21,2021, 6.30PM – 8.30PM  IST (09.00am – 11.00am EST) &

SEPTEMBER 4, 2021, 6.30PM – 8.30PM  IST (09.00am – 11.00am EST)


Workshop Focus:

The workshop aims to provide the following.

Segment 1 includes:

6.30PM – 8:30PM IST, AUGUST 21,2021

Selection of the phenomenon as a research question

  • Formulating the question and the hypotheses
  • Thinking about the model

Participants get an assignment based on the above topics and are asked to come prepared for the second segment with a research question, some initial hypotheses and a tentative empirical model.

Segment 2 includes:

6.30PM – 8.30PM  IST, SEPTEMBER 4, 2021

  • Selecting the appropriate methods for given research questions
  • Organizing the paper
  • Creating and maintaining proprietary databases using hand-collected data
  • Creating subsequent project

Target Audience:

PhD Students and Faculty members who are interested in publishing their work in top management and international business journals

Workshop Schedule:

AUGUST 21, 2021 : 6:30PM – 8:30PM IST (9.00 am – 11:00am EST)&

SEPTEMBER 4, 2021 : 6.30PM – 8.30PM  IST (09.00am – 11.00am EST)

The sessions will be delivered as Live Online over the Zoom platform. Given the online session, participants must be equipped with the requisite level of Internet connectivity. Participants are also required to turn the video on during the session as this helps to create a learning environment that is quite similar to a face-to-face class.

Last Date for Registration: August 11,2021

(In the event of over-subscription, priority will be given to AIB members in the South Asia region)

Certificate Of Participation:

If you are a member of Academy of International Business, you will receive a Certificate of Participation on completion of the two segments

AIB MEMBERSHIP : Participants from AIB South Asia Chapter countries – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka are eligible for Low-Income Membership of  US $30 and can become members of the Academy of International Business;

APPLY for membership –

For queries: Shankari Chidambaram, [email protected] ,+91 9500032495


Professor Ajai Gaur

Fellow of the Academy of International Business

Professor of Strategic Management and International Business Vice Chair, 

Department of Management and Global Business

Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University

Ajai has been working on understanding the strategic adaptation of emerging economy firms during institutional transition. Ajai has also worked on issues related to the institutional distance between different governance environments, MNCs’ ownership strategies, staffing strategies and entry mode choice in international investments. Ajai is serving as the Editor-in-Chief at the Journal of World Business and a consulting editor at the Journal of International Business Studies. In 2019, he was awarded Rutgers Business School Dean’s Eminent Research Professorship