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Speaker: Sanjay Gupta, Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Air Date: December 12, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Sanjay Gupta, Eli and Edythe L. Broad Dean of the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Eli Broad, a Detroit native and renowned business leader, graduated with honors from Michigan State University in 1954. In 1991, Eli Broad made what was at the time the largest gift made to a public business school. In its latest chapter of investing in Detroit’s resurgence, Michigan State University recently announced that it will take its Broad College of Business Executive MBA program to the city. This will be the first MBA program of this kind in Detroit. Dean Gupta tells us about MSU’s EMBA in Detroit.

Speaker: Jagdish Sheth, Emory's Goizueta Business School

Air Date: December 11, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Jagdish Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and Founder of the Sheth Foundation. Dr. Sheth recently, in July 2016, published a book with Mona Sinha and Reshma Shah titled “Breakout Strategies for Emerging Markets.” He talks about the book, takeaways for businesspeople, and takeaways for government and public policymakers. He also discusses the new world climate – after Brexit and the U.S. election – in the context of emerging markets.

Speaker: Maria Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Universidad EAFIT

Air Date: December 10, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Maria-Alejandra Gonzalez-Perez, Professor of Management at Universidad EAFIT in Colombia. Alejandra is also coordinator of the Colombian universities in the institute of UNCTAD (United Nations Conference for Trade and Development) as well as a Distinguished Fellow of the Association of Certified Commercial Diplomats. Dr. Gonzalez-Perez is in a unique position as a citizen of Colombia, having lived and worked in Ireland, and holding an officer position with the Academy of International Business to talk about the phenomenon going on with Brexit and Donald Trump being elected president. She discusses how she sees Brexit unfolding, Trump’s presidency unfolding, and the relationship with the U.S. and South America under President Trump.

Speaker: Chris Holman, Michigan Business Network

Air Date: December 09, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is a dialogue between Chris Holman and Tomas Hult regarding global business in a post-Brexit, post-US election world. Chris Holman is the Founder of the Michigan Business Network but also a “global citizen” with business interests in various places. He tells us his take on recent global events, what we can expect, and (perhaps) where to go from here. He also chats with Tomas about his business interests and partnerships in China and how the China – U.S. relationship will likely be moving forward in a Trump and Brexit climate.

Speaker: Charles Hill, Foster School Of Business at the University of Washington

Air Date: December 09, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Charles W. L. Hill, Hughes & Katherine Blake Endowed Professor in the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. Tomas and Charles discuss the phenomenon going on with Brexit and Donald Trump being elected president. Charles gives his take on what will happen when United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, triggers Article 50 – the step that starts the timer on two years of Brexit talks – by the end of March 2017. Plus, the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States is scheduled to take place on January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Charles tells us about how he sees Trump’s presidency unfolding.

Speaker: Sanjay Gupta, Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Air Date: December 09, 2016

Hosted by Tomas Hult, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Sanjay Gupta, Eli and Edythe L. Broad Dean of the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. With Dr. Gupta’s leadership, the vision for the Broad College is “to be a top of mind business school by enhancing our recognition, reputation, and rankings.” Sanjay explains what it means to be a “top of mind business school.” He also talks about the 3Rs of recognition, reputation, and rankings – tell us about each “R” and how the Broad College is doing in area.

About globalEDGE Business Beat

globalEDGE Business Beat is your source for global business knowledge on the airways (via internet radio broadcasts and PodCasts). gBB covers discussions with a wide range of global leaders in business, government, and academe to spread the word about the latest thoughts, tools, and markets to succeed globally. The show is hosted by Dr. Tomas Hult from the International Business Center in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University (http://ibc.msu.edu). The podcasts are available on the Michigan Business Network and globalEDGE.

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