Archive: International Business Diplomacy

  • Dining Out: July Marks 3rd Month of Recovery for U.S. Restaurants

    Sales and employment at U.S. restaurants posted another month of improvement in July, but at rates below previous months as the industry remains challenged by the pandemic and economic crisis. “It’s trending in the right direction,” said Arthur Dong, professor of the practice at Georgetown McDonough. “Are they out of the woods yet? By no stretch of the imagination.”

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  • America, Germany, and Hungary: A New Relationship

    An article by Michael Czinkota, associate professor of international business and marketing: “Interesting times bring continuous changes which in turn affect national linkages and alliances. A pre-eminent example is a relationship between the U.S., Germany, and Hungary.”

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  • The Heat: China-EU Relations

    The EU is hoping to get investment talks with China back on track, in its first virtual summit with Beijing under new European leadership. While the Chinese side is focused on finding common ground, Brussels says sharp differences remain. Toni Waterman explains. To discuss: Klaus Larres is a distinguished Professor of History and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Remi Piet is Senior Director for Americas Market Intelligence. Einar Tangen is a political and economic affairs Commentator. Arthur Dong is a Professor with the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

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  • Dealing With Disruptive Dislocations

    An op-ed by Michael Czinkota, associate professor of marketing and international business: “The global uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus disruption intensifies. Questions of human safety and business continuity reach far beyond the assessment of lock-down orders. In light of a pandemic, transmission expectations are sufficiently likely for an ongoing viral world exposure. What can be done to manage the unexpected? Which analogue situations can be of help, recourse and guidance? This commentary is based on some well-developed theories of international business, which might be usefully applied to the human condition when affected by COVID-19 transmissions.”

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  • Dealing with Disruptive Dislocations

    An op-ed by Michal Czinkota, associate professor of international business: “The global uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus disruption intensifies. Questions of human safety and business continuity reach far beyond the assessment of lock-down orders. In light of a pandemic, transmission expectations are sufficiently likely for an ongoing viral world exposure. What can be done to manage the unexpected? Which analogue situations can be of help, recourse and guidance? This commentary is based on some well-developed theories of international business, which might be usefully applied to the human condition when affected by COVID-19 transmissions.”

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  • MBA Student Accepted to Prestigious International Fellowship Program

    Luis Garzon-Negreiros (MBA/MSFS’20) joined the fifth cohort of Wallenberg International Fellows this spring and became the first MBA student from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business ever selected for the prestigious fellowship.

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