Digital Globalization Research Summit: Exploring New Questions, Theories, & Data in International Business
As part of the Academy of International Business's Digitalization Shared Interest Group, scholars from around the world connected for this local and global simulcast event to discuss digitalization and international business issues, theories, and practice.
Marc H. Meyer, Robert J. Shillman Professor of Entrepreneurship and the Matthews Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University, discussed how diverse South Korean technology ventures employ technology platforming to grow from a startup to a scale-up company, specifically focusing on global expansion.
Jonathan Greenacre, Assistant Professor of Global Development Policy at Boston University, discussed his latest book, “Mobile Money in Africa,” which explores the role of bridge contracts in enabling mobile money technology to spread in Africa, and implications for the international development community.
Africa Business Week is a hybrid event bringing together influential entrepreneurs, researchers, and talented youth from various industries across the continent. With a focus on sustainability, climate change, and AI, this event exploredthe latest trends and innovations driving the diverse African markets.
The Center for Emerging Markets held the second annual India Summit: India – The Next Startup Nation? on October 28, 2023, to explore India's vibrant startup ecosystem.
Jay Mulki, Renfro Fellow and Associate Professor of Marketing, and Kim Eddleston, Schulze Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and Montoni Research Fellow, shared their research examining the business practices of family-owned small and medium-sized enterprises in India.
The Center for Emerging Markets welcomed Raj Subramaniam, President, CEO, and Director of FedEx Corporation, for a fireside chat to discuss how FedEx is making global supply chains smarter for everyone.
DA Prasanna, Founding CEO, Wipro-GE Medical, shared his experiences building a medical technology industry in India over 40 years, and discussed insights from his book, Innovate Locally to Win Globally.
Daniel Satinsky, attorney, business consultant, and independent scholar, discussed his latest book, which tells the story of American participation in the dismantling of the Soviet economy and the creation of the Russian market economy in the 1990's.
Michael Ceitlin, chairman and CEO of Mundial S/A, shared lessons learned from his experience taking over his family's business, leading the company's turnaround, and operating in Brazil's business landscape.
Vinod K. Jain, expert in global & digital strategy, explored how the Industrial Internet of Things is changing industrial manufacturing globally and what it means for the future.
CEM Visiting Scholars, Yumiko Nakahara of Kyushu Sangyo University, Takeshi Fujisawa of Kwansei Gakuin University, and Victor Gorshkov of the University of Niigata Prefecture, will discuss their research on emerging multinationals and present case studies of MNCs in Taiwan, India, and Russia.
This mini-conference brings together scholars from a variety of academic disciplines to explore how the state interacts with firms to improve sustainability.
Jane Lu, Chair Professor of the Department of Management at the City University of Hong Kong, examined the impact of the recent US-China trade war on the market value of Chinese listed firms with a multidimensional view of “event space.”
Iiris Saittakari, Assistant Professor of International Business at Aalto University, Finland, offered an analysis framework for future-facing manufacturing investments that target green economic transitions, highlighting the importance of locational negotiations between multinational companies, cities, regions, and countries.