Hilton Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

15-16 February 2001

Blending academic and managerial perspectives, the conference will present latest research and case studies on the following (and other) topics:

- Global e-commerce

- Global human resources management

- Global strategic alliances

- Global cultures

- Knowledge mangement in extended enterprises


Keynote Speakers:

Power Shift: New Order in the Age of Transparency

Dr. John C. Beck, Senior Research Fellow

Accenture (Formerly, Andersen Consulting), Phoenix

Understanding Global Cultures through Metaphors

Dr. Martin J. Gannon, Director, Center of Global Business

University of Maryland at College Park

Power of Connectivity: Transformation through Technology

Mr. Kevin Moyer, Vice President of E-Business

Dana Corporation, Toledo


Other Presenters:

Dr. Vinod K. Jain, BGSU, Bowling Green, Ohio

Ms. Elizabeth Reichelt, Arthur Andersen, Chicago

Dr. Harbir Singh, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania

Ms. Noriko Suzuki, Automotive Strategy, Inc., Detroit

Mr. Chris Wood, Arthur Andersen, Ann Arbor

Mr. Steve Zirkel, Owens Corning Asia Pacific, Tokyo


Conference fee is heavily subsidized through the generous support of BGSU and the U.S. Department of Education. The fee for the entire conference is $195 for academic/non-profit organizations and $395 for business organizations. A graduate student may participate by paying only $95. Hilton Toledo is offering reduced room rate.

Please let me know if there are any questions. Thanks.

Vinod Jain

Conference Chair


Vinod K. Jain, Ph.D.

Director, International Business Programs

College of Business Administration

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH 43403

Tel: (419) 372-9649

Fax: (419) 372-2875