Emerald Group Publishing Limited, publisher of the largest collection of international business and management journals, and the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMRBI), a rapidly growing institute undertaking research and scholarly activities as well as offering a range of business-related professional services, seek to promote excellence and innovation in business research by sponsoring the 2012/2013 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 complimentary 12-month membership of EMAB (EuroMed Academy of Business; the Academy under EMRBI that deals with memberships), which will include an online subscription to the EuroMed Journal of Business.
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.
Submissions must be made online at:
The following documents will be required:
The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 July 2013.
The judging panel will include the Editor and at least one Editorial Advisory Board member of the EuroMed Journal of Business as well as EMRBI members.
Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
Short-listed applicants may be required to answer questions from the judging panel with regard to the research paper submitted. The Editor reserves the right not to select a winning paper if, in his judgement, none of the entries is considered satisfactory.
For further information please contact:
Service Development Executive
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Bingley BD16 1WA