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International Business: The Challenge of Global Competition, 9e, by Ball, McCulloch, Geringer, Frantz and Minor continues to be the textbook of choice for instructors who want comprehensive coverage and adopters who like to cover a broad range of topics and to show students the steps a business must take to go global. More than any other text in this market, International Business, 9e has the most complete and current data available in this market. As the ultimate reference book for the international business student, Ball, McCulloch, Geringer, Frantz and Minor incorporate global examples with the Worldview vignettes within the chapter. Moreover, this text does not limit its focus to huge multi-national corporations; smaller firms are highlighted within each chapter in the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises boxed examples.
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J. Michael Geringer is a professor of strategy and international management at California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo. He earned a BS in business at Indiana University and MBA and PhD degrees at the University of Washington. He has authored or edited 14 books and monographs, over 110 published papers, and over 35 case studies; he serves on the editorial boards of several leading international academic journals; he served as the Saastamoinen Foundation Chair at the Helsinki School of Economics in Finland; he was the founding chair of the Strategic alliances Committee of the Licensing Executives Society; he served as the chair of both the International Business and the Strategy and Policy divisions of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada; and he is past chairperson of the Academy of Management’s International Management division. His research has appeared in the Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Management, Columbia Journal of World Business, Management International Review, Journal of Management Studies, Human Resource Management Journal, Long Range Planning, Organisation Studies, and Journal of Applied Psychology, among others. He has received 11 “best paper” awards for his research, including the Decade Award for most influential article from the Journal of International Business Studies. His teaching performance has earned numerous awards in the U.S., Canada, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe, including the University Distinguished Teacher Award. He was the first recipient of the International Educator Award from Cal Poly, and he endowed a scholarship for students to work and study internationally. He has been active in a range of charitable and service activities, including spearheading the adoption of a school in Soweto, South Africa, and fund-raising for public radio. In addition to his working teaching with universities around the world, Geringer is active in consulting and executive development for multinational corporations and executives from six continents. His clients have included Nokia; Lucent; Eastman Kodak; Sonera; Northern Telecom; Rautaruukki; Eastman Chemical; UPM Kymmene; Industry, Science & Technology Canada; Jiangsu Telecom Industrial; California Highway Patrol; Economic Council of Canada; Perlos; YIT; California Department of Transportation; and Okobank, among others. For relaxation, he enjoys daily Stairmaster workouts, along with hiking, camping, gardening, cooking spicy vegetarian foods, and music.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2003. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # A601B9780072866841
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0072866845