Dear colleagues,

A Professional Development Workshop (PDW) on Sino-Russian Business Relationships in Globalization will be organized at the forthcoming IACMR Conference in Dragon Hotel, Hangzhou, China, June 19, 2016, 10:15-12:00.

The purpose of this workshop is to identify and problematize important research areas in Sino-Russian business relationships in the age of globalization. The topics to be addressed include:

  1.  Sino-Russian economic and business relationships over time
  2.  Sino-Russian business negotiation
  3.  Managing multinationals' subsidiaries in China vs. Russia
  4.  Internationalization of firms: China vs. Russia
  5.  Management of Sino-Russian joint ventures
  6.  Intercultural communication between Chinese and Russian managers
  7.  Guanxi vs. Svyazi
  8.  Institutions and business networks: Chinese, Russian, and West European markets

The following scholars are the speakers:

Prof. Bat Batjargal
Professor of Entrepreneurship, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Title: "Networks and institutions in China and Russia"

Dr. Marceli Burdelski
Deputy Chairman of the Academic Council, University of Gdansk, Vice-president of the Asia Pacific Society.
Title: "New SilkRoad: two Belts' chance for Russia and Poland".

Prof. Carl Fey
Professor of International Business, Aalto University School of Business
Title: "Comparing which management practices work best in China vs. Russia".

Prof. Alexey Maslov
Head of the School of Asian Studies at National Research University - Higher School of Economics; Member of Executive Committee of Russo-Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Title: "Russia and China: Searching for long-time co-development and avoiding of co-fall".

Prof. Tony Fang
Professor, Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University
Dina Chimenson, PhD Candidate
Stockholm Business School, Stockholm University
Title: "Business negotiating styles: China vs. Russia"

More detailed info can be found in the enclosed program.

Faculty, students, executives, entrepreneurs, policy-makers, consultants and non-business scholars who are interested in Sino-Russian business relationships are welcome to attend the workshop. Application for attending this workshop is to be registered directly in the IACMR website or submitted to: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, latest by May 1, 2016.

Many thanks for your attention to this email and have a nice day!

Med vänlig hälsning,

Tony Fang, PhD
Stockholm Business School
Stockholm University
Roslagsvägen 101
SE-106 91 Stockholm
Tel: +46 8 16 30 63
Author, Chinese Business Negotiating Style (Thousand Oaks: Sage)
Author (ed.), Att göra affärer i dagens Kina (Stockholm: SNS)
Book Review Editor, International Business Review (IBR)
Co-Editor, International Journal of Cross Cultural Management (IJCCM)

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