UK Prime Minister David Cameron promised that, if reelected, he will hold a referendum on whether the country should stay in the European Union. Yale SOM's David Bach argues that this move is likely to produce just what a struggling economy doesn't need—more uncertainty.
David Bach (faculty page), @DBachYSOM, is senior associate dean for executive MBA and global programs and senior lecturer in global business and politics. His research and teaching focuses on business-government relations, nonmarket strategy, and market regulation in a globalizing world economy, with particular emphasis on the regulation of financial markets. David Bach was previously Dean of Programs at IE Business School.
development and growth of China over the last 15 years has been
remarkable and has had a profound impact on the global economy. However
with continued growth comes the challenge of maintaining this in the
future. China is looking to shift from being the manufacturing
powerhouse of the world to being a centre of innovation and ideas and
the 2012 CEIBS-EFMD conference in Beijing (November 29-30) will focus on Innovative Business in China and Europe.
China’s Innovative Capacity and the Growth of Indigenous Innovation
European Companies in China: Overcoming Challenges
Open Innovation by Western Companies
Innovation by Multinational Companies in China: Local Adaptation or Global Platform?
Human Resource Challenges for MNcs of Innovating in China
Challenges and Opportunities for Innovative Chinese Companies
Academic and corporate speakers from organisations such as Booz &
Company, Shell and The Boston Consulting Group will explore all of the
issues that are relevant to companies, business schools, faculty and
policy makers with an interest in China's and Europe's economic growth
and cooperation. The conference programme will be based on the expertise
of the Centre on China Innovation at CEIBS.
The 2012 CEIBS-EFMD conference will take place on the Beijing campus of CEIBS on 29-30 November and will be followed by EFMD introductory accreditation seminars which are highlighted below.
This conference is organised in the framework of the EU-China Business Management Training (BMT) Project, www.ceibs.edu/bmt/, funded by the European Union.