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Why Africa's Oil Crisis Could Lead To Growth

Zandre Campos | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

The African continent has some of the world's fastest-growing economies, but some are seeing hard times because they rely on crude oil. Since the crude oil price has now dipped below $50 a barrel for the first time since May 2009, the African oil-producing countries are facing some serious financial difficulties.

The Evolution Of Global Recon

Nandeet Mehta | Posted 09.30.2016 | College
Nandeet Mehta

As a student my daily activities are filled with learning as much as I can, through classes, internships, jobs, mentors, etc. But that is a process of...

4 Things you must do before Taking-On International Business Partners

William Morrow | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
William Morrow

Advancement in technology over the last two decades has made it easier for people to conduct business on a global scale. A few decades ago, only big f...

China Through a Wine Glass

Suna Senman | Posted 09.02.2016 | Books
Suna Senman

China Though a Wine Glass is actually an insightful picture of current day China relating to the world while striving to maintain the Maoist culture. Personal life, politics, commerce and wine blend in the telling of how a malleable Western mind could succeed in the Chinese society and market.

The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz | Posted 08.15.2016 | Education
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Garrett Mintz

The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college students....

Despite Brexit, It's Critical To Think Global

Zandre Campos | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Zandre Campos

With the astonishing UK Brexit vote, the mantra of "think global, act local" has been turned on its head. In many countries worldwide, the international view of "think global" seems to have fallen out of favor.

Redefining Talent Management -- Through Singing and Dancing

Robert Gogel | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Robert Gogel

Last year, I sang and danced in front of hundreds of my employees. And it was great fun! Why would I do such a thing? For the past two years, first i...

International Trade, Global Digital Data Flows and Trade Shows: The New Marketplace

Diane Primo | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Diane Primo

Lust for exotic spices, opulent textiles and precious metals spurred the world's first trade routes and "international trade shows" via arcades and souks in ancient Greece, Rome and the Middle East.

International Business Trends: A Chattanooga Story

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Deborah J. Levine

Chattanooga, Tennessee is one of many small and medium size Southern cities to see an influx of international companies in the past decade. Their impa...

Israel Cyber Companies Bridge Global Venture Capital

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 04.15.2016 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Cyber Security in Israel is a boiling hot investment arena, both for Venture Capitalists and for the companies themselves. The Israel Venture Capital...

3 Cross-Cultural Tips for the Journey to Sustainable Fishing in Myanmar

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
Sharon Schweitzer

As many are recognizing, Myanmar's position as a resource-rich, emerging market presents a unique 'greenfield' opportunity (to build from the ground u...

The Reputational Cyber Security of the #Panamapapers

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

The Panama Papers as released this past week are a really huge data dump, in fact one much larger in scale than that of Wikileaks, and the largest to ...

7 International Travel Planning Tips from a Global Nomad

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Sharon Schweitzer

Spring is here and many travelers are headed out of the country. What are some important considerations? As a world traveler who has visited over 60 c...

The Case for Holding the 2024 Olympics in Jerusalem

Michael A. Moodian | Posted 03.14.2016 | World
Michael A. Moodian

Envision a peaceful Middle East, where instead of fear and disorder, there is thriving commerce, resulting in prosperity and jobs. Picture Jerusalem -- a city that holds immense spiritual significance for Christians, Jews, and Muslims -- flourishing.

Groupon: If You Don't Know Me By Now

Nick Jefferson | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business
Nick Jefferson

Coupons, in Europe, are the shame-faced mother handing over 5p off a packet of cornflakes to feed her kids. Coupons, in Europe, are tied up in the history of rationing and whole nations not having enough to eat.

The Globalization of Time: The Anatomy of the Time-Warp in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Time is as richly complex as culture itself. For task-oriented people, such as the Swiss, time might be seen as linear -- rigid, plannable, organized into blocks, systematic.

When Things Get Bubbly: The Etiquette of Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 12.22.2015 | Taste
Sharon Schweitzer

Champagne and sparkling wine are beverages that evoke thoughts of celebration, success, luxury, love and romance. During the holidays, these pleasant associations are even stronger, especially since these beverages have different levels of sweetness.

Global Experience as a Necessary Learning Context

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 12.02.2015 | College
Audrey J. Murrell

It is important that we focus our attention on the need for meaningful and integrated experiences that are an extension of the learning environment. This is what adequately prepares students for what lies ahead, both locally and globally.

What India Can Teach Us About Running Multinational Companies

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

Satya Nadella of Microsoft, Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo, Ajay Banga of MasterCard, and Shantanu Narayen of Adobe Systems. These are all leaders of U.S. multinational companies worth several billion dollars.

Keeping Stakeholders Safe at Global Events

Robert L. Quigley, MD, D.Phil. | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Robert L. Quigley, MD, D.Phil.

Emerging markets, innovative technology and the desire to learn from each are driving the continued growth of global events and conferences.

The New Global Leader, Part XI: Karin van Auwera, Strengthening Cross-Cultural Bridges

O'Brien Browne | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Karin van der Auwera's life and career epitomizes our intricately connected globalized world. Of mixed Serbian and German descent, she has lived, worked and studied throughout the USA and Europe.

Linguistic Business Coaching: Shortcut From Fear of Speaking to Linguistic Self-confidence

Anna-Jane Niznikowska | Posted 09.30.2016 | Impact
Anna-Jane Niznikowska

I have recently gone to a networking event at the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in London. As a Communication Consultant who helps non-native English speakers communicate more confidently in international business, I thought I had to walk the talk and speak Portuguese.

Culture Shocked? The Best Tactic to Take When Doing Business Overseas.

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 09.21.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

I am a TCK. TCK stands for Third Culture Kid, a person who spent a significant part of his or her developmental years outside the parents' culture, according to American sociologist David C. Pollock.

New Trade Deals and State-owned Companies

Efraim Chalamish | Posted 09.11.2016 | Business
Efraim Chalamish

The United States is likely to raise these concerns in future agreements such as the Bilateral Investment Treaty, which it was negotiating with China before discussions between the two countries were put on hold.

Poker-Face Meets Volcano: Invisible Force Fields and the Clash of Emotions in International Business

O'Brien Browne | Posted 09.03.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

A significant yet under-researched area in intercultural business communication is the impact of our emotions on our business partners.