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Dear Colleagues,
Apologies for cross posting:

Please note that we have organized "Globalization, change and learning in
South Asia' PDW at AOM 2013 (FL). We would like to bring it to your
attention.

WHEN: Fri Aug 9, 2013; 2.30pm-4pm
WHERE: WDW Yacht and Beach Club Resort in Asbury A

This is an interactive PDW (in a roundtable discussion format) that focuses
on exploring the changing context of the emerging South Asian economies. It
poses three main questions, a) how is globalization shaping individuals,
organizations and societies in South Asia, b) how South Asian economies are
coping with these changes, and c) what South Asian economies can learn from
other emerging and developed economies globally; as well what other
countries (including developed countries) may learn from the
experience of South
Asia to better serve needs of their global clientele and employee base.
Using a series of "roundtables", the goal of the session is to engage
participants in a broader discussion of the importance of change and
learning in managing globalization throughout the world. The session is
organized around the forthcoming volume of Globalization, Change and
Learning in South Asia (Chandos Publishing, UK) and presents a great
opportunity for informed debate about the growing importance of emerging
economies in international business theory and practice. The PDW is led and
organized by six globally diverse scholars, including Bhatti from the UK;
Khatri, Khilji, Chand from USA; Tung from Canada and Murray from Australia-
with expertise ranging from frugal innovation, ethics, culture, management,
learning and gender issues, however pieced around the relevance of South
Asia and importance of learning globally.

Chair: Shaista E. Khilji; George Washington University, USA
Discussant: Rosalie L. Tung; Simon Fraser University, Canada

Organizer: Yasser Ahmad Bhatti; University of Oxford, UK
Organizer: Masud Chand; Wichita State University, USA
Organizer: Naresh Khatri; University of Missouri at Columbia, USA
Organizer: Peter Anthony Murray; University of Southern Queensland,
Australia
Organizer: Pramila Rao; Marymount University, USA

Participants can expect to leave the session with the following:

∑         Increased knowledge of the importance of emerging economies,
particularly in South Asia- including India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, in
international business theory and practice.

∑         Insight into how emerging economies are coping with changes
precipitated by globalization- based upon a collection of published
research.

∑         Increased ability to understand how learning enhances our
(individual organizational and societal) ability to cope with change- and
how mutual multi-directional is required for effective management of the
global economy.

∑         Progress on participantsí own work by using a temporal lens to
consider which temporal topics may be most useful for their existing and
anticipated research projects.


Pre-registration is not required. However if you have questions and would
like to attend, please contact either of the PDW organizers, or Candice
Matthews at [log in to unmask]

-- 
Shaista E. Khilji (PhD)
Professor, Human and Organizational Learning
Founding Editor-in-Chief, *South Asian Journal of Global Business
Research* (Emerald
Publications)
Coordinator & Advisor Masters' and Certificate Program (Main Campus)
The George Washington University (GWU)
Washington DC 20052
USA
Phone: 202-994-1146
Email: [log in to unmask] [log in to unmask]

Fellow, Cambridge Commonwealth Society, UK

South Asian Journal of Global Business Research (SAJGBR)

www.emeraldinsight.com/sajgbr.htm





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