The international business and strategy group focuses its activities and expertise on forces affecting businesses that have to operate in a globalized economic environment. Such globalization forces pose daunting challenges to businesses large and small, whether operating across national borders or not. Increasingly, managers find themselves responsible for, being managed by, or collaborating with persons of different nationalities and different cultures.
International Business and Strategy faculty members focus their teaching, reasearch, and consulting on preparing managers who understand the complexity of the global economy, its impact on national economies, and its implications for company strategies. Further, we prepare our students to manage across national borders and cultures. We teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level in international business, strategic management, global social responsibility management, and cross-cultural management. Our Bachelor of Science in International Business is ranked in the top 20 undergraduate business programs by the U. S. News and World Report. This program requires students to study and work overseas for up to two years. Our Executive MBA program requires two overseas experiences. Finally, all students who study at Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Business are required to study the fundamentals of international business and strategic management.
International Business and Strategy group faculty members draw on their experiences from growing up, studying, working, and teaching in many countries around the world. Some of these countries are India, Russia, Japan, China, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, Kenya, South Africa, Philippines, Thailand, France, Egypt, the UAE, and Italy.
All our faculty members hold doctorates that come from diverse fields such as: International Business, Strategic Management, Economics, Organizational Behavior, Cultural Anthropology, and Engineering. In addition to a very strong research environment due to qualified faculty, our group's research is supported through the Center for Emerging Markets and the Institute for Global Innovation Management. Our research publications record in international business has been recognized as being in the top 10 among that of universities world-wide. Our research focuses on areas such as globalization of companies from emerging markets (Ravi Ramamurti, Ravi Sarathy, and Anna Lamin), global entrepreneurship (Sheila Puffer), managing in Russia and the CIS (Sheila Puffer), global innovation management processes (Ed McDonough, Nick Athanassiou), international business ethics (Chris Robertson, Anna Lamin), global strategic management (Ravi Ramamurti, Ravi Sarathy, Jim Dana, Bill Crittenden, Nick Athanassiou, Todd Alessandri, Ray Kinnunen, Bert Spector, Joe Giglio, Ellie Banalieva, Anna Lamin, Irem Demirkan, Denise Dunlap), global leadership and managing across national cultures (Harry Lane, Allan Bird, Sheila Puffer, Chris Robertson, and Alexandra Roth.Please contact us for further information. Nicholas Athanassiou Associate Professor International Business and Strategy Group Coordinator Academic Director, Bachelor of Science in International Business firstname.lastname@example.org (617) 373-5759 Ravi Ramamurti Distinguished Professor of International Business Director, Center for Global Innovation Management email@example.com (617) 373-4760 Harry Lane Professor of International Business Director, Institute for Global Innovation Management firstname.lastname@example.org (617) 373-8666
The Journal of Product Innovation Management has named Ed McDonough as one of the world’s top innovation management scholars. He is active in the areas of executing innovation strategies, managing global new product development, and managing global new product development teams. Professor McDonough is a professor of international business and strategy research.
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