Research seminar: Globalization of Chinese Enterprises
The first research seminar organized by the Marketing, Innovation, International Business & Strategy (MIIBS) group will take place on Friday the 29 March 2019. Professor Ilan Alon from University of Agder will Professor Alon will review the extant literature on the globalization of Chinese enterprises and highlight some leading theories, presented in www.chinagoesglobal.org among other places. After reviewing the literature, he will discuss his current research on Chinese OFDI and political risk.
Professor Ilan Alon, University of Agder.
Short Bio: Ilan Alon is Professor of Strategy and International Marketing at the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder.
Alon is the Head of International Affairs for the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder, and former leader of the Emerging Markets research group. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Emerging Markets and the European Journal of International Management.
Alon is a researcher in the field of international business with a focus on internationalization, modes of entry, political risk, cultural intelligence and emerging markets. His publications have appeared in journals, such as Harvard Business Review, Management International Review, International Business Review, Journal of International Marketing, and International Marketing Review. His books are published by Palgrave, Routledge, McGraw-Hill and others.
Previously, Alon has held research positions at Harvard University (USA), Georgetown University (USA) and University of International Business and Economics (China).
Alon has worked with government bodies, non-profit organizations, multinational companies and international associations on various projects, ranging from capacity development at the macro level to international business development at the firm or project level. Clients include USAID, illy, Darden, Disney, and others.
Alon is a frequent speaker or writer on various international networks including National Public Radio (USA), Voice of America (USA), RTV (Russia), the Financial Times (UK), and Dagens Næringsliv (Norway).