2015 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers
Promoting excellence and innovation in business research
Call for Papers-Closing date 1st July 2015
Emerald Group Publishing Limited and the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI – http://emrbi.org) in their aim to promote excellence and innovation in business research sponsor the 2015 Emerald/EMRBI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers.
The Award-winning entry will receive a cash prize of €1,500 (or currency equivalent), a certificate, a winner’s logo to attach to correspondence, and publication in the EuroMed Journal of Business as a full paper. Runners-up will also be considered for publication.
In addition, authors of the winning entry and those of up to ten highly commended papers will receive a certificate at the Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business in Verona, Italy http://euromed2015.com
To be eligible for the Award, the research must address the environmental opportunities and threats, or marketplace developments and trends, in the European-Mediterranean region. In an effort to promote and reward research from new researchers, the Award is open to any researcher who has undertaken a doctoral degree program in the past 5 years. The paper may be co-authored with a senior faculty member.
The following documents will be required:
- a covering letter containing full contact details of all contributors
- the full paper in line with the EuroMed Journal of Business submission requirements (emeraldinsight.com/emjb.htm)
The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 July 2015.
The judging panel will include the Editor in Chief and at least one Editorial Advisory Board member of the EuroMed Journal of Business as well as EMRBI Senior Fellow members.
Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
- Significance/implications for theory and practice
- Originality and innovation
- Appropriateness and application of the methodology
- Analysis and presentation of the data (if applicable)
- Quality of the literature review.
Note: Short-listed applicants may be required to answer questions from the judging panel with regard to the research paper submitted. The Editor in Chief reserves the right not to select a winning paper if, in his judgment, none of the entries is considered satisfactory.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 July 2015
Short-listing and further contact will take place during July/August 2015
Winners will be announced at the 8th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business in Verona, Italy during 16-18th of September 2015.
For further information please contact:
Prof. Demetris Vrontis
Editor in Chief, EuroMed Journal of Business
Dr Evangelos Tsoukatos
Vice President for Operation and Development
Associate Editor, EuroMed Journal of Business