Thunderbird Professors Honored for Global Business Research

Two Thunderbird professors have received honors recently for up and coming academic research and for their body of work over several decades.

Dr. Morrison: Harvard Business Review

Prof. Allen J. Morrison, former Thunderbird CEO and director-general,and his coauthor Stewart Black, from INSEAD, have had their newest research,“The Rise and Demise of Chinese Global Firms”, accepted for publication in the prestigious Harvard Business Review. The magazine’s average acceptance rate for unsolicited articles is reported to be under 0.1%.

Dr. Seigyoung Auh, associate dean of research, pointed out that Dr. Morrison’s work has been published and cited in in prestigious HBR before, but it is still an honor to have such a prominent platform for a timely topic.

Dr. Morrison & Dr. Inkpen: JIBS Silver Medal

In other Thunderbird news, Dr. Morrison and Dr. Andrew C. Inkpen have been awarded the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) Silver Medal, a formal recognition of their intellectual contributions published in the journal. The JIBS awards are given to frequent authors with substantive contributions over the past 50 years.

Drs. Morrison and Inkpen will be honored on June 25, 2019, in Copenhagen, Denmark, at the Academy of International Business (AIB) annual conference.