As parents, teachers, administrators, politicians and businesses, we must work together to revamp our school districts and curricula so that we graduate globally competitive and competent students who are prepared to work in the global marketplace. We cannot say that we’re preparing our students for the 21st century if we don’t include foreign language study.
Maria Villaquiran, a soon-to-be-graduate from The George Washington University who hails from Colombia, shares what she’s learned about developed and developing markets during her travels.
Investing in women has a multiplier effect for economic growth. Since we know investing in women pays off, now it is time to put our money where our knowledge shows it will be most effective — in women.
WPIX NYC’s Craig Treadwell interviews International Careers Expert Stacie Nevadomski Berdan about her new book, GO GLOBAL! Launching an International Career Here or Abroad
“China Road: A Journey Into the Future of a Rising Power” by Rob Gifford, veteran NPR reporter, takes readers on a journey through the cultural heart of post-Maoist modern China. As China continues to rise in global economic importance, so do the many books on the Middle Kingdom. But unless you have lots of time […]
Guest Blogger Susan Cannarella, an American shares her story on how she started a small non-profit making and selling jewelry made from paper beads handcrafted by women in Uganda as a means to support their families. All proceeds from the sale of this jewelry go to Kiwoko Hospital in Luwero, Uganda to benefit their HIV/AIDs program for children in the community. There’s a little bit of global in each and every one of us.
Originally appeared on Huffington Post on Feb. 15. Although business schools aspire to deliver global MBAs to students, it seems the vast majority are falling short in actual achievement. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) released a report last week titled “The Globalization of Managements Education: Changing International Structures, Adaptive Strategies, and […]
I love to read — have for as long as I can remember. And although I spend a lot of time combing newspapers, periodicals and blogs, nothing beats a great book to put things in perspective — to give me reason to pause and think. Since many people ask me and so many others “what […]
In their recent meetings, Obama and Jintao discussed China’s ‘new world order, in which [China]‘s needs come first.’ Robert J. Samuelson of the Washington Post reports on the disputes between China and the US involving trade, subsidies, international businesses, and technology.
In this month’s Atlantic, Chrystia Freeland argues that the revolution in information technology and the liberalization of global trade has created a new global elite. Although individual nations have provided their own contributions to income inequality – financial deregulation and upper-bracket tax cuts in the United States, insider privatization in Russia, rent-seeking in regulated industries in India and Mexico – everything flows much more freely on a global scale these days.