New Course on International Trade Institutions

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This coming Fall I will offer a new course titled Institutions for International Trade. It is designed to advance students' knowledge of public and private interaction in trade by visiting and analyzing relevant key trade institutions in Washington, D.C. Enrollment for this course is now open until next week.   View the course syllabus here: Institutions for Intl Trade updated.docx   Instructors can contact me at czinkotm@georgetown.edu if you are interested in learning more about Click here for full article

Birmingham Insights on Asia – (6) Implications and Recommendations for Malaysian E-Commerce

This comment is based on Anson Lim’s Dissertation, Export Intermediaries within The Modernized Structure of E-Commerce and The Prevalence of Internet Based Distribution Channels,written under the supervision of Prof. Michael Czinkota at the University of Birmingham, UK. Continued: Given the broad spectrum of online capabilities, assuming the combined roles of distributor and intermediary within the scope of a developing marketplace will enhance the exposure of intermediaries as well Click here for full article

Birmingham Insights on Asia – (5) Implications and Recommendations for Malaysian E-Commerce

  This comment is based on Anson Lim’s Dissertation, Export Intermediaries within The Modernized Structure of E-Commerce and The Prevalence of Internet Based Distribution Channels,written under the supervision of Prof. Michael Czinkota at the University of Birmingham, UK. Literary analysis has demonstrated that researchers have adapted to include both internet and conventional operations within the scope of intermediary responsibilities. From this perspective, the nature of intermediary Click here for full article

Birmingham Insights on Asia – (4) International Strategic Alliance Performance (High Technology Industry in Taiwan)

This comment is based on Jo-Chun Chieh's Dissertation written under the supervision of Prof. Michael Czinkota at the University of Birmingham, UK. 3, Organizational culture differences have more influence than national culture differences on International Strategic Alliance (ISA) performance, from the Taiwanese managers' perspective. Two of the organizational cultural dimensions, professional and pragmatic orientation, ranked as the first two elements of importance when cooperating with Click here for full article

The 2015 World Robot Conference in Beijing

The World Robot Conference will be held in Beijing this year from Nov. 23 to 25, focusing on the building of an intelligent society and collaborative innovation. The number of industrial robots sold in China reached 57,000 last year, which marked an increase of 55 percent on a year-on-year basis and one-quarter of global sales. The government is drafting a plan to boost China's robot research, development and application in key manufacturing fields, and to improve the country's inadequate capacity Click here for full article

Birmingham Insights on Asia – (3) International Strategic Alliance Performance (High Technology Industry in Taiwan)

This comment is based on Jo-Chun Chieh's Dissertation written under the supervision of Prof. Michael Czinkota at the University of Birmingham, UK. The study investigated the perspective of Taiwanese managers, thereby examining the impact of national and organizational culture differences and International Strategic Alliance (ISA) practices on ISA performance. Four findings can be concluded as follows. 1, National culture differences partly influence ISA performance, especially in the Click here for full article