The IM Division recognizes lifetime achievement in international management scholarship with the IM Division Hyundai Motor Eminent Scholar Award. The award is selected by the division's Professional Awards Committee, chaired by the Past Division Chair and consisting of the three past chairs and two recent winners of the IM Division Hyundai Motor Eminent Scholar Award. This year the committee was comprised of William Newburry (Chair, 2023 IM Division Chair), Tatiana Kostova (2023 Eminent Scholar), Don Lessard (2022 Eminent Scholar), Katherine Xin (2022 IM Division Chair) and Jaeyong Song (2021 IM Division Chair). The IM Division thanks them for their fantastic efforts overseeing our division's professional awards selection process. The division is very grateful to Hyundai Motor for the sponsorship of this award. Sponsors like Hyundai are essential to the effective functioning of our division, and greatly appreciated.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Yadong Luo of University of Miami has been selected as the 2024 IM Division Hyundai Motor Eminent Scholar! Please join us during the AOM Meeting for a special session where Dr. Luo's work will be recognized, tentatively scheduled for Sunday, August 6. More details will be provided closer to the conference dates.
Dr. Yadong Luo holds the Emery Findley Distinguished Chair and is Professor of Management at the University of Miami Herbert Business School. He is a fellow of the Academy of Management (AOM) and the Academy of International Business (AIB). With a prolific output, Dr. Luo has authored over 20 books and more than 200 research articles, including over 60 in UT-Dallas Journals-listed publications. His work spans a broad range of subjects, from global strategy and cooperative alliances to cross-cultural management and emerging market businesses. Dr. Luo's outstanding contributions to international management have garnered widespread recognition, establishing him as one of the leading scholars in international management, according to various rankings. His numerous honors include the JIBS 50th Anniversary Gold Medal, the AOM Educator Award, the University of Miami's Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Axiom Gold Medal for his recent book "The Digital Multinationals" (MIT, 2022). His work has significantly enhanced the understanding of various cutting-edge topics in international business, such as the internationalization of emerging market firms, global co-opetition, geopolitical risks, and digital globalization. This is further evidenced by his impressive H Index of 112 and over 55,800 citations on Google Scholar.
Once again, please join me in congratulating Yadong Luo as the 2024 recipient of the IM Division Hyundai Motor Eminent Scholar Award!
------------------------------William NewburryRyder Eminent Scholar of Global BusinessPast AOM IM Division ChairFlorida International University------------------------------