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CIBI - Research Networks

CIBI - Research Networks

Research Networks


Research in CIBI is systematically conducted within an extensive and active network of collaborations with researchers at renowned universities and research institutes in the UK, the USA, Europe and the Middle East, as well as with research user communities in the UK and around the world.

Research Networks in the UK

Manchester Business School, University of Manchester; School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; Institute for German Studies at University of Birmingham; Bradford University School of Management; University of Bradford; Liverpool University School of Management; University of Glasgow; Leeds University Business School, Strathclyde University, central St. Martins School of Art & Design, Cranfield School of Management.

International Research Networks

Carnegie Mellon (USA), Wharton Business School (USA), Max-Planck-Institute in Jena (Germany), Copenhagen Business School (Denmark), Social Science Research Centre Berlin (Germany), University of Groningen (Netherlands), American University in Beirut (Lebanon), University of Münster (Germany), Europa Universität Viadrina Frankfurt/Oder (Germany), Centre for Strategic Studies (Jordan), Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), University of Pisa (Italy), University of Cologne (Germany), Arab Thought Forum (Jordan), University of Murcia (Spain), Business Research Institute of the German Employers Association (Germany) University of Eindhoven (Netherlands), Comenius University Bratislava (Slovakia), Royal Swedish Institute for Technology, University of Boston (USA), University of Qatar (Qatar), Economic and Social Research Institute (Germany), University of Cairo (Egypt), Unviversity of Athens (Greece), International Monetary Fund (USA), University of California at San Diego (USA), University of Uppsala (Sweden).


News and Events

Heinz Tuselmann's research on labour relations and MNC performance included in Academy of Social Science document launched by Vince Cable.

The Academy of Social Science (ASS) has produced a document with a few selected cases on how research in managment in business is contributing to economic and social development in the UK. The document is entitled: "Making the case for social sciences - management".
The research of Heinz Tuselmann on labour relations and firm perfomance in foreign MNCs in the UK has been selected for this. This work has also previously been used as written evidence by the Parliament Select Committee on the Future of UK Manufacturing. The ASS document has been launched by the Rt Hon Vince Cable PM, Secretary of State for Business and Skills.

CIBI Affiliations

CIBI staff are members of the Academy of International Business and serve on the Executive Committee of the Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Chapter.

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CIBI staff are member of the Arab Thought Forum, Amman, Jordan. The Arab Thought Forum (ATF) is an independent, intellectual, pan-Arab nongovernmental organization, which was established in 1981 in the wake of the 11th Arab Summit Conference, at the initiative of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal, along with twenty-five leading figures in academia and the field of development in the Arab world. It seeks to investigate and diagnose Arab World's current state of affairs, prepare forecasts and formulate practical solutions and viable options on issues such as unity, development, national security, liberalization and progress. The Forum chose Amman as its General-Secretariat headquarters.

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CIBI is member of DIME – Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe –, a European Network of Excellence sponsored by the 6th Framework Programme of the European Union. For more information visit:

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CIIBI is member of RESER, a European research network on services innovation. RESER contains 20 research groups active in services research and policy formulation located in 13 European countries.

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