Academy of International Business (AIB) Joins World Investment for Development Alliance (WIDA)

© 2022 Farok J. Contractor, Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Business School, and President, AIB Since the mid-1980s, globalization has contributed to lifting more than one billion people out of grinding poverty and perhaps two billion into a middle-class consumer status. The Academy of International Business (AIB) is the premier worldwide association of more than 3,000 academics … Continue reading Academy of International Business (AIB) Joins World Investment for Development Alliance (WIDA)

Professor Farok J. Contractor Named 34th President of the Academy of International Business (AIB)

© 2021 Rutgers Business School Farok J. Contractor, distinguished professor of management and global business at Rutgers Business School, assumed the role of president of the Academy of International Business (AIB) on August 1, 2021. The AIB is an association of 3,500 members worldwide, mainly academics and a few strategists studying global business, with 13 chapters in … Continue reading Professor Farok J. Contractor Named 34th President of the Academy of International Business (AIB)

Frontline IB Video Conversations: Farok Contractor – April 29, 2021

© 2021, Farok J. Contractor, Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Business School, and Incoming President, AIB  Part of the Academy of International Business (AIB) Video Conversations with Leading Scholars Series VIDEO LINK Talk about 30 minutes The Academy of International Business (AIB), of which I am serving as Incoming President 2021–2022, has been recording a series of … Continue reading Frontline IB Video Conversations: Farok Contractor – April 29, 2021

The US-China Business Relationship: “Bi-Polar”? Or a Stabilizing Pillar of the World Economy? A Video Lecture

© 2020, Farok J. Contractor, Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Business School, and President-Elect, Academy of International Business Introduction to a public lecture sponsored by the Academy of International Business and the University of Nottingham (China, Ningbo Campus) VIDEO LINK Talk approximately 60 minutes followed by Q&A of 30 minutes Just two countries, China and the US, … Continue reading The US-China Business Relationship: “Bi-Polar”? Or a Stabilizing Pillar of the World Economy? A Video Lecture

The Argument for Globalization in a Post-COVID-19 World

NARRATED SLIDE PRESENTATION GIVEN AT THE JULY 2020 ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (AIB) ONLINE MEETING © 2020, Farok J. Contractor, Rutgers Business School What will the world economy look like after COVID-19? Will globalization retreat? Economies decouple? Nationalism and autarchy be the rule? Countries draw inward and become more protectionist? I propose an alternative scenario … Continue reading The Argument for Globalization in a Post-COVID-19 World

Congratulations, AIB President-Elect Farok Contractor

On January 7, 2020, the Academy of International Business (AIB) announced its newly elected Executive Board members on AIB World. GlobalBusiness.blog extends warm congratulations to President-Elect: Farok Contractor | Rutgers Faculty Page Vice President Program-Elect: Andrew Delios Vice President Administration-Elect: Dana Minbaeva AIB is the premier academic organization for the study of International Business, consisting of approximately 3,500 members … Continue reading Congratulations, AIB President-Elect Farok Contractor

Farok Contractor Receives a Silver Medal from JIBS

As part of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS), the premier journal in the academic field of International Business, celebrated its 50th anniversary. One of the highlights of the JIBS celebration was acknowledging authors with the greatest number of publications. Farok Contractor was pleased … Continue reading Farok Contractor Receives a Silver Medal from JIBS