In this talk, based in part on his new book, The Laws of Globalization (Cambridge University Press, 2016), and the 2016 edition of the DHL Global Connectedness Index, Professor Pankaj Ghemawat will present how globalization has evolved recently, discuss the impact of recent political developments, and talk about some of the implications for business strategy. Prof. Ghemawat's latest related articles are "People Are Angry About Globalization. Here’s What to Do About It" and "Trump, Globalization, and Trade’s Uncertain Future."
Professor Pankaj Ghemawat joined New York University Stern School of Business in September 2014 as Global Professor of Management and Strategy in Stern's Management & Organizations Department. He has been appointed by Stern to lead the Center for the Globalization of Education and Management, to drive scholarship and pedagogy on the business implications of globalization. He is also the Anselmo Rubiralta Professor of Global Strategy at IESE Business School.
Professor Ghemawat’s most recent book, World 3.0 (2011, Harvard Business Review Press), won the 50 Thinkers Book Award for the best business book published in 2010-2011, the Axiom Business Book Gold Award in the International Business/Globalization category and the IESE Alumni Research Excellence Award. It reexamines beliefs about markets and globalization, praising market integration while addressing its potential negative ramifications against the goal of increasing prosperity. And in August 2014, Professor Ghemawat received the Eminent Scholar Award of the International Management Division of the Academy of Management.
Professor Ghemawat received his B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics and his Ph.D. degree in Business Economics from Harvard University. He has written five books and more than 100 research articles and case studies on global business strategy and is one of the world's best-selling authors of teaching cases. Professor Ghemawat also compiles a globalization index that looks at the connectivity of more than 130 countries with the rest of the world in terms of trade, capital, information and people flows.
Introduction and moderation of the Q&A by Provost Joanna Waley-Cohen.
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