2013 Conference Presenter
Assistant Professor, Management, Kogod School of Business, American University
Richard G. Linowes is Kogod Outstanding Professor of Undergraduate Programs at the Kogod School of Business at American University in Washington, D.C. He teaches strategy, global entrepreneurship and cross-cultural leadership. He has a D.B.A. from Harvard Business School, M.S. from the University of Michigan in computer and communication sciences, and A.B. from Princeton University in a self-designed major in cybernetics (combining mathematics, philosophy, electrical engineering and psychology). Dr. Linowes' professional management experience includes several years with Accenture and Goldman Sachs before joining the American University faculty. He has been involved with the Baldrige National Quality Award Program extending that award to the field of education. He was visiting professor at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan in 2010 teaching strategic leadership and global entrepreneurship. Dr. Linowes' research focuses on business in emerging markets, the globalization of management and the challenges of managing cross-culturally. He has studied American and Japanese mutual accommodation in the US and Japan and the adjustment of American and Japanese multinationals to different countries around the world. He has also compared knowledge creation practices inside US and Japanese firms. With USAID backing, he has produced a large collection of case studies profiling businesses in emerging markets around the world. Dr. Linowes develops innovative approaches to management education and was a Fulbright Scholar for pedagogical innovation. His research with American and Japanese companies included research interviews in Latin America, Europe, Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Japan.
Cultural Differences that Challenge Multinational CorporationsPresenter(s): Richard Linowes, Department of Management, Kogod School of Business, American University
Level: Intermediate and AdvancedDelivery: Other
Keyword(s): Relocation/Global Mobility, Human Resources, Business Practices, Cultural Diplomacy/Cultural Media