About the Editors and Contributors

TIMOTHY J. WILKINSON (PhD, University of Utah) is professor and Charles L. Boppell Dean of the School of Global Commerce & Management at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. Wilkinson, a noted expert in the area of exports and export promotion, has published more than 35 articles in refereed journals. These include publications in Long Range Planning, Journal of World Business, Journal of Business Research, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Management, and the Journal of Small Business Management. He also publishes applied research in journals intended for business people. These articles have appeared in the MIT Sloan Management Review, Business Horizons and the Wall Street Journal. His coauthored book, The Distribution Trap (with Andrew R. Thomas), won the Berry-AMA Prize for the best book in marketing published in 2010.

VIJAY R. KANNAN is a professor of operations management and director of international programs at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University. Dr. Kannan received his B.Sc. from the London School of Economics, MBA from Indiana University, and PhD from Michigan State University. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, and has also taught at universities in China, France, and Vietnam. Dr. Kannan has published over 30 articles in the areas of operations and supply chain management in journals including Decision Sciences, the International Journal of Production Research, the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, and the Journal of Supply Chain Management. His work has also appeared in publications of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, the Decision Sciences Institute, and the American Production and Inventory

Control Society. He is the editor of International Business in the 21st Century, Volume 2: Going Global—Implementing International Business Operations (Praeger). He has twice served on the board of the Decision Sciences Institute and currently serves as the editor of its Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education. He is also an associate editor for Decision Sciences Journal and the Journal of Supply Chain Management.

EMILY AMDURER is a PhD student in the organizational behavior program in the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. Her research interests include job insecurity, interpersonal trust, and citizenship and deviant workplace behaviors.

BRIAN S. ANDERSON is an assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. He was previously a visiting assistant professor at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, where he also completed his doctoral studies in strategic management and entrepreneurship. His research examines strategy in the context of entrepreneurial firms and has appeared in Academy of Management Journal and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Prior to his career in academia, Dr. Anderson was an entrepreneur, either founding or serving in a senior leadership position for a half-dozen start-ups, primarily in the technology and electronic commerce spaces. He has also served in the government, handling communications and legislative affairs for the Colorado State Treasurer. Lieutenant Anderson is a Supply Corps officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, where he specializes in expeditionary logistics. He received his undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Colorado, and a master's degree in strategic management from the University of Denver.

YARA A'SAD is the director general for the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Palestine. In this role, she presents the services of ICC in her country by promoting international services and standards, networking with international companies with the goal of opening new markets and opportunities for the Palestinian companies and to attract investors into the Palestinian market. Yara received her executive MBA from Duke University in North Carolina in 2006, and is currently enrolled in the PhD program in Management Strategy at the International School of Management in Paris. Within the past 10 years, she has focused her career on marketing and communications strategy with a focus on PR/CSR strategy and business development in the pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and food and beverage sectors. Yara was assigned as the Middle East operations manager at Pharmaceutical Service Corporations Inc., during which time she has achieved various goals, and led four major generic manufacturing companies in Palestine to become CGMP (current good manufacturing practices) certified by the World Health Organization (WHO), and as a result opened new export opportunities for certified companies. Yara is also certified by the Cisco Entrepreneurship Institute to facilitate the institute's curriculum developed by Stanford University on how to start and grow a business, aiming at encouraging entrepreneur-ship in Palestine.

ARINDAM BANDOPADHYAYA is chairman and professor of finance in the accounting and finance department at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. He is also the director of the College of Management's Financial Services Forum. A two-time recipient of the Dean's Award for Distinguished Research, Dr. Bandopadhyaya has published in journals including the Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Review of Economics and Statistics. He teaches courses in corporate finance, international finance, and managerial economics, and has received multiple teaching awards in the College of Management, including Professor of the Year Award and the Betty Diener Award for Teaching Excellence. He has on multiple occasions been the College of Management's nominee for the Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Teaching. Professor Bandopadhyaya received his PhD from Indiana University.

LAURA BIROU serves on the faculty of the sustainable supply chain management program at Louisiana Tech University and as a director for the International Institute for Advanced Purchasing and Supply. Dr. Birou is a graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in marketing, an MBA in purchasing and transportation management, and a PhD in business administration specializing in purchasing, operations, and strategic management. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of supply chain management working both as a consultant and for organizations that include American Hospital Supply and Hewlett Packard. Laura is known for innovative educational and problem-solving approaches in the areas of purchasing, operations, supply chain management, strategy and ethics. Her research efforts are currently devoted to humanitarian supply chain management, sustainability, supplier relationship management, and supply chain management education. She has publications in the Journal of Operations Management, International Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, and Production and Inventory Management Journal.

MATTHIAS BOLLMUS is currently a PhD student at the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research interests are firm strategy, strategic alliances, and financial flexibility.

LANCE ELIOT BROUTHERS is professor of management in the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. He received two PhDs: one in Government from Florida State University, the other in Marketing from the University of Florida. His primary research interests involve international business strategy issues including entry mode choice, market selection, product strategy and understanding emerging markets and their global champions. His seventy plus publications appear in many prestigious journals, including Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Management. He currently sits on six editorial review boards including Journal of International Management, Management International Review, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of Management.

KRISTEN CALLAHAN is a faculty member in the accounting and finance department at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. She received her Master of Science in finance from Boston College and holds the certified financial planner designation. Prior to joining University of Massachusetts Boston on a full-time basis, she worked extensively in the financial services industry, where she helped launch start-ups transition into successful enterprises. Her teaching interests include corporate finance, investments, and financial policy, and she is keenly interested in developing financial literacy workshops, especially for young adults.

WILLIAM CHRISTENSEN is dean of the Udvar-Hazy School of Business at Dixie State College, Utah, and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in strategic management. He earned his doctorate in business administration at Oklahoma State University and has also done doctoral work at Michigan State University. Before embarking on an academic career, Dr. Christensen held executive positions at Mercury Marine and Clark Material Handling Company, and was an international buyer for Whirlpool Corporation. Dr. Christensen has consulted for a number of companies including Whirlpool, Pennzoil, and Dell Computers, and has published research in journals including the Journal of Operations Management.

LINDA CLARK-SANTOS, PhD, is an Affiliate at the Center for Creativity and Innovation, Boise State University. She also serves as an executive coach for the Boise State University Executive MBA program.

KRISHNA S. DHIR is the Henry Gund Professor of Management at Berry College, Georgia. He has previously served as the director of the School of Business Administration at the Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, as a manager with the CIBA-GEIGY AG in Basle, Switzerland, and as manager of the pilot plant with Borg-Warner Chemicals in Washington, West Virginia. Dr. Dhir has published in numerous journals, including Applied Mathematical Modeling, Corporate Communications: An International Journal, Decision Sciences, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Journal of Information and Optimization Sciences, and Journal of the Operational Research Society. He was the President of the Decision Sciences Institute during 2011-2012, which honored him with its Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award in 2008. He is also a recipient of the 2001 James A. Jordan Jr. Award and 2000 Provost's Award, both for teaching excellence, from Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg. He earned his PhD from the University of Colorado at Boulder, MBA from the University of Hawaii, MS in chemical engineering from Michigan State University, and B.Tech., also in chemical engineering, from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. He is a fellow of the Operational Research Society of the United Kingdom.

FRANCES H. FABIAN, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Management at Fogelman College of Business & Economics, University of Memphis.

MICHAEL FUERST, PhD, is a Manager of Integrity and Corporate Citizenship for Novartis AG in Switzerland.

FRANCO GANDOLFI serves as the director of the MBA program and professor of management in the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship at Regent University, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Prior to his current position, Dr. Gandolfi held senior academic positions at Cedarville University and Central Queensland University in Sydney, Australia. He specializes in human resources management, change management, and strategic management and regularly advises corporations in the United States, Australia, and Switzerland. Dr. Gandolfi has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and is the author of five books, including the much acclaimed book Corporate Downsizing Demystified: A Scholarly Analysis of a Business Phenomenon.

ROBERT P. GARRETT, JR, is an assistant professor of management-entrepreneurship at Oregon State University. He received his PhD in strategic management and entrepreneurship from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2008. His research focuses on corporate entrepreneurship and venturing.

SOUMEN GHOSH is a professor of operations management in the College of Management at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

He also served as the director of the Center for Quality and Change Leadership for eight years. He received his PhD in business administration with specialization in operations management and MS in industrial and systems engineering from the Ohio State University. He holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology (India). His research and teaching interests are in the areas of global operations strategy, supply chain strategy, operations strategy, product development and supply chain interface, quality management, and manufacturing planning and control.

TRACY L. GONZALEZ-PADRON, PhD, is the Director of the Ethics Initiative and Assistant Professor of Marketing and International Business at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.

R. SCOTT HARRIS is a Professor at the College of Business, Montana State University Billings.

AARON HAYDEN is an MBA candidate at the Albers School for Business and Economics. He is the founding program coordinator for Seattle University's Center for Business Ethics. His interests are in the areas of strategy and corporate responsibility.

TOM HINTHORNE received his BS degree in forest engineering from Oregon State University and his MBA and PhD in business from the University of Oregon. Prior to a 25-year teaching career, Professor Hinthorne spent 20 years in the forest products industry, including 15 years as manager of raw materials planning for a Canadian multinational forest products firm. Professor Hinthorne has taught strategic management, international business, and small business management and entrepreneurship. As director of the small business institute program for 12 years, he guided teams of senior students as they developed business plans for regional clients and entered and won business plan competitions. Since 1993, he has guided the development of some 250 student business plans. He has been a member of the North American Case Research Association (NACRA) since 1994, and he has been an author and presenter of 15 cases and instructor's manuals at NACRA's annual meetings. He has published articles in the Strategic Management Journal (1), Industrial Management (1), the Case Research Journal (8), and several textbooks and journals. In 1997 and 2007, the Associated Students at Montana State University-Billings recognized Professor Hinthorne as the Outstanding Faculty Member in the College of Business. In addition, the faculty has variously awarded his teaching, research, and service. He has been a reviewer for the Case Research Journal since 2004, and he has won several awards for reviewing excellence. For six years, he was a member of the board of directors of NACRA and coeditor of the annual meeting proceedings.

RONALD J. HREBENAR is Professor of Political Science at the University of Utah. He earned his PhD from the University of Washington-Seattle and he is former director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics and former chairman of the Department of Political Science at the University of Utah. Dr. Hrebenar is author or editor of 16 books and over 60 articles and chapters on interest groups, lobbying, political parties, and campaigns. His most recent book is Parties, Interest Groups and Political Campaigns, coauthored with Matthew Burbank and Robert Benedict (2012).

BIANCA JOCHIMSEN is an account strategist for Google Ireland Ltd., with responsibility for the German, Austrian and Swiss markets. She holds BBA and MBA degrees from Boise State University, where she was also a scholarship tennis player. Prior to joining Google, Bianca worked at Boise State's Centre for Creativity and Innovation.

JAMES S. KEEBLER is the Charles S. Conklin Chair and Eminent Scholar and professor of supply chain management in the College of Business at Clayton State University, in Morrow, Georgia. Dr. Keebler focuses on strategic planning and performance measurement in logistics and supply chain management. He has published in several academic journals, including the Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Transportation Management, Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Leadership and Organizational Management, as well as a variety of practitioner journals. He is coauthor of books Keeping Score: Measuring the Business Value of Logistics in the Supply Chain (1999, Council of Logistics Management) and Supply Chain Management (2000, J. T. Mentzer, Editor, Sage Publications). Prior to entering academia, Dr. Keebler had over 25 years of practical experience in manufacturing, marketing, and logistics management across several industries—food, pharmaceuticals, health care, electronics, and consumer products.

DAWN KEIG is an assistant professor in the College of Business & Mass Communication at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. She is currently a doctoral student at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. Dawn's research interests include international corporate social responsibility, institutional dynamics, and business ethics.

DAVID R. KING earned his PhD in strategy and entrepreneurship from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, he joined Marquette University as an associate professor in the College of Business Administration where he teaches undergraduate and graduate business strategy. His research focuses on complementary resources, merger, and acquisition (M&A) integration and performance, technology innovation, and defense procurement. An award-winning researcher, Dave's research appears in Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Science.

JAMES R. KROES is an assistant professor of supply chain management at Boise State University. He received his doctorate in operations management and masters in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research interests include supply chain management, outsourcing strategy, and environmental operations.

C. JAY LAMBE is a marketing professor in the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University, and was previously a faculty member at Virginia Tech and Texas Tech University. He received his PhD from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. His research interests include business-to-business marketing, relationship marketing, marketing strategy, and strategic alliances. He has also served as a consultant on these topics to businesses such as Cap Gemini Ernst & Young and MasterCard International. Dr. Lambe has published in journals including the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Product Innovation Management, European Journal of Marketing, and Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing. Prior to his academic career, he worked for 10 years in business-to-business marketing for both AT&T and Xerox. He is a member of the editorial review boards of the Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing and Industrial Marketing Management. Dr. Lambe is a past recipient of the Mortar Board/Omicron Delta Kappa Outstanding Faculty Member Award at Texas Tech U niversity and a past winner of the American Marketing Association Winter Educators' Conference Best Overall Paper Award.

HWANWOO LEE is a doctoral student in management at the C. T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. He earned a bachelor's degree in sociology at Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, and a Master of Arts in human resources and industrial relations (HRIR) at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. Prior to pursuing doctoral studies, Hwanwoo worked as a compensation/benefits staff member with an insurance company and as an HR consultant for a global HR consulting firm. His primary research interests pertain to HRM issues such as staffing, compensation, performance management and strategic HRM.

JENNIFER LEONARD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Management at the College of Business, Montana State University Billings.

EDWARD LEVITAS is currently an associate professor at the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research activity focuses on technology and new product development, particularly among biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms. He has examined how strategic alliances, financial asset availability, technology transfers, and managerial incentives affect firm innovation and survival.

ANDREW MANIKAS is an assistant professor in the College of Business at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. He earned his BS in computer science and MBA in materials and logistics management from Michigan State University, and his PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to completing his doctorate, he was an instructor for supply chain optimization courses for i2 Technologies. He has also worked as a management consultant for KPMG Peat Marwick, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Deloitte Consulting.

DREW MARTIN, PhD, is a professor of marketing at the College of Business and Economics, University of Hawaii at Hilo.

AMITAVA MITRA is a professor of quality and business analytics in the College of Business at Auburn University. His research interests are in the areas of quality assurance, quality management, warranty analysis, applied statistics, and multicriteria modeling. Dr. Mitra has published numerous articles, some of which have appeared in journals such as Management Science, Decision Sciences, the Journal of the American Statistical Association, the Journal of the Operational Research Society, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Quality Engineering. Dr. Mitra is also the author of Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement, Third Edition (John Wiley & Sons). He has conducted short courses for professionals in total quality management, quality assurance, statistical process control, and design of experiments, and assisted with the implementation of statistical process control in industries. He is listed in several national and international biographical listings including Personalities of America, Men of Achievement, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, and Who's Who in American Education.

ROBERT MOUSSETIS, PhD, is an associate professor of international business at North Central College in Illinois.

GEORGE NAKOS, PhD, is an associate professor of marketing at Clayton State University, Georgia.

NANCY K. NAPIER is executive director of the Center for Creativity and Innovation, a professor of international business in the College of Business and Economics at Boise State University, and an adjunct professor at Aalborg University (Denmark). She has published five books and in numerous academic and practitioner journals. She managed a nine-year capacity-building project at the National Economics University in Hanoi, Vietnam, and was recently awarded Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training's Medal of Honor for contribution to education in Vietnam. Her most recent books are Insight: Encouraging Aha! Moments for Organizational Success and The Creative Discipline: Mastering the Art and Science of Innovation.

ANDREW SCHNACKENBERG is a PhD candidate of organizational behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. His research interests include institutional transparency, trust, organizational control, and governance.

ANDREAS SCHOTTER is an assistant professor of strategic management at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona.

MATTHEW SEMADENI is an associate professor of strategy and Weimer Faculty Fellow at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. His research interests include competitive strategy, corporate strategy, knowledge, and top management teams, and his work has been published in the Strategic Management Journal, the Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, the Journal of Business Venturing, and the Journal of Management. He received his PhD from Texas A&M University, and prior to joining the Kelley School was on the faculty of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.

YONG-CHUL SHIN is an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He received his PhD from the Sloan School of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests include insider trading and voluntary disclosure of accounting information. He has published several papers in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, and International Review of Accounting, Banking and Finance. His teaching interests include financial accounting, financial statement analysis, financial accounting theory, and accounting fraud examination.

MARC D. SOLLOSY is an instructor of management and marketing at West Texas A&M University.

LOREN M. STANGL is a marketing lecturer at the College of Business, Massey University, New Zealand.

JUAN PABLO STEGMANN is a Research Center Executive Director at UNAD. He has taught as a Professor of International Business at Norwich University and a Professor of Strategic Management at University of Maryland University College.

MARY B. TEAGARDEN, PhD, is a professor of global strategy and editor of Thunderhird International Business Review at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona.

ANDREW R. THOMAS is assistant professor of marketing and international business at the University of Akron and a New York Times bestselling business writer. His book, The Distribution Trap: Keeping Your Innovations from Becoming Commodities, was winner of the Berry-American Marketing Association Prize for the Best Book of 2010. Some of his other books include Supply Chain Security Innovation, Global Manifest Destiny, Aviation Insecurity, The Rise of Women Entrepreneurs, Growing Your Business in Emerging Markets, Managing by Accountability, Defining the Really Great Boss, Change or Die!, and Direct Marketing in Action, which was a finalist for the Berry-AMA Prize in 2008. His latest works include Soft Landing: Airline Industry Strategy, Service, and Safety and The Greatest Thing Ever Built: The Saturn V Rocket. A successful global entrepreneur, Professor Thomas has traveled to and conducted business in more than 120 countries on all seven continents.

EDWARD C. TOMLINSON is an associate professor of management and Mulwick Scholar in the Boler School of Business at John Carroll University. He received his PhD from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. His primary research interests include interpersonal trust, behavioral integrity, and deviant workplace behavior. His publications have appeared in several of the most prestigious management journals, including Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Management. He recently coedited (with Ron Burke and Cary Cooper) a book entitled Crime and Corruption in Organizations: Why It Happens and What to Do About It, published by Gower. He currently serves on the inaugural editorial board of Journal of Trust Research.

QUAN HOANG VUONG, PhD, is senior researcher at the Brussels-based management research institute Centre Emile Bernheim, a unit of the University of Brussels (ULB). He received the Vietnam National Book Award 2007 and the Vietnam Journalism Award 2010. He has published widely in academic and practitioner journals and also manages a consultancy firm—DHVP Research—which provides economics and business insights in Vietnam.

ALISON WALL taught undergraduate management and human resources at Louisiana Tech University. She is currently researching employee training efficacy and individual/organization-level outcomes. Her research interests include individual/trait-level characteristics, work environments and outcomes, and sustainability. She has made a number of conference presentations, some of which have appeared in the proceedings of the Academy of Management, Southern Management Association, and Alliance of Universities for Democracy.

STEVE WERNER is a professor in the management department in the C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston. He received his PhD in human resource management (HRM) from the University of Florida. His research focuses on compensation and international HRM. He has published in academic and practitioner publications such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Human Resource Management Review, and International Journal of Human Resource Management.

ROBERT R. WIGGINS, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Management at Fogelman College of Business & Economics, University of Memphis.

ROBERT D. WINSOR is a professor of marketing at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He earned a PhD in marketing and management from the University of Southern California. Dr. Winsor's research has been published in 120 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on topics ranging from business ethics to competitive strategy. Journals in which he has been published include the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Marketing: Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Inquiry, Journal of Consumer Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, Journal of Organizational Change Management, Family Business Review, and Marketing Theory.