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Oded Shenkar is the Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management and Professor of Management and Human Resources at the Fisher College of Business, the Ohio State University, where he is also a member of the Center for Chinese Studies. He has taught at the University of Cambridge, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Peking University, the University of International Business and Economics (Beijing), the International University of Japan, the University of Hawaii, and Ben-Gurion University (Israel), among others. He serves on the advisory boards of the Hang Lung Center (HKUST) and the School of Business at Zhejiang University, China, and is a member of the Conference Board Council of Integration Executives.

Professor Shenkar holds BA and MSc.soc degrees in East Asian Studies and in Sociology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and M.Phil and PhD degrees from Columbia University. His books include Organization and Management in China 1979-1990 (M.E. Sharpe), International Business in China (Routledge, with L. Kelley), Global Perspectives on Human Resource Management (Prentice-Hall), The Handbook of International Management Research (Blackwell; University of Michigan Press, 2nd ed., with B.J. Punnett), International Business (Wiley, with Y. Luo) and The Chinese Century (Wharton). He has published in the Academy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Journal, Human Relations, Management Science, Organization Science, Organization Studies, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) and Management International Review(MIR), among others, and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Academy of Management Executive, Human Relations, the International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, JIBS, MIR and Organization Studies. He has served as a consultant to multinational firms in the US, the UK, Japan, Korea, Israel and China and advised start-up firms, governments, international institutions and universities.

Last Updated: October 2004

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