We are happy to present the first AIB-LAC Fall 2021 Outstanding talk by Dr. Juan Velez-Ocampo, "Latin American Jaguar Firms", which will take place on Tuesday 21 September 2021 at 14:00 - 15:00 UTC -5 (Lima, México, Bogotá)
About the author:
Juan Velez-Ocampo is Assistant Professor of Management and Academic Coordinator for the MBA program at Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia. He also serves as Colombia’s Country Director at the Academy of International Business Latin America and the Caribbean (AIB-LAC) and Vice-President of Promotion of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management. His research and teaching interests include the impact of globalization in emerging economies, the international expansion and performance of multinational enterprises from emerging economies, and the interlinks between internationalization and corporate reputation. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Knowledge Management, European Business Review, European Management Review, Cross Cultural and Strategic Management, and Management and Organization Review.
In this talk, Juan will discuss the characteristics observed in a set of Latin American firms in pre-FDI stages regarding their international expansion and reputation-building mechanisms. These firms resemble the behavior of Jaguars, the Latin American wild cats.