Hosted by Tomas Hult
9:00 AM every Wednesday

Replay: 9:00 AM, 3:00 PM, 9:00 PM, 3:00 AM

The globalEDGE Business Beat is on the Michigan Business Network and available worldwide on globalEDGE. gBB is hosted by Tomas Hult.

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

Air Date: October 01, 2014

Tomas speaks with Charles Hill, Hughes and Katherine Bank Endowed Professor at the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington; they discuss his leading textbook on international business as well as trends seen over the past ten years concerning international business.

Speaker: Rob Gross, American University United Arab Emirates

Air Date: October 08, 2014

Tomas speaks with Rob Gross, Dean of the School of Business Administration at the American University United Arab Emirates; they discuss major changes seen in companies operating internationally over recent years.

Speaker: David Frayer, Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University

Air Date: October 08, 2014

Tomas speaks with David Frayer, executive director of Executive Development at the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University; they discuss the importance of continually gaining new knowledge to stay relevant in the business community.

Speaker: Deanna Richeson, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Air Date: October 08, 2014

Tomas speaks with Deanna Richeson, director of export strategy for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation; they discuss Global Trade Days and what companies can achieve when they participate.

Speaker: Sten Sjoberg, Demmer Corporation

Air Date: October 01, 2014

Tomas speaks with Sten Sjoberg, chief operating officer of Demmer Corporation based in Lansing, MI; they discuss what it takes to do business outside of the United States, one of the main factors being patience and cultural understanding.

Speaker: Stefan Selig, U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration

Air Date: October 08, 2014

Tomas speaks with Stefan Selig, Under Secretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration to discuss Open for Business Agenda, The National Export Initiative NEXT, and expansion of Select USA.

Speaker: Claes Fornell, American Customer Satisfaction Index

Air Date: October 08, 2014

In the second segment of Tomas Hult's conversation with Claes Fornell, they discuss the main drivers of customer satisfaction and the challenges associated with them. Mr. Fornell is the founder and chair of the American Customer Satisfaction Index and chair of the boards for three satisfaction and customer analytic organizations: the CFI Group, Foresee, and CSat.