Prof. dr. Andreja Jaklič, assoc. prof. dr. Anže Burger, and assist. Iris Koleša attended the 45th annual EIBA conference, which took place between 13 and 15 December 2019 in Leeds, England. At the event, titled ‘What Now? International Business in a Confused World Order’, the three scholars presented the latest research findings and projects by the Centre of International Relations (CIR).
Dr. Andreja Jaklič participated in conference debates with the ‘Towards a Better Understanding of Length and Position in Global Value Chains’ contribution. The competitive paper was co-authored by Klemen Knez (a junior researcher at CIR and the first author of the paper) and dr. Metka Stare (a senior research fellow at CIR). She also took part in panel discussions on teaching international business through video case studies. At the panel, she premiered a part of a video case on NV Holders. Together with project partners of the ERASMUS + project ‘VCL4IB – Open Access Digital Video Case Library for Teaching International Business’, dr. Jaklič discussed the benefits as well as the traps of producing and using videos in teaching. Iris Koleša and dr. Anže Burger attended the event with a competitive paper co-authored by dr. Michael Dickmann from the Cranfield University in the UK. Their paper focused on ‘The Effects of Institutions on Emerging Market Firms’ International Assignment Location Decisions’. Dr. Burger additionally participated in the EIBA Board meeting as a board member, whereas Iris Koleša received a best reviewer award as one of the best reviewers at the conference.