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2019 Hans B. Thorelli Award

Douglas Dow from the University of Melbourne has been selected as the recipients of the annual Hans B Thorelli Award for his article “A Note on Psychological Distance and Export Market Selection” which appeared in the March 2000 issue (Vol. 8, No 1) of Journal of International Marketing.

The award honors a Journal of International Marketing article published 5+ years ago that has made the most significant and long-term contribution to international marketing theory or practice. Eligible articles are those published in or before 2013. The committee overseeing the selection process comprised of Kelly Hewett (Chair), Adamantions Diamantopoulos, and Matthew Robson.


In addition to the winning paper, the other excellent finalists for the award were:

Global Brand Purchase Likelihood: A Critical Synthesis and an Integrated Conceptual Framework, Ayşegül Özsomer and Selin Altaras | Volume 16, Issue 4 (December 2008)

Internationalization Knowledge: What, Why, Where, and When?, Margaret Fletcher, Simon Harris, and Robert Glenn Richey Jr. | Volume 21, Issue 3 (September 2013)

The Complexity of Context: A Service Ecosystems Approach for International Marketing, Melissa Archpru Akaka, Stephen L. Vargo, and Robert F. Lusch | Volume 21, Issue 4 (December 2013)

Service Quality Perceptions and Customer Satisfaction: Evaluating the Role of Culture, Michel Laroche, Linda C. Ueltschy, Shuzo Abe, Mark Cleveland, and Peter P. Yannopoulos | Volume 12, Issue 3 (September 2004)

Setting the Theoretical Foundations of Importing Research: Past Evaluation and Future Perspectives, Bilge Aykol, Leonidas C. Leonidou, and Athina Zeriti | Volume 20, Issue 2 (June 2012)

An Investigation of National Culture’s Influence on Relationship and Knowledge Resources in Interorganizational Relationships between Japan and the United States, David A. Griffith, Matthew B. Myers, Michael G. Harvey | Volume 14, Issue 3 (September 2006)

Will the Real-World Citizen Please Stand Up! The Many Faces of Cosmopolitan Consumer Behavior, Hugh M. Cannon, Attila Yaprak | Volume 10, Issue 4 (December 2002)

Firm Innovativeness and Export Performance: Environmental, Networking, and Structural Contingencies, Nathaniel Boso, Vicky M. Story, John W. Cadogan, Milena Micevski, and Selma Kadić-Maglajlić | Volume 21, Issue 4 (December 2013)