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Transorganizations: Managing in a Complex and Uncertain World

Transorganizations: Managing in a Complex and Uncertain World

Management in a connected, interdependent, and information intensive world requires new thinking and innovative approaches. The increasing interdependence and complexity of organizations and institutions call for transorganizational thinking.

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The Global Economy is Open for Business

The Global Economy is Open for Business

It is easy for practitioners to believe that the global economy is collapsing when, in fact, it is open for business. As shown in this article the future of the global economy is positive and opportunities for practitioners are available.

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UPDATE: Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification

UPDATE: Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification

If equity markets are in fact integrated, an unexpected event in one market may influence not only returns, but also volatility (measured by standard deviation) in the other markets.

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The Internet and Globalization: Ten Tips to Building an Effective Digital Strategy for Global Success

What does the Internet, globalization, and digital media have in common and why does it matter to global organizations? This article evaluates the relationship.

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Learn to Expect the Unexpected in Global Retail Expansion

Taking a proven retail model and exporting it to a new country, often with a new set of competitors, a different language and culture, and unique shopper expectations, requires more than just market research before entry.

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VIDEO: Stop the Madness: A Recipe to Jump-Start the Global Economy

A panel of six Pepperdine faculty from the Graziadio School and the School of Public Policy discuss the global economy, which is at a “historic juncture.”

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The Spoiled American

An underlying shortcoming exists that prevents U.S. companies from globalizing— U.S. companies and the managers and executives who run them are spoiled.

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Carl Schramm Talks Expeditionary Economics

Carl Schramm, President and CEO of the Kauffman Foundation, discusses his concept of expeditionary economics in this video interview.

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IT Outsourcing: China Grasps for the Lead

China, which plays a leading role in the outsourcing of manufacturing, is making strong headway in the information technology industry and may soon pose a major threat to India’s supremacy.

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The Successful Expatriate Leader in China

The cultural dimensions of leadership—power distance, individualism, uncertainty avoidance, and masculinity—are important for the U.S. businessperson to recognize and apply while operating in China.

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