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My areas of interest and expertise are globalization and the strategic management of Multinational Corporations, topics I have been teaching, consulting and publishing on extensively for three decades. My views on these issues have been featured in various media outlets, including CNBC, FOX Business, CNN, Forbes, FT, India Economic Times, Business World India, Brooklyn Independent TV.

In conjunction with my current position as a Professor of International Business at Baruch College, I am the Director of the Centre for the study of Russian and Emerging Market Multinationals of St. Petersburg State University, Russia, and lead a consulting project for Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting on value creation and appropriation in global supply chains, with application to the garment industry. I have also consulted with a number of national and international organizations, including the United Nations, the European Union, London's Westminster City Council, the Government of Turkey, the US Department of Commerce, UAE SWF on issues related to Multinational Corporations and globalization. I have acted as an Expert Witness on a number of legal cases related to the cross-border movement of professionals.

I have held visiting positions in business schools around the world, many of which are the leading schools in their countries, including China, India, Nigeria, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong-Kong, Russia, Norway, Austria, France, where I have taught courses on strategy and business in a global world.

I am the author of two books on global competition in service industries (one of them was translated to Chinese) and numerous journal papers published in leading academic journals in international business and strategy. 

Sub-specialties: Globalization, Multinational companies, Global Supply Chains, Emerging markets and the global economy, Africa, India, Cross cultural issues, Global strategic alliances, regional trade agreements, TPP, healthcare globalization, Multinational companies and CSR, Foreign direct investment, International strategies, Government policies and foreign firms, International organizations and multinational companies, International trade, Outsourcing, Backsourcing, Professional services, Investment promotion agencies 

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