Strategic International Business

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Dr. Jonathan H. Westover is an Associate Professor of Management and Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Ethics at Utah Valley University, specializing in international human resource management, organizational development, and community-engaged experiential learning. He is also a human resource development and performance management consultant. Already a recipient of numerous research, teaching, and service awards and fellowships early in his academic career, Jonathan also recently was named a Fulbright Scholar and was visiting faculty in the MBA program at Belarusian State University (Minsk, Belarus), and he is also a regular visiting faculty member in other graduate business programs in the U.S., UK, France, Poland, and China. Prior to his doctoral studies in the Sociology of Work and Organizations, Comparative International Sociology, and International Political Economy (University of Utah), he received his B.S. in Sociology (Research and Analysis emphasis, Business Management minor, Korean minor) and MPA (emphasis in Human Resource Management) from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He also received graduate certificates in demography and higher education teaching during his time at the University of Utah. His ongoing research examines issues of globalization, labor transformation, work quality characteristics, and the determinants of job satisfaction cross-nationally.

Strategic International Business

Authored by Jonathan H. Westover Ph.D.
Edition: 1

We live in an increasingly hyper-competitive global marketplace, where firms are fighting to stay lean and flexible in an effort to satisfy increasingly diverse and specialized consumer demand around the world. How do organizations effectively navigate the increasingly complex international business landscape?

Strategic International Business is a text that provides a comprehensive introduction to a broad range of IB topics and explores the wide sweeping impacts for the modern firm, presenting a wide range of cross-disciplinary research and business cases in an organized, clear, and accessible manner. Additionally, unlike other IB texts, this book has a strong strategic management focus coupled with a focus on ethical organizational leadership. It will be informative to international management academics and instructors, while also instructing organizational leaders of all types seeking to understand proven practices and methods to drive firm effectiveness in an increasingly competitive global economy.

This text was compiled, edited, and adapted from multiple open source textbooks and created under a Creative Commons License without attribution as requested by the work's original creator or licensee. For a free copy of the e-text, please visit

Publication Date:
0692308423 / 9780692308424
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Business & Economics / Management Science

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