Mitsuhashi, H., Bird, A. (2011). Trust your friends when you fail: The ex-failed experience and resource procurement capabilities for subsequent ventures in Japan. In Usui, C. (Ed.) Comparative entrepreneurship initiatives: Studies in China, Japan and the USA (pp. 222-244). Palgrave Macmillan.
Bird, A., Mendenhall, M. E., Stevens, M. J., Oddou, G. (2010). Defining the domain of intercultural competence for global leaders. Journal of Managerial Physhcology, 25(8), 810-828.
Bird, A. (2010). Review of W. Carl Kester’s Japanese takeovers: The global contest for corporate control. (vol. 3, pp. 528-530). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press in Journal of International Business Studies.
Herman, J., Stevens, M., Bird, A., Mendenhall, M., Oddou, G. The Tolerance for Ambiguity scale: Toward a more refined measure for international management research.. To appear in International Journal for Intercultural Research.
Mendenhall, M. E., Oddoui, G. R., Stevens, M. J., Bird, A., Osland, J., Furuya, N. (2009). Developing global competencies in Japanese managers: Research, process and recommendations. Journal of Strategic Management Studies, 1(2), 57-68.
Furuya, N., Bird, A., Stevens, M., Oddou, G., Mendenhall, M. (2009). グローバルコンピテンシー醸成のメカニズム:－日本企業の海外駐在員のグローバル業務コンピテンシー醸成モデル研究－ [Mechanisms for developing global competencies: Research on a global competency development model for Japanese corporate overseas assignees]. Rikkyo Business Review.
Furuya, N., Stevens, M., Bird, A., Oddou, G. & Mendenhall, M. (2009). Managing the learning and transfer of global management competence: Antecedents and outcomes of Japanese repatriation effectiveness. Journal of International Business Studies, 40: 200-215.
Metcalf, L., Bird, A. & Dewar, D. (2008). Mexico and the U.S.: Common Border, Common Negotiating Orientations. Thunderbird International Business Review, 50,1: 25-43.
Metcalf, L., Bird, A., Peterson, M., Shankarmahesh, M. & Lituchy, T. (2007). Cultural influences in negotiation: A four country comparative analysis. International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 7(2): 147-188.
Metcalf, L., Bird, A., Lituchy, T., Peterson, M. & Shankarmahesh, M. (2007). Cultural Tendencies in Negotiation: A comparison of Finland, Mexico, Turkey, and the United States. International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 7(2): 147-168.
Miah, K. & Bird, A. (2007). The impact of culture on HRM styles and firm performance: Evidence from Japanese parents, Japanese subsidiaries/joint ventures and South Asian local companies.International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18 (5): 908-923.
Bird, A. & Osland, J.S. (2006). Making sense of intercultural collaboration. International Journal of Management and Organizations, 35 (4): 115-132.
Metcalf, L., Bird, A., Shankarmahesh, M., Aycan, Z. & Valdelamar, D. (2006). Variations in negotiation behavior: A five-country comparison of Finland, India, Turkey, Mexico and the United States. Journal of World Business, 41: 382-394.
Osland, J.S. & Bird, A. (2006.) Global leaders as experts. Advances in Global Leadership, 4: 125-145.
Stevens, M., Furuya, N., Oddou, G., Bird, A. & Mendenhall, M. (2006). HR Factors affecting repatriate job satisfaction and job attachment for Japanese managers. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 17: 831-841.
Stevens, M.J. & Bird, A. (2004). On the myth of believing that globalization is a myth: The effects of misdirected responses on obsolescing an emergent substantive discourse. Journal of International Management, 10: 501-510.
Bird, A. & Mitsuhashi, H. (2003). Entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial processes: Historical and theoretical perspectives on entrepreneurship in the Japanese context. Asian Perspective, 27, 3: 125-175.
Bird, A. (2003). Threats to peace, challenges to prosperity: Themes from the 4th Shibusawa Seminar. Asian Perspective, 27, 3: 7-20.
Bird, A. & Stevens, M.J. (2003). Toward an emergent global culture and the effects of globalization on obsolescing national cultures. Journal of International Management, 9, 4: 395-407.
Bird, A., Gunz, H.P. & Arthur, M.B., (2002). Careers in a complex world: The search for new perspectives from new science. M@n@gement, 5,1: 1-14.
Bird, A. (2002). Using video clips in the classroom. Insights, 2,3: 20-22.
Gunz, H.P., Bird, A. & Arthur, M.B. (2002). Response to Baruch: We werent seeking canonization, just a hearing. M@n@gement, 5,1: 23-29.
McNett, J. & Bird, A. (2002). Experiential Teaching and Learning in International Management.Insights, 2, 2: 11-12.
Osland, J.S. & Bird, A. (2000). Beyond sophisticated stereotyping: Cross-cultural sensemaking in context. Academy of Management Executive, 14: 1-12.
Bird, A., Mendenhall, M., Osland, J. & Schneider, S. (1999). Adapting and adjusting to other cultures: What we know but don't always tell. Journal of Management Inquiry, 8: 152-165.
Bird, A., Taylor, S. & Beechler, S. (1998). A typology of international human resource management in Japanese MNCs: Organizational Implications. Human Resource Management, 37: 159-172.
Bird, A., Kennelly, J.J & Beechler, S. (1998). Managing across cultures: How American and Japanese managers who work together perceive each other. Journal of the Institute of International Relations, 5: 92-123
Baba, M., Granrose, C. & Bird, A. (1996). Career planning and development of managers employed in Japanese firms and US subsidiaries in Japan. Journal of Asian Business, 11: 71-96.
Bird, A. & Wiersema, M. (1996). Underlying assumptions of agency theory and implications for non-US settings: The case of Japan. Advances in Research on the Sociology of Organizations, 14: 149-180.
Wiersema, M. & Bird, A. (1996). Universalizing upper echelon theory: Contrasting US theory with Japanese firm performance. Journal of Asian Business, 12: 1-30.
Bird, A. & Beechler, S. (1995). Links between business strategy and human resource management strategies in U.S.-based Japanese subsidiaries: An empirical investigation. Journal of International Business Studies, 26: 23-45.
Kotha, S., Dunbar, R. & Bird, A. (1995). Strategic action generation: A comparison of emphasis placed on generic competitive methods by U.S. and Japanese managers. Strategic Management Journal, 16: 195-220.
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), Rollins College Guest Speaker Series, "Re-Imagining Undergraduate International Business Education,” Rollins College, Orlando, FL. (December 3, 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), International Leadership Association, "Assessing Intercultural Competency in a Global Context: Using the Global Competencies Inventory,” International Leadership Association, Boston, MA. (October 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), Academy of Management, "Drawing lines and building fences,” Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. (August 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), Academy of Management, "What is global leadership?,” Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada. (August 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter Only), Northeastern Lead Dog Event, "Globalization, Complexity & Leadership,” Brown Brothers Harriman, Boston, MA. (May 18, 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Berdrow, I. (Presenter & Author), Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) Annual Meeting, "Using the Intercultural Effectiveness Scale (IES) for Global Competency Awareness, Assessment and Development,” CUIBE, Washington, DC. (March 24, 2010).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Creating Trust and Building Relationships, Global Skill Development Symposium, San José, CA. (April 2009).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Expert Cognition in the Global Leadership Context, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. (March 2009).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Leading Change Through Building Community, 1st Annual Symposium on Global Change Leadership, San José, CA. (February 2009).
Bird, A. (Presenter & Author), Expert Cognition in the Global Leadership Context., Nanjing University School of Business., Nanjing, China. (December 2008).
Bird, A., The Globalization of Business, Leadership and Diversity Management., Diversity Management Studies Association of Japan., Tokyo, Japan.. (December 2008).
Bird, A., Global Leaders: How to Become One, How to Develop Them., American Chamber of Commerce in Japan., Tokyo, Japan.. (October 2008).
Industry and Academic Experience
Prior to joining Northeastern University, Allan Bird was the Eiichi Shibusawa-Seigo Arai Professor of Japanese Studies and Director of the International Business Institute in the College of Business Administration, University of Missouri-St. Louis. He was also director of the College’s International MBA program. He previously held positions at California Polytechnic State University (where he headed the Global Strategy and Law Area) and New York University and has been a visiting professor/researcher at Columbia University, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Rikkyo University (Japan) Osaka International University (Japan) and Japan’s National Self Defense Academy. Since 2001, Allan also serves as President of The Kozai Group, Inc., an international consulting firm focused on assessing and developing global leadership potential. He serves on the boards of several organizations in Europe, North America and Japan. Some of the companies he has worked with include AT&T, Coca Cola, Ernst & Young, Fujitsu, GE, Molex, Monsanto, Nippon Express, Sharp and Watchmark.
His professional service includes tenures as President of the Association of Japanese Business Studies, as well as lengthy service on the Association’s Executive Committee. In the Academy of Management, he was a former chair of the Careers Division and has served on the Executive Committee of the International Management Division. He was a key architect and founding member of the International Organization Network (ION), a network of academics and managers from around the world committed to increasing the quality and impact of research on people and their effectiveness in international organizations. He was also a key architect, founding member and head of the Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education, a collaborative effort by more than 25 universities.
Allan W. Bird
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