International Marketing and the Migrant-Owned Enterprise


by Gary Knight, Michael Czinkota. Zaheer Khan

A hopefully interesting read! Please find the abstract of the published article along with the link to the full article below.

Abstract: We propose a research investigation on migrant-own businesses that undertake international marketing ventures. Migrant-owned firms contribute substantially to their adopted countries, and many launch international ventures, targeting their home countries and other international markets (Kerr and Kerr 2016; Light 2010; Saxenian 2002; OECD 2011; United Nations 2016; USAID 2009)

Research Award for Professor Czinkota

Professor Michael R. Czinkota (jointly with Professor Ruediger Kaufmann) received the William R. Darden Award for Best Research Methodology, particularly for his work on “An Integration of the Curative International Marketing Construct”. The award was presented at the Academy of Marketing Science’s annual meeting in Orlando Florida.

with president

Meeting with Prof. Aldison Borges, President, Academy of Marketing Science and RC Professor, NEOMA Business School, Reims, France

with mickey mouse

Professor Czinkota receives congratulations and warm regards from Mickey Mouse in Orlando, Florida


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Academy of Marketing Science- Call for Papers

Please see below an announcement regarding the World Marketing Congress of the Academy of Marketing Science.  This is an excellent opportunity to present and learn about Marketing in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Submit your paper now.



2012 World Marketing Congress ~ Cultural Perspectives in Marketing

August 28-September 1, 2012

Track “Marketing in the BRICS”

Co-Chairs: Gregory Kivenzor and Michael Czinkota

 Suggested topics:

  • analysis of BRICS market trends
  • comparison among BRICS markets and these with Western markets
  • cultural issues and their effect on marketing successes and failures
  • peculiarities of B2B and B2C marketing environment
  • marketing to the growing middle-class
  • marketing to consumers in the bottom of the pyramid
  • marketing luxury products in BRICS
  • marketing effects on ethics, sustainable practices and CSR
  • competition between MNCs and local players in BRICS
  • BRICS giants entering developed markets
  • teaching marketing disciplines in BRICS.

Other BRICS related topics will be considered.

Track co-Chairs foresee the use of different formats: competitive paper presentations, poster sessions, panel discussions, etc. General requirements to research papers are listed in the WMC Call for Papers:

You are cordially invited to submit your research paper or special session proposal for this track to co-chairs:

Gregory Kivenzor

Michael Czinkota

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2012

Co-Chairs are in a dialog with publishers and explore opportunities to publish academic research papers presented at the “Marketing in the BRICS” track.